We Are UniKL
UniKL at a glance, the leading entrepreneurial technical university in Malaysia. We based in the heart of Malaysia’s capital and commerce area, is one of the country’s leading technical university. The university aims to provide our graduates with the knowledge, skills and attitude required to contribute towards and play major roles in a globalised and knowledge-based economy.
UniKL MIAT was founded in 1998 and based in Institut Kemahiran Mara (IKM) Jasin, Melaka as one of the skills training under MARA Skills training programs. It was known as MARA Northrop Rice Institute (MNRI) which offers aircraft maintenance training program in Malaysia. In the year of 2000, second campus was established in Mah Sing light industrial park, Subang, Selangor. The campus was then known as Malaysian Institute of Aviation Technology (MIAT). In 2002, Universiti Kuala Lumpur was established by MARA to ptovide higher education opportunities for its trainees. A year later, MIAT was part of UniKL which is now known as UniKL MIAT located in Sepang, Selangor. In 2017, another campus was established near Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport, Subang, Selangor to meet the aviation industry demand.
Aviation industry is one of the prominent contributor to the national economic growth. The demand of the skilled workforce in this area continue to grow every year as the air transport is now no longer a luxury wish, but it has become a necessity. Looking at the trend, the demand by the industry has become more complex and require a knowledgeable skills workforce to undertake the modernization of aircraft technology. Tertiary education with skills training are the two elements that UniKL MIAT offer to drive the aviation industry in Maintenance Training Organisation (MRO), production, design and aviation management. With world-class infrastructures, state of the art facilities including live workshops and hangars, highly trained and multi-skilled teaching personnel and a comprehensive training institute complying with international technical standard and industry requirement, UniKL MIAT graduates are well prepared to meet the demand of current and future aircraft maintenance technology.
UniKL MIAT was recognized as the first Maintenance Training Organisation (MTO) by the Department of Civil Aviation. Frost and Sullivan, a reputable global consulting firm recognized UniKL MIAT as the Asia Pacific Aviation Workforce Development in 2008 and awarded UniKL MIAT as the winner of Aviation Human Resource Development for Asia Pacific in 2017. UniKL MIAT is the first in Malaysia to be approved by European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) as a Foreign Approved Training Organisation to conduct a full Basic Training which entitled the graduates to submit for European Aircraft Maintenance License.
UNIVERSITI KUALA LUMPUR
Malaysian Institute of Aviation Technology
Lot 2891, Jalan Jenderam Hulu, Jenderam Hulu,
Selangor Darul Ehsan, MALAYSIA
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