Innovations in the automotive industry have evolved tremendously over the last century, and do not miraculously occur without remarkable discoveries by engineers and innovators. While self-driving cars may sound futuristic now, it’s only a matter of time before they become commonplace on roads, like in-car DVD players and reverse cameras.
With the continuous technological and innovative advancements, there will always be development in the automotive industry. This is therefore an exciting industry to be in as it is constantly innovating for those who want to be in it, the Naza College of Technology and Business is where the first step can be taken.
“When it comes to having a career in the automotive sector, there are many positions available. The automotive sector is one of the largest industries with a myriad of job opportunities. Be it sales, marketing, manufacturing, engineering or welding, the options are limitless!”, said Dr. Jagdeep Jassel, CEO of Naza College of Technology and Business which is located in Glenmarie, Selangor.
“You can build your career from the bottom up by getting into entry-level jobs such as auto parts manufacturing and acquire new skills and experience while other jobs like auto engineering require higher-level education,” he added.
As a part of Naza Education, the Naza College of Technology and Business offers diploma courses to equip their students with the right skillsets, knowledge, qualifications and confidence for employment in the ever-growing automotive sector. The courses being offered include Diploma in Automotive Technology (Light Vehicles), Diploma in Automotive Business Management, Diploma in Motorsport Technology and Diploma in Motorcycle Technology (to be offered soon).
“The Naza Group, as Malaysia’s largest privately-owned conglomerate with automotive business at its core, constantly looks for ways to promote sustainable growth and development in the community it operates within. In its endeavor to continue championing a people-focused approach, the Group has put forth Naza Education, its education arm formed with the vision to be a leading education, training and applied research centre in the region for technological and applied management studies,” said SM Nasarudin SM Nasimuddin, Joint Group Executive Chairman, NAZA Group of Companies.
Under the Naza Education umbrella, there is also the Naza Academy at Gurun, Kedah which was established as a joint venture of Naza Kia Malaysia and Naza Automotive Manufacturing. The academy offers technical skills training, Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia programmes, diploma programmes as well as soft skills training.