Equipping job seekers with today's in-demand digital skills

In collaboration with Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris and the Ministry of Higher Education, UPSI PENJANA KPT-CAP is a sponsored programme to equip recent university graduates and job seekers with in-demand digital skills and connect them with digital career opportunities.

The programme courses are led by live instructors, which means you will receive personal feedback and guidance throughout your learning journey!

The digital economy which continues to grow at an unprecedented rate gives rise to various digital job demands.

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What do I get from this programme?

Digital Skills
Training

Gain digital skills to future-proof your career and strive for enhanced career growth

Career Success
Toolkit

Improve your employability through skills like personal branding and business communications

Job Placement Opportunities

Receive guidance throughout the job application process to secure job opportunities



Who is eligible?

Malaysian citizen
Age below 30 years old
Bachelor's degree or Master graduate
CGPA 3.0 above or equivalent
Currently unemployed
Not a beneficiary of similar programmes (e.g. PENJANA, MySTEP)


What digital skills can I learn?

Choose from these globally-certified, beginner-friendly courses.

Data Analytics

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Use Excel, SQL, and Tableau to collect, clean, and analyse large data sets
  • Present insights to key stakeholders using data visualisation and dashboards

Career pathways:

Data Analyst, Revenue Strategist, Business Intelligence Analyst, Database Analyst, and more

Digital Marketing

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Identify prominent digital marketing tools including Google Ads, Google Analytics & Meta Ads (Facebook Ads)
  • Design and execute marketing plans through modern marketing channels

Career pathways:

Content Strategist, Social Media Manager, SEO & SEM Specialists, and more

UX Design

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Utilise UX industry-standard tools such as Figma and Adobe XD to refine design decisions
  • Develop and document wireframes, personas, journey mapping, and user flows

Career pathways:

Visual Designer, User Researcher, UX Copywriter, Product Designer, and more

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Why upskill with General Assembly Malaysia?

Our programmes include globally-recognised certification, award-winning curriculum, and world-class instructors. The results from our past learners speak for themselves:

80%

successfully earned a job
placement within 3 months

4.7 out of 5

Average rating for our
professional skills sessions

120

graduates trained from
19 public universities


Hear from some of our past learners:

"I learned the proper way to approach
data by using Excel, SQL and Tableau.
I also learned how to build my own personal
branding, CV and cover letter thanks to GA."

- Siti Aishah, Data Analytics

"My experience with GA was very
meaningful and it has given me valuable
insights on what this industry is about
and how to become a great digital marketer"

- Nur Syafawani, Digital Marketing

"GA Instructors are very helpful and
supported everyone in the class;
all of the topics and tools covered
were relevant and helpful for a UX beginner.
I'm glad that I decided to apply and happy
with what I was able to get from the program"

- Chuah Ee Hua, User Experience Design

"I have no regrets joining this programme.
It is a new start for me by learning about
data and seeking for a job in data with the
new skills I learnt at GA"

- Noor Aqilah, Data Analytics

"I loved my experience at GA so much
that i wish it was longer! I've always been
trying to learn on my own before this but
self-teaching can be tough, so the experience
that I had with GA's course made me feel
more confident in my skills"

- Anis Najihah, Front-End Web Development

"GA has given me a pleasant experience
from beginning. Starting with GA's Student
Success Manager with their support for
us learners up till the end in class with the
instructor and teaching assistants. Thank you!"

- Noor Hidayah, JavaScript Development

Take the first step to becoming a
digital hero today

Soar to new career heights with digital skills. Earn your cape today!

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Contact Us

Still have questions? Do not worry, our Admissions team is here to guide you!

You may email us at or call us at +60 3-2300 3331

general assembly malaysia admissions team


Frequently Asked Questions

General Assembly Malaysia has collaborated with UPSI to be part of the National Economic Regeneration Plan (PENJANA). The main objective of the PENJANA KPT-CAP is to upskill Public and Private University graduates to increase their marketability/opportunity to secure a job placement.

  • This programme is for Malaysian Citizens who fulfil the following criteria:
    • IPTA/IPTS Bachelor's degree graduate OR Master's holder
    • Aged below 30
    • CGPA 3.0 above or equivalent
    • Currently unemployed
    • Not a beneficiary of similar programmes (e.g Penjana, MySTEP)

Unfortunately, If you are a diploma holder or a professional certificate holder (i.e ACCA). You are not eligible for this programme.

As part of our programme, all learners have access to personalised career coaching and placement support. Additionally, learners will be equipped with a Career Success Toolkit through a series of learning sessions exploring the skills and mindsets required to land jobs and thrive in them. The professional development support will be delivered in tandem with our signature digital skills training to boost the employability of all our learners.

No, this programme is 100% sponsored by the Ministry of Higher Education upon successful application into the programme. However, if you drop out from the programme, you are required to reimburse the training fees.

The programme comprises 5 weeks (mostly weekday classes) of training in your respective course. The following 6 months will focus on job placements with support from the General Assembly Malaysia team.

No, all three Data Analytics, Digital Marketing and User Experience courses are designed to be beginner-friendly.

Yes! If you successfully complete this programme, you will receive a certificate of completion. Thousands of GA alumni use their course certification to demonstrate skills to employers and their LinkedIn network.

We will work with graduates to help secure their next career opportunity within 180 days of successful graduation of the programme. This however is not a guarantee.

The programme will be held completely online. Learners are required to have a stable internet connection and own or have access to a laptop or PC in order to attend the classes and complete the coursework.

Details about the syllabus of each course can be found here: Data Analytics, Digital Marketing, UX Design. Do note that the courses for the UPSI KPT-CAP Programme will still run for 40 hours but will be condensed into 5 weeks of learning, as opposed to the standard 10 weeks.

Classes will be held in batches of 2 cohorts. The start dates for each cohort are as follows:

  • Cohort 1: 20th March, 2023
  • Cohort 2: 8th May, 2023

After submitting your application, you will receive confirmation of your submission and eligibility within 5 working days. Subsequently, we will schedule an interview session with our Admissions team. We’ll notify successful applicants via email.

No, each individual is only eligible to apply for ONE course. You must have also not participated in any Penjana KPT-CAP programmes or any other similar programmes.

You may apply if your employment ends before the class start date.

Example: Cohort 1 class starts on 20th March, 2023. Thus your employment must end by 19th March, 2023.

Yes, you can.

You may withdraw from the programme 10 working days before the course start date by emailing penjana-kpt-cap@akademiga.com. Learners who withdraw after this day will no longer be eligible for any future funded programme that is delivered by General Assembly Malaysia and the programme partners.

If you drop out during the programme, you will be required to pay the full tuition fee.

Yes. An official offer will be made and learners are required to enter into a Sponsorship Agreement with General Assembly Malaysia.

Unfortunately, you are not eligible to join the programme. If you are interested to learn more about our course intakes, please view our course calendar for more details or contact our course consultant should you wish to register for our part-time or full-time courses.

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