About Us

About Us

WHO ARE WE
The Centre for Continuing and Professional Education (CPE Centre) was established in 1999 to provide continuing professional education and lifelong learning opportunities for University College staff, students, alumni and the public.  As part of TAR UC’s commitment to continuing education and lifelong learning, CPE Centre is entrusted with the role of designing, developing and delivering a wide variety of activities, workshops and programmes to meet the diverse learning needs of various parties.

OUR STRENGTH
In CPE, we are committed to

  • Coordinate and organise staff development programmes to support the professional development of faculty and staff of TAR UC;
  • Coordinate and organise training programmes for the public and corporate sector; 
  • Organise Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and Lifelong Learning programmes;
  • Provide customized study tour and corporate training programmes for international clients;
  • Provide counselling and placement services for students to study abroad;
  • Provide administrative services and facility support for the organisation of professional conferences, symposiums, forums, seminars, workshops and talks

EFFECTIVE TRAINING BEGINS HERE!
We provide one-stop training solution to students, alumni, individuals, communities and businesses through workshops, seminars, short courses on professional, managerial, technical and soft skills which are conducted on a regular basis.

As an Approved Training Provider of Pembangunan Sumber Manusia Berhad (PSMB), we offer quality and effective training programmes for individuals to learn and enhance essential knowledge and skills required at the workplace and to become more competitive in the market.

At CPE, we assist our corporate clients to fulfill their training needs by offering customised in-house programmes that are specifically tailored to meet their organisation learning objectives and goals.

TEACHER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES
We offer comprehensive range of Teacher Development workshops to help teaching professionals to develop their knowledge and skills required of an effective educator. These workshops are designed to enhance participants’ pedagogical skills that are necessary for a more effective and well-rounded teaching professional.

PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES
We offer examination focused revision courses on professional and technical qualification such as ACCA, AXP, CCNA, CIM, CFA, CFP, CIMA and ICSA. These revision courses are facilitated by qualified and experienced facilitators from the institution and industries. CPE is the Global Learning Premium Partner for CIMA, appointed Education Provider for Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and Chartered Institution of Marketing (CIM), as well as, the test centre for International Computer Driving License (ICDL) and Linguaskill-Cambridge English Assessment.

VOCATIONAL AND LIFELONG LEARNING
In support of lifelong learning, we conduct courses that enhance the personal, social and cultural interests of individuals on topics such as health, fitness, dance and sport, living skills, and cooking. Skill-based short courses are also conducted in collaboration with branch campuses and faculty branches for the public, to master basic hands-on skills to enhance their personal development. These programmes range from Information Technology to mushroom cultivation, baking and cake decoration.

SHORT LANGUAGE COURSES
A variety of short language courses such as English, Japanese, French, Korean and Mandarin are offered to students, staff, alumni and public at CPE.

The General English Language (AELE0364) course is offered with assessment that can be used to satisfy the University College’s English Language entry requirement. Intensive classes are also conducted to prepare students for the Malaysian University English Test (MUET), IELTS examination and Linguaskill-Cambridge English Assessment, a test which is aligned to the Common European of Reference (CEFR), the international standard for describing language ability. 

KOREAN LANGUAGE CENTRE
The Korean Language Centre at CPE was established in December 2015 in collaboration with Dankook University Korea (DKU). Comprehensive Korean Language courses are conducted with customised curriculum from DKU to prepare students for the Test of Proficiency in Korean (TOPIK) which is the admission requirement into Korean universities. Classes are facilitated by experienced and licensed instructors from DKU.

STUDENT PLACEMENT SERVICES TO OVERSEAS INSTITUTIONS
The Study Abroad Unit (SAU) is the gateway for TAR UC community and public to further their studies in prestigious partner universities around the world, mainly in Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, South Korea and United Kingdom.

We are a one-stop centre that offers complete placement services to assist students to explore their study options and provides students with all of the information and guidance they need to live and study abroad, from visa application to travel and accommodation arrangements.

SAU works closely with partner institutions to organize talks, workshops, Information Day and Student Placement Day on a regular basis to enable students to meet up with the universities’ representatives to explore their options in overseas education.

If you are interested to further your studies overseas, make an appointment with us today!

GLOBAL MOBILITY PROGRAMMES FOR STUDENTS
At CPE, we organise customised inbound mobility programmes for students from various parts of the world at our campus and branch campuses. Our programmes are designed and tailored specifically to meet students’ learning objectives and at the same time providing opportunity for students to experience Malaysian culture and hospitality, by focusing on:

  • Knowledge and skills acquisition or enhancement such as English Language, Business, Information Technology and Technical competencies
  • Networking with industries
  • Company visits
  • Interaction with TAR UC students
  • Excursion trips to Kuala Lumpur city centre and outstation

To-date, we have hosted students from Australia, Hong Kong, South Korea, United Kingdom, Vietnam, China, Japan, France, India, Philippines and many more.

CORPORATE MOBILITY PROGRAMMES
The Centre has extensive experience in organising corporate mobility programmes for the past eight years. With strong international engagement, we receive corporate clients from overseas under the corporate mobility programme. Increasingly, organisations are having programmes initiatives set up in APAC region, requiring them to train their staff for the job. With such market change, organisations need to customise corporate mobility programmes to prepare a ready pool of employees to meet this industrial trend.

We welcome both inbound and outbound corporate mobility programmes! Please contact us for further consultation on customised mobility programme for your organisation. We believe with our strong links in the local market and oversea industries, we are able to meet your goals and offer a customised programme that will benefit your organisation.

Contact Us


CENTRE FOR CONTINUING AND PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION
TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
JALAN GENTING KELANG
SETAPAK
53300 KUALA LUMPUR

TELEPHONE: +603-4145 0170 / (6)011-1075 8530
FAX: 603-41423166
EMAIL : cpe@tarc.edu.my

OPENING HOURS
8.30am - 5.30pm (Monday - Friday)

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