KUALA LUMPUR: 21st April was a meaningful day as it was the 3rd Combined Graduation ceremony (2016 & 2017) held at Concorde Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. A total of 370 young students have successfully graduated from Tan Chong Technical Institute (TCTECH). The Convocation ceremony was attended by more than 400 persons, including proud parents and family members of the graduates, senior management staff and invited guests. This year’s graduation ceremony was exceptional as it was graced by the distinguished presence of the President of Tan Chong Group, Dato’ Tan Heng Chew.
The students have graduated in their chosen automotive courses which include Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM) or Malaysia Skills Certificate, Diploma Kemahiran Malaysia (DKM) or Malaysia Skills Diploma, Diploma awarded by Business & Technology Education Council (BTEC), City & Guilds (C&G) and our own TCTECH home-grown programme, Tan Chong Automotive Technology (TCAT).
The TCAT program is endorsed by University Malaysia Pahang (UMP), which also offers Automotive Engineering Programs at Degree and Master’s level. This is testimony of the high quality of the TCAT program which enhances the image and branding of Certificates and Diplomas awarded by TCTECH.
Graduates of TCTECH have excellent opportunities to start off their career with any of the Companies in Tan Chong Group. This includes Tan Chong Ekspres Auto Servis Sdn Bhd (TCEAS), Edaran Tan Chong Motors Sdn Bhd (ETCM), Marketplace Used Vehicles (MUV), TC Trucks Group, Tan Chong Industrial machinery Sdn Bhd (TCIM), Auto Parts Manufacturers (APM) Group and Tan Chong Motor Assemblies Sdn Bhd (TCMA). Tan Chong Group offers long term career opportunities in its 3 Public Listed Companies i.e. Tan Chong Motor Holdings Berhad, APM Automotive Holdings Berhad and Warisan TC Holdings Berhad, with many subsidiary Companies, and a total Group workforce of about 12,000 employees.
“It is so heartening and heart-warming to know that TCTECH’s graduates are keenly sought after by the market, including our industry competitors. We are aware that many prospective employers are waiting eagerly to hire our graduates”, said Dato’ Tan.
The management of TCTECH extended their heartiest congratulations to all graduates, parents and family members on their commendable achievements.