As Malaysia had identified in the 3rd Industrial Master Plan and stated in the 10th Malaysian Plan, tourism and hospitality will be an important enabler for Malaysia to position itself at the international level. Employment growth in the food and beverages (F&B) industry is significant and is currently in demand. The F&B industry, specifically the F&B Service Operation sector is growing rapidly in Malaysia and there is acute shortage of wel-trained personnel in this F&B sector.

F&B Service graduates work on a specified F&B operation activity by providing helpful, friendly and courteous services to its customers. They work in a safe and conducive environment either individually or in a team in performing tasks such as preparing the service area setup, arranging the table and chairs, replenishing the side stations, wiping and polishing cutlery and crockery. F&B services also include greeting, seating, taking order, serving and communicating with customers.

Certificate level graduates are sought after and usually end up holding jobs as F&B Service Staff in Hotels, Resorts, Convention Centres, Fine Dining Restaurants, Cafeteria, or even start up their own catering business.

National (JPK) Code:Malaysian Skill Certificate (SKM) HT-010-2 : 2012
Malaysian Skill Certificate (SKM) HT-010-3 : 2012
Award Body:Department of Skills Development (DSD), Ministry of Human Resource.
Study Mode:Full Time, Part Time, Apprenticeship (National Dual Training System), PPT (Assessment of Prior Experience).
Financing:Government Soft Loan from PTPK (Perbadanan Tabung Pembangunan Kemahiran) for Malaysians and Self Financing for International Students.
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Course Structure

The Food & Beverage Service Course is a competency based training course that progresses from Level 2 to Level 3.

MSC (2 & 3) Food & Beverage Service
F&B Service Operation
Level 2
F&B Service Supervisor
Level 3

1 & 1/2 year. Which includes :

Stage 1
Malaysian Skills Certificate (MSC) - Level 2 - F&B Service Operation 06 months

Stage 2
Malaysian Skills Cer1ificate (MSC)- Level 3 - F&B Service Supervisor 12 months

The course is government accredited and has national recognition. The Accrediting body is the Department of Skills Development (DSD) under the Ministry of Human Resources of Malaysia. The award (Diploma and Certificate) is issued by the DSD and recognized by the Malaysia Public Service.

Entry Requirements:
16 to 45 years old and depending on the level you are enrolling into you must have the following:

For MSC - Level 2:
9 years schooling (PMR level)

For MSC - Level 3:
Successfully completed MSC Level 2 in the same field.

Competency Units (Modules) :

Malaysian Skill Certificate (SKM) - HT-010-2 : 2012
M01-HT-010-2:F&B Hygiene and Work Safety Practice
M02-HT-010-2:F&B Basic Service Operation Preparation
M03-HT-010-2:F&B Guest Service Operation Function
M04-HT-010-2:Beverage Service Operation Function
M05-HT-010-2:Food Service Operation Function
M06-HT-010-2:Alcoholic Beverage Preparation

Malaysian Skill Certificate (SKM) - HT-010-3 : 2012
M01-HT-010-3:F&B Operation and Service Supervision Activities
M02-HT-010-3:F&B Guest Reservation Operation
M03-HT-010-3:Specialized Food & Beverage Service
M04-HT-010-3:F&B Evemuality and Complaint Handling
M05-HT-010-3:F&B Supervisory Function
M06-HT-010-3:F&B and Beverage Administrative Function
M07-HT-010-3:F&B Butler Service

How do I apply?

Fill up the online registration form and submit it online, then compile all required documents and payment and send it to us by post.



Upon receiving your documents we will issue you a reporting/confirmation letter with the reporting date clearly stated_ Upon receiving our reporting letter do your necessary preparations and report to MIRAJ Academy on the scheduled date. If you have any queries, please contact the Academy :
+60 (0)3 4270 7428 or e-mail to:

Skills + Attitude = Employment

Employment Prospects

Food & Beverage services personnel have a high employment prospect whether locally or internationally. This is because the local expertise workforce is recognised by other countries as being highly skilled in the Food & Service industry. This in turn increases the demand for skilled personnel in this field to be employed locally or internationally.

Other related occupation with respect to employment opportunities are:

  1. Hotel Manager
  2. Director Food & Beverage
  3. Food Promoter for Muitinational Food Company
  4. Marketing Executive for food and beverage company
  5. Lecturer
  6. Personal Butler
  7. Food Service Consultant
  8. Wine Sommelier
  9. Professional Caterer
  10. Restaurateur
  11. Event Manager

Other related industries with respect to employment opportunities are:

  1. Institutional Food Service Sector
  2. Tourism Sector
  3. Leisure Transportation Sector
  4. Accommodation Sector
  5. Recreation & Entertainment Sector
  6. Education Sector
  7. Public Sector