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HRD Corp, or Human Resource Development Corporation, is an organisation in Malaysia focused on enhancing the skills and capabilities of the Malaysian workforce. It operates under the Ministry of Human Resources and plays a crucial role in facilitating human capital development across various sectors.

HRD Corp Funding

HRD Corp provides funding to support training and development initiatives undertaken by employers or training providers. This funding aims to encourage the upskilling and reskilling of employees, thereby increasing their productivity and employability. The primary objective is to bridge the skills gap and ensure that the Malaysian workforce remains competitive in a globalised economy.

How HRD Corp Funding Works

  • Training Programs: Employers or training providers can propose training programs that align with HRD Corp’s objectives and priorities.
  • Funding Application: Applications for funding must be submitted to HRD Corp for review and approval. The proposals should outline the training objectives, curriculum, expected outcomes, and budget.
  • Approval Process: HRD Corp evaluates each application based on criteria such as the relevance of the training to industry needs, the potential impact on participants’ skills, and the sustainability of the training program.
  • Funding Disbursement: Upon approval, HRD Corp disburses funds to cover a portion of the training costs. The amount of funding provided depends on various factors, including the type of program and the number of participants.
  • Monitoring and Evaluation: HRD Corp monitors the implementation of funded programs to ensure they meet the intended objectives. Post-training evaluations may also be conducted to assess the effectiveness of the training.


Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for HRD Corp funding, applicants typically need to meet the following criteria:

  • Employers: Employers must be registered in Malaysia and actively contribute to the Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF).
  • Training Providers: Training providers must be accredited by HRD Corp and meet specific quality standards.
  • Training Programs: The proposed training programs should address current or emerging skills needs identified by industries. They should also demonstrate clear objectives, a structured curriculum, and measurable outcomes.
  • Participants: Participants must be Malaysian citizens or permanent residents employed by eligible employers.
  • Compliance: Applicants must comply with HRD Corp’s guidelines and requirements throughout the application and implementation process.

By adhering to these criteria, employers and training providers can leverage HRD Corp funding to enhance the skills and competencies of their workforce, contributing to the overall development of Malaysia’s human capital.


HRDC Claimable Courses

ALC offer our leading courses as HRDC claimable:


Next Steps

Simply get in touch with ALC Training and we can begin he process to book you onto a course and claim any HRDC funding applicable.