Introduction to MITPE
MITPE is an examination to assess the level of competency of Information Technology (IT) professionals in Malaysia. It is recognised by the Japan Information Technology Engineers Certification (JITEC-IPA) from the Ministry of Trade and Industry (METI), Japan.
Since 2002, Multimedia Enhancement Technology Operation Sdn Bhd (METEOR) was given the responsibility to implement the ITPE examination in Malaysia. MITPE has been conducted by Malaysian Examinations Council since October 2005.
MITPE will add the values of knowledge and skills in IT to IT professionals in Malaysia. The workforce will be more competitive and more ready to face challenges in the global market.
The benefit of Professional IT Examination In Malaysia
· To encourage students and workers to follow the standards of IT skills and the best practice
· To ensure graduate students and workers have the basic knowledge, competency and skills in IT that is internationally recognised and this will give them more opportunities to get jobs.
Is MITPE recognised by the IT industry?
Yes. The IT Skill Standard Committee was formed to ensure the IT curriculum and the competency level of IT professionals is of a high standard. The IT committee members include MOHE, JPA, 17 public institutions of higher learning, Open University Malaysia, SIRIM, PIKOM, MCMC, MDC, MAMPU and other public sectors.
MITPE is also automatically recognised by METI, Japan. Hence, a successful candidate has a higher chance of working at Japanese firms in Malaysia.
Is MITPE beneficial to the working field?
An IT professional who has MITPE certificate is recognised as a qualified IT professional.
Who should attend this programme?
Graduates and working adults/ IT professionals who want to increase their skill and IT competency through MITPE certification.
Who is going to give recognition to the certificate?
Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia will recognised MITPE’s certification.