• The Centre for Instructor and Advanced SkillTraining (CIAST) is located in Shah Alam, Selangor.
  • CIAST began operating in 1983 with financial assistance from the Japanese Government under the ASEAN Human Resource Development Project and was supervised by technical and management experts from Japan through the JICA until 1991.
  • CIAST was fully operational under the Department of Human Resources of the Ministry of Human Resources from 1991 until May 2007. In Jun 2007, it was managed by the Department of Skill Development in the same ministry.