• Pusat Latihan Pengajar dan Kemahiran Lanjutan or more  known as Centre for Instructor and Advanced Skill Training (CIAST) situated in Shah Alam, Selangor.
  • CIAST has started operations in the year 1983 with the financial help from Government of Japan under ASEAN Human Resource Development Project and supervised by management and technical experts  from Japan through JICA until 1991.
  • CIAST  has been fully operational under Manpower Department, Ministry of Human Resources beginning in 1991 until May 2007 before CIAST management is been transferred  to under Department of Skills Development (JPK) in the same ministry in June 2007.