HISTORY OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF KEDA COLLEGE
KEDA Training Center (now KEDA College) was established with the funding of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Federal Government allocation for financing the Development Program at KEDA covering agricultural, urban / regional development, industrial, business and human resources. As such, the center is responsible for implementing innovative training programs for target groups in complementing and assisting KEDA’s efforts to ensure the success of development and municipal programs.
It was started in 1986 (4th Malaysia Plan) and operated in March 1989 under the name of KEDA Training Center (PUSTIKA) and renamed KEDA College in 2012. The training program began in the field of bamboo, weaving and crocheting. The training was developed in the areas of carpentry and construction to provide participants with the opportunity to generate economies through construction in the Traditional Village Development Program and the KESBAN Program.
During its 25 years of existence, KEDA College has been governed by 6 Principals, beginning at the beginning of its establishment through the administration of En. Mohd Kameh Bin Abdullah (1989-1996). The 2nd Principal was Mr. Hj. Arifuddin Bin habib (1996-2003), the 3rd was Mr. Hj. Marzuki Bin Md Zin (2003-2006), 4th is En. Zulkifley Bin Yahya (2006-2008), 5th is En. Nain Bin Abdullah (2008-2011), 6th is Mr. Hj. Ahmad Shukri Bin Jusoh (2011-2016) and the 7th Principal were Mr. Hj. Abdul Rahman Bin Abdul Khalek (2016-Present)
KEDA College is currently conducting the Malaysian Skills Certificate program by offering 6 Skills, namely Welding Technology, Electrical Technology, Motorcycle Technology, Food Technology, Men’s and Women’s Fabric Technology and Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology. These programs have been accredited by the Department of Skills Development under the Ministry of Human Resources.