NICHOLAS NG KAI YI
– Completed Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia and City & Guilds Diploma
– Service advisor at Peugeot Alma Service Centre
I can positively say that my Despark College has made me a better person. The two years spent here were splendid and has helped me to grow better professionally & personally. Teachers are very well qualified and they make sure that every class is interactive. They arranged many technical workshops and seminars which helped me prepare for my interviews.
NG CHOO HOI
– Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma in Automotive Engineering – class of 2015
– BSc (Hons) Automotive Technology with Management, University of Hertfordshire
Education and support system I had at Despark College prepared me for the independence and strong work ethics needed in University. By pushing us to take Honors programme while also being involved in clubs, sports and the community, the lecturers at Despark instilled a strong sense of “you reap what you sow” in school, and that is especially true in college. Despark has introduced me to a great research environment populated by students, lecturers, and staffs with a never-ending thirst for knowledge, paired with strong industrial collaborations. Classes are actually as intensive which really smoothed the transition.
NG RU BYI
– Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance Technology – class of 2016
– Pursuing BSc (Hons) Aicraft Maintenance Engineering, University of South Wales
I have always been fascinated by planes since an earlier age. I like the way Despark College designed its programme which offered me an overall growth in term of academics and as well as personal growth. “For me, life in Despark College has been breath-taking and enriching. It offers a blend of learning, amusement and integration of enduring principles. The environment not only helped me in imbibing knowledge but also in developing my overall personality, fuelling confidence in me. The entire study environment makes it easy for a student to learn and instil the spirit to stand out amongst the talented and hard-working students.
TAN YONG CHENG
I’m currently working at Panglima City Motor Sdn Bhd, Toyota 3S centre as service advisor. Throughout my studies at Despark College I gain a lot of knowledge not only in practical and theory but also interpersonal skills. Now, I can communicate and work closely with my colleagues and customers as well as managed to solve most of the technical problems.
DANIEL LU WEN LONG
– Diploma in Automotive Engineering Technology, class of 2019
– Youngest Porsche Carrera Cup Asia race winner
Since I’m already in the motorsports world, to study automotive engineering course it helps in my racing career. Curriculum and teaching skills at Despark College made me understand very quickly and especially the hands-on and theory in automotive engineering. Learning the basics and mostly understand how to apply them to solve practical problems on track is, to my point of view, what makes the difference when it comes to win races.
NG JUN WEN
City & Guilds Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair
I joined Porsche Automotive for motorsport event within short period upon graduation. This is all because the practical skills I learnt in Despark College able to apply at my job immediately. Then, I engaged with Pagani Motorsport Team in Hong Kong for about 1 year. With the experience I’ve earned, I am now a part of Dilango Racing for Lamborghini Super Trofeyo Championship. As a support team for formula racers and supercar maintenance technician, I am always given chance to travel to different country for highly competitive motorsport competition. My dream is being engaged to all the supercar motorsport team and serves as service advisor for Formula One. Someday, I will achieve my dream.
YONG JIA HUNG
Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia
I being employed to work at Wing Hin Automobile Sdn Bhd ( UMW Toyota 3S Dealer ). Currently, I am the team head of my service and maintenance team. The hands on learning experience provided by my course has prepared me well and enhanced my confidence level. I am grateful about what I have learned in Despark College. All these theories and practical skills turned me to become a successful person in my career pathway.
SIM KHANG ERN
– City & Guilds Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair, class of 2012
– Bachelor of Applied Technology (Automotive Engineering), Unitec
I enjoyed my lesson because of the lecturers’ passion in teaching. Their knowledge in automotive and presentation skills were really invaluable. I appreciate the countless friendly reminders to us, especially about various possibilities of the real life events that could happen in a car. Since graduated from Despark College, I had a strong base to pursue further study at Unitec, New Zealand for Bachelor of Applied Technology in Automotive Engineering. I would definitely recommend studying at Despark College if you are interested in automotive courses.
Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia
Thank you to Despark College that nurturing me and I gained precious experience by learning there. Despark taught me all the knowledge of automotive, management skills and all these things assist me in manage my workshops. Now, I’m an owner of three workshops named Wan Hua Tyres Service Centre Sdn Bhd at Melaka.
GOH JIA XIAN
City & Guilds Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair, class of 2011
Service Advisor at Wearnes Automotive Sdn Bhd. I completed my C&G Diploma in Despark College. When I was applying for this job placement, I felt excited when I knew that there are number of technicians who graduated from Despark College too. I would say that Despark leads me well in preparing to face the real automotive field. Despark equipped with great facilities and advanced equipment. The theory syllabus prepared me well in becoming a successful service advisor. In 3 months time, I have been awarded The Best Performer of The Year 2014 by Wearnes. It is truly a great honour and essential recognition to me. I believed that my juniors who are still pursuing their dream in Despark College will achieve better awards in one day.
GOH KIAN SEN
– City & Guilds Advanced Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair, class of 2010
– Bachelor of Applied Technology (Automotive Engineering), Unitec
Upon my graduation, I have been offered jobs by BMW and Audi. I would say that Despark is one of the best automotive colleges among the others. I have absolutely no regrets and proud to graduate from Despark. The lecturers were professional and expert in this related field. The theory program that offered in Despark’s Advanced Diploma course prepared me well in my Degree course. Despark is an institution which offers great facilities and advanced equipment. I highly encourage students who loved automotive to choose Despark. Despark also provided international job opportunities to students.
MOHAMAD HAZIQ SHAH
Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance Technology, class of 2015
I want to become aircraft engineer since young. Any related matter to aircraft or aviation, will make me feel very excited. I have a huge collection of custom aircraft models in my house, I am also great fan of fighter plane. My parents very support for my interest. I choose Despark because it is one of the pioneers in the engineering field. I enjoy studying at Despark, it’s like my second home. I will study hard to achieve my ambition as a qualifiy license aircraft engineer.
PEH KAH YING
Diploma in Automotive Engineering Technology, class of 2016
As one of the minority female students in the automotive engineering programme at Despark College, I am really enjoying my college life where the lecturers and staffs are very friendly and helpful. I gained a lot of knowledge about automotive with practical and hands-on experience. I decided to be one of the top automotive engineers in Malaysia and keen to prove that automotive can be female –dominant field too! I am really lucky to have supportive parents, who encourage me work hard to achieve my dream. My father kept telling me “if you want to dream, dream big and never give up”. When I first heard the engineering courses at Despark College, I knew it will be my starting place to achieve my dream. In future, I plan to accumulate more practical experiences before pursuing further study. And now I’m one step closer in achieving my dream.
Industry-academia collaboration is a strategic necessity in today’s challenging and turbulent economy. Despark International College (DSIC) is always looking for ways to ensure that its programmes continue to be at the leading edge. DSIC collaborates with industry in various forms that include internships, job fairs, joint final year projects (FYPs), technology workshop, industrial visits, seminars, competitions etc.
What do our industrial partners say…
“Graduates from Despark have always been of good quality so we would definitely be keen to meet the graduates for our available positions.”
Jeslin Lim, Divisional Manager HR Cycle & Carriage Singapore
“Your student was really a tech-savvy intern to our organisation. I appreciate his efforts of using technical learnings into our business. They was a champ performer in our company, they always delivered their work on given time frame. And with your student best performance our company made good profit as our clients loved their work. I was highly impressed by their positive attitude and learning behaviour. As they tends to put their best efforts along with creativity to deliver our company to the new technology.”
Dato’ Mak Wai Tuck & Adrian Mak
Founder of NSS Glenmarie
“Despark’s students are really good in theoretical and practical. We do hired students from other institutions who were lack of practical knowledge. At the end, I still need to spend effort and time on provide practical training to them. In my opinion, students must be able to achieve both practical and theory if you want to be involved in automotive industry. Besides that, Despark’s student well performed and good discipline too.”
Koh Han Seong, Seong Auto Service and Tyres Centre
” I came across to work with Despark’s graduate student in year 2011, the integrity, discipline and attitude of the student was making a remarkable performance and outcome, from mechanics to junior foreman in short period. Despark have a good training and monitoring modular in term of screen their student as well as the quality of their graduates.”
Gordon Tan, Suzuki Service Batu Caves
“Despark has been producing high quality students. We found that they are better in terms of technical knowledge as well as good attitude. Therefore I believe Despark will enhance and improve the automotive industry standard.”
Gary Wong, Operation Manager, Tyrezone
“We have known Despark since 2005 and it had produced very good students for our service centre who shown superior technical knowledge and of good character. Many of them are still with us now working as supervisor and manager. We have more capacity to invite graduate students who like to work in a stable environment such as ours who is an authorised 3 S Mazda Centre and also a 2S Hyundai Centre.”
YS Chong, Operation Director of Mazda & Hyundai Service
“Despark students are able to complete the task of vehicle servicing within tight schedule and with a minimal of supervision.”
K. Malathi, Assistant Service Manager, Ipoh Auto City Sdn Bhd (Subaru Service Centre)
“Students are able to utilise the technical knowledge and skills acquired at college to be applied in their real working world.”
James Lai, Service Manager, GE Carriage Sdn Bhd (Peugeot 4S Centre)