KEMAS Training Institute of Kuala Lumpur
Jalan Syed Putra, 50460 Kuala Lumpur Telephone No. : (03)- 2274 3117
Fax No. : (03)- 2273 2534 ( Principle : Sharifah Begum Binti Arabjan )
KEMAS Training Centre of Kuala Lumpur was built on land lot with a no.1100 section 69 with a total area of 10180 square meters. Originally known as the RIDA Care Centre (Taman Asohan RIDA).
Officially opened on June 4, 1956 by His Royal Highness Tuanku Abdul Rahman Putra Al-Haj, the Chief Minister of the Federation of Malaya.
Among the initial functions of the establishment is to give a proper training to mothers to enhance their knowledge so they will be responsible to their family and society.
In 1963, the name was changed to Women’s Care Centre (Taman Asuhan Wanita).
In year 1965, it was changed to Women Training Centre (Taman Latihan Wanita) and later was changed to Women’s Training and Family Development Centre in 1975.
In 1981, the Women Training and Family Development Centre were again changed to KEMAS Training Centre of Kuala Lumpur.
Initially when it was built, the Centre had a dormitory that can accommodates about 80-100 people at a time.
It is also equipped with a lecture hall, a principal house and 6 units of home for workers.
The growing training requirements especially in the field of information technology, contribute to an additional building built with a cost of RM270, 000.000 that is connected with the dormitory building.
This building which was completed in 1963 contains computer rooms, cooking rooms, labs, preschool and Tabika.
In 2007 until 2010, the upgrading and restoration process was carried out in collaboration with the Public Works Department (JKR) of Federal Territory.
In April 2010, KEMAS Training Centre of Kuala Lumpur (PLK) forged a history as it was acknowledged as the KEMAS Training Institute of Kuala Lumpur (ILK).
To provide pre-service training to potential TABIKA and TASKA Community Developers.
To provide training in service to KEMAS staffs to improve work quality.
To use existing facilities for staff, KEMAS and other agencies.