Message from Chief Operating Officer

Datuk Kamaruddin Mohd Ismail

Chief Operating Officer's Message

Saito College has over 25 years of experience in providing tertiary eductaion that champion both academic excellance and industry relevance for individuals to achieve a more rewarding career.

Fortified with expertise and intelligence of today's evolving market trends and socio-economic development, Saito College identified the importance and relevance of security enhancement in supporting and complementing the country's growth and development. Therefore, there is a need to elevate the fields of security and law enforcement at par with global standards.

The college had then taken a bold step in introducing the first Diploma in Security Management programme in Malaysia. The Diploma has been accredited by the Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA) and is recognised by the Public Service Department(JPA). Royal Malaysia Police(PDRM) had also graciously hosted and officiated the commencement of the first intake for police personnel at the Markas Pasukan Gerakan Am, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur on the 16th of July 2010. Currently there are more than 340 policemen and officers undertaking the diploma programme at Saito.

In line with Royal Malaysia Police's initiative to enhance the expertise and professionalism of police personnel, the Diploma in Security Management programme will provide invaluable knowledge and exposure in the areas of police science and law enforcement. Saito College has pledged full support to work with PDRM to continously enhance the course syllabus to meet the requirements and competencies and also other law enforcement agencies that require similar training.

Since the introduction of the Diploma in Security Management in 2007, Saito College has received overwhelming response from PDRM and other law enforcement agencies in the country as well as SPM holders. Today, the college has over 1,000 students enrolled in the programme.

Saito College upholds its responsibility in educating individuals to better contribute to society and therefore, the college offers end-to-end support and facilitation to the students to ensure they are focused, understand the core knowledge of the courses and graduate with the highest honour. The Diploma in Security Management programme is delivered by qualified professionals with vast experience in law enforcement, security management and legal practice. The course curriculum also entails special efforts to ensure that poice personnel are able to adopt and apply the newly acquired knowledge into their daily roles and responsibilities. Additionally, Saito College will assist new students in applying for financial assistance. We are also working towards collaborating with colleges and universities abroad to enhance the programme a notch up to a degree level. This would be the college's next dynamic venture in the quest to further enhance individual professionalism in the country.

The Diploma will most certainly enhance knowledge, professionalism and add value to professionals meeting the nation. As part of developing a continuously learning organisation, PDRM had applauded all police personnel who had enrolled in the Diploma as the course curriculam is another tool to further propel the police force towards achieving an enhanced performance level through professionalism brought about by knowledge in policing and it's on-the-job application.

The field of study will also be suitable and applicable for personnel (both civilian and uniformed) involved in the field of security and safety. It will build professionalism and complement our national effortin enhancing security and safety in the country. We encourage and welcome you to contact us to find out more on how this programme can bring you career benefits.

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