NAZA KIA Academy

In Pursuit of Excellence

At Naza, excellence has always been our guiding principle. We believe in excellence and a company is as good as its people. In our quest for excellence, we went beyond the machinery, to heart of the company – its people. We recognized the imperative need to develop and equip our employees and business partners with the ideal skills for the task. Thus came the birth of the Naza Kia Academy.

The history of Naza is embedded in a remarkable and unique tale interwoven into a fabric of many colours. Look closely and you will realize that Naza is more than just brick and mortar. You will find a company built from scratch – with passion, sweat and a core value of excellence.

Vision: A centre of learning in the local Automotive Industry to develop Human Capital for the Group's employees and partners to achieve customer satisfaction.

The Naza Kia Academy (NKA) is our pledge to excellence, where we ensure our workforce is kept updated with current skills and know-how methodology. Heralded as the Centre of Excellence, the NKA conducts training and development programmes for employees of Naza Kia Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Naza Automotive Manufacturing Sdn Bhd and other subsidiaries of Naza Group of Companies.

The facilities at the academy are comparable to the OTC's (Overseas Training Centres) in ISA, Germany and Saudi Arabia. The facilities provided are Training & Development facilities, Operational Service Centre, Showroom and Hostel.

In addition, the academy is recognized by KIA Motors Corporation as its overseas training centre in the Asia Pacific region.

NKA has also been awarded and certified ISO 9001-2000, National Dual Training System Certified and is Pembangunan Sumber Manusia Sdn Bhd certified.


  • To conduct effective technical and developmental training programmes for employees as required for each job.
  • To train employees to achieve higher customer satisfaction
  • To develop competencies that support the Group's business plan
  • To certify employees through government recognized MLVK training programmes.
  • To pursue twinning (training) programmes with relevant institutions of higher learning.

Soft Skill Training

  • Automotive Business Consultant Apprenticeship
  • Sales Executive Development
  • Managerial Development
  • Executive Development
  • Sales Manager Development
  • Service Manager Development
  • Service Advisor Development
  • Supervisor Development
  • Clerical Development
  • Environment, Safety & Health
  • Defensive Driving
  • Computer Training
  • Telephone Techniques

Hard Skill Training

  • Engine & Transmission
  • Air Conditioning
  • Automotive Electrical & Electronic
  • Chassis & Trim
  • Alignment & Suspension
  • Welding, Machining & Fitting
  • Panel Beater & Body Repair
  • Spray Painting

In addition, Naza Kia Academy has also linked up with the UK's Society of Business Practitioners and offered diploma programs. Some of the academic courses offered include:

  • Executive Diploma in Management
  • Executive Diploma in Automotive Technology
  • Executive Diploma in Office Management
  • Executive Diploma in Manufacturing Management
  • Executive Diploma in Automotive Management

More recently, the Naza Group entered into an MoU with HELP International Corporation Bhd to jointly set up a college of automotive and transportation management to increase the number of highly-skilled automotive and transportation management professionals in Malaysia.

The new college will have three campuses – one in the Klang Valley, one in Gurun, Kedah and one in Iskandar Malaysia, Johor.

The NKA facility in Gurun will be used as the northern campus for the automotive and transportation management college.

Facilities and Training Rooms at NKA

Tebengau I & II Seating capacity: 70 to 100 pax
Rate: RM85 per pax per day inclusive of 2 tea
breaks and 1 buffet lunch
Belantik Seating capacity: 30 pax
Rate: RM85 per pax per day inclusive of 2 tea
breaks and 1 buffet lunch
Naka (computer Lab) Seating capacity: 20 pax
Rate: RM85 per pax per day inclusive of 2 tea
breaks and 1 buffet lunch
Sedim Seating capacity: 25 pax
Rate: RM85 per pax per day inclusive of 2 tea
breaks and 1 buffet lunch
Napoh Seating capacity: 10 pax
Rate: RM85 per pax per day inclusive of 2 tea
breaks and 1 buffet lunch
Hotel Accommodation Rate: RM70 per pax per night (Twin sharing )

For more information on NKA on the facilities and training rooms at NKA, please contact us at 04- 4669500.