Certificate in Practical GST Malaysia



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Course Description

This is a 60 learning hour Practical Certification course inclusive the use of an Accounting System on its GST module. This course is designed to develop practical knowledge for working adults and fresh graduates who interested to gain hands-on experience on GST knowledge. The course is intends to gives the participants hands-on practice that is necessary for them to apply the fundamental skills and knowledge of GST in their workplace.


Course Objectives

Malaysia will implement GST on 1st April 2015 to replace current Sales and Service Tax. Implementation of GST in Malaysia will increase the transparency of all business transactions where taxpayers are required under GST Act to maintain proper records for the submission of tax return. This will cause the demand for accounting staff with practical GST knowledge becomes increasingly crucial and will be an added advantage for accounts staff equipped with hand-on GST knowledge.

This is a Certification course in Practical GST with special focus on the needs to develop the participants’ practical skills in understanding of fundamental principles of Malaysia GST Act.

In addition, the Course also includes hands-on practice on the use of accounting software on recording business transactions in line with the implementation of GST on April 2015.


Highlights of the Program

  • The course focuses on developing the practical skills and knowledge on GST.
  • The course has been designed by taking into consideration the needs of both working adults as well as fresh graduates.
  • Experienced faculty members include experts from the industry and academic.


Structure of the Program

CODE Month One & Two Study hours
GST001 GST in Malaysia 60 hours


Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the mechanism of GST in Malaysia as compared to Sales and Services Tax.
  • Understand on the scope of charge for GST in Malaysia and supply that subjected to GST.
  • Various types of supply and their GST treatment.
  • The important of time of supply, place of supply and value of supply that impact to GST declaration.
  • Understanding of input tax credit, blocked input tax and input tax claim on bad debts.
  • Declaration of GST return.
  • GST treatment on different industries and various schemes available.
  • The use of accounting software on recording and reporting for GST.



To be awarded the Certificate of Practical GST Malaysia, student will be required to complete continuous assessment (50%) and a written examination at the end of the academic session (50%).