HRDF Outplacement Centre

In any competitive economy, retrenchment can be described as corporate strategy in order for businessess to sustain in the difficult periods. Either because of restructuring due to economic downturn, technological change, acquisition or merger of the economy, the fact remains that retrenchment has directs impact to both the employees as well as the employers.

HRDF Outplacement Centre is an initiative to enhance the employability of Malaysian retrenched workers. Under the initiative, Malaysian workers that were retrenched will be equipped with the required additional industrial skills or qualifications to enable them to be re-employed or to venture into self-sufficient business activities that may continuosly support their well-being after the loss of employment.


  • To act as a one-stop centre for Malaysian retrenched workers. The centre is primarily meant to assist retrenched workers by up-skilling or reskilling them with the required competencies to enhance their employability and assisting them to secure employment either within the same or different industries; and
  • To reduce the burden of retrenched workers in terms of providing them with advisory support on career counselling and planning, platform on job applications and matching as well as to prepare them for the next career.


Target Group:-

  • Company which register under HRDF and looking for employee
  • Open to all Malaysian workers who have been retrenched. Employees who were terminated due to disciplinary actions by their employers are not qualified for the services rendered under this initiative.