Establishment Of Kindergarten Services
By MALAYA CORPORATE
By AZIZAM AZIZAM
The Guidelines for the Establishment of Kindergartens and TASKA 2017 have been used to replace the Guidelines for the Establishment of TADIKA and TASKA 2012. These guidelines are applicable to the establishment of Kindergartens and TASKA whether conducted by Government or private entrepreneurs throughout Peninsular Malaysia. These guidelines are prepared by paying attention to the process of establishing a Kindergarten and TASKA according to the specified category or type which covers the planning aspects of the checklist of the requirements of the agencies involved, licenses, standardization of fees and sites.
These guidelines also take into account aspects related to planning and provision of facilities as well as land descriptions with reference to the provisions of relevant Acts including the National Land Code 1965 (Act 56), Town and Country Planning Act 1976 [Act 172], Local Government Act 1976 [Act 171 ], Education Act 1961 [Act 43], Education Act 1996 [Act 550], Child Care Centers Act 1984 [Act 308], Uniform Building By-Laws 1984 [UKBS, 1984], Education Regulations 1997 & 1998 , Child Care Centers (In Institutions) Regulations 1985, Direction of the Director General (DG) of the Fire and Rescue Department of Malaysia, Reference of the Fire and Rescue Department of Malaysia.
The Child Care Centers Act 1984 (Act 308) was enacted to provide for the registration, inspection and enforcement of TASKA and for matters related to it in order to ensure the well-being, safety and overall development of children is given priority. The control of policies, policies and monitoring of premises related to Kindergarten and TASKA services is under the supervision of the State Education Department (JPN), Social Welfare Department (JKM), and the Ministry of Health Malaysia (KKM) with the assistance of Local Authorities (PBT) related to monitoring the premises. While the issuance of registration certificate is under the responsibility of the State Education Department (JPN) and the Social Welfare Department (JKM).
However, before submitting an application for the establishment of TADIKA and TASKA, the applicant must register a business with the Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM), undergo a Food Handler Training Course organized by the MOH, participate in the PERMATA Early Childhood Care and Education Course (KAP) for the establishment of TASKA and apply for TASKA registration at JKM, and need to apply for TADIKA registration with the Ministry of Education Malaysia.
KINDERGARTEN ESTABLISHMENT PROCESS
i) Submit application for Planning Permission and Building Plan except for buildings that have been erected.
ii) Complete the registration of TADIKA or TASKA
iii) Apply for a business premises license at the Local Authority (PBT)