IKBN is a skill-based institution under the Ministry of Youth and Sports Malaysia. IKBN is consolidated under the name of the Training Institute of the Ministry of Youth and Sports (ILKBS) together with the National Youth High Skills Institute (IKTBN) and the Golf Youth Skills Academy (AKBG).

IKBN is set up to provide youth with technical skills tailored for the requirements of private sector and entrepreneurship upon completion of the training. IKBN partners with Skills Johor to provide training courses in industrial electronics, video audio, and computer technology for successful interview candidates under Skills Johor prior commencing into employment.

Duration of training courses in IKBN normally takes between 18 to 36 months depending on the course.  Successful trainees who complete their training course will receive a certificate from the National Vocational Training Council.

Aspiration

"The transformation of IKBN will be one of the most important programs for me as the Youth and Sports Minister.  I want each and every one of IKBN students to find jobs that offer a monthly salary of at least RM1,500" - YB Minister, Khairy Jamaluddin