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Five HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English Language and Chinese Language; OR VTC Foundation Diploma (Level 3) / Diploma of Foundation Studies; OR VTC Diploma in Vocational Education / Diploma of Vocational Education; OR Yi Jin Diploma / Diploma Yi Jin; OR Equivalent.
This programme aims to equip students with professional knowledge, technical competence and supervisory skills in community health care relating to the community health, physiological, psychological and social aspects of elders to meet the growing market and manpower demand for elderly care and services in Hong Kong. This programme also provides specialised training in community health education and promotion to the public.
This programme is designed with an emphasis on generic and language training, whole-person development and workplace experience to better prepare students for further studies and employment after graduation.
Graduates can pursue a career in community health care services and different health care sectors. They may seek employment in wide range of health care settings and organisations such as hospital, residential care homes, community centres, day care centres, non-governmental organisations providing community health services.
Graduates can apply for admission to the following programmes :
# It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead. Please refer to the corresponding programme page in the website of SHAPE.
This programme is an approved ‘Combined Health Worker Training Course’ eligible graduates can apply for registration as Health Worker with the Social Welfare Department.
VTC reserves the right to cancel any programme, revise programme title, content or change the offering institute(s) / campus(es) / class venue(s) if circumstances so warrant.