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Childcare, Elderly and Community Services Discipline

Higher Diploma in Child Care and Education

Programme code CE114301

Graduates may apply for admission to full-time / part-time bachelor degree programmes at various local and overseas universities, e.g.
  1. Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Early Childhood, the University of the West of England, Bristol (Registration No. : 253201)#
  2. Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Early Childhood Education), the Education University of Hong Kong
  3. Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Early Childhood Education) in Leadership and Non-Chinese Speaking Children, the Education University of Hong Kong
  4. Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Special Education, the Education University of Hong Kong
  5. Bachelor of Arts (Early Childhood Education), the Chinese University of Hong Kong
  6. Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Early Childhood Education, School of Continuing Education, the Hong Kong Baptist University
  7. Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Early Childhood Education, the Tung Wah College
  8. Bachelor of Education with Honours in Early Childhood Education (Leadership and Special Educational Needs), the Hong Kong Metropolitan University
  9. Bachelor of Science in Applied Child Development, the University of Hong Kong
  10. Bachelor of Health Education (Honours), the Education University of Hong Kong

# This 1-year full-time / 1.5-year part-time programme is offered in collaboration with the School for Higher and Professional Education (SHAPE) of VTC. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead. Please refer to the corresponding programme page in the website of SHAPE.
Career Prospects
Graduates may be employed as kindergarten teachers, child care workers, child care supervisors and special child care workers.