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Five HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English Language, Chinese Language and Mathematics; OR VTC Foundation Diploma (Level 3) / Diploma of Foundation Studies with successful completion of Foundation Mathematics III; OR VTC Diploma in Vocational Education / Diploma of Vocational Education with successful completion of Mathematics 3G; OR Yi Jin Diploma / Diploma Yi Jin with successful completion of Mathematics Plus; OR Equivalent.
This programme aims to equip students with the technical and professional knowledge and skills together with the necessary language, IT, interpersonal and other generic skills, via the blending of theoretical knowledge and practical application, to enable them to pursue a career in the testing and certification industry.
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.
This programme is the only subvented programme at Higher Diploma level in Hong Kong which provides training particular in the field of testing and certification. Because testing and certification has been identified as one of the six economic areas where Hong Kong has good potential for further development, the manpower demand is obvious. Our graduates can be employed in HOKLAS accredited laboratories as technical personnel in testing, customer service and quality assurance, and in trading firms, buying offices, small and medium companies, or chained stores as quality controllers responsible for activities in quality control, product testing and certification, etc.
Graduates can apply for admission to the relevant BEng (Hons) / BSc (Hons) programmes offered by the following local universities :
Higher Diploma is recognised by most overseas universities.
The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers has granted interim recognition to this programme, formerly called Higher Diploma in Product Testing, as satisfying the academic requirements for its Associate membership.
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.