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Engineering Discipline

Higher Diploma in Electrical Engineering

Programme code EG314401

Duration of Study
3 Years
[Students are required to follow the programme arrangements stipulated by IVE, on average 1 day and 1 - 2 evenings per week, normally 3 semesters per academic year.]
Mode of Study
Part-time (Day)
Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s)
IVE (Haking Wong)
Required No. of Credits for Graduation
Programme Aims
The programme provides students with professional knowledge and skills in electrical power and electrical installation to enable them to work in a specialised area in electrical services and electrical supply system.
Career Prospects
Graduates may be employed as assistant engineers, technicians, supervisors, technical sales engineers. Most of them work in the areas of electrical services, electrical installation, power systems, lighting systems, E&M operation & maintenance, electrical & electronic servicing.
Graduates may apply for admission to the relevant BEng (Hons) programmes offered by the local universities. Upon admission to relevant degree programme, graduates may apply for credit exemption. The level of exemption will be considered on individual basis.

Higher Diploma is recognised by most overseas universities. Special offers are given by RMIT University, Australia (2-year full-time and 8-semester PT BEng programme studying in HK in collaboration with SHAPE).
Professional Recognition
This programme is recognised by:
  1. the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) as satisfying the academic requirements for its Associate Membership;
  2. the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department of the HKSAR Government as fulfilling the academic requirements for registration as Grade B Electrical Worker. (To fulfill the working experience requirements for Grade B Registered Electrical Worker, graduates should be employed as an electrical worker for at least five years, at least two years of which included practical experience in electrical work.)
Students may be required to attend classes on other VTC campuses. 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.