Medical Centre Operations

The increasing demand for medical services drives industry development and creates promising career prospects for the younger generation.

The medical centres in Hong Kong provide comprehensive medical services, primary medical provisions included, covering general practices and different speciality services on several professional fields.



Professional fields covered:

  • Electronic Health Record
  • Basic Pathophysiology and Pharmacology
  • Essential Surgical and Endoscopic Nursing Care
  • Nursing Solution
  • Resources Management in Health Sector
  • Integrated Medical Centre Operation and Management

4 Major Advantages for Earn and Learn
Earn and Learn : Participants will receive on-the-job training and classroom learning at the same time. A steady income and recognised qualification are guaranteed
All-round Career Support : One-stop career counselling and placement services
Professional Career after Scheme Completion : Upon completion of the scheme, graduates of Higher Diploma programmes will be entitled to a monthly salary not less than $12,000
Flexible Articulation Pathways : Graduates can pursue further studies to acquire higher qualifications and become a professional in the field


Study Arrangement

The first year

Participants will study the full-time Higher Diploma in Medical Centre Operation programme at IVE.

The second to third years

Participants will be employed by the participating companies as apprentices. For the second and third years, the employer will sponsor the apprentice to study the Higher Diploma (HD) programme at IVE for one day per week.

The fourth year

Full-time on-the-job training.


Allowance & Salary*

The second to fourth years

Participants will receive a total subsidy of $30,800 from their employers, a guaranteed monthly salary not less than $9,000 and an average of $2,500# government allowance. The total monthly income will be above $10,000.
 
The second year of training
Monthly salary not less than $9,000 and an average of $2,000 Government Allowance
Monthly average
$11,000 or above
The third year of training
Monthly salary not less than $9,000 and an average of $2,500 Government Allowance
Monthly average
$11,500 or above
The fourth year of training
Monthly salary not less than $9,000 and an average of $3,000 Government Allowance
Monthly average
$12,000 or above
An additional subsidy during the second to fourth year $30,800

*  Mode of issuing subsidy and Government Allowance may vary across trades and industries.
.For enquiries, please contact the Office of the Director of Apprenticeship.
# Applicable to participants who enroll in academic year 2019/20.


Tuition Fees

  • Participants will need to pay the tuition fees for the first year of HD programme.
  • Employers will sponsor the tuition fees for the second and third year of HD programme.


Entry Requirement

  • 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.


Offering Institutes:

        


For enquiries:

Office of the Director of Apprenticeship

Tel: 3700 5000

Email: apuho@vtc.edu.hk


Information as of May 2019. VTC reserves the right to revise or cancel any programme if circumstances so warrant. Details will be announced on the Admission Homepage.


   
LAM Yi Wai
  • Higher Diploma in Medical Centre Operations, IVE
  • Assistant Trainee at Quality HealthCare
    Diagnostic & Imaging Centre
 
'The systematic on-job training equips me with professional medical knowledge and the know-how on equipment
operation, as well as working experience. I will continue to
pursue a degree qualification after completion of the scheme heading towards my goal as a specialist in the field.'