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    12 Jul 2017

    VTC Central Admission Scheme welcomes HKDSE candidates to visit its various campuses for programme application

    VTC Central Admission Scheme welcomes HKDSE candidates to visit its various campuses for programme application

    VTC operated Central Admission Scheme starting from the result announcement day of the HKDSE today (12 July). Applicants who confirmed to accept the offer should complete registration in person at the offering campus before 17 July at 12:00 noon
    VTC operated Central Admission Scheme starting from the result announcement day of the HKDSE today (12 July). Applicants who confirmed to accept the offer should complete registration in person at the offering campus before 17 July at 12:00 noon
    The results of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSE) were released today (12 July). The Vocational Training Council (VTC) mounted the VTC Central Admission Scheme at various member institutions between today and 17 July to offer HKDSE candidates a wide and diverse choice of more than 140 full-time programmes that range from Degree, Higher Diploma, Diploma of Foundation Studies, Diploma of Vocational Education and Diploma. Prospective applicants can go to Tsing Yi campus of the Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi), all campuses of the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE), and the Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI) to apply for VTC programmes. On-site interviews will be arranged and successful applicants will be notified of the offer results on the day of the interview. (General entrance requirements are set out in Annex 1.)

    Meanwhile the “conditional offer” applicants received earlier will be converted to a confirmed offer if their HKDSE results meet stipulated requirements. They are required to confirm acceptance of their offers in person at the offering campus between 10am and 4pm today.

    Students having not yet submitted their applications, without offers or who have not accepted offers can bring along their HKDSE result slips and visit THEi (Tsing Yi), IVE and HKDI campuses between today and 17 July to join the Central Admission Scheme for VTC programmes. Details are as follows:

     Date:  Today (12 July) to 17 July
     Time:  10am to 6pm (Today to 16 July) / 10am to 12 noon (17 July)
     Application  
     Venues:
     Tsing Yi campus of Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi)
     All campuses of Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE)
     Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI)
     (Enquiry numbers and addresses are set out in Annex 2 and 3)
     Eligible 
     Programmes:
     Degree programmes of THEi
     Higher Diploma programmes of IVE/HKDI/ICI
     Diploma of Foundation Studies programmes of IVE
     Diploma of Vocational Education programmes of Youth College
     Diploma programmes of HTI/ICI/CCI

    After confirming acceptance of the offers, applicants are required to complete registration in person at the offering campus before 12:00 noon 17 July, or else the offer will become null and void.

    In the 2017/18 academic year, the VTC will provide more than 17,000 places in its Degree, Higher Diploma, Diploma of Foundation Studies, Diploma of Vocational Education programmes as well as Diploma programmes in Hotel and Tourism, and Chinese Cuisine/International Cuisine.

    THEi offers 19 vocationally-oriented degree programmes for Secondary 6 students across its faculties of Design and Environment, Management and Hospitality, and Science and Technology. Among them, seven will be covered by the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors. They are Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Fashion Design, Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Product Design, Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Landscape Architecture, Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Horticulture and Landscape Management, Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Culinary Arts and Management, Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Civil Engineering, and Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Environmental Engineering and Management.

    IVE, HKDI and the International Culinary Institute (ICI) provide around 100 Higher Diploma programmes, including five new programmes in Data Science and Analytics, International Theme Park and Event Management, Special Child Care and Inclusive Education, Aviation, and Visual Journalism.

    In addition to the Degree and Higher Diploma courses, IVE offers eight programmes leading to the award of the Diploma of Foundation Studies, which is accepted by the Government as a qualification equivalent to five HKDSE subjects at Level 2, including English Language and Chinese Language. In tandem, the Youth College offers 16 Diploma of Vocational Education (DVE) programmes under three major study areas: Business and Services, Engineering, and Design and Technology. Secondary 6 students can pursue higher qualifications or gainful employment upon award of a DVE. The Hotel and Tourism Institute (HTI) / Chinese Culinary Institute (CCI) / ICI provide another eight employment-focused diploma programmes for entry into respective professions.

    Established in 1982, the Vocational Training Council(VTC) is the largest vocational and professional education and training provider in Hong Kong with some 250,000 students and trainees each year. The mission of the VTC is to provide a valued choice to school leavers and working people to acquire the values, knowledge and skills for lifelong learning and enhanced employability, and also to provide support to industries for their manpower development. The VTC has 13 member institutions, namely the Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi) , the Institute of Professional Education And Knowledge (PEAK) , the School for Higher and Professional Education (SHAPE) , the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE) , the Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI) , Hotel and Tourism Institute (HTI) , Chinese Cuisine Institute (CCI) , International Culinary Institute (ICI) , Maritime Services Training Institute (MSTI) , Youth College , Pro-Act by VTC , Integrated Vocational Development Centre (IVDC) and Shine Skills Centre.

    VTC web site: www.vtc.edu.hk


    Annex 1: General Entrance Requirements for Secondary 6 Students

    VTC programmes General entrance requirements
     Degree  HKDSE
     Level 3 or above in the following subjects:
    - Chinese Language
    - English Language

     and

     Level 2 or above in the following subjects:
    - Mathematics
    - Liberal Studies
    - Elective Subject
    Higher Diploma  HKDSE
    - 5 subjects at Level 2 or above, including
     English Language and Chinese Language
    Diploma of Foundation
    Studies
     Completion of Secondary 6
    Diploma of Vocational
    Education
     Completion of Secondary 6
    Diploma  Completion of Secondary 6 and passing of an interview

    Annex 2: Enquiries about VTC Programmes Admissions
     Admissions Hotline:  2897 6111
     Parents’ Information Centre:  Room 032, 6 Oi Kwan Road, Wan Chai
     Admissions Homepage:  www.vtc.edu.hk/admission
     Programmes Homepage:  http://www.vtc.edu.hk/study

    Annex 3: Locations of VTC Central Admission Scheme
     Hong Kong Island:
     IVE (Chai Wan)  30 Shing Tai Road, Chai Wan
     IVE (Morrison Hill)  6 Oi Kwan Road, Wan Chai
     Kowloon & New Territories:
     THEi (Tsing Yi)  20A Tsing Yi Road, Tsing Yi
     IVE (Haking Wong)  702 Lai Chi Kok Road, Cheung Sha Wan
     IVE (Kwai Chung)  20 Hing Shing Road, Kwai Chung
     IVE (Kwun Tong)  25 Hiu Ming Street, Kwun Tong
     IVE (Sha Tin)  21 Yuen Wo Road, Sha Tin
     IVE (Tuen Mun)  18 Tsing Wun Road, Tuen Mun
     IVE (Tsing Yi)  20 Tsing Yi Road, Tsing Yi
     HKDI and IVE (Lee Wai Lee)  3 King Ling Road, Tseung Kwan O



     



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