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VTC member institutions Info Days showcases professional training and multiple progression pathways

1 November 2018

Starting from November to early December, member institutions of the Vocational Training Council (VTC), namely the Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi), the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE), the Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI), the Hotel and Tourism Institute (HTI), the Chinese Culinary Institute (CCI), the International Culinary Institute (ICI), and Youth College (please refer to Annex for details) will organise Info Days. By joining campus tours, taster activities, programme briefings and parents’ talks, students and parents will get to know more about the diversified progression pathways made available ranging from Degree to Higher Diploma and Diploma. Interested students can apply online for the full-time post-secondary 6 programmes offered by VTC member institutions starting 23 November.

THEi (Tsing Yi) and THEi (Chai Wan) will hold Info Days on 23-24 November and 30 Nov-1 December respectively to introduce the vocationally-oriented degree programmes of THEi, including those covered by the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions / Sectors (SSSDP) of the Government.

Current cohort of Secondary 6 students taking the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSE) can apply for the 12 degree programmes of THEi subsidised by SSSDP through Joint University Programmes Admissions System (JUPAS), covering the following study areas: Fashion Design, Product Design, Landscape Architecture, Culinary Arts and Management, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering and Management, Horticulture and Landscape Management, Surveying, Sports and Recreation Management, Building Services Engineering, Multimedia Technology and Innovation, and Information and Communications Technology. Local students admitted to these programmes will be entitled to an annual subsidy amounting to HK$41,700 or HK$72,800.

THEi Info Days will provide a variety of expert seminars and lifehack workshops for students and parents. Admission is free. Among others, “A Taste of Building Information Modelling (BIM) Basic Modelling Workshop”, showcasing the hot BIM technology, and “DIY Rainbow Noodles”, using noodle machine to prepare colourful noodles with natural food pigments extracted from different plant sources will be held at THEi (Tsing Yi). THEi (Chai Wan) will host a workshop on landscape architecture that enables visitors to experience the design processes of outdoor green space and another workshop on utilising advanced Augmented Reality (AR)/ Virtual Reality (VR) technologies and 3D modelling in product design.

Separately, various IVE campuses and HKDI that offer full-time higher diploma programmes will take turns to launch their respective Info Days starting 23 November till 1 December for two consecutive Fridays and Saturdays. Programme talks and taster activities will be offered to apprise the public of the enriching learning experiences of vocational and professional education and training (VPET). Students can apply online for programmes their choice onsite.

Meanwhile, “5 star” Experience – Accommodation and Food and Beverage Service organised by IVE (Haking Wong) deepens students’ knowledge of hotel and housekeeping operations. The IVE Information Technology Discipline will organise in IVE (Sha Tin) workshops on “360 Video and VR Production” and “Smart Home” to enable visitors to get a taste of the innovative technologies. More so, IVE Engineering Discipline will hold workshops on demonstration of Flight Control System and various Aircraft Systems in IVE (Tsing Yi).

HKDI will also offer “Integration of New Media Technologies with Game and Entertainment” workshop, enabling visitors to experience in person creative media technologies though interactive games with social media celebrities. On 1 and 2 November, HTI/CCI/ICI (Pokfulam) will organise an open house. Visitors are welcomed to tour the innovative teaching facilities of the newly-completed ICI campus such as training kitchens of different cuisines and the training café.

Youth College and Youth College (International) offer full-time Diploma of Vocational Education programmes (DVE) and Vocational Baccalaureate Programmes (VB) to Secondary 3 or above students. Youth College (International) will host Info Days on 23-24 November, showcasing the flexible project-based learning approach adopted. Youth College (Tuen Mun) will have Info Days between 30 November and 1 December, providing beauty care and hairdressing taster workshops to raise understanding of the Diploma of Vocational Education programmes among students and parents.

Established in 1982, the Vocational Training Council(VTC)is the largest vocational and professional education and training provider in Hong Kong. The mission of 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. VTC has 13 member institutions, namely the Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEithe 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.

Website: www.vtc.edu.hk

Media Enquiries:  2836 1340 / 2836 1047


THEi/IVE/HKDI/HTI/CCI/ICI and Youth College Info Days
 Date  1 November (Thursday) & 2 November  (Friday)
 Time  10:00 am – 4:00 pm
 Institutions  HTI/CCI/ICI
 (Pokfulam)
 145 Pokfulam Road,
 Hong Kong
 Tel: 2538 2268
 
 Date  23 November (Friday) & 24 November (Saturday)
 Time   11:00 am – 5:00 pm
 Institutions  THEi
 (Tsing Yi)
 20A Tsing Yi Road,
 New Territories
 Tel: 2176 1456
 HKDI & IVE
 (Lee Wai Lee)
 3 King Ling Road,
 Tseung Kwan O,
 New Territories
 Tel: 3928 2556
 IVE
 (Morrison Hill)
 6 Oi Kwan Road,
 Wan Chai, Hong Kong
 Tel: 2574 5321
 IVE
  (Tsing Yi)
 20 Tsing Yi Road,
 New Territories
 Tel: 2436 8327
 IVE
 (Haking Wong)
 702 Lai Chi Kok Road,
 Kowloon
 Tel: 2708 5336
 IVE
 (Sha Tin)
 21 Yuen Wo Road, Sha Tin,
 New Territories
 Tel: 2606 9881
 Youth College
 (International)
 Room C415, IVE (Tsing Yi)
 and 4/F, IVE (Lee Wai Lee)
 Tel: 3928 2364
       
 Date  30 November (Friday) & 1 December (Saturday)
 Time  11:00 am – 5:00 pm
 Institutions  THEi
 (Chai Wan)
 133 Shing Tai Road,
 Chai Wan
 Tel: 3890 8000
 IVE 
 (Chai Wan)
 30 Shing Tai Road,
 Chai Wan
 Tel: 2595 8333
 IVE
 (Kwun Tong)
 25 Hiu Ming Street,
 Kwun Tong, Kowloon
 Tel: 2727 9663
 IVE
 (Kwai Chung)
 20 Hing Shing Road,
 Kwai Chung, New Territories
 Tel: 2612 3892
 IVE
 (Tuen Mun)
 18 Tsing Wun Road,
 Tuen Mun, New Territories
 Tel: 2460 5367
 Youth College
 (Tuen Mun)
 Tel: 2247 9801  

Various VTC member institutions, namely THEi, IVE, HKDI, HTI / CCI / ICI and Youth College, will hold Info Days from 23 November to 1 December for two consecutive Fridays and Saturdays to showcase fruitful outcomes of VPET and diversified progression pathways of VTC from Diploma to Degree courses
Various VTC member institutions, namely THEi, IVE, HKDI, HTI / CCI / ICI and Youth College, will hold Info Days from 23 November to 1 December for two consecutive Fridays and Saturdays to showcase fruitful outcomes of VPET and diversified progression pathways of VTC from Diploma to Degree courses
THEi (Tsing Yi) and THEi (Chai Wan) will hold Info Days on 23-24 November and 30 Nov-1 December respectively to feature the vocationally-oriented degree programmes. Free workshops will be provided for students and parents
THEi (Tsing Yi) and THEi (Chai Wan) will hold Info Days on 23-24 November and 30 Nov-1 December respectively to feature the vocationally-oriented degree programmes. Free workshops will be provided for students and parents
The IVE Information Technology Discipline will organise in IVE (Sha Tin) workshop on “360 Video and Virtual Reality Production” to enable visitors to get a taste of the innovative technologies
The IVE Information Technology Discipline will organise in IVE (Sha Tin) workshop on “360 Video and Virtual Reality Production” to enable visitors to get a taste of the innovative technologies
The IVE Applied Science Discipline will show the public how to test the health of a tree by using tomography equipment in IVE (Sha Tin)
The IVE Applied Science Discipline will show the public how to test the health of a tree by using tomography equipment in IVE (Sha Tin)
HKDI will organise a Mini Fashion Show during the Info Days
HKDI will organise a Mini Fashion Show during the Info Days