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Programme Information


Vocational English Programme (VEP)

The Vocational English Programme (VEP) is offered by the Vocational Language Programme Office and is designed to improve learners’ English language skills which can be used across a wide range of real-life settings and situations.

Target Learners
Secondary 4 to Secondary 6 students

Recognised Qualifications
The VEP programmes are benchmarked with the Hong Kong Vocational English Programme (HKVEP) which operates under the auspices of the London Chamber of Commerce & Industry International Qualifications (LCCIIQ). On completion of a VEP programme, each learner will be awarded:
a VTC Programme Completion Certificate, and

HKVEP Language Performance Report

LCCI Certificate
The VEP programmes allow flexibility in accumulation of learning outcomes for admission to the VTC programmes.
An application fee applies.

Programmes Structure
 
Ref. No.
Programme Title
QR
Registration No.^
VES 1

Certificate in Vocational English
(Listening and Speaking Skills: Workplace Interaction Module)
(QF Level 2)

15/000044/L2
VES 2

Certificate in Vocational English
(Reading and Writing Skills: Workplace Correspondence Module)
(QF Level 2)

15/000046/L2

VES 3

Certificate in Vocational English
(Writing Skills: Presenting Information Module)
(QF Level 2)

15/000047/L2

VES 4*

Certificate in Vocational English
(Speaking Skills: Informative Presentations Module)
(QF Level 3)

15/000051/L3

VES 5*

Certificate in Vocational English
(Reading and Writing Skills: Workplace Correspondence Module)
(QF Level 3)

15/000053/L3
  * On completion of a QF level 2 Certificate Programme, learners can progess to other Certificate Programmes at QF level 3
^ QR Registration Validity Period : 7 March 2015 ~ 6 March 2023


Modes of Operation
There are two modes of operation: Open Mode and School Partnership Mode.
 
  Open Mode
  Senior Secondary Students can choose to take the certificate programme(s) in face-to-face, electronic or blended mode of learning according to their own needs and pace of learning.  For details, please refer to “Mode of Learning” and “Programme Schedule”.
       
  School Partnership Mode
  School talks and placement tests can be offered to partnership schools upon request.  Programme schedules can be customised to suit the needs of individual schools.
  Target learners : Senior Secondary Students
  Minimum class size : 25 students
  Venue : As requested by the Partnership School
  Tutor : VTC language tutors
  Please contact the VLPO for details.

   

Mode of Leanring
There are three modes of learning: Face-to-face mode, E-mode & Blended mode.
 
Face-to-face Mode
  30 class contact hours and 30-hour Independent Learning Package provided for each certificate programme
  Available in Open Mode and School Partnership Mode



E-mode
  More flexible online learning schedule
  Multimedia tools such as online tutorials and forums available to increase learning motivation
  15 class contact hours (including teaching and learning activities and assessments); 60 hours of study in total for each certificate programme
   
    To experience eVEP, please visit
https://evep.vtc.edu.hk/ves
  E-learning Aptitude Questionnaire Click here      



Blended Mode
  THREE e-mode plus TWO face-to-face mode programmes
  Available in Open Mode and School Partnership Mode
   
    Face-to-face   E-mode    
    VES 1
VES 4
+ VES 2
VES 3
VES 5
   
 

 

Programmes Schedule

Please click here
Programme Details and Application
  Secondary 4 & 5: Please click here
  Secondary 6: Please click here

 

Programme Fee

  Open Mode
 

 

Face-to-face Mode
(
For S4, S5 Students)

E-mode
(
For S6 Students)

Blended Mode§
(For S4~S6 Students)

Restudy
(For S4~S6 Students)

    Contact hours
Ref. No.

30 hours /
Certificate programme

15 hours /
Certificate programme

30 hours or 15 hours /
Certificate programme

10 hours /
Certificate programme

VES 1

$2,200#

$1,100

$2,200#†

$700

VES 2

$2,200#

$1,050

$1,050

$700

VES 3

$2,200#

$1,050

$1,050

$700

VES 4

$2,300#

$1,200

$2,300#†

$750

VES 5

$2,300#

$1,120

$1,150

$750

VES 1 ~ 5
Programme Fee

$11,200

$5,550

$7,750

N/A

  # Students with financial needs may apply for fee remission (Face-to-face mode only)
§ 3 E-mode + 2 Face-to-face mode programmes

  School Partnership Mode
 

 

Face-to-face Mode
(
For S4, S5 Students)

Blended Mode§
(For S4,S5 Students)

    Contact hours
Ref. No.

30 hours /
Certificate programme

30 hours or 15 hours /
Certificate programme

VES 1

$1,600#

$1,600#†

VES 2

$1,600#

$1,050

VES 3

$1,600#

$1,050

VES 4

$1,700#

$1,700#†

VES 5

$1,700#

$1,150

VES 1 ~ 5
Programme Fee

$8,200

$6,550

  # Students with financial needs may apply for fee remission (Face-to-face mode only)
§ 3 E-mode + 2 Face-to-face mode programmes


*For further details, please feel free to contact the VLPO at 2595 8119.