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Five HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English Language, Chinese Language and Mathematics; OR VTC Foundation Diploma (Level 3) / Diploma of Foundation Studies with successful completion of Foundation Mathematics III; OR VTC Diploma in Vocational Education / Diploma of Vocational Education with successful completion of Mathematics 3G / 3E; OR VTC Diploma of Vocational Baccalaureate; OR Yi Jin Diploma / Diploma Yi Jin with successful completion of Mathematics Plus; OR Equivalent.
This programme aims to provide students with the necessary technical and professional knowledge and skills to pursue a career as technicians and assistant engineers in civil engineering or related fields. It prepares students for careers as technicians in the civil / structural engineering, Building Information Modelling (BIM) and construction industry. It also aims to develop students who can think independently, appreciate technical, managerial and social constraints in their working environment and are able to make professional judgements.
This programme is designed with an emphasis on generic and language training, whole-person development and workplace experience to better prepare students for further studies and employment after graduation.
Click here to view the programme highlights video (narration in Cantonese)
The employment rate of graduates is high. Graduates may take up positions as assistant engineers, project co-coordinators, project officers, works supervisors and technical officers, etc. They can pursue further study for career advancement to professional level.
Graduates may apply for admission to relevant degree programmes offered by local and overseas universities, including :
The programme is widely accepted by the industry. It is accredited by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE), the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Hong Kong Institute of Construction Managers (HKICM) as a required academic qualification for their Associate Membership. Recognition from other relevant professional bodies will also be sought.
The graduates with relevant work experience are eligible to become Grades T1 to T3 of Technically Competent Person (TCP) of specific streams and scopes under the Site Supervision Plan System of the Buildings Ordinance.
Graduates completed the required module of the programme will be issued with Green Cards which fulfills the Mandatory Basic Safety Training requirement for working in construction sites.
Students may be required to attend classes on other VTC campuses. VTC reserves the right to cancel any programme, revise programme content or change the offering institute(s) / campus(es) / class venue(s) if circumstances so warrant.