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Engineering Discipline

Higher Diploma in Civil Engineering

Programme code EG114101

Duration of Study
2 Years
Mode of Study
Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s)
(Planned Places)
IVE (Morrison Hill) - 50
IVE (Tuen Mun) - 60
IVE (Tsing Yi) - 90
Admission Score (For reference)  (Note 1)
Average Result : 14
Score Range : 10 - 19
Programme Aims
The 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.
The 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)
Professional Recognition
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.
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.

The programme is a CIC-accredited BIM Coordinator (CCBC) Course.
  1. Admission score in 2023 refers to score of the best 5 HKDSE subjects, including Chinese Language and English Language of admitted students in 2023. For reference only.
    (Scoring scale: 5**=7 points; 5*=6 points; 5=5 points; 4=4 points; 3=3 points; 2=2 points; 1=1 point)
  2. Students may be required to attend classes on other VTC campuses. VTC reserves the right to cancel any programme, revise programme title, content or change the offering institute(s) / campus(es) / class venue(s) if circumstances so warrant.
  3. For details, please contact Department of Construction :
    • IVE (Morrison Hill) : 2835 8359
    • IVE (Tsing Yi) : 2436 8503
    • IVE (Tuen Mun) : 2460 5214