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Engineering Discipline

Higher Diploma in Electrical Engineering

Programme code EG114401

Duration of Study
2 Years
Mode of Study
Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s)
(Planned Places)
IVE (Haking Wong) - 130
IVE (Tsing Yi) - 65
Admission Score (For reference)  (Note 1)
Average Result : 14
Score Range : 10 - 19
Programme Stream
IVE (Haking Wong) offers a stream in Electrical Services in cooperation with Shenzhen Polytechnic University.

* Subject to students’ choice, academic performance and availability of places in specific streams. 
For details, please contact Engineering Department of IVE (Haking Wong):
Telephone No.: 2708 5327
E-mail Address:
Programme Aims
The programme aims to provide the necessary professional knowledge and practical skills for students to become professional practitioners in Electrical Engineering and related fields and to equip them to apply for the related professional certificates and trade licenses, such as the Construction Industry Safety Training Certificate (Green Card). Graduates fulfill the academic requirements for Grade B Registered Electrical Worker by the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department (EMSD) of the HKSAR. 

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 recognised by :
  1. The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) as satisfying the academic requirements for its Associate Membership;
  2. The Labour Department of the HKSAR as fulfilling the Mandatory Basic Safety Training requirements for working in construction sites and green card;
  3. The Electrical and Mechanical Services Department (EMSD) of the HKSAR as fulfilling the academic requirements for Grade B Registered Electrical Worker. (To fulfill the working experience requirements for Grade B Registered Electrical Worker, graduate students should be employed as an electrical worker for at least five years, at least two years of which included practical experience in electrical work.)
  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 Engineering :
    • IVE (Haking Wong) : 2708 5327
    • IVE (Tsing Yi) : 2436 8641