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Five HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English Language, Chinese Language and Mathematics; OR VTC Diploma of Foundation Studies with successful completion of Foundation Mathematics III; OR VTC Diploma of Vocational Education with successful completion of Mathematics 3G / 3E; OR VTC Diploma of Vocational Baccalaureate; OR Diploma Yi Jin with successful completion of Mathematics Plus; OR Equivalent.
This programme aims to train students becoming licensed ( B1.1 Airframe or B2* Avionics) aircraft maintenance personnel who may serve as certifying engineers or technicians so that they may be capable to satisfy the growing needs of the aviation industry.
IVE (TY) has acquired approval from Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department as an Approved Aircraft Maintenance Training Organisation. Since aircraft operations and maintenance are international or cross-bordered in nature as well as internationally connected and recognised, students are given chances to widen their perspectives as well as gaining international experiences and practices. Hence, students are arranged to undergo practical training and aircraft maintenance practices at the HAECO (Hong Kong), HAECO (Xiamen), Guangzhou Civil Aviation College and/or other aircraft maintenance organizations located at the Guangzhou International Airport.
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.
The programme is designed in accordance with the Hong Kong Aviation Requirements-66 so as to train up students to a standard recognised by the authorities and the industry in the field of aircraft maintenance engineering. Graduates may be employed by aircraft maintenance companies, airline companies, airfreight cargo operators and / or related organisations / companies in the aviation industry. Graduates may apply for full-time or part-time related professional degree programmes at local or overseas universities.
The Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Co. Ltd. (HAECO) and IVE(TY) collaborate to offer an Industrial Training programme. Students being successfully selected may undergo training at HAECO.
Graduates can apply for admission to the relevant BEng (Hons) programmes offered by the following local universities :
Graduates can apply for admission to the top-up Bachelor of Applied Science in Aviation jointly run in Hong Kong by School for Higher and Professional Education (SHAPE) of VTC and the RMIT University, Australia. Please refer to the corresponding programme page on the website of SHAPE.
Upon admission to relevant degree programmes, graduates can apply for credit exemption. The level of exemption will be considered on individual basis.
Higher Diploma is recognised by most overseas universities. Special offers are given by:
This programme is approved by the Civil Aviation Department of the Hong Kong SAR Government as an approved aircraft maintenance training course.
This programme has been accredited by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers as satisfying the academic requirements for its associate membership.
Partial Tuition Refund Scheme for the Specialised Aircraft Maintenance Programme :
Graduates from the programme meeting the requirements are eligible to apply for the scheme. Successful applicants may receive 50% refund of the total tuition fee paid for the Higher Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering, subject to a maximum sum of HK$50,000 (whichever is the less) each. For more details, please refer to :
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.
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