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Five HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English Language and Chinese Language; OR VTC Foundation Diploma (Level 3) / Diploma of Foundation Studies; OR VTC Diploma in Vocational Education / Diploma of Vocational Education; OR Yi Jin Diploma / Diploma Yi Jin; OR Equivalent.
This programme aims to equip students with the technical and professional knowledge and skills together with the necessary language, IT, interpersonal and other generic skills, via the blending of theoretical knowledge and practical application, to enable them to pursue a career in the testing and certification industry.
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.
This programme is the only subvented programme at Higher Diploma level in Hong Kong which provides training particular in the field of testing and certification. Because testing and certification has been identified as one of the six economic areas where Hong Kong has good potential for further development, the manpower demand is obvious. Our graduates can be employed in HOKLAS accredited laboratories as technical personnel in testing, customer service and quality assurance, and in trading firms, buying offices, small and medium companies, or chained stores as quality controllers responsible for activities in quality control, product testing and certification, etc.
Graduates can apply for admission to the relevant BEng (Hons) / BSc (Hons) programmes offered by the following local universities :
Higher Diploma is recognised by most overseas universities.
The programme has maintained close contact with the testing and certification industry. We regularly invite guest speakers from industry and arrange related workplace attachments for students.
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.