Graduates may apply for the relevant degree programmes offered by local and overseas universities or receive exemptions from them. The level of exemption will be considered on individual basis. In particular, graduates may 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.
Higher Diploma in Aviation is recognised by RMIT University, Australia. Graduates with theories on the pilot licence in the programme can opt to further their pilot training and flying examinations in Australia for the pilot licence and the top-up Bachelor of Applied Science in Aviation.
# It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead. Please refer to the corresponding programme page in the website of SHAPE for the registered course no.
For graduates of the Higher Diploma in Aviation, there is a broad range of career opportunities in the areas of air transportation, ground operations, logistics, airlines and airport operation, maintenance and repair, and government departments. Graduates may be employed as operation engineer, logistics engineer, planning officer, technical officer, fleet controller, cadet pilot, etc.