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Part-time Programmes (Post-secondary 3)

Certificate in Electrician

Programme code EG512406

The following section presents the programme information offered in September 2023. Application information for AY 2024/25 will be announced later.
Duration of Study
2 Years
 [Students are required to follow the programme arrangements stipulated by IVE and Pro-Act (Electrical), on average 3-4 evenings per week, normally 2 semesters per academic year]
Mode of Study
Part-time (Evening)
Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s)
IVE (Haking Wong)

(Some classes will be conducted at VTC Kwai Chung Complex, Pro-Act (Electrical).)

Entrance Requirements
Completion of Secondary 3 OR Equivalent.
Programme Content
To equip electrical practitioners with sound technical knowledge and practical skills to suit the demands at works as a competent electrical craftsman. Areas being covered include Electrical Installation Technology, Electrical Installation Practices, Electrical Control Practice, Electrical Skills Fundamental Training, Industrial Electronics, Direct Current Circuit, Alternating Current Circuit and High-voltage System & Equipment, etc.

Required No. of Credits for Graduation: 82
Career Prospects
Graduates are normally employed as office maintenance electrician, electrical installation electrician and electrical services fitter.
Graduates can apply for Certificate for Electrical Installation Technicians programme (Programme code : EG523405) offered by IVE.
Professional Recognition
This programme is approved by EMSD for the recognition as meeting the academic requirement for the registration as grade “A” electrical worker. Graduates may apply for Grade "A" electrical worker registration with sufficient working experience.
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.

Formerly called Craft Certificate for Electricians.