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Diploma of Vocational Education Programmes

Diploma of Vocational Education (Information Technology)

Programme code FS113371

Duration of Study
3 Years
Mode of Study
Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s)
Youth College (Kwai Fong)
Youth College (Tin Shui Wai)
Youth College (Yeo Chei Man)
Youth College (Tuen Mun)

(Some modules of the programme offered by Youth College (Yeo Chei Man) may be required to attend classes in Youth College (Tseung Kwan O))

Entrance Requirements
Completion of Secondary 3 or equivalent.
Programme Stream
  • Creative and Entertainment Applications Stream (FS113371A) offered by Youth College (Kwai Fong / Yeo Chei Man / Tin Shui Wai)
  • Networking, Cloud and Security Stream (FS113371B) offered by Youth College (Kwai Fong / Yeo Chei Man / Tuen Mun)
Programme Aims
The programme aims at helping students to develop, through a balanced curriculum with generic and vocational knowledge and skills, and structured whole person development competencies in a specific trade so as to enhance their opportunities for employment and/or further studies. The Information Technology Programme covers mainly fundamental IT knowledge and skills. Graduates may choose to seek employment or further their studies.
Career Prospects
Graduates may enter the IT profession at junior level or be employed as technician trainees in industrial and commercial organisations to provide technical support.
Upon completion of the first-year full-time study, students can join the Earn and Learn Scheme as apprentices and further complete the Diploma of Vocational Education – Earn and Learn Scheme Programmes with DVE-ELS award in part-time mode. After graduating from the DVE-ELS, the trainee can complete relevant bridging courses to obtain the DVE award.

Holders of Diploma of Vocational Education (students admitted to DVE in AY2017/18 or before are required to complete prescribed further studies modules) are considered having met the general entrance requirements of Higher Diploma programmes (not applicable to programmes with specific entrance requirements). Please refer to the details of Higher Diploma programmes in this homepage.
  1. For some modules of the programmes, the medium of instruction and assessments is Chinese.
  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.