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Diploma of Vocational Education Programmes

Diploma of Vocational Education (Gas Services Engineering)

Programme code FS113373

The following section presents the programme information offered in September 2020. Information of programmes to be offered in academic year 2021/22 will be announced in Mid January 2021.
Duration of Study
3 Years
Mode of Study
Full-time
Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s)
Youth College (Kwai Chung)
Entrance Requirements
Completion of Secondary 3 or equivalent.
Programme Aims
This 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. By acquiring the knowledge and technique in gas services engineering, their practical skills in the trade will be enhanced as well as their customer service skills.
Career Prospects
Graduates may be employed in the gas servicing field as towngas and LPG maintenance / servicing apprentice, installation apprentice.
Articulation
Upon completion of the first-year full-time study, students can join the gas industry as apprentices and further complete the Diploma of Vocational Education Programmes with both CVE and DVE awards in part-time mode.
 
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.
Professional Recognition
Graduates who are employed and registered as apprentices in the relevant trades could be exempted part of the training required. The apprenticeship could thus be shortened, normally up to a maximum of 12 months. Graduates who had awarded Certificate of Vocational Education (CVE) can register as class 1 to 8 Registered Gas Installer (RGI).
Notes
  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 content or change the offering institute(s) / campus(es) / class venue(s) if circumstances so warrant.