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Diploma of Vocational Education Programmes

Diploma of Vocational Education (Electrical Engineering)

Programme code FS113374

Duration of Study
3 Years
Mode of Study
Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s)
Youth College (Kwai Chung)
Entrance Requirements
Completion of Secondary 3 or equivalent.
Programme Stream
  • Electrical Engineering Stream (FS113374A)
  • Lift and Escalator Stream (FS113374B)
Programme Aims
This programme aims at helping students 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 Electrical Engineering Programme covers mainly fundamental knowledge and skills required in the electrical / lift and escalator services sectors. Graduates may choose to seek employment or further their studies.
Career Prospects
Graduates may seek employment as apprentices in the areas of electrical engineering, lift and escalator engineering, building services engineering and facility management.
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.
Professional Recognition
Graduates of Electrical Engineering stream 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. Upon completion of the apprenticeship training, graduates of Electrical Engineering stream may apply for electrical worker (Grade A) “REW” registration with sufficient relevant experience.

Upon completion of the apprenticeship training, graduates of Lift and Escalator stream may apply for Registered Lift and Escalator Worker “RLW & REW” registration with sufficient relevant experience.
  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.