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Diploma of Vocational Education Programmes

Diploma of Vocational Education (Aircraft Maintenance)

Programme code FS113672

The following section presents the programme information offered in September 2023. Application information for AY 2024/25 will be announced in early November 2023.
Duration of Study
1 Year
Mode of Study
Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s)
Youth College (Kowloon Bay)
Entrance Requirements
Completion of Secondary 6 (under the New Senior Secondary academic structure) and HKDSE Mathematics at Level 2 or above; OR Equivalent.
Programme Aims
This programme covers the knowledge and skills required for the Category "A" Aircraft Maintenance License and the course is approved by the Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department. It is jointly developed by Youth College and the Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Limited (HAECO), and HAECO provides industrial training to all students. Graduates may choose to seek employment or further their studies.
Career Prospects
Graduates may be employed as aircraft maintenance mechanics or technicians.
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
The programme is recognised by the Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department and Hong Kong Aircraft Maintenance Co. Ltd.
  1. Normally 3 semesters during one academic year, depending on students’ study progress and academic results.
  2. For some modules of the programmes, the medium of instruction and assessments is Chinese.
  3. 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.