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Part-time Programmes (Post-secondary 3)

Certificate of Vocational Education (Electrical Engineering)

Programme code FS312977

The following section presents the programme information offered in September 2023. Application information for AY 2024/25 will be announced later.
Duration of Study
3 Years
[Students are required to follow the programme arrangements stipulated by YC, on average 1 day and 1-2 evenings per week, normally 3 semesters per academic year]
Mode of Study
Part-time (Day)
Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s)
Youth College (Kwai Chung)
Entrance Requirements
Completion of Secondary 3 OR Equivalent
Programme Content
The programme aims at equipping registered apprentices with sound technical knowledge and practical skills in electrical engineering. Vocational modules include Engineering Science, Circuit Theory, Electrical Installation, Electronic Principles, Motors and Transformers, Single-Phase and Three-Phase Circuits, Motor Control Circuits, Programmable Logic Controller Programming etc.

Required No. of Credits for Graduation: 185
Career Prospects
Graduates could be employed as maintenance electricians, electrical installation electricians and electrical services fitters. With relevant working experience, they may apply for Grade 'A' electrical worker registration.
Graduates can further their studies in the Diploma of Vocational Education (DVE) programme. Holders of Diploma of Vocational Education 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 on this homepage.
Professional Recognition
This programme is recognized by the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department of the HKSAR Government as satisfying the academic requirements for registration as Grade 'A' electrical worker.
  1. Most of the modules in the programmes are conducted and assessed in 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.