|Duration of Study
[Students are required to follow the programme arrangements stipulated by YC, on average 1 day and 1 to 2 evenings per week, normally 3 semesters per academic year]
|Mode of Study
|Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s)
(Some classes will be conducted at Youth College (Kwai Chung).)
Completion of Secondary 3 OR Equivalent
The programme equips registered apprentices with sound technical knowledge and practical skills of lift and escalator engineering. Vocational modules include Engineering Science, Electrical Principles, Motors and Transformer, Single Phase and 3 Phase Circuit, Escalator Installation and Maintenance, Lift and Escalator Examination and Testing, Lift Installation, Lift Maintenance, etc.
Required No. of Credits for Graduation : 193
Graduates could be employed as lift / escalator workers in different areas such as maintenance, installation and examination. With relevant working experience, graduates may apply for registered lift / escalator workers.
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.
The programme is recognized by the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department of the HKSAR Government as meeting the academic requirement for registered lift / escalator worker.