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Part-time Programmes (Post-secondary 3)

Certificate of Vocational Education (Building Services Engineering)

Programme code FS312979

Duration of Study
3 - 4 Years
[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]
Note :
  1. Applicants with higher qualifications, holders of BCC or those who possess relevant work experience may apply for study exemption for some of the modules.
  2. The actual curriculum hours may be slightly different from the normal curriculum hours due to the electives chosen.
Mode of Study
Part-time (Day)
Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s)
Youth College (Pokfulam)

(Some evening classes will be conducted at Youth College (Kwai Chung))

Entrance Requirements
Completion of Secondary 3 OR Equivalent AND Sponsored by Employer
Programme Content
The programme covers knowledge of building services and operating principles of various kinds of building facilities. It covers Safety, Health and Environment, Building Services Engineering Technology, Electrical Theory, Building Services Engineering Drawing, Electrical Services, Air-conditioning, Fire Services, Plumbing & Drainage Practices and Intelligent Home System, etc.
Required No. of Credits for Graduation : 186
Career Prospects
Graduates could be employed as craftsmen or engineering assistants in the trade of building services after completing their apprenticeship.
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
The programme is recognised by the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department of the HKSAR Government as satisfying the academic requirements for the registration as Grade ’A’ electrical worker.
  1. For most 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.