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Part-time Programmes (Post-secondary 3)

Certificate of Vocational Education (Electronic and Computer Engineering)

Programme code FS312981

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 - 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.]

  1. Applicants with higher qualifications or relevant work experience may apply for exemption for some 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 (Kowloon Bay)
Entrance Requirements
Completion of Secondary 3 OR Equivalent
Programme Content
The programme aims at strengthening the technical competence of those already in employment with relevant qualifications to complement their experience in electronics, computer and digital systems as well as the telecommunications and surveillance industry. Vocational modules include Digital and Analogue Circuits, Robotics and Programming, Sound and Lighting Systems, Building Security System, etc.

Required No. of Credits for Graduation: 179
Career Prospects
Graduates could be employed in the servicing areas of electronic engineering and computer engineering. They may work in the areas of computer systems and equipment, firmware products and embedded systems, robotics and automated systems, beauty and healthcare electronics, office and home automation, internet service providers, mobile communications systems, green-lighting systems, intelligent domestic surveillance systems, digital broadcasting systems, audio video and lighting control.
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.
  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.