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Part-time Programmes (Post-secondary 3)

Diploma of Vocational Education (Building Services Engineering)

Programme code FS513359

Duration of Study
2.5 - 4 Years
Mode of Study
Part-time (Evening)
Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s)
Youth College (Kwai Chung)
Entrance Requirements
Holders of Craft Certificate in Building Services Engineering / Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration OR Certificate of Vocational Education (Building Services Engineering / Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration) issued by Youth College OR Equivalent
  • Normally to be completed in 2.5 to 4 years with 3 to 4 evenings per week.
  • Modules to be taken are at different levels.
    Required No. of Credits for Graduation :
    Modules at Level 2 or below: 187
    Modules at Level 3 or above: 215 
Note : Applicants with higher qualifications or relevant work experience may apply for credit transfer for some modules.
Programme Content
The programme focuses on generic and language training as well as a broad coverage of knowledge of building services and operating principles of various kinds of building facilities. It covers Safety, Health and Environment, Building Services Engineering Technology, Engineering Science, Electrical Services Practices, Project Skills and Final Year Project and aims to better prepare working students for further studies and career development after graduation.
Career Prospects
Graduates could be employed as technicians or assistant to engineers in the trade of building services.
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 in 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.