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Five HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English Language and Chinese Language; OR VTC Foundation Diploma (Level 3) / Diploma of Foundation Studies; OR VTC Diploma in Vocational Education / Diploma of Vocational Education; OR Yi Jin Diploma / Diploma Yi Jin; OR Equivalent.
This programme aims to equip students with interdisciplinary knowledge in exercise and nutrition so that they are trained to serve the public and special groups such as elderly and children. The programme includes setting exercise plans for different groups, exercise nutrition and sports supplement, fitness and nutritional assessments as well as weight management related knowledge. This programme is suitable for students who intend to promote community health and improve health of service groups through diet and exercise.
Graduates can be employed as a health promotion officer, nutritionist assistant, sales and marketing assistant for nutrition and sports products in organizations and companies that require knowledge in both sports and nutrition areas.
Graduates can pursue relevant top-up degrees locally or overseas. They can apply for admission to the top-up degree programme offered by the Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi) or the overseas university below in collaboration with the School for Higher and Professional Education (SHAPE) :
# It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead. Please refer to the corresponding programme page in the website of SHAPE for the registered course no.
The department will invite guest speakers from various professions and arrange relevant workplace attachments for students to enhance their professional knowledge and employability.
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.