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Engineering Discipline

Discipline Overview of Engineering

Engineering professionals are in high demand with the promotion on the Northern Metropolis Development, building Hong Kong as a Liveable City, and advent of the variety of large-scale infrastructure and residential projects to cope with development needs of society.

 

The Discipline covers a wide spectrum of studies including construction, electrical and electronic engineering, mechanical and building services engineering, and transportation. Supported by its strong industry network, state-of-the-art facilities, and highly qualified teaching team, the Discipline provides quality and professionally-oriented engineering programmes to secondary school leavers and industry practitioners. Apart from technical knowledge, the Discipline has always stressed the importance of practical experience. Through simulated workplace environments and work attachments, students could equip themselves with professional knowledge and skills that they will need for career development.

Articulation

 

Articulation

 

Graduates can apply for relevant degree programmes offered by the local and overseas universities. To encourage life-long learning, SHAPE of VTC in collaboration with the following overseas universities, offers top-up degree programmes to graduates of Engineering Discipline :

  • RMIT University, Australia
  • Coventry University, UK
  • University of Central Lancashire, UK
  • University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), UK
career

Career Prospects


Graduates are usually hired as assistant engineers, works supervisors, survey officers, architectural and interior designers, environmental officers, maintenance supervisors, construction safety supervisors, building inspectors, project coordinators, product designers, BIM technicians / consultants and technical officers.

 

 

Professional Recognition

 

Programmes offered by the Discipline are recognised by various professional bodies and government departments, including :

  • Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
  • Hong Kong Institute of Construction Managers
  • Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors
  • Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • Hong Kong Institute of Acoustics
  • The Hong Kong Institute of Clerks of Works
  • Association of British Dispensing Opticians
  • The Institute of the Motor Industry Hong Kong
  • The Civil Aviation Department of the HKSAR
  • The Marine Department of the HKSAR
  • The Electrical and Mechanical Services Department of the HKSAR
  • The Buildings Department of the HKSAR
  • The Labour Department of the HKSAR
 

Vplus Engineering

 

Vplus Engineering (previously called the “Engineering Training Subsidy Scheme” (ETSS)) is part of the Vplus Subsidy Scheme, which supported by the HKSAR Government for promotion of lifelong learning. To encourage working adults to pursue higher qualifications geared towards upward mobility while promoting professionalism in construction and engineering disciplines, Vplus Engineering will subsidise students pursuing the designated VTC professional part-time programmes. Students fulfilling the application criteria will be refunded 60% of the tuition fees, subject to a maximum of $45,000 per person.

For details of the subsidy scheme, please visit the website at https://vplus.vtc.edu.hk .