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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 digital construction and engineering design, mechanical & electrical infrastructure, innovation & technology, and urban 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 and pursue further studies.





Graduates may 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 Prospects


Graduates may usually be hired as assistant engineers, work 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
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • The Hong Kong Institute of Clerks of Works
  • The Institute of the Motor Industry Hong Kong
  • The Civil Aviation Department of the HKSAR
  • The Electrical and Mechanical Services Department of the HKSAR
  • The Buildings 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 eligible programmes' tuition fees, subject to a maximum of HK$45,000 per person.


For details of the subsidy scheme, please visit the website at