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Application Information
Applied Learning Courses
2025 - 27 Cohort; S4 Entry in September 2024


Application Form
(Please click here to finish
the Application and Assessment Form)
(Submission Date: 8 to 15 June 2024 )

Target Students:

Students who will progress to Secondary 3 in the school year 2024/25.

Mode of Attendance:

Mode 1:

Classes will be held on Saturday morning or afternoon at the VTC premises.
Every lesson will be 3 or 4 hours in duration.
Summer block may also be arranged subject to the requirement of individual courses.

Mode 2:

Subject to the mutual agreement between schools and the VTC, classes can be conducted on weekdays or Saturdays. Summer block may also be arranged. Class venues can be flexibly arranged at the VTC premises or school premises, subject to facilities and equipment required for the course.

Course Duration:

ApL courses are of 180 hours in duration (3 or 4 hours per lesson), and the minimum attendance requirement is 80%. Classes of 2025/27 cohort will commence in September 2024 (i.e. Secondary 4) and end in May 2026 (i.e. Secondary 5).

Medium of Instruction:

Chinese / English (subject to enrolment situation)

Online Application and Selection:

Applications should be made to the EDB from 30 April to 24 May 2024 through the secondary schools in which applicants are studying. Each student may take a maximum of two ApL courses.

Applicants will be selected according to their interests, aptitude, abilities etc through an interview / online assessment. Applicants are required to submit online applications and complete relevant online interview/ assessment from 8 to 15 June 2024. The application result will be announced in stages by the EDB to schools, starting from 2 July 2024.

Course Fee:

Course fee ranges from $15,100 to $20,100 and to be settled in 2 installments. (Course fee is fully subsidised by the EDB)

Course fee reductions will be offered to some Mode 2 courses. Details please check with Applied Learning Team.

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