Automotive Technology │ Diploma of Vocational Education – Earn & Learn Scheme

With continuous growth in the number of vehicles and rising demand for high-tech automotive parts and systems, the automobile industry is in great need of professionals with strong technical knowledge and skills in testing and maintenance. There is a great potential for young people to develop a career in the automobile industry.


Professional fields covered:

  • Vehicle Mechanical Repair
  • Vehicle Electrics
  • Vehicle Body Repair
  • Vehicle Painting
 

Earn and Learn : Under the scheme, participants will receive on-the-job training and classroom learning at the same time. A steady income and a recognised qualification are guaranteed
All-round Career Support : One-stop career counselling and placement services
Free Tuition : Free tuition for Secondary 3 to 5 school leavers
Professional Career after Scheme Completion : Upon completion of the scheme, graduates will be entitled to a monthly salary not less than $10,500
Flexible Articulation Pathways : Graduates can pursue further studies to acquire higher qualifications and become a professional in the field


Study Arrangement

The first year

Participants will study a full-time Diploma of Vocational Education (Automotive Technology) Programme at the Youth College.

The second to third years

Participants will be employed by the participating companies as apprentices. Employer will sponsor apprentices to study the relevant part time programme^.

The fourth year#

Full time on the job training; Employer may sponsor apprentices to study the relevant part time programme^.

Allowance & Salary*

The second to fourth years#

Participants will receive a total subsidy of $30,800 from their employers, a guaranteed monthly salary not less than $8,000 and an average of $2,500 Government Allowance. The total monthly income can reach up to $10,000.
 
The second year of training
Monthly salary not less than $8,000 and an average of $2,000 Government Allowance
Monthly average
$10,000 or above
The third year of training
Monthly salary not less than $8,000 and an average of $2,500 Government Allowance
Monthly average
$10,500 or above
The fourth year of training#
Monthly salary not less than $8,000 and an average of $3,000 Government Allowance
Monthly average
$11,000 or above
An additional subsidy during the second to fourth year $30,800

# The fourth year arrangement is subject to the mutual agreement between Office of the Director of Apprenticeship, Employer and Trainee.
^ Trainee may obtain more than one qualification during the apprenticeship training, including CVE, DVE, DVE-ELS, Prof. Cert and Prof. Dip.
* Mode of issuing subsidy and Government Allowance may vary across trades and industries.
- For enquiries, please contact the Office of the Director of Apprenticeship.

Tuition Fees

Secondary 3 to 5 graduates studying the Diploma of Vocational Education can enjoy free tuition.
 


Offering Institutes:

    

For enquiries:

Office of the Director of Apprenticeship

Tel.: 3907 6786

Email: oda@vtc.edu.hk

Information as of June 2022. VTC reserves the right to revise or cancel any programme if circumstances so warrant. Details will be announced on the Admission Homepage.





 # The fourth year arrangement is subject to the mutual agreement between Office of the Director of Apprenticeship, Employer and Trainee
^ Trainee may obtain more than one qualification during the apprenticeship training, including CVE, DVE, DVE-ELS, Prof. Cert and Prof. Dip. 

     
LEUNG Ka Bo
  • DVE (Automotive Technology), Youth College
  • Vehicle Mechanic Trainee at Zung Fu Company Limited
 
‘The Scheme enabled me to learn and work at the same time, gaining hands-on experience and skills through both practical training and classroom learning. It really helped me build a solid foundation for developing my career.’

 

Please submit online application via the “VTC Admission Portal” and choose the programme:

 

 

For more information of DVE programmesplease visit the website of VTC Admission Page:

https://www.vtc.edu.hk/admission/en/programme/s3/diploma-of-vocational-education/

 

 

Enquiry: Office of the Director of Apprenticeship

 

Tel: 3907 6786

Email: oda@vtc.edu.hk

URL: www.vtc.edu.hk/apprenticeship