Theme Park and Theatre Creative Technology

The programme equips students with all-rounded knowledge and skills in operating theme parks and theatre-related entertainment performances by integrating aspects of stagecraft, theatre lighting, sound technology and visual effects etc. It provides opportunities for professional training, industrial attachment and career development, and nurtures a new generation of technical personnel with IT talents.


Graduates are competent to be designers, technical managers, operators and technicians in theme parks, professional theatre companies and theatre venues.

 

Discipline will arrange industrial attachment to eligible students. The students will have opportunity to join internship in the scaled theme parks in Hong Kong, theatre venues under HKSAR government, Cultural District and other professional theatre companies.

 


Professional fields covered:

  • CAD Study
  • Entertainment Technologies and Professional Practices
  • Sound Design and Operation
  • Stage Lighting Design and Operation
  • Video Production and Stage Visual Effects
  • Interactive Media Programming
  • Entertainment Project Development
  • Live Entertainment Event Broadcasting
  • Live Event Management and Strategies
  • Integrated Theme park and Theatre Entertainment Study
 

4 Major Advantages for Earn and Learn
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 recognized qualification are guaranteed
All-round Career Support : One-stop career counselling and placement services
Professional Career after Scheme Completion : Upon completion of the scheme, graduates of Higher Diploma will be entitled to a monthly salary not less than $12,000
Flexible Articulation Pathways : Graduates can pursue further studies to acquire higher qualifications and become a professional in the field


Higher Diploma in Theme Park and Theatre Creative Technology
 

Study Arrangement

The first year

Participants will study the full –time Higher Diploma in Theme Park and Theatre Creative Technology.

The second to third years

Participants will be employed by the participating companies as apprentices. The employer will sponsor the trainee to study the Higher Diploma (HD) programme at Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Tuen Mun) for one day per week.


Allowance & Salary*

The second to third years

Participants will receive a total of $30,800 Industry Incentive Allowance and $54,000 government subsidy from their employers and the government respectively. Given a guaranteed monthly salary not less than $9,000, the total monthly income will be above $10,000.
 
The second year of training
Monthly salary not less than $9,000 and an average of $2,000 Government Allowance
Monthly average
$11,000 or above
The third year of training
Monthly salary not less than $9,000 and an average of $2,500 Government Allowance
Monthly average
$11,500 or above
An additional subsidy during second to third year $30,800

*  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

 
  • Participants will need to pay the tuition fees for the first year of HD programme.
  • Employers will sponsor the tuition fees for the second and third year of HD programme.
 


Entry Requirement

 
  • 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.
 


Offering Institutes:

        


For enquiries:

Office of the Director of Apprenticeship

Tel: 3907 6786

Email: apuho@vtc.edu.hk


Information as of Jun 2020. VTC reserves the right to revise or cancel any programme if circumstances so warrant. Details will be announced on the Admission Homepage.