Automotive Engineering

According to the transport figures from the Transport Department of HKSAR, Hong Kong’s vehicle fleet size has been growing at a rapid rate with over 880,000 vehicles registered in Hong Kong. With continuous growth in the number of vehicles and rising demand for high-tech automotive systems and components, the automobile industry is in great need of professionals with strong technical knowledge and skills in automotive engineering. There is a great potential for young people to develop a professional career in the automobile industry.


Professional fields covered:

  • Automotive Engineering
  • After Sales Service
  • Vehicle Sales
  • Parts Management
  • Vehicle Testing
  • Fleet Management
 

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


Study Arrangement

The first year

Participants will study the full-time Higher Diploma in Automotive Engineering programme at IVE.

The second to third years

Participants will be employed by the participating companies as apprentices. For the second and third years, the employer will sponsor the apprentice to study the Higher Diploma (HD) programme at IVE for one day or one day and one evening 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 Institute:




For enquiries:

Office of the Director of Apprenticeship
Tel.: 3907 6786

Email: oda@vtc.edu.hk


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

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

 

 

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

https://www.vtc.edu.hk/admission/en/programme/s6/higher-diploma/

 

 

Enquiry: Office of the Director of Apprenticeship

 

Tel: 3907 6786

Email: oda@vtc.edu.hk

URL: www.vtc.edu.hk/apprenticeship