The Vocational Training Council (VTC) will host the VTC Programme Selection Info Day on 21 and 22 May (Friday and Saturday) in an online and hybrid format to assist candidates in planning their progression pathways after the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (DSE). Secondary 6 students and parents will be able to gain first-hand information on VTC’s diversified programme options leading to awards at different levels including Bachelor’s Degree, Higher Diploma, Diploma of Foundation Studies and Diploma of Vocational Education. Statistical analysis of further studies, information on programme selection and interactive Q&A sessions will be made available to help students plan for their further studies.
Highlights of the Info Day include the VTC Programme Selection Talk to be held on 22 May (Saturday, 2:00 pm), featuring a dialogue between famed disc jockey Sammy LEUNG and the VTC Education Advisor. Together, they will analyse last year’s statistics of further studies, discuss programme selection strategies, and explain VTC’s programme features, progression options and career prospects. On the same day, a Parents’ Talk will be held, at which Hok Yau Club’s Student Guidance Consultant NG Po-shing will take the audience through the post-DSE study pathways and share with parents how to help their children deal with the pressure when DSE results are released.
Discipline/Programme talks will also be featured during the two-day event, where the teaching teams will be invited from different disciplines or programmes to elaborate on their offerings so that students can better understand the latest programme features, entrance requirements, progression pathways and professional development. Interactive online Q&A sessions will also be available, at which the Education Advisor/teaching team will address enquiries about further studies from students and parents.
The discipline/programme talks will be live-streamed on 21 May. Events and activities on 22 May will be held both online and offline, with the physical event to be held at the Haking Wong Campus of the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE). Students and parents interested in participating on-site can register online* in advance. Info booths will also be set up to provide one-stop discipline and programme information on-site. Interested students and parents are welcome to visit the web page (www.vtc.edu.hk/infoday) for the latest event and registration details.
VTC Programme Selection Info Day*:
|21 May (Friday)
|22 May (Saturday)
|11:00 am to 4:30 pm
|2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
|IVE (Haking Wong)702 Lai Chi Kok Road,Cheung Sha Wan
|On-site and Live broadcast
|Event and Information RegistrationWebsite:
|Online Admissions Home page:
VTC provides DSE candidates with diversified progression pathways. In the academic year 2021/22, over 140 full-time programmes tailored for Secondary 6 students will be offered. These include Bachelor’s Degree programmes at the Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi); Higher Diploma programmes at the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE), the Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI), the International Culinary Institute (ICI), and the Chinese Culinary Institute (CCI); Diploma of Foundation Studies at IVE; and Diploma of Vocational Education at Youth College. Separately, the Hotel and Tourism Institute (HTI), the Chinese Culinary Institute (CCI) and the International Culinary Institute (ICI) will offer diploma programmes for young people who aspire to enter the relevant sectors.
Secondary 6 students are welcome to apply VTC’s Bachelor’s Degree, Higher Diploma, Diploma of Foundation Studies, Diploma of Vocational Education and other programmes online. Applicants who apply on or before 23 May will receive conditional offer(s)# in late May, and stand themselves in good stead to gain entry to their preferred programmes.
Established in 1982, the Vocational Training Council (VTC) is the largest vocational and professional education and training provider in Hong Kong. The mission of VTC is to provide a valued choice to school leavers and working people to acquire the values, knowledge and skills for lifelong learning and enhanced employability, and also to provide support to industries for their manpower development. VTC has 13 member institutions, namely the Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi) , the Institute of Professional Education And Knowledge (PEAK) , the School for Higher and Professional Education (SHAPE), the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE) , the Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI) , the Hotel and Tourism Institute (HTI) , the Chinese Culinary Institute (CCI) , the International Culinary Institute (ICI) , the Maritime Services Training Institute (MSTI) , Youth College , Pro-Act by VTC , the Integrated Vocational Development Centre (IVDC) and the Shine Skills Centre.
* 1. Events and activities on 22 May are tentatively planned to be held both online and offline. The latest information is available on the event website and the VTC Online Admissions home page.
2. The physical event will be held in IVE (Haking Wong). As places are limited, interested parties are required to register online in advance. Practicable arrangements will be made in response to the prevailing situation. A confirmation email or SMS will be issued prior to the event, detailing the relevant event arrangements.
#Conditional offers are applicable to eligible applicants only
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