VTC is dedicated to forging long-term development partnership with industries to develop market responsive and demand driven programmes to transform human capital into competitive edge for industries.
Industry support to VTC takes the form of input on course planning, curriculum design and quality assurance, as well as scholarship sponsorships, opportunities for industry attachment and job placements. Industry representation in the Training Boards ensures the relevance and quality of VTC programmes in meeting the ever changing needs of the economy.
- Advanced Manufacturing
- Banking and Finance
- Beauty Care and Hairdressing
- Building, Civil Engineering and Built Environment
- Chinese Culinary Institute
- Electrical and Mechanical Services
- Electronics and Telecommunications
- Fashion and Textile
- Healthcare and Wellness
- Hotel, Catering and Tourism
- Innovation and Technology
- Jewellery and Timepiece
- Maritime Services
- Media and Communications
- Merchandise Trading and E-commerce
- Print Media and Publishing
- Real Estate Services
- Retail Trade
- Security and Disciplined Services
- Transport and Logistics
- Vocational Training Board for People with Disabilities
Manpower Information System (MPIS)
VTC assesses the manpower demand for 24 major industry sectors covering more than 80% of the Hong Kong working population. The manpower dynamics of each of the 24 industries in Hong Kong is analysed through manpower survey and manpower update in a 4-year cycle. The information obtained aims to facilitating the Government and different stakeholders of industries for formulation of manpower and training plan.
Workplace Learning and Assessment
To raise the quality of training and strengthen collaboration with the industry, VTC introduced a structured workplace learning and assessment, integrating school-based learning and workplace practice. The assessment had made reference to industry and international standards, allowing employers to assess trainee’s practical skills and their ability to utilize professional knowledge directly at workplace.
As the highest recognition conferred by the Vocational Training Council (VTC), the Honorary Fellowships are awarded to distinguished individuals in recognition of their contributions to the VTC, the development of vocational and professional education and training or the community of Hong Kong.Find Out More
With expertise in professional education and training, the VTC offers a wide range of training and services for corporations and organisations from various industries.
VTC provides a one-stop web-based recruitment service for employers, and also a work-based experience scheme for students to apply their knowledge and skills.
GIVING TO VTC
Your support will help promote the development of Vocational and Professional Education and Training (VPET) and nurture a new generation of talent for Hong Kong.Find Out More
Mr Roy LO
Chairman of Accountancy Training Board,
Managing Partner of SHINEWING (HK) CPA Ltd.
The accounting sector is undergoing changes because of the emergence of new technologies. Aside from professional knowledge and skills, we have been working closely with the VTC to equip accounting students with sound ethical judgement. Accounting personnel should adhere to the latest regulations to ensure that businesses are meeting their obligations. Innovation should be supported in a way without compromising proper behaviour.
Mr Eddie LAM
Former Chairman of Building, Civil Engineering and Built Environment Training Board,
Chairman of Techoy Construction Company Limited
The Building, Civil Engineering and Built Environment Training Board has been proactively collaborating with the trade and professional associations to organise a variety of activities and construction-related competitions such as orientation programme, day camp, infrastructure Building competition and young Lo Pan Award etc. aimed at engage secondary schools and students of the VTC. We believe that early engagement of youngsters can better arouse their interests in the building and construction industry.
Mr Christopher TSE
Chairman of Electronics and Telecommunications Training Board,
Chief Executive Officer of Musical Electronics Limited
Apart from technical knowledge of the electronics and telecommunications industries, the Vocational Training Council (VTC) has always put practical experience of the students as primary importance. I am impressed by its new initiative of establishing the IoT Innovation and Technology Centre where technological applications and project collaborations among industries would be carried out. The relevance and quality of VTC programmes facilitates their graduates to be technically competent to perform their duties in the workplace.
Mr Rocky CHENG
Chief Information Officer Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited Member of Innovation and Technology Training Board Convenor of Working Party on Skills Competition
As the Convenor of the Working Party of the Skills Competition under the Innovation and Technology Training Board, I highly appreciate the continuous efforts of the VTC in nurturing students with knowledge and skills as well as grooming them for the future workforce. Specifically, VTC students are given the opportunities to participate in local and international competitions to broaden their horizons and unleash their potential in different skills areas. The achievements in the WorldSkills Competitions fully demonstrated the skills excellence of the students. In fact, technological innovations are evolving rapidly leading to the transformation of work, especially in the banking and finance industry. I truly believe that VTC students could outperform themselves as they are keen to learn new technologies and possess a strong base of IT knowledge. I look forward to having more VTC graduates to join the banking and finance industry to enhance the innovation and technology development in Hong Kong.
Ms Sabrina CHAO
Chairlady of Maritime Services Training Board,
Chairman of Wah Kwong Shipping Holdings Limited
I deeply appreciate the contribution of the Maritime Services Training Institute and the Engineering Discipline of the Institute of Vocational Education in nurturing talent of the maritime services industry over the past 30 years. With new facilities including the Aviation and Maritime Education Centre and a ship-handling training hub in the pipeline, I believe that the VTC would keep pace with industry developments and bring in more new blood needed by the industry.
Sr Augustine WONG, JP
Chairman of Real Estate Services Training Board,
Executive Director of Henderson Land Development Co., Ltd
The real estate services industry plays a vital role in supporting Hong Kong’s economic growth. Over the years, the industry provides high quality and value-added services to stakeholders through the continuous development of human capital. I would like to thank the VTC for providing a wide range of VPET programmes to prepare young people to join the industry, as well as to upgrade the knowledge and skills of the in-service practitioners. Without doubt, VTC is a great partner for the sustainable development of the industry.