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    Building and Civil Engineering Training Board - Terms of Reference


    To determine the manpower demand of the industry, including the collection and analysis of relevant manpower and student/trainee statistics and information on socio-economic, technological and labour market developments.


    To assess and review whether the manpower supply for the industry matches with the manpower demand.


    To recommend to the Vocational Training Council the development of vocational education and training facilities to meet the assessed manpower demand.


    To advise the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE) and Pro-Act Training & Development Centres on the direction and strategic development of their programmes in the relevant disciplines.


    To advise on the course planning, curriculum development and quality assurance systems of  IVE and Pro-Act Training & Development Centres.


    To prescribe job specifications for the principal jobs in the industry defining the skills, knowledge and training required.


    To advise on training programmes for the principal jobs in the industry specifying the time a trainee needs to spend on each skill element.


    To tender advice in respect of skill assessments, trade tests and certification for in-service workers, apprentices and trainees, for the purpose of ascertaining that the specified skill standards have been attained. 


    To advise on the conduct of skill competitions in key trades in the industry for the promotion of vocational education and training as well as participation in international competitions.


    To liaise with relevant bodies, including employers, employers' associations, trade unions, professional institutions, training and educational institutions and government departments, on matters pertaining to the development and promotion of vocational education and training in the industry


    To organise seminars/conferences/symposia on vocational education and training for the industry.


    To advise on the publicity relating to the activities of the Training Board and relevant vocational education and training programmes of  VTC.


    To submit to the Council an annual report on the Training Board's work and its recommendations on the strategies for programmes in the relevant disciplines.


    To undertake any other functions delegated by the Council in accordance with Section 7 of the Vocational Training Council Ordinance.