Part 4 65 VPET SERVICES General Entrance Requirements for Full-time Post-Secondary 3 Programmes Programmes General Entrance Requirements1 Diploma of Vocational Education Completion of Secondary 3 or equivalent Diploma of Vocational Baccalaureate Completion of Secondary 3 or equivalent Certificate for Junior General Purpose Ratings offered by MSTI Completion of Secondary 3 or equivalent or above At least 16.5 years of age or above Residents of Hong Kong Applicants are required to pass an interview and a simple eyesight and colour blindness tests Certificate programmes in Hotel and Tourism / Chinese Cuisine / International Cuisine offered by HTI / CCI / ICI Completion of Secondary 3 or equivalent Note: 1. Some programmes may have other specific entrance requirements. 5. A “Grade D or E” and a “Grade C or above” in an HKDSE Other Language subject (Category C subjects) are regarded as equivalent to an HKDSE subject at “Level 2” and “Level 3” respectively, and one Other Language subject can be counted for admission purpose. 6. Holders of Diploma in Vocational Education / Diploma of Vocational Education (DVE) (students admitted to DVE in AY 2017/18 or before are required to complete prescribed further studies modules) and holders of Yi Jin Diploma / Diploma Yi Jin are considered having met the general entrance requirements of higher diploma programmes (not applicable to programmes with specific entrance requirements). 7. Some programmes are not applicable to holders of Diploma in Vocational Education / Diploma of Vocational Education (DVE) / Diploma of Vocational Baccalaureate (DVB) / Yi Jin Diploma / Diploma Yi Jin; and some programmes may have other specific entrance requirements. Please refer to the Admissions Homepage (https://www.vtc.edu.hk/ admission) for details. 8. Offering of study places is subject to the applicants’ academic qualifications, interview performance (if applicable), other learning experience and achievements, and availability of study places. * Upon completion of the Diploma of Vocational Baccalaureate (DVB) Programmes, students can progress to degree or higher diploma programmes in VTC, subject to their BTEC and IGCSE results. Students shall pay attention to the specific entrance requirements of some degree / higher diploma programmes (if applicable).