VTC Calendar 2022-23

Part 4 70 VOCATIONAL TRAINING COUNCIL Diploma Yi Jin Programme 4.19 The School of Business and Information Systems offers Diploma Yi Jin (DYJ) programme to Secondary 6 school leavers as well as adult learners to help them obtain a formal qualification for the purposes of employment and further study. The programme, attuned to market needs, emphasises both theoretical and practical knowledge. The qualification of DYJ is deemed comparable to the attainment of Level 2 standard in five HKDSE subjects, including English and Chinese Language and meets the entry requirements of over 30 civil service posts. DYJ graduates are eligible to apply for VTC’s HD programmes. 4.20 More details on VTC programmes are available at http://www.vtc.edu.hk/studyat/en/ VOCATIONALMODULES IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS 4.21 In support of the Government’s initiative to diversify the senior secondary curriculumand to enrich the learning experience of senior secondary students, VTC has launched two categories of courses/programmes, namely the Applied Learning (ApL) courses and the Vocational English Programme (VEP). Applied Learning Courses 4.22 ApL courses are elective subjects within the senior secondary curriculum and they are approved by the Education Bureau (EDB). VTC has been playing a leading role in the provision of ApL courses to suit the diverse learning interests and needs of senior secondary students. For admission to the post-Secondary 6 programmes offered by VTC, a maximum of two ApL courses can be counted. Quality assurance of all VTC’s ApL courses are jointly conducted by the Curriculum Development Institute, the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications, and the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority. 4.23 In AY 2022/23, the following 11 ApL courses in four areas of studies are offered to secondary school students: