VTC Calendar 2022-23

Part 4 75 VPET SERVICES REINDUSTRIALISATION AND TECHNOLOGY TRAINING PROGRAMME 4.39 VTC administers the Reindustrialisation and Technology Training Programme (RTTP) under the Innovation and Technology Fund and serves as its Secretariat. The RTTP aims at subsidising local companies on a 2:1 matching basis to train their staff in advanced technologies, especially those related to “Industry 4.0”. Technologies covered by the training courses should be advanced in nature and not yet widely adopted in Hong Kong. The adoption of such technologies should also benefit the economy of Hong Kong. The approved training grant will be reimbursed to the companies upon the staff’s completion of the training courses. VOCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING ASSESSMENTS TRADE TESTING AND CERTIFICATION 4.40 VTC operates a voluntary trade testing and certification scheme for in-service workers. The objectives of the scheme are to help workers acquire recognised qualifications, enhance the status of skilled workers, establish a hierarchy of skills for career advancement, and help employers recruit workers for skilled jobs. The Training Boards advise VTC on the operation of trade tests. 4.41 The Trade Test Registry is responsible for providing administrative support to trade tests, such as processing applications, test results and issuing certifications. The trade tests currently administered by the Registry are as follows: