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    Higher Diploma in Community Service Planning and Navigation CE114307


    This programme aims to prepare students with the understanding of the social needs of the silver market population, design thinking skills to identify and design social solutions, and project management skills to operate/own silver market projects. Practice in the community and the workplace will strengthen students’ skills and mindset. Together with the emphasis on human values, students are able to think empathetically and creatively for a better society.

    This programme is designed with an emphasis on generic and language training, whole-person development and workplace experience to better prepare students for further studies and employment after graduation.

    Duration of Study: 2 years (Full-time)

    Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s): IVE (Sha Tin)


    Programme Highlights

    - Knowing the Silver Market

    - Practicing Silver Project Management Skills

    - Designing Innovative Projects for a Better Society

    Types of placement centres:
    non-governmental organizations, social enterprise, business enterprises, etc 

    Placement duration: 

    128 hours

    Career Prospects
    Graduates of the programme can work as Community Executive, Community Development Officer, and Social Designer, etc in social enterprises, business and non-governmental organizations.




    Graduates can apply for admission to full-time / part-time bachelor degree programmes at various local and overseas universities, e.g.

    - Bachelor of Science in Gerontology, the Chinese University of Hong Kong

    - Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Applied Ageing Studies and Service Management, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    - Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Social Design, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    - Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Health Care, Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong

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