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    27 Apr 2018
    VTC Programme Selection Info Day
    provides one-stop information on study options and course selection

    The Vocational Training Council (VTC) will hold the VTC Programme Selection Info Day next Saturday (5 May) to introduce, to candidates for the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (DSE), programmes at levels ranging from Degree, Higher Diploma, Diploma of Foundation Studies to Diploma of Vocational Education. Firsthand information will be provided for the current cohort of DSE candidates to plan for their future. They can also apply for programmes of their choice onsite.

    The Info day will be held at the campus of VTC member institutions the Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI) and the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE) Lee Wai Lee. A number of programme selection and discipline talks are planned and with the latest admission intelligence, the Education Advisors will give advice on study planning and programme selection to DSE candidates and parents. Candidates can also make use of the opportunity to chat to the teaching faculties of different disciplines and programmes to learn about the characteristics and admission requirements of VTC programmes, as well as their own progression and employment prospects.

    Two Parents’ Talks to be conducted by experts from Hok Yau Club provide help for parents to plan with their children for future study and development and also handle the pressure of the DSE results release, together with the children.

    Info booths will be set up to provide one-stop information on the comprehensive progression pathways from diploma to degree. The visitors will also be introduced to the VTC Earn and Learn Scheme covering a variety of trades. The Scheme integrates both classroom learning and on-the-job training, where participants can make a stable income and enjoy incentive allowances, providing an ideal progression pathway.

    Details of the VTC Programme Selection Day are as follows:
     Date:  5 May (Saturday)
     Time:  1:00 – 6:00 pm
     Venue:     3 King Ling Road, Tseung Kwan O,      
     N.T. H.K..
    (MTR Tiu Keng Leng Station Exit A2)
      HKDI and IVE(Lee Wai Lee)
     Info Day information &
     reservation website:
     Enquiry number:  2836-1888

    VTC offers a diversity of progression pathways. For academic year 2018/19, VTC will provide more than 140 full-time programmes including bachelor degrees at the Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi), higher diplomas at IVE, HKDI, the International Culinary Institute (ICI) and the Chinese Culinary Institute (CCI), Diploma of Foundation Studies at IVE and Diploma of Vocational Education from Youth College. All of them are suitable for Secondary 6 students to enroll. Separately, the Hotel and Tourism Institute (HTI), CCI and ICI offer related programmes covering culinary, hotel and hospitality services. Youngsters who are interested in entering relevant industries are welcome to apply.

    Established in 1982, the  Vocational Training Council (VTC) is the largest vocational and professional education and training provider in Hong Kong with some 250,000 students and trainees each year. The mission of VTC is to provide a valued choice to school leavers and working people to acquire the values, knowledge and skills for lifelong learning and enhanced employability, and also to provide support to industries for their manpower development. VTC has 13 member institutions, namely the  Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEithe Institute of Professional Education And Knowledge (PEAK) the School for Higher and Professional Education (SHAPE)the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVEthe Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI) , Hotel and Tourism Institute (HTI) , Chinese Cuisine Institute (CCI) , International Culinary Institute (ICI) , Maritime Services Training Institute (MSTI) Youth College , Pro-Act by VTC Integrated Vocational Development Centre (IVDC) and Shine Skills Centre.

    VTC website: www.vtc.edu.hk

    Media Enquiries: 2836 1869 / 2836 1047
    The programme selection and discipline talks held at VTC Programme Selection Info Day provides information on academic progression and courses at one stop for the current cohort of DSE candidates and parents
    VTC Programme Selection Info Day enables students and parents to grasp firsthand information on study progression