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    19 May 2016
    Vocational Training Council part-time-evening and
    DVE programmes open for application

    Part-time evening programmes to be offered by the Vocational Training Council (VTC) for academic year 2016/17 are open for application between tomorrow (20 May) and 21 June (Tuesday). Leading to the award of Higher Diploma, Diploma of Foundation Studies, Certificate of Vocational Studies, Diploma of Vocational Education (DVE) and other professional qualifications respectively, the market-driven and well-recognised programmes cover professional sectors including engineering, information technology and business administration. Interested parties can apply through the VTC Web-based Admissions System.

    Catering to Secondary 3 to 5 student demand for vocational and professional education and training (VPET), Youth College, member institution of VTC, provides full-time DVE programmes for which the DVE Interview Day will be held this Saturday (21 May) at Youth College (Kwai Fong). On–site applications are welcomed.

    The locally accredited DVE programmes cover three major study areas: Business and Services, Design and Technology and Engineering, and are equivalent to Level Three of the Qualifications Framework. The DVE award is recognised for both employment and further studies. Upon satisfactory completion of a DVE programme, graduates can apply for higher diploma programmes of other member institutions of VTC to obtain a higher academic qualification.

    Application details of the VTC part-time evening programmes:
    Date: 20 May to 21 June 2016
    Method:  Apply online through VTC Web-based Admissions System

    Details of DVE Interview Day are as follows:
    Date: 21 May (Saturday)
    Time: 9:30am to 3pm
    On-site application: 12:00 noon to 3pm (with Hong Kong Identity Card & latest proof of academic qualifications)
    Venue: Youth College (Kwai Fong)
    85 Hing Shing Road, New Territories
    Enquiries: 2748 8555
    Web site: www.yc.edu.hk

    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 valued supports to industries for their manpower development. VTC has 13 member institutions including the Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi) , the Institute of Professional Education And Knowledge (PEAK) , the School for Higher and Professional Education (SHAPE) , the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE) , the 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 web site: www.vtc.edu.hk

    Media Enquires: 2836 1047
    Providing in-service personnel with a valuable pathway for continuing education, VTC part-time-evening programmes are open for application starting 20 May (Friday)
    DVE Interview Day will be held on 21 May (Saturday) where interested Secondary 3 to 5 students can apply for the programmes on-site