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Registration Categories & Requirements

A Construction worker holding valid "Green Card" (i.e. the relevant certificates issued upon completion of a safety training course as defined in the Factories and Industrial Undertakings Ordinance (Cap 59) Section 6BA(2) and 6BA(4) may apply, with regard to their particular trades and skill levels, for registration among the following categories of registered construction workers:

 

Registration Period

Qualifications for Registration

(1)

Registered Skilled Worker
(for designated trade)

Hold a trade test certificate issued by the Construction Industry Council (CIC) or former Construction Industry Training Authority (CITA) or Vocational Training Council (VTC), or other qualifications as specified by the Ordinance (e.g. other recognised registration, certificates or licenses, etc).

(2)

Registered Skilled Worker (Provisional)
(for designated trade)

For those not holding qualifications listed in item (1), possess not less than 6 years* of experience to personally carry out construction work of a particular trade with documentary proof.

(3)

Registered Semi-skilled Worker
(for designated trade)

Hold an intermediate trade test certificate issued by CIC or former CITA or VTC, or other qualifications as specified by the Ordinance.

(4)

Registered Semi-skilled Worker(Provisional)
(for designated trade)

For those not holding qualifications listed in item (3), possess not less than 2 years* of experience to personally carry out construction work of a particular trade with documentary proof.

(5)

Registered General Worker

Hold a valid “Green Card”.

According to the Construction Workers Registration Ordinance, the total period of working experience may be calculated up to the date of commencement of the relevant section in the Ordinance, i.e. 29 December 2005.

Designated Trade Divisions for Registration

  • Please refer to the List of Designated Trade Divisions regarding the designated trades that are open for registration for categories (1) to (4).
  • Those workers who need to be registered include marine construction plant operators who have to operate boom-grab buckets / boom-hooks / derricks for construction work at sea.
  • A worker who performs construction work which does not fall within the List of Designated Trade Divisions, should be a registered construction worker (including registered general worker).
  • A worker should comply with related ordinances, if he/she performs a construction work which is regulated by the other ordinances.