Trade Test for Construction Craftsmen

Progress Report on Trade Testing for Construction Tradesmen(Up to 31/12/2017)

  Name of Trade *1 No. of Applicants Tested Candidates *1 No. of Qualified Tradesmen
1 Bricklayer 1985 1706 1043
2 Tiler 4448 4096 2347
3 Tiler (tile) 62 53 41
4 Tiler (mosaic) 22 16 8
5 Plasterer 5069 4532 3056
6 Plasterer (Floor ) 11 8 8
7 Joiner 6469 5869 3654
8 Joiner (Assembling) 29 25 20
9 Carpenter (Formwork - Building Construction) 5790 5295 3434
10 Carpenter (Formwork - Civil Construction) 2471 2162 1121
11 Carpenter (Formwork - Building Construction) (Striking) 54 44 34
12 Carpenter (Formwork - Civil Construction) (Striking) 16 8 6
13 Painter & Decorator 8646 7934 5099
14 Painter and Decorator (Roller Painting) 6 4 3
15 Painter and Decorator (Surface Filling) 20 14 8
16 Painter and Decorator (Emulsion Painting) 14 10 9
17 Painter and Decorator (Brushing Lacquering) 0 0 0
18 Painter and Decorator (Synthetic Painting) 6 5 0
19 Painter and Decorator (Clear Lacquering) 0 0 0
20 Painter and Decorator (Texture-spray) 20 14 11
21 Painter and Decorator (Metal Paint Spray) 5 3 3
22 Painter and Decorator (Paperhanging) 1 1 0
23 Painter and Decorator (Sign writing) 1 0 0
24 Plumber 10034 8412 4045
25 General Welder 14402 13237 5528
26 Concretor 3523 2892 1596
27 Leveller 6448 5896 3395
28 Metal Worker 2305 2097 1345
29 Bar Bender & Fixer 5433 4904 3088
30 Bamboo Scaffolder 4547 4186 2226
31 Marble Worker 936 876 667
32 Marble worker (Dry Fixing) 7 6 1
33 Marble worker (Wet Fixing) 11 9 2
34 Marble worker (Polishing) 61 48 25
35 Drainlayer 1039 949 672
36 Ground Investigation Operator 1375 1154 828
37 Ground Investigation Operator (Revalidation) 790 757 753
38 Metal Scaffolder 16365 13618 7021
39 Asphalter (Road Construction) 223 206 123
40 Asphalter (Waterproofing) 179 163 82
41 Waterproofing (adhesive-type felt) 28 25 15
42 Waterproofing (burn-type felt) 42 36 20
43 Waterproofing (liquid membrane) 357 298 220
44 Carpenter (Fender) 24 16 15
45 Piling Operative (Percussive Pile) 468 456 307
46 Piling Operative (Bored Pile) 1565 1455 1011
47 Plant & Equipment Operator (Percussive Pile) 273 260 251
48 Plant & Equipment Operator (Bored Pile) 605 560 540
49 Pipelayer 625 551 174
50 Shotcretor (Dry Mix) 177 151 145
51 Shotcretor (Wet Mix) 34 15 14
52 Marine Construction Plant Operator (Derrick) 170 158 153
53 Marine Construction Plant Operator (Boom-grab Bucket) 57 31 30
54 Marine Construction Plant Operator (Boom-hook) 21 15 15
55 Construction Plant Mechanic 1485 1105 1131
56 Window Frame Installer 1226 1078 692
57 Plant & Equipment Operator (Tunneling) - Tunnel Boring Machine 15 0 15
58 Plant & Equipment Operator (Tunneling) - Jumbo Drilling 147 133 84
59 Plant & Equipment Operator (Tunneling) - Segment Erection 43 41 38
60 Plant & Equipment Operator (Tunneling) - Locomotive Operation 76 71 55
61 Prestressing Operative 237 194 162
62 Concrete Repairer (Spalling Concrete) 2221 1807 1724
63 Trackworker 549 153 496
64 Grouting Worker 256 205 91
65 Rigger/Metal Formwork Erector 1354 1047 826
66 Rock Breaking Driller 30 22 22
67 Structural Steel Erector 101 83 65
68 Mason 27 23 17
69 Paving Block Layer 234 211 182
70 Curtain Wall Installer 730 656 543
71 Floor Layer (PVC Flooring) 46 41 31
72 Floor Layer (Timber Flooring) 35 31 17
73 Glazier 532 483 445
74 Demolition Worker (Building) 464 423 384
75 Tunnel Worker 153 98 45
76 Asbestors Abatement Worker 131 114 86
77 Hand-dug Caisson Worker 18 12 11
78 Partition (Metal Frame) Installer 47 34 31
79 False Ceiling Installer 443 393 347
  Total 117869 103695 61753

 

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The number of candidates qualified for exemption and number of candidates who re-sit the knowledge part examination are also included.