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Construction-related E&M Trade Tests (Skilled Workers)

Construction-related E&M Trade Tests

Test Format and Test Fee

The Council is currently conducting the following 15 trade tests for Construction Craftsmen.

The mock test paper of each trade below is for reference only, actual test content and dimensions should be based on the test paper to be used on the test day.

  Trade Name Trade Test Video Test Format   Test Fee
      Written Test Practical Test    
1 Control Panel Assembler   0.5 hour refer to the relevant leaflet # Normal test fee for first attempt is $300.
However, a $150 discount is offered for application submitted now, and the net discounted test fee is $150.
2 Electrical Wireman Video Link #
3 Fire Service Electrical Fitter   #
4 Fire Service Mechanical Fitter   #
5 Mechanical Fitter   #
6 Refrigeration
Ventilation Mechanic
(Air System)
7 Refrigeration
Ventilation Mechanic
(Electrical Control)
Video Link #
8 Refrigeration
Ventilation Mechanic
(Thermal Insulation)
9 Refrigeration
Ventilation Mechanic
(Unitary System)
10 Refrigeration
Ventilation Mechanic
(Water System)
11 Building Security System Mechanic   #
12 Communication System Mechanic   #
13 Cable Jointer (Low Voltage)   #
14 Overhead Linesman   #
15 Cable Jointer (Dead Cable)   #

Anticipated Trade Test Waiting Time

# waiting time would be around two to three months approximately.


Trade Test includes both Written Test and Practical Test. Written test is done with multiple choice questions and the duration is 30 minutes. For Practical Test, it is about the practical trade work and test time depends on the individual trade, please refer to the relevant leaflet for information (CIC will adjust the test time as required). For Test Fee, please refer to the table in the application form. It will be update as required.



  1. All Hong Kong residents aged 18 or above, and

  2. Holding a valid Construction Industry Safety Training Certificate (Green Card) or equivalent, and  

  3. With at least four years’ proven work experience in relevant trade, or possessing corresponding Intermediate Trade Test qualification with at least two years’ proven work experience, or

  4. Having accomplished (or else soon) recognised programmes/ courses of relevant trade (for details please refer to the Introduction to Trade Testing booklet (Chinese Version), P.8)


Award of Certificate

  1. Trade Test Certificate – passes all the test papers;

  2. Intermediate Trade Test Certificate – failed the practical test but the results reached the required skill level of the relevant Intermediate Trade Test (if Intermediate Trade Test is available for the trade).


Download Application Form



Tel:2100 9000

WhatsApp/ WeChat:5720 0072  (Click here to initiate WhatsApp conversation directly)


Should you require the above information in English, please contact Hong Kong Construction Industry Trade Testing Centre at 2100 9207/ 5720 0072 (WhatsApp/ WeChat) for enquiry.


The information contained in this webpage is for reference only and may be subject to change without prior notice. You may wish to contact us to obtain more comprehensive information.

Last Updated: 2020-05-27 16:18:58