Advanced Construction Manpower Training Scheme - Pilot Scheme (Skills Enhancement Courses) (Organised by related unions)

To alleviate manpower shortage in construction industry, with the support of Development Bureau, the Construction Industry Council (CIC) launches the "Advanced Construction Manpower Training Scheme - Pilot Scheme (Skills Enhancement Courses)" to train up semi-skilled workers to become skilled workers.

This course is open for application by eligible semi-skilled workers who should apply at the trade unions offering the courses under this Scheme. Courses are tuition-free. Trainees who succeed in obtaining the skilled worker certification will be awarded a bonus of HK$8,000.

Courses by Trade Unions (Subject to Trade Unions announcement)


Trade Unions

17 courses:
  1. Bricklayer
  2. Tiler
  3. Plasterer
  4. Painter and Decorator
  5. Plumber
  6. Metal Scaffolder
  7. Metal Worker
  8. Window Frame Installer
  9. Bamboo Scaffolder
  10. Carpenter (Formwork - Building / Civil Construction)
  11. Bar Bender and Fixer
  12. Refrigeration/Air-conditioning/Ventilation  Mechanic (Unitary System)
  13. Refrigeration/Air-conditioning/Ventilation Mechanic (Electrical Control)
  14. Fire Service Electrical Fitter
  15. Electrical Wireman
  16. Joiner
  17. Floor Layer (Timber Flooring)

Hong Kong Construction Industry Employees General Union (Enquiry: 2388 6887)

7 courses:
  1. Communication System Mechanic
  2. Control Panel Assembler
  3. Electrical Wireman
  4. Fire Service Electrical Fitter
  5. Plumber
  6. Refrigeration / Air-conditioning /
    Ventilation Mechanic
    (Electrical Control)
  7. Refrigeration / Air-conditioning /
    Ventilation Mechanic
    (Unitary System)
  • The Federation of Hong Kong Electrical & Mechanical Industries Trade Unions; and
  • Hong Kong & Kowloon Electrical Engineering & Appliances Trade Workers Union (Enquiry: 2393 6285)
5 courses:
  1. Bar Bender and Fixer
  2. Metal Scaffolder
  3. Plumber
  4. Electrical Wireman
  5. Carpenter (Formwork - Building Construction)

Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions - Construction Site Workers General Union (Enquiry: 2770 8668)


Commencement Date
Details to be Announced by Trade Unions

Length of Training
Maximum 90 hours (according to trade) in both classroom and workshop trainings.

Trainee Eligibility
i. Qualified semi-skilled workers of the applied course; and
ii. Possess at least 1 year post-qualification experience of respective trade.


Application Form

CIC Enquiry
2100 9000

(Last Modified: 29.12.2017)