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Intermediate Tradesman Collaborative Training Scheme (Skills Enhancement Courses)

Intermediate Tradesman Collaborative Training Scheme (Skills Enhancement Courses)

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

This course is open for application by eligible registered general workers. For those who are interested should apply at the training bodies offering the courses under this Scheme. Courses are tuition-free. Trainees who has fulfilled requirement for attendance rate will be awarded a bonus of HK$4,000. Trainees who succeed in obtaining the Intermediate Trade Test qualification and registering as registered semi-skilled workers of the relevant trade under the “Construction Workers Registration Ordinance” will be awarded a bonus of HK$10,000.

Courses by Training Bodies (Subject to Training Bodies announcement)

Courses Training Bodies

18 courses:

(1) Bricklayer

(2) Tiler

(3) Plasterer

(4) Carpenter (Formwork - Building Construction)

(5) Leveller

(6) Painter and Decorator

(7) Fire Service Mechanical Fitter

(8) Fire Service Electrical Fitter

(9) Plumber

(10) Refrigeration/Air-conditioning/Ventilation Mechanic (Electrical Control)

(11) Refrigeration/Air-conditioning/Ventilation  Mechanic (Air System)

(12) Refrigeration/Air-conditioning/Ventilation Mechanic (Thermal Insulation)

(13) Refrigeration/Air-conditioning/Ventilation Mechanic (Water System)

(14) Electrical Wireman

(15) Metal Scaffolder

(16) Metal Worker

(17) General Welder

(18) Control Panel Assembler

Hong Kong Construction Industry Employees General Union (Enquiry: 2430 8413)

5 courses:

(1) Fire Service Electrical Fitter

(2) Refrigeration/Air-conditioning/Ventilation Mechanic (Electrical Control)

(3) Electrical Wireman

(4) Control Panel Assembler

(5) Plumber

The Federation of Hong Kong Electrical & Mechanical Industries Trade Unions; or

Hong Kong and Kowloon Electrical Engineering & Appliances Trade Workers Union
(Enquiry: 2393 7693)

3 courses:

(1) Painter and Decorator

(2) Plumber

(3) Electrical Wireman

The Association of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering (HK) Limited

(Enquiry: Coming Soon)

6 courses:

(1) Painter and Decorator

(2) Fire Service Electrical Fitter

(3) Refrigeration/Air-conditioning/Ventilation Mechanic (Electrical Control)

(4) Electrical Wireman

(5) Metal Scaffolder

(6) Window Frame Installer

Hong Kong Construction Services Association

(Enquiry: 9798 1247)

19 courses:

(1) Bricklayer

(2) Tiler

(3) Plasterer

(4) Carpenter (Formwork - Building Construction)

(5) Leveller

(6) Painter and Decorator

(7) Fire Service Mechanical Fitter

(8) Fire Service Electrical Fitter

(9) Plumber

(10) Refrigeration/Air-conditioning/Ventilation Mechanic (Electrical Control)

(11) Refrigeration/Air-conditioning/Ventilation  Mechanic (Air System)

(12) Refrigeration/Air-conditioning/Ventilation Mechanic (Thermal Insulation)

(13) Refrigeration/Air-conditioning/Ventilation Mechanic (Water System)

(14) Electrical Wireman

(15) Metal Scaffolder

(16) Metal Worker

(17) General Welder

(18) Control Panel Assembler

(19) Window Frame Installer

Hong Kong Construction Industry Registered Specialist Trade Union Federation

(Enquiry: Coming Soon)

Commencement Date

Details to be Announced by Training Bodies

Length of Training

50 hours (including both classroom and workshop trainings)

Trainee Eligibility

(i) Registered general workers;

(ii) At least 1 year relevant working experience (verified by the training bodies);

(iii) For those who have not registered as registered semi-skilled workers or registered skilled workers of any trade under Construction Workers Registration Ordinance; and

(iv) For those who have not taken the courses of relevant trades offered or funded by the CIC and HKIC over one year prior to application.

Scheme Information

Framework Document

Application Form


CIC Enquiry: 2100 9000

Last Updated: 2022-12-16 10:09:06