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Contractor Cooperative Training Scheme


Contractor Cooperative Training Scheme (CCTS) is a &quotFirst-hire-then-train&quot scheme. An applicant is employed by contractor or subcontractor and then received the on-site training which is provided by the employer. Eligible persons can be given training subsidy and go through assessment for skill level. During the training period, trainee is employed by the employer, the employer will pay according to the market rate of the salary and the salary includes the training subsidy subsidized by CIC. The subsidy amount of each trade is different. Both of salary and subsidy will be paid by the employers. All the allowance and salary are calculated based on the attendance and 25 days per month.

Choice of Trades

  1. Drainlayer (Civil Engineering)*
  2. Timber/ Aluminium Formworker*
  3. Surveying and Setting Out*
  4. Site Surveying*
  5. Metal Formworker*
  6. Bar Bending and Fixer*
  7. Welder*
  8. Tunnel Worker*
  9. Metal Formwork & Concretor*
  10. Construction Scaffolding Worker*
  11. Concretor*
  12. Metalworker*
  13. Tower Crane Workers’ Assistant *
  14. Bricklayer and Tiler*
  15. Bricklayer and Plasterer*
  16. Metal Scaffolding and Metal Formworker *
  17. Tower Crane Operator
  18. Pipe Layer
  19. PVC Waterproofer
  20. Track Worker*
  21. Track Welder
  22. TBM Operator*
  23. Jumbo Driller Operator
  24. Segment Erector
  25. Tunnel Shotcretor
  26. Tunnel Grouting Worker
  27. Tunnel Signalman
  28. Ground Investigation Operation Assistant
  29. Crawler Crane Operator
  30. P.E Underground Pipelayer
  31. Wheeled Telescopic Mobile Crane Operator
  32. Measurement Technician Assistant

Applicant will receive $6,750 allowance per month and a lump sum bonus allowance upon completion of the whole training period and passed relevant assessment for the above trades with *. Others will receive $4,250 allowance per month with no bonus allowance. All the allowance is calculated based on the attendance and 25 days per month.

Mode of Training

The on-site training will be provided to the applicant by the contractor. The training duration of each trade is about 1 to 6 months, it is subjected to the training content of each trade.

Entrance Requirement

  1. Aged 18 or above, physically fit for training and determine to pursue a career in Construction Industry; and
  2. For those who have not taken CIC’s Enhanced Construction Manpower Training Scheme (ECMTS)/Manpower Shortage Work Trade or other full time training courses offered by the CIC or another training bodies funded by the CIC within one year after graduation; or
  3. For those who have not taken CIC’s Technician programmes within two years after graduation.

Contractors may have other requirements.

Enquiry: 2100 9000

Application form


Last Updated: 2019-10-17 15:42:58