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Professional Diploma in Construction Engineering

IVE - Engineering
IVE - Engineering
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Programme Code
Subject Area
Engineering - Construction
Programme Type
Professional Diploma
Offering Institution
IVE - Engineering
Contact Hours
QF Level
QF Credits
QF Registration No.
QF Registration Validity Period
Programme Fee
Class Code Commencement Date Class Location Medium of Instruction Apply Online Class Remarks Class Status
EG424126P-2 2024.05.27 Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE)
English supplemented with Cantonese

This course is recognised by the Buildings Department as

(1) An acceptable qualification of an authorized signatory (AS) for the purpose of, together with relevant experience, registration of general building contractors and specialist contractors in the categories of demolition works, foundation works, ground investigation field works and site formation work.

(2) An acceptable academic qualification, together with relevant experience, fulling the minimum qualifications for TCP T2 to T3 for site supervision under the streams of Authorized Person, Registered Structural Engineer, Registered Geotechnical Engineer and Registered Contractor (AP/RSE/RGE/RC)#. 

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Programme Structure

CON3051X - Engineering Science for Construction (24 hrs)
CON3052X - Introduction to Building Services (18 hrs)
CON3053X - Building Structures and Drawings(30 hrs)
CON4081X - Construction Materials (33 hrs)
CON4082X - Building Construction (36 hrs)
CON4083X - Building Technology (36 hrs)
CON4084X - Building Temporary Works (27 hrs)
CON4085X - Quality, Environmental and Safety Management (21 hrs)
CON4086X - Construction and Site Management (30 hrs)
CON4087X - Buildings Ordinance and Construction Practice (30 hrs)
CON4088X - Building Contract Administration (30 hrs)
CON4089X - Integrated Project on Site Supervision (34 hrs)
CON4144X - Infrastructure Technology and Management (48 hrs)
CON4145X - Soil Mechanics and Geology (33 hrs)
CON4146X - Structural Design (36 hrs)
CON4153X - Structural Detailing (33 hrs)
CON4149X - Structural Analysis(48 hrs)
CON4150X - Steelwork Design (24 hrs)
CON4151X - Foundation Engineering (36 hrs)
CON4152X - Geotechnical Engineering (36 hrs)
CON3092X - Engineering Surveying and CAD (24 hrs)
CON4154X - Mathematics for Construction Engineer (30 hrs)
CON4095X - Building Information Modelling Basic (12 hrs)
- Learners' performance in each module will be assessed by Continuous Assessment (CA) and End-of-Module Assessment (EA).
- Minimum attendance requirement of each module is 70%. 
- 2-3 night per week, (18:30-21:30 / 19:00-22:00).
- Duration: 709 hrs. The whole programme can normally be completed within 36 months. 
Entry Requirement
- Five HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English and Chinese Languages, or equivalent, with 1 year relevant* work experience; or
- Five HKCEE subjects at Grade E / Level 2 or above, including English Language and Chinese Language, or equivalent, with 2 years relevant* work experience; or
- Completion of a QF Level 3 programme that is deemed acceptable to the Construction Programme Board with 1 year relevant* work experience; or
- Completion of the Professional Diploma in Construction Site Supervision by IVE; or
- Mature applicants, i.e. those aged 21 or above, with 5 years relevant work experience and completed Technically Competent Person T1 Training Programme may be admitted subject to passing an interview and/or written test.
* Applicant without relevant work experience but with at least 3 year work experience may also be considered, subject to passing an interview / written test.


# as stipulated in the Technical Memorandum for Supervision Plan 2009 and under paragraph 8.20 of the Code of Practice for Site Supervision 2009


Financial Assistance Scheme

Continuing Education Fund
This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under Continuing Education Fund.

CEF Course Code


CEF Course Name

Professional Diploma in Construction Engineering

CEF Effective Date


Valid CEF Until


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