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Professional Certificate in Building Diagnosis and Inspection

IVE - Engineering
IVE - Engineering
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Programme Code
EG424109P
Subject Area
Built Environment, Engineering - Construction
Programme Type
Professional Certificate
Offering Institution
IVE - Engineering
Contact Hours
105
QF Level
4
QF Credits
49
QF Registration No.
11/000157/4
QF Registration Validity Period
2010.03.01-2021.08.31
Programme Fee
HKD$13,405
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Class Code Commencement Date Class Location Medium of Instruction Apply Online Class Remarks
EG424109P-22 2020.10.20 Billion Plaza Centre
Cantonese supplemented with English

This programme is under Engineering Training Subsidy Scheme

The Professional Certificate in Building Diagnosis and Inspection course is designed for building inspectors, surveyors, building diagnosticians and laboratory engineers who want to enhance their knowledge and skills in carrying out building diagnosis and inspection duties.

The learning contents are designed in consultation with and the Materials Division of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) and the Hong Kong Concrete Institute (HKCI).

Programme Structure

The programme offers five core modules and six elective modules (15 hrs each):

Core Modules

CON4009Y Basic Laboratory Management (Construction Materials)
CON4010Y Testing Technology (Infrared Thermography)
CON4011Y Testing Technology (Half-cell Potential Measurement, Covermeter and Pull-off Tester)
CON4012Y Testing Technology (Concrete and Rebar Quality Test)
CON4013Y Water Leakage Detection and Repair

Elective Modules (Select 2)

CON4014Y Concrete Technology (Mix and Properties)
CON4015Y Concrete Technology (Application and Quality Control)
CON4016Y Building Defects and Condition Survey
CON4017Y Repair of Building Defects
CON4018Y Statutory Control on Building Inspection and Maintenance
CON4029Y Testing Technology - Surface Penetration Radar Survey

Assessment

Students' performance in each module is assessed by Continuous Assessment (CA) and End-of-Module Assessment (EA). Assessments are conducted in English.


Schedule

- 1-3 nights per week, 19:00 - 22:00
- Duration: 105 hrs. Subject to the availability of elective modules, the whole programme may be completed in 9-12 months.


Entry Requirements

Completion of a QF Level 3 programme that is deemed acceptable to the respective Programme Board with at least 1 year relevant working experience
Five HKCEE subjects at Grade E / Level 2 or above, including English Language and Chinese Language or equivalent with 2 years relevant working experience
21 years old or above with 2 years relevant working experience, may be admitted subject to passing an interview and / or aptitude test, if necessary

Five HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English Language, Chinese Language with 1 year working experience

Complete the Application Form together with a crossed cheque payable to "Vocational Training Council" for the Course Fee and submit to:

Engineering Discipline In-service Training Office
HK Institute of Vocational Education (Tsing Yi)
B322, 20, Tsing Yi Rd, Tsing Yi Island, N.T.

Tel: 2435 9423 (Mon-Fri: 0900-1700)
Fax: 3475 0845
Email: EDiT@vtc.edu.hk
Website: EDiT.vtc.edu.hk

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