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Diploma in Plumbing Engineering

IVE - Engineering
IVE - Engineering
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Programme Code
EG423701P
Subject Area
Engineering - Mechanical and Building Services, Engineering - Construction, Engineering - Electrical & Electronic
Programme Type
Diploma
Offering Institution
IVE - Engineering
Contact Hours
291
QF Level
3
QF Credits
96
QF Registration No.
16/000951/L3
QF Registration Validity Period
2016.11.24-2026.08.31
Programme Fee
HKD$46,600.00
Class Code Commencement Date Class Location Medium of Instruction Apply Online Class Remarks Class Status
EG423701P-11 2024.10.25 Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Kwai Chung)
Cantonese supplemented with English
Face-to-face lessons may be changed to online or other mode where appropriate according to the special circumstances.

Aims

  • This programme is recognized by the Water Supplies Department to have the equivalent qualification as the Craft Certificate in Plumbing and Pipefitting as stated in Part I requirement for Grade I Plumber's Licence application.
  • To provide academic training to the practitioners in the plumbing industry and enable them to appreciate a broad and integrated knowledge of plumbing engineering. 

Programme Structure

Module Code

Module Title

Contact Hours

MBS3014X

Pipe Work Installation

27

MBS3015X

Drawing for Plumbing & Pipefitting

18

MBS3016X

Potable Water & Hot Water Supply

30

MBS3017X

Flush Water Supplies & Drainage System

24

MBS3018X

Building Construction and Measurement

45

MBS3019X

Fire Services (Plumbing and Pipefitting)

21

MBS2001X

Safety in Workplace (Plumbing and Pipefitting)

6

MBS3020X

Plumbing and Pipefitting Practice I- Pipe Work

24

MBS3021X

Plumbing and Pipefitting Practice II- Potable and Flush Water Supply

24

MBS3022X

Plumbing and Pipefitting Practice III – Hot Water Supply

24

MBS3023X

Plumbing and Pipefitting Practice IV – Sanitary Fitments & Drainage

24

MBS3024X

Plumbing and Pipefitting Practice V – Fire Services

24

Schedule

- 2 to 3 nights per week, 18:30 - 21:30 or 19:00 – 22:00.

- Plumbing Practical Module may be arranged in Saturday (13:00 - 21:00) if necessary.

- Duration: 291 hrs. The normal duration for completion of the programme is around 12-15 months.

- In special circumstances, some lessons may be conducted in online mode.

 

Teaching Materials

All teaching materials and assessments are in English.

 

Assessment

Learners' performance in each module will be assessed by Continuous Assessment (CA) and End-of-Module Assessment (EA).

 

External Recognition

 

The programme is recognised by the Water Supplies Department as one of the equivalent qualifications for the Craft Certificate in Plumbing and Pipefitting as stated in Part I requirement in applying for a new Grade I Plumber's Licence. The award of the programme must be issued within 5 years before the date of the relevant application. For detailed requirements of new Grade I Plumber's Licence, please refer to the WSD website.

 

https://www.wsd.gov.hk/en/plumbing-engineering/licensed-plumbers/how-to-apply/application-for-licence/index.html

 

 Course Fee: HKD$46,600

 


Entry Requirements

Qualifications in Plumbing Mathematics, Plumbing Science and Construction Drawing, or equivalent, that is deemed acceptable to the respective Programme Team, such as: (a) Grade E or above in HKCEE Mathematics / Level 2 or above in HKDSE Mathematics; and (b) Grade E or above in HKCEE Physics / Level 2 or above in HKDSE Physics; and (c) Grade E or above in HKCEE Technical Drawing. Plus, any one of the following qualifications:

1) Completion of S5 under the Old Academic Structure with 1 year relevant working experience; or
2) Completion of S6 under the New Senior Secondary Academic Structure with 1 year relevant working experience; or
3) Completion of a QF Level 2 programme that is deemed acceptable to the respective Programme Board with 1 year relevant working experience; or

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. Plus, completing the bridging modules.


Financial Assistance Scheme

Vplus Subsidy Scheme

This course is an eligible programme under “Vplus Subsidy Scheme – Vplus Engineering”. Under this scheme, successful applicants will be refunded 60% of the paid tuition fees of eligible programmes, subject to a maximum of $45,000 per person.

For details and application, please visit https://vplus.vtc.edu.hk/eng.

 

Applicant should apply online within one month from the commencement of the first module for the programme concerned. Early and Late Application will not be processed.

 

Continuing Education Fund

  • This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund.
  • This course is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level 3)

 

 

CEF Course Code

36L137683

CEF Course Name

Diploma in Plumbing Engineering

CEF Effective Date

2022.07.13

Valid CEF Until

2026.07.12


Remarks

Module Exemption

The applicant who possesses the following academic qualification could apply exemption for the corresponding module(s):

Practical Modules

MBS3020X: Plumbing and Pipefitting Practice I – Pipe Work

  • Trade Test Certificate, OR,
  • Skilled Workers of Construction Workers Registration Card for the trade of Plumber issued by Construction Industry Council (CIC), OR,
  • Equivalent qualification

MBS3021X: Plumbing and Pipefitting Practice II – Potable and Flush Water Supply

MBS3022X: Plumbing and Pipefitting Practice III – Hot Water Supply

MBS3023X: Plumbing and Pipefitting Practice IV – Sanitary Fitments & Drainage

MBS3024X: Plumbing and Pipefitting Practice V – Fire Services

 

Click “Apply Online” and login to the online enrolment system for application.
 
Notes:
  • Please refer to the guideline for creation of the application account.
  • Subject to the availability of the classes, applicants will be informed to change to another class, if the applied class was full.
  • Upon successful submission of the application, the applicant will receive an email from the system.
  • Any change in class selection will be put on the waiting list.

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WhatsApp: 9081 5283

Fax: 2432 2253

Email: EDIT@vtc.edu.hk

Website: EDIT.vtc.edu.hk

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