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Practical Workshop on Small Unmanned Aircraft (SUA)

IVE - Engineering
IVE - Engineering
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Programme Code
Subject Area
Engineering - Transportation
Programme Type
Short Course
Offering Institution
IVE - Engineering
Contact Hours
Programme Fee
Special Offer
Lifelong Learning Subsidy HKD$1,980.00 only
Class Code Commencement Date Class Location Medium of Instruction Apply Online Class Remarks Class Status
2208-10 2024.06.23 Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Tuen Mun)
Cantonese supplemented with English

Programme Aims

Small unmanned aircraft (SUA) has been widely used in various fields including surveying, aerial photographing, mapping and more.  This programme introduces the general principles of flight. Through lectures and flight training, learners are expected to obtain knowledge in SUA operations and basic manoeuvres.

 For those students who have successfully completed the Practical Workshop on Small Unmanned Aircraft (SUA), the qualification obtained is also accepted as meeting the entry requirement of “Certificate in Small Unmanned Aircraft (Advanced Rating)” (https://cpe.vtc.edu.hk/en/admission/programmes/å°Âåž‹ç„¡äººæ©ÂŸ_進階_è­Â‰æ›¸/EG424727Q/1) requiring 2 hours flight experiences.

  1. SUA Knowledge (2 hours)
  • Principles of flight
  • Major systems and components
  • Operational limitations
  • Maintenance of system and battery management


  1. Flight Training (4 hours)
  • Normal operations
  • Basic manoeuvres
  • Flying to designated location/altitude and hover hold
  • Flying a designated pattern

The course fee will be ajusted after May.

Entry Requirements

Suitable for applicants who are interested in this course

Financial Assistance Scheme

The Lifelong Learning Subsidy is eligible for the graduates of Degree, Higher Diploma, Diploma of Foundation Studies / Foundation Diploma, Diploma of Vocational Education / Diploma in Vocational Education, Diploma of Vocational Baccalaureate and Diploma Yi Jin / Yi Jin Diploma programmes offered by the VTC.


Applicants have to apply the course via the Lifelong Learning Mobile App/Platform, please visit the following website for details:





VTC Lifelong Learning





- The lessons is tentatively scheduled on Saturday


- Certificate of Attendance is awarded upon satisfaction of the attendance requirement of 100%

*IVE – Engineering reserves all rights to make revisions or alternations to the programme schedule, content or other details if necessary.


Applicants can use the "Apply Online" function, which available from the programme website and login to the Online Enrolment System to submit the Applicants can use the "Apply Online" function, which available from the programme website and login to the Online Enrolment System to submit their applications.ir applications.

(Mon-Fri: 09:00-17:00)

Whatsapp: 90815283 

Tel: 2435 9423 

Fax: 2432 2253

Email: EDiT@vtc.edu.hk

Website: EDiT.vtc.edu.hk

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