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Professional Certificate in Environmental Management for Construction (Environmental Officer)

IVE - Engineering
IVE - Engineering
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Programme Code
Subject Area
Engineering - Construction, Built Environment, Engineering - Mechanical and Building Services
Programme Type
Professional Certificate
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
EG424112P-36 2024.02.26 Billion Plaza Centre
Cantonese supplemented with English
Course Description
The Professional Certificate in Environmental Management for Construction (Environmental Officer) course provides the course participants with knowledge and skills in relevant areas of environmental management to enable them to take up the position of Environmental Officer in the construction industry.
Programme Structure
CON4021Y – Environmental Legislation (30hrs)
CON4022Y – Principles of Environmental Technology (15hrs)
CON4023Y – Construction Environmental Management Plan (36hrs)
CON4024Y – Reporting and Presenting Environmental Plan (12hrs)
CON4025Y – Integrated Management System for Construction (15hrs)
  • 1-2 evenings per week (6:30pm - 9:30pm)
  • Duration: 108 hrs. The normal duration for completion of the programme is around 6-8 months.
Medium of Instruction (MoI)
The medium of instruction is Chinese, supplemented by English terminologies.  All teaching materials including lecture notes and assessments are in English.
Students' performance in each module is assessed by Continuous Assessment (CA) and End-of-Module Assessment (EA).
External Recognition
This programme is recognized by the Development Bureau as a qualification that satisfies the requirement of the Environmental Officer (EO) Course as stated in Appendix C of ETWB Technical Circular (Works) No. 19/2005. Graduates of this programme meet the academic requirements for EO, and if they also possess the required relevant work experience, they can obtain the basic qualifications required to become EO.
Subsidy SchemeVplus Subsidy Scheme
With Vplus Engineering under the Vplus Subsidy Scheme, eligible students may apply up to 60% reimbursement of their tuition fee, totalling a maximum amount of $45,000. For details, please visit:  https://bit.ly/311sWgA

Entry Requirements

Completion of a relevant QF Level 3 programme including:

- Structural engineering;
- Civil engineering;
- Building;
- Construction;
- Surveying; and
- Environmental science / technology / engineering, or equivalent with two years’ relevant work experience; OR

Completion of Environmental Protection Course for Environmental Supervisors (Course Code: 1268) in IVE, with three years’ relevant work experience.

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CEF Course Name

Professional Certificate in Environmental Management for Construction (Environmental Officer)

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

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