Professional Diploma in Cross-platform Applications Development
In recent years, rather than hiring different coders, software engineers or designers, organizations favour experts who can perform multiple tasks. If an IT professional knows both back-end and front-end development skills, there is a greater chance of getting a job in the software development industry.
A Full Stack Developer will be software engineers that design and build mobile applications, web infrastructure and web sites. They will build, test, troubleshoot, operate and optimize various tiers of a software solution from frontend, to backend, to the database and notwithstanding troubleshooting and testing. They are always able to switch between frontend and backend development based on the requirement of the project.
The course comprises of the following modules:
- NoSQL Data Solution (24 hours)
- Elementary Cross-platform Mobile Applications Development (30 hours)
- User Experience Enhancement for Applications (18 hours)
- Modern APIs Development (24 hours)
- Full-stack Web Development (24 hours)
- Serverless Applications Development on Cloud (24 hours)
Vplus Creative Industries Subsidy available, eligible students can reimburse 60% of the fee paid
Five HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English and Chinese Languages, plus at least one year of relevant work experience; or
Five HKCEE subjects at Grade E/Level 2 or above, including English and Chinese Languages, plus at least two years of relevant work experience; or
Completion of a QF Level 3 programme that is deemed acceptable to the respective Programme Board plus at least one year of relevant work experience; or
Relevant RPL qualification(s) at QF Level 3 or above plus at least one year of relevant work experience AND a pass in an entrance assessment, which can be either oral or written; or
At least two years of relevant work experience plus other relevant verifiable prior learning that are deemed appropriate by respective Programme Board AND a pass in an entrance assessment, which can be either oral or written; or
21 years old or above with at least two years’ relevant working experience, may be admitted. Where appropriate, the applicant may be required to pass an entrance assessment, which can be in an oral and/or written form.
Financial Assistance Scheme
To encourage working adults to pursue higher qualifications for career advancement, and to promote vocational and professional education and training (VPET) in Hong Kong, Vocational Training Council (VTC) has obtained funding from HKSAR to support the Vplus Creative Industries Subsidy Scheme. This scheme provides practitioners in the creative industries with tuition fee subsidy for successful application of their study of the designated part-time programmes offered by VTC.
Under Vplus Creative Industries, programmes eligible for the tuition fee subsidy are part-time self-financed programmes in the disciplines of Design and Information Technology. These programmes are accredited at Qualification Framework (QF) Level 3 to Level 5 by the Hong Kong Council of Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ), excluding Associate Degree and bachelor’s degree programme, under the following areas of study and training classified by Qualifications Register (QF):
A01 Architecture and Town Planning
A02 Arts, Design and Performing Arts
A04 Computer Science and Information Technology
A10 Public Relations
Successful applicants will be refunded 60% of the tuition fee paid, subject to maximum of HK$36,000 per person. Applicants may apply for fee refund for more than one eligible programmes.
Can students apply for Vplus Creative Industries and other subsidies (e.g. CEF, ENLS, etc) for the same programme?
No. Applicants cannot apply for or receive any other form of government subsidy or financial assistance, or subsidy from employer.
When can students get the reimbursement?
Successful applicants will be reimbursed upon successful completion of the programme. Reimbursement amount will be calculated based on the actual tuition fee paid for the modules. It will be granted on a first-come-first-served basis.
Reimbursement will normally be made by direct credit to the bank account nominated by the successful applicant, in April, August and October.
All places are allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. Incomplete forms and forms received without payment will be regarded as unsuccessful applications.Deadline for Application7 working days (Exclusive of Saturdays) prior to class commencement date.Notification of Class Commencement Successful applicants will be notified of the class information by the contact method specified on the enrollment form at least 3 working days before class commencement. Please contact us if you do not receive the notification before the class commencement (Tel.: 2595-8113).Course Fees/Receipt Course fees paid are also non-refundable, except for cases of unsuccessful applications and course cancellation or rescheduling. Fees paid and places enrolled are also not transferable, and request for course swapping will not be entertained.
[Vplus Creative Industries (as CITSS)]
Enrollment and Enquiry Mr. WONG Tel: 2595-8113, Email: email@example.com