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Professional Diploma in Power Engineering

IVE - Engineering
IVE - Engineering
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Programme Code
Subject Area
Engineering - Electrical & Electronic
Programme Type
Professional Diploma
Offering Institution
IVE - Engineering
Contact Hours
QF Level
QF Credits
QF Registration No.
QF Registration Validity Period
Please contact 3757 9237 for the details of class commencement date
Programme Description
This programme aims to provide the trade practitioners specific vocational and professional education & training in some key areas of Power Engineering including permit-to-work safety system, design, installation, testing and commissioning, operation and maintenance of the high-voltage power systems.
Programme Structure (Core + Power Systems or Power Plants Stream)
EEE4001X - Safe Operation and Maintenance of High Voltage Installations (39 hrs)*
EEE4002X - Design of High Voltage Power Supply Systems (52 hrs)*
EEE4003X - Practices of Inspection, Testing and Commissioning on High Voltage Switchboard and its Ancillary Equipment (52 hrs)*
Power Systems Stream
EEE4004X - Power System Protection and Control System (33 hrs)
EEE4005X - Power System Cables (33 hrs)
EEE4006X - Power System Overhead Lines (30 hrs)
EEE4007X - Power System Plant Equipment (30 hrs)
EEE4008X - Power System Planning & Design (27 hrs)
Power Plants Stream
EEE4022X - Control and Automation (36 hrs)
EEE4023X - Electrical Rotating Machines (27 hrs)
EEE4024X - Materials and Chemistry (30 hrs)
EEE4025X - Mechanical Equipment (36 hrs)
EEE4026X - Electrical Systems (24 hrs)
Learners should select the module set of either Power Systems Stream or Power Plants Stream for completion of the Professional Diploma.
*High Voltage part of the programme, learners may apply for an award, Professional Certificate in High Voltage Engineering, after completion of these three modules.
Students' performance in each module is assessed by Continuous Assessment (CA) and End-of-Module Assessment (EA). Assessments are conducted in English.
- 2 to 3 nights per week, 18:45 - 21:45
- Practical lessons may be arranged in Saturday (13:00 - 17:00 or 18:00 - 22:00), detail arrangement will be announced during class.
- In special circumstances, some lessons may be conducted in online mode.
- Duration: 296 hrs. The whole programme can be completed in around 12 to 15 months.
External Recognition
The programme is accredited by Electrical and Mechanical Services Department as one of the approved training programmes serving the high-voltage engineering industry. Learners may register as Grade H Registered Electrical Worker (REW) if he/she has already held a Grade B or Grade C REW certificate at the time when he/she has completed part of the PD programme and obtained the intermediate award, i.e. Professional Certificate in High Voltage Engineering.

Entry Requirements

Five HKCEE subjects at Grade E/Level 2 or above, including English and Chinese Languages, or equivalent, with two years’ relevant work experience; or

Five HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English and Chinese Languages, or equivalent, with one year’s relevant work experience; or
Relevant RPL qualification(s) at QF Level 3 or above AND a pass in an entrance assessment, which can be either oral or written; or

Hold a QF Level 3 qualification or equivalent, with two years’ relevant work 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.

Preference will be given to those applicants who are holding a Grade B or Grade C certificate under Cap. 406D Electricity (Registration) Regulations.

Financial Assistance Scheme

Vplus 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

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

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CEF Course Name

Professional Diploma in Power Engineering

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Applicants can use the "Apply Online" function, which available from the programme website and login to the Online Enrolment System to submit their applications.
Programme Class
EG424410P-5: Power Systems Stream
EG424410P-PL4: Power Plants Stream
Application Deadline: 10/1/2021
(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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