Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education

Introduction

As a member of the VTC Group, the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE) is the leading vocational and professional education provider in Hong Kong, committed to nurturing professionals valued by industries. IVE has been evolving in tandem with the economic development of Hong Kong, building a competent and innovative workforce needed in a knowledge economy.

Excellent Facilities

To enrich the learning experience of IVE students, facilities of industry standards are set up to simulate the workplace environment. Our laboratories and centres are upgraded on a regular basis to keep abreast with the latest industry trends.

Vibrant Campuses

Students entering an IVE programme will discover an enriching and fun-filled study life. Our 9 IVE campuses create an interactive learning environment for students to cultivate a passion for learning and develop their interests and talents through various sports and cultural activities.

IVE's campuses across the territory are fully equipped with essential state-of-the-art facilities to prepare students for a well-rounded campus life. Each campus was purpose-built with specialised facilities for students of different disciplines to gain knowhow and practical skills in their chosen areas.

Teaching Excellence

Our highly-qualified teaching team possesses solid industry experience. With our unique “Think and Do” approach, our teachers impart balanced academic knowledge and practical know-how required in the actual workplace essential for professional success.

With the implementation of staff development programmes, teaching staff stay on the pulse of industry developments. Students can learn from their teachers the most up-to-date knowledge and be equipped with competencies for their future development.

Strong Industry Network

IVE strives to forge long-term industry partnership in support of our course planning and curriculum design. Industry support also takes the form of interactive learning activities, opportunities for industry attachment and job placements.

Promising Future

Our students consistently receive numerous awards and scholarships, testimony to their academic excellence and outstanding achievements. Over 300 scholarships are provided by corporations, professional bodies and enthusiasts.

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Programs

This school also offers:

Advanced Diploma

Higher Diploma in Civil Engineering

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Hong Kong

This programme aims to provide students with the necessary technical and professional knowledge and skills to pursue a career as higher technicians in civil engineering or related fields. It prepares students for careers as technicians or technician engineers in the civil / structural engineering and construction industry. It also aims to develop students who can think independently, appreciate technical, managerial and social constraints in their working environment and are able to make professional judgements. [+]

This programme aims to provide students with the necessary technical and professional knowledge and skills to pursue a career as higher technicians in civil engineering or related fields. It prepares students for careers as technicians or technician engineers in the civil / structural engineering and construction industry. It also aims to develop students who can think independently, appreciate technical, managerial and social constraints in their working environment and are able to make professional judgements. This programme is designed with an emphasis on generic and language training, whole-person development and workplace experience to better prepare students for further studies and employment after graduation. Curriculum Semester 1: Engineering Science for Construction A Engineering Mathematics I Construction Drawing and Computer Aided Drafting Engineering Surveying Construction Technology A Material and Concrete Technology Introduction to Environmental Engineering English & Communication : Workplace Interaction IT Essentials - Services Whole Person Development : Self-efficacy Enhancement Semester 2: Industrial Training for Civil Engineering Mathematics for Civil Engineering Construction Technology B Electrical and Mechanical Services Structural Mechanics Soil Mechanics and Geology English & Communication : Workplace Correspondence Vocational Chinese Communication I : Putonghua Conversation and Reports Whole Person Development : SMART in Action Semester 3: Structural Analysis A Fluid Mechanics for Construction Construction Contract Administration and Project Management Reinforced Concrete Design Building Information Modelling in Civil Engineering English & Communication : Reports Whole Person Development : Global Vision Semester 4: Enrichment Module Steelwork Design Structural Analysis B Highway Engineering Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering Elective Module (I) Elective Module (II)... [-]

Higher Diploma in Food Technology and Safety

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Hong Kong

This programme aims to provide students with comprehensive training with a broad knowledge and practical skills relating to food, nutrition, food product development and management. It covers a spectrum of modules including food technology, legislation, testing and safety, food quality audit, and food quality systems management. [+]

This programme aims to provide students with comprehensive training with a broad knowledge and practical skills relating to food, nutrition, food product development and management. It covers a spectrum of modules including food technology, legislation, testing and safety, food quality audit, and food quality systems management. This programme is also designed with an emphasis on generic and language training, whole-person development and workplace experience to better prepare students for further studies and employment after graduation. Curriculum Semester 1: English and Communication : Workplace Interaction Whole Person Development : Self-efficacy Enhancement Vocational Chinese Communication I : Putonghua Conversation and Reports Information Technology Essentials - Applied Science Essential Chemistry and Applications Statistics Microbiology Human Nutrition Safety and Laboratory Practice Introduction to Professional Practices in Food Science and Technology Semester 2: English and Communication : Workplace Correspondence Whole Person Development : Global Vision Whole Person Development : SMART in Action Vocational Chinese Communication III : Putonghua Presentations, Administrative and Technical Text Writing Fundamental Analytical Chemistry Food Microbiology Food Quality and Certification Food Chemistry and Nutritional Analysis Food Legislation Semester 3: Whole Person Development : Integrated Career Development Food Processing Public Health Legislation Advanced Food Toxicant Analysis Industrial Attachment Semester 4: English and Communication : Promotional Materials Food Technology Food Costing and Marketing Sensory Evaluation of Food Epidemiology of Food Related Illness Enrichment Module Project Semester 5: English and Communication : Persuasive Presentations English and Communication Reports Food Packaging Global Food Issues Food Toxicology and Risk Analysis Meat Hygiene and Food Inspection Project Career... [-]

Higher Diploma in Games and Animation

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Hong Kong

To cope with rapid development of digital entertainment industry in Hong Kong and Asia, this programme aims to equip students with practical knowledge and skill to become professionals for design and development of computer game, computer animation, and visual effects. This is also a unique programme in which students will be able to access cutting-edge computer systems and software to realize their creative ideas for the production of digital entertainment products. [+]

Students may choose one of the following streams so as to enhance professional knowledge and skills in specific areas : Higher Diploma in Games and Animation (Games) Higher Diploma in Games and Animation (Animation) The 1st semester is a common semester. Students will progress to the stream in the 2nd semester (provisional), subject to their choice, academic performance and availability of places in specific streams. To cope with rapid development of digital entertainment industry in Hong Kong and Asia, this programme aims to equip students with practical knowledge and skill to become professionals for design and development of computer game, computer animation, and visual effects. This is also a unique programme in which students will be able to access cutting-edge computer systems and software to realize their creative ideas for the production of digital entertainment products. The computer game stream designed with modules to develop the competency of graduates in applying computer graphics programming techniques in developing interactive game and training simulation applications. The computer animation stream with modules to enable graduates to become professional computer animators to serve the growing market of computer animated feature film, television and visual effects productions. This programme is designed with an emphasis on generic and language training, whole-person development and workplace experience to better prepare students for further studies and employment after graduation. Curriculum Semester 1: English & Communication : Workplace Interaction Whole Person Development : Self-efficacy Enhancement Mathematics and Problem Solving Techniques Introduction to Visual Communication Digital Video and Photography Fundamentals Introduction... [-]

Higher Diploma in International Business Management

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Hong Kong

This programme aims to enable students to pursue careers in multinational enterprises engaged in international business and trade. Programme emphasizes practical trainings. Academic, technical and management skills from international business environment, legal and finance aspects and marketing to cross cultural management skills, practical exhibition management and quality management & accreditation are included. [+]

This programme aims to enable students to pursue careers in multinational enterprises engaged in international business and trade. Programme emphasizes practical trainings. Academic, technical and management skills from international business environment, legal and finance aspects and marketing to cross cultural management skills, practical exhibition management and quality management & accreditation are included. This programme is designed with an emphasis on generic and language training, whole-person development and workplace experience to better equip students for further studies and employment after graduation. Curriculum Semester 1 : Whole Person Development : Self-Efficacy Enhancement English and Communication : Workplace Interaction Information Technology Essentials – Services Business Statistics Economics Marketing Essential Global e-Logistics Operation Semester 2 : Whole Person Development : Global Vision Whole Person Development : SMART in Action English and Communication : Workplace Correspondence Vocational Chinese Communication I : Putonghua Conversation and Reports Accounting Business Ethics and Etiquette China Business Studies Management Semester 3 : Whole Person Development : Integrated Career Development English and Communication : Persuasive Presentations International Business Environment Contemporary Issues in International Trade Global Sourcing Management Semester 4 : English and Communication : Reports Vocational Chinese Communication II : Putonghua Presentations and Promotional Text Writing Legal Studies in International Trade International Trade Finance International & e-Marketing Import and Export Procedures and Documentation Project 1 Semester 5 : English and Communication : Promotional Materials Enrichment Module Quality Management & Accreditation Cross Cultural Management Skills Practical Exhibition Management in International Trade International Trade Management and Strategy Project 2 *Depending on the job... [-]

Higher Diploma in International Hospitality and Tourism Management

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Hong Kong

This programme aims to develop students with the professional knowledge, technical competence, communication and interpersonal skills required in the hospitality industry. With a wide spectrum of subjects such as Front Office Supervision, Applied Food and Beverage Projects, Tourism Cultural Dimensions and Clubhouse Management, students can acquire skills through practices in simulated working environments and industrial attachment in hospitality related organisations, so as to prepare them for future careers in the industry. [+]

This programme aims to develop students with the professional knowledge, technical competence, communication and interpersonal skills required in the hospitality industry. With a wide spectrum of subjects such as Front Office Supervision, Applied Food and Beverage Projects, Tourism Cultural Dimensions and Clubhouse Management, students can acquire skills through practices in simulated working environments and industrial attachment in hospitality related organisations, so as to prepare them for future careers in the industry. This programme is designed with an emphasis on generic and language training, whole-person development and workplace experience to better prepare students for further studies and employment after graduation. Curriculum Semester 1: Customer Service Fundamentals Hospitality Managerial Accounting International Culinary Fundamentals Accommodation Operations I Accommodation Practices Introduction to Event Tourism Introduction to Leisure and Recreation English & Communication : Workplace Interaction Whole Person Development : Self-efficacy Enhancement Semester 2: Hospitality Business Marketing Hospitality Management (A) Culinary Skills in Practices Front Office Operations Front Office Systems Destination Studies English & Communication : Workplace Correspondence Vocational Chinese Communication : Putonghua Conversation and Reports Whole Person Development : Global Vision Semester 3: Hospitality Human Resource Operations Food Service in Practices Wine and Spirits Studies Event Security and Risk Management Leisure Leadership and Programming English & Communication : Reports Vocational Chinese Communication : Putonghua Presentations and Promotional Text Writing Whole Person Development : SMART in Action IT Essentials - Services Semester 4: Applied Food and Beverage Projects Front Office Supervision Airline Industry and Operations Cruise Industry and Land Transport Clubhouse Management Theme Parks Operations... [-]

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Room 032, Ground Floor,
6 Oi Kwan Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

Hong Kong, HK