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Advanced Diploma (For DSE students)

Hong Kong Institute of Construction has launched the revamped Advanced Diploma Programme in 2022/23 academic year. The programme is designed for secondary 6 school leavers with certain level of academic attainment who wish to pursue a technician or supervisory career in the construction industry.

All Programmes of Advanced Diploma are recognized as QF Level 4 under the Hong Kong Qualifications Framework.

Programme QF Level QF Registration No. Registration Validity Period
Advanced Diploma In Quantity Surveying

QF Level:4

22/000667/L4 01/09/2022 to 31/08/2026
Advanced Diploma In Building Services Supervision 22/000668/L4
Advanced Diploma In Civil Engineering Supervision 22/000669/L4
Advanced Diploma In Building Construction Supervision 22/000670/L4

Programme Features

The 2-year programme which includes site practice and on-the-job training, is designed to meet the needs of the industry. During the training period, students will receive a comprehensive and specialised technical training on proper work skills and professional site supervision techniques, so as to equip themselves with the knowledge and skills for construction supervision. At the early stage of the programme, HKIC will start matching students with employers. Students with outstanding performance may receive scholarships from employers.

There are  4 individual Advance Diploma programmes, covering the latest technologies in the construction industry (such as MiC, DfMA, BIM and DWSS). In addition, the programmes offer common modules and whole person development training, including voluntary service and sport training to develop the selfawareness, analytical thinking, problem solving skills of the students.

Schedule and Venue

Monday to Friday : 8:20am to 5:00pm

Main teaching venue: HKIC - Kowloon Bay Campus

During the training period, students may be arranged to attend classes in different campuses.

Further Studies and Careers

Upon completion of the programme, graduates can be employed by contractors to become project supervisors, projecto co-ordinators, site supervisors or assistant surveyors, etc, after accumulating work experience and progressing with continuing education. 

HKIC had signed Memorandum of Intent with Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU), Hong Kong Chu Hai College and the Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi) to provide articulation pathway for Advanced Diploma graduates.

Graduates of Advanced Diploma in Building Construction Supervision programme are eligible for exemption of 55 credits in construction related degree programmes offered by Hong Kong Metropolitan University.


Upon completion of the programme and met the requirements of graduation, a graduate certificate issued by HKIC, Certificate for Mandatory Basic Safety Training (Construction Work) (Green card) , Registered Semi-skilled Worker for Leveller and Certificate for Construction Safety Supervisors will be awarded.

The Advanced Diploma in Building Construction Supervision programme is recognised by the government Building Department as fulfilling the minimum academic qualifications for TCP T2 to T3 for site supervision under the streams of Authorised Person and Registered Contractor (AP/RC), as stipulated in the Technical Memorandum for Supervision Plan 2009 and the Code of Practice for Site Supervision 2009.

The Advanced Diploma in Building Services Supervision programme is recognised by the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department of the HKSAR Government as satisfying the academic qualification for registration as Grade B Registered Electrical Worker.  Graduates with required work experience can apply for registration as Grade B Registered Electrical Worker.

Recognition by Professional Bodies / Organisations

All 4 Advanced Diploma programmes have been accredited by the following professional bodies / organisations:

Chartered Association of Building Engineers CIC BIM Certification and Accreditation Schemes Hong Kong Institute of
Clerks of Works
Hong Kong Institute of Construction Managers The Institute of Clerks of Works & Construction Inspectorate (Hong Kong)  

Contractors Sponsorship Scheme

HKIC cooperates with renowned contractors under this scheme. Students can receive  additional training allowance from the contractors for the on-the-job training. Preference for permanent positions will be given to the students who have satisfactory performance when working with the respective contractors.

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