Collaboration Scheme Employers Area - ITCTS (Skills Enhancement Courses)

Intermediate Tradesman Collaborative Training Scheme (Skills Enhancement Courses)


To alleviate semi-skilled manpower shortage in construction industry, with the support of Development Bureau, the Construction Industry Council (CIC) launches the "Intermediate Tradesman Collaborative Training Scheme (Skills Enhancement Courses)" to train up registered general workers to become semi-skilled workers.

This course is open for application by eligible registered general workers. For those who are interested should apply at the training bodies offering the courses under this Scheme. Courses are tuition-free. Trainees who has fulfilled requirement for attendance rate will be awarded a bonus of HK$4,000. Trainees who succeed in obtaining the Intermediate Trade Test qualification and registering as registered semi-skilled workers of the relevant trade under the “Construction Workers Registration Ordinance” will be awarded a bonus of HK$10,000.

Courses by Training Bodies (Subject to Training Bodies announcement)

Courses Training Bodies
18 courses: Hong Kong Construction Industry Employees General Union (Enquiry: 2430 8413)
1. Bricklayer
2. Tiler
3. Plasterer
4. Carpenter (Formwork - Building Construction)
5. Levellerler
6. Painter and Decorator
7. Fire Service Mechanical Fitter
8. Fire Service Electrical Fitter
9. Plumber
10. Refrigeration/Air-conditioning/Ventilation Mechanic (Electrical Control)                           
11. Refrigeration/Air-conditioning/Ventilation Mechanic (Air System)
12. Refrigeration/Air-conditioning/Ventilation Mechanic (Thermal Insulation)
13. Refrigeration/Air-conditioning/Ventilation Mechanic (Water System)
14. Electrical Wireman
15. Metal Scaffolder
16. Metal Worker
17. General Welder
18. Control Panel Assembler
4 courses: The Federation of Hong Kong Electrical & Mechanical Industries Trade Unions; or

Hong Kong Kowloon Electrical Engineering & Appliances Trade Workers Union (Enquiry: 2393 7693)
1. Fire Service Electrical Fitter
2. Refrigeration/Air-conditioning/Ventilation Mechanic (Electrical Control)
3. Electrical Wireman
4. Control Panel Assembler


Commencement Date
Details to be Announced by Training Bodies

Length of Training
50 hours (including both classroom and workshop trainings)

Trainee Eligibility

i) Registered general workers;

ii) At least 1 year relevant working experience (verified by the training bodies);

iii) For those who have not registered as registered semi-skilled workers or registered skilled workers of any trade under Construction Workers Registration Ordinance; and

iv) For those who have not taken the courses of relevant trades offered or funded by the CIC and HKIC over one year prior to application.

Enquiry: 2100 9000 (Collaboration Scheme)

Key Programmes

Full-time Short Courses
One month to half a year
Certificate in Construction Programme
One Year
Diploma in Construction
One Year
Advanced Diploma Programme
Two Year
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