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Trade Tests for Construction Craftsmen

Introduction

Test Format and Test Fee

The Council is currently conducting the following trade tests for Construction Craftsmen.
The mock test paper of each trade below is for reference only, actual test content and dimensions should be based on the test paper to be used on the test day.

  Trade Name Test Format Test Fee
(HK$)
 
    Written Test Practical Test    
1 Bricklayer
Mock Practical Paper
Mock Written Paper
0.5 hour 6 hours $500 *
2 Plasterer
Mock Practical Paper
Mock Written Paper
0.5 hour 6 hours $500 *
3 Tiler
Mock Written Paper
Mock Practical Paper
0.5 hour 6 hours $500 *
4 Tiler (tile)
Mock Written Paper
Mock Practical Paper
0.5 hour 3 hours $500 *
5 Tiler (mosaic)
Mock Practical Paper
Mock Written Paper
0.5 hour 3 hours $500 *
6 Carpenter (Formwork - Building Construction)
Mock Practical Paper
Mock Written Paper
0.5 hour 6 hours $700 *
7 Carpenter (Formwork - Civil Construction)
Mock Practical Paper
Mock Written Paper
0.5 hour 6 hours $700 *
8

Joiner
Mock Written Paper
Mock Practical Paper

0.5 hour 6 hours $500 *
9 Plumber
Mock Practical Paper
Mock Written Paper
0.5 hour 6 hours 45 mins. $500 *
10 General Welder
Mock Practical Paper
Mock Written Paper
0.5 hour 6 hours $500 *
11 Leveller
Mock Practical Paper
Mock Written Paper
0.5 hour 6 hours $500 *
12 Metal Worker
Mock Practical Paper
Mock Written Paper
0.5 hour 6 hours $500 *
13 Bar Bender and Fixer
Mock Practical Paper
Mock Written Paper
0.5 hour 6 hours $700 *
14

Marble Worker
Mock Practical Paper
Mock Written Paper

0.5 hour 7.5 hours $500 *
15 Marble Worker (Dry Fixing)
Mock Practical Paper
Only 4 hours practical test $500 *
16 Marble Worker (Wet Fixing)
Mock Practical Paper
Only 4 hours practical test $500 *
17 Bamboo Scaffolder
Mock Practical Paper
Mock Written Paper
0.5 hour 6 hours $500 *
18 Metal Scaffolder
Mock Practical Paper
Mock Written Paper
0.5 hour 6 hours $500 *
19 Construction Plant Mechanic
Mock Practical Paper
Mock Written Paper
0.5 hour 6 hours $500 *
20 Drainlayer
Mock Practical Paper
Mock Written Paper
0.5 hour 5 hours $500 *
21 Ground Investigation Operator

Starting from July 2014, the new certificates issued for Ground Investigation Operator Trade Test are no needed to be revalidated for every 5 years. Holders of the old Certificates (with an expiry date) need to apply for renewal with the new Certificates. Both new certificates and old certificates (prior to the expiry date) are valid.


Mock Practical Paper
Mock Written Paper
0.5 hour 6 hours $500 *
22

Asphalter (Road Construction)
Mock Practical Paper
Mock Written Paper

0.5 hour 3 hours $500 *
23 Concrete Repairer (Spalling Concrete)
Mock Practical Paper
Mock Written Paper
0.5 hour 5 hours $500 *
24 Trackworker
Mock Practical Paper
Mock Written Paper
0.5 hour 3 hours $500 *
25 Painter and Decorator
Mock Practical Paper
Mock Written Paper
0.5 hour 6 hours $500 *
26 Structural Steel Erector
Mock Practical Paper
Only 3 hours practical test $500 *
27 Concretor
Mock Practical Paper
Only 3 hours practical test $500 *
28 Window Frame Installer
Mock Practical Paper
Only 6 hours practical test $500 *
29 Rigger / Metal Formwork Erector
Mock Practical Paper
Only 3 hours practical test $500 *
30 Mason
Mock Practical Paper
Only 6 hours practical test $500 *
31 Waterproofing Worker (adhesive-type felt)
Mock Practical Paper
Only 3 hours practical test $500 *
32 Waterproofing Worker (burn-type felt)
Mock Practical Paper
Only 3 hours practical test $500 *
33 Waterproofing Worker (liquid membrane)
Mock Practical Paper
Only 3 hours practical test $500 *
34 Marine Construction Plant Operator - Derrick
Mock Practical Paper
Only 3 hours practical test $500 *
35 Marine Construction Plant Operator - Boom-grab Bucket
Mock Practical Paper
Only 3 hours practical test $500 *
36 Marine Construction Plant Operator - Boom-hook
Mock Practical Paper
Only 3 hours practical test $500 *
37 Pipelayer
Mock Practical Paper
Only 6 hours practical test $500 *
38 Shotcretor (Dry Mix)
Mock Practical Paper
Only 3 hours practical test $500 *
39 Shotcretor (Wet Mix)
Mock Practical Paper
Only 3 hours practical test $500 *
40 Carpenter (Fender)
Mock Practical Paper
Only 5 hours practical test $500 *
41

Plant & Equipment Operator (Percussive Pile)

Mock Written Paper

Only 1 hour written test $500 *
42 Plant & Equipment Operator (Bored Pile)
Mock Written Paper
Only 1 hour written test $500 *
43

Piling Operative (Percussive Pile)
Mock Written Paper
Mock Oral Paper

20 minutes written test and
40 minutes oral test
$300 *
44

Piling Operative (Bored Pipe)
Mock Written Paper
Mock Oral Paper

20 minutes written test and
40 minutes oral test
$300 *
45 Prestressing Operative
Mock Practical Paper
Only 3 hours practical test $500 *
46 Plant and Equipment Operator (Tunnelling) - Tunnel Boring Machine By exemption $200  
47 Plant and Equipment Operator (Tunnelling) - Jumbo Drilling
Mock Written Paper
Only 1 hour written test $500 *
48 Plant and Equipment Operator (Tunnelling) - Segment Erection
Mock Written Paper
Only 1 hour written test $500 *
49

Rock Breaking Driller
Mock Practical Paper

Only 3 hours practical test $500 *
50 Grouting Worker
Mock Practical Paper
Only 3 hours practical test $500 *
51 Paving Block Layer
Mock Practical Paper
Only 6 hours practical test $500 *
52 Curtain Wall Installer
Mock Practical Paper
Only 6 hours practical test $500 *
53 Glazier
Mock Practical Paper
Only 5 hours practical test $500 *
54 Floor Layer (Timber Flooring)
Mock Practical Paper
Only 6 hours practical test $500 *
55 Floor Layer (PVC Flooring)
Mock Practical Paper
Only 6 hours practical test $500 *
56 Asbestos Abatement Worker
Mock Practical Paper
Mock Written Paper
0.5 hour 6 hours $500 *
57 Tunnel Worker
Mock Practical Paper
Only 6 hours practical test $500 *
58 Hand-dug
Caisson Worker
Mock Practical Paper
Mock Written Paper
0.5 hour 6 hours $500 *
59 Demolition Worker (Building)
Mock Practical Paper
1 hour 1 day refresher course
and 1 days practical test
$800 *
60 Plasterer (Floor)
Mock Practical Paper
Mock Written Paper
0.5 hour 6 hours $500

*

61 Carpenter (Formwork – Civil Construction) (Striking)
Mock Practical Paper
Mock Written Paper
0.5 hour 4 hours $500 *
62 Carpenter (Formwork – Building Construction) (Striking)
Mock Practical Paper
Mock Written Paper
0.5 hour 4 hours $500 *
63 Joiner (Assembling )
Mock Practical Paper
Mock Written Paper
0.5 hour 3.5 hours $500

*

64 Painter and Decorator (Roller Painting)
Mock Practical Paper
Only 1 hours practical test $500 *
65 Painter and Decorator (Surface Filling)
Mock Practical Paper
Only 1.25 hour practical test $500 *
66 Painter and Decorator (Emulsion Painting)
Mock Practical Paper
Only 1 hour practical test $500 *
67 Painter and Decorator (Brushing Lacquering)
Mock Practical Paper
Only 2.25 hour practical test $500 *
68 Painter and Decorator (Synthetic Painting)
Mock Practical Paper
Only 1 hour practical test $500 *
69 Painter and Decorator (Clear Lacquering)
Mock Practical Paper
Only 2.25 hour practical test $500 *
70 Painter and Decorator (Texture-spray)
Mock Practical Paper
Only 3 hours practical test $500 *
71 Painter and Decorator (Metal Paint Spray)
Mock Practical Paper
Only 2 hour practical test $500 *
72 Painter and Decorator (Paperhanging)
Mock Practical Paper
Only 1.25 hours practical test $500 *
73 Painter and Decorator (Sign writing)
Mock Practical Paper
Only 1.25 hour practical test $500 *
74 Partition (Metal Frame) Installer
Mock Practical Paper
Mock Written Paper
0.5 hour 4 hours $500 *
75 False Ceiling Installer
Mock Practical Paper
Mock Written Paper
0.5 hour 6 hours $500 *
76 Marble Worker (Polishing)
Mock Practical Paper
Only 6 hours practical test $500 *
           
Anticipated Trade Test Waiting Time
* Waiting time would be around one to two months approximately
# Waiting time would be around three to four months approximately
@ Waiting time would be around five to six months approximately
& Waiting time would be more than six months approximately

Eligibility

Award of Certificate

  1. Trade Test Certificate - passed all the test papers;
  2. Intermediate Trade Test Certificate - failed the practical test but the results reached the required skill level of the relevant Intermediate Trade Test (If Intermediate Trade Test is available for the trade).

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