To alleviate manpower shortage in construction industry, with the support of Development Bureau, the Construction Industry Council (CIC) launches the "Advanced Construction Manpower Training Scheme - Pilot Scheme (Skills Enhancement Courses)" to train up semi-skilled workers to become skilled workers.
This course is open for application by eligible semi-skilled workers who should apply at the trade unions offering the courses under this Scheme. Courses are tuition-free. Trainees who succeed in obtaining the skilled worker certification will be awarded a bonus of HK$8,000.
Courses by Trade Unions (Subject to Trade Unions announcement)
Hong Kong Construction Industry Employees General Union
Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions - Construction Site Workers General Union
Details to be Announced by Trade Unions
Length of Training
Maximum 90 hours (according to trade) in both classroom and workshop trainings.
i. Qualified semi-skilled workers of the applied course; and
ii. Possess 1 to 3 years post-qualification experience of respective trade.