Vocational Training Council (VTC) is a statutory body established under VTC Ordinance (Cap. 1130) in 1982 to advise the Chief Executive on the provision of a comprehensive vocational educational and training system to suit the needs of Hong Kong.
VTC provides a comprehensive system of vocational education and training services through its member institutes including the Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong, Institute of Professional Education and Knowledge, School for Higher and Professional Education, Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education, Hong Kong Design Institute, Hospitality Industry Training and Development Centre, International Culinary Institute, Chinese Cuisine Training Institute, Maritime Services Training Institute, Pro-Act Training and Development Centres, Youth College, Integrated Vocational Development Centre and Shine Skills Centres. In respect of vocational education, the VTC offers a wide range of full-time and part-time courses which lead to formal qualifications from post-secondary 3 up to degree levels.
The Council of VTC has a membership of 18 non-government members, including leading figures in the education, industry, commerce, service and labour sectors, and three government officials, namely, the Commissioner for Labour, the Director-General of Trade and Industry and the Deputy Secretary for Education. The Executive Director of VTC also sits on the Council as an ex-officio member. The operation of the Council is supported by 5 functional committees, 21 training boards and 5 general committees.
VTC has completed a review of the remuneration of the top three tiers of staff for the 24 months ending 31 March 2016. The review findings can be found here.
For enquiries on the vocational education courses offered by VTC, please call VTC at (852) 2836 1000.
The website is http://www.vtc.edu.hk.