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Admission Requirements
Year 1 Entry
For Year 1 entry, applicants should meet one of the following requirements:
 
  1. Have obtained Level 3 in Chinese Language and English Language and Level 2 in Mathematics and Liberal Studies plus one Elective/Applied Learning Subject at Level 2 (“3322+2”) in HKDSE; OR
  2. Have passes in AS Use of English and AS Chinese Language and Culture plus one AL subject/two AS subjects in HKALE and Level 2 for Chinese Language and English Language plus passes in three other subjects in HKCEE; OR
  3. Have obtained the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma with a minimum score of 24 and fulfilled the English language requirements:
    • Grade 4 or better in the Higher Level English Language (B Syllabus); or
    • Grade 5 or better in the Standard Level English Language (B Syllabus); or
    • Grade 4 or better in the Higher or Standard Level English Language (A1 or A2 Syllabus); or
    • Grade 4 or better in the Standard Level English – Text and Performance; or
    • Grade 4 or better in the Standard Level English – Literature and Performance (A1 syllabus); OR
  4. Have met the 2nd cut-off line of the respective province for admission to mainland key universities in the National Joint College Entrance Examination (JEE) and the scores of English Language is over 100 (普通高等學校聯合招生考試(JEE,PRC)達到所屬省市報讀第二批重點高校分數線以上及英語科達100分或以上); OR
  5. Applicants possessed (i) a qualification of a recognised Health Worker Training Course approved by the Director of Social Welfare at QF Level 3, (ii) 2-year relevant work experience, (iii) have met the required English language competency level (an overall band of at least 5.5 in IELTS Academic Module (within 2 years after the test date) OR equivalent), and (iv) passed an admission interview; OR
  6. Applicants completed (i) Form 5 or above OR equivalent^, (ii) possessed at least 1 recognised "Relevant Working Experience" area at QF Level 3 in TWO respective Clusters (Out of three clusters: "Clinical Care" (臨床護理), "Psycho-social-spiritual Care and Support" (心理、社交及心靈關顧), and "Management"(管理)) through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) mechanism in the Elderly Care Service Industry assessed by the Hong Kong Association of Gerontology (HKAG) that is appointed by the Hong Kong Qualification Framework (HKQF) as the Assessment Agency, (iii) have met the required English language competency level (an overall band of at least 5.5 in IELTS Academic Module (within 2 years after the test date) OR equivalent), and (iv) passed an interview.

^ For details, please refer to “The Minimum Admission Requirements for Combined Health Worker Training Courses” of the Social Welfare Department (《「保健員訓練課程 」的最低入讀要求 」 》).

 

Remarks:

  1. The above admission requirements are subject to the final approval by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ).


Senior Year Entry
For senior year entry, applicants should meet one of the following requirements:
 
  1. Have completed an Associate Degree Programme (AD) or Higher Diploma Programme (HD) of the relevant subject/discipline; OR
  2. Applicants possessed (i) a qualification of a recognised Health Worker Training Course approved by the Director of Social Welfare at QF Level 4, (ii) 2-year relevant work experience, (iii) have met the required English language competency level (an overall band of at least 5.5 in IELTS Academic Module (within 2 years after the test date) OR equivalent), and (iv) passed an admission interview; OR
  3. Applicants completed (i) Form 5 or above OR equivalent^, (ii) possessed at least 1 recognised "Relevant Working Experience" area at QF Level 4 in TWO respective Clusters (Out of three clusters: "Clinical Care" (臨床護理), "Psycho-social-spiritual Care and Support" (心理、社交及心靈關顧), and "Management"(管理)) through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) mechanism in the Elderly Care Service Industry assessed by the Hong Kong Association of Gerontology (HKAG) that is appointed by the Hong Kong Qualification Framework (HKQF) as the Assessment Agency, (iii) have met the required English language competency level (an overall band of at least 5.5 in IELTS Academic Module (within 2 years after the test date) OR equivalent), and (iv) passed an interview.

^ For details, please refer to “The Minimum Admission Requirements for Combined Health Worker Training Courses” of the Social Welfare Department (《「保健員訓練課程 」的最低入讀要求 》).

 

Remarks:

  1. The above admission requirements are subject to the final approval by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ).


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