Applied Learning (ApL)

Applied Learning (ApL) courses are elective subjects provided in the senior secondary curriculum. They aim to offer a diversified learning platform for preparing students to carry on their study, start working as well as understand the importance of life-long learning by enhancing their vocation-related competencies and obtaining qualification recognition.

 

 

Students applying for the HKCT Senior Secondary Applied Learning courses are required to conduct a simple online assessment for identifying their attribute, communication skills and subject knowledge to the courses. Students should complete and submit the following "Online Assessment Form" on or before 26th June 2020 for selection. The result will be announced by the EDB to schools, starting from 6th July 2020.

If students cannot participate in the online assessment, HKCT can arrange a face-to-face interview. Please call +852 2265 6986 / WhatsApp 5410 7170 for interview arrangement.

Date: 27th June 2020 (Saturday)

Time: 10:00am - 12:30pm

Address: Rm 301, HKCT Jockey Club Ma On Shan Campus - Yiu On Estate, 2 Hang Hong Street, Ma On Shan, Sha Tin, New Territories

 

What's special of HKCT ApL courses

  • Since 2007, HKCT ApL courses have designed with practical content and keeping up with the needs of the industries.
  • Airport Passenger Terminal Operations (fully supported by Hong Kong International Aviation Academy (HKIAA)), Railway Studies (co-operate with MTR Academy).
  • HKCT ApL courses are supported by industrial partners / organisations, for instance, PRET A MANGER, the international sandwich chain shop, and Specialty Coffee Association (SCA), Public Relations Hong Kong Limited (PRHK), and Hong Kong Public Relations Professionals’ Association (PRPA) etc.
  • All ApL courses are recognised in Hong Kong under the Qualifications Framework.
  • The academic result of ApL courses is comparable to that of HKDSE which make students eligible to continue their study upon completion.


* According to the Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 40/2017, applicants of Associate Degree and Higher Diploma programmes are allowed to use up to two Applied Learning (ApL) subjects in the application for entrance requirements. However, ApL Chinese (for non-Chinese speaking students) is not applicable and the existing levels of results, i.e. "Attained" and "Attained with Distinction (I) / (II)", will continue to be used.

Mode of Study

Mode 1: Classes conducted in HKCT campuses
Mode 2: Classes conducted in a venue agreed between HKCT and the secondary schools

Supporting Organization   Recognized by HKQF
 

 

Course Features

  • Provide students with basic knowledge and practical skills of the airport passenger terminal operations
  • International Airport Passenger Terminal visit, technical visit, simulated workshop with industry standard
  • Supporting Organization: Hong Kong International Aviation Academy
  • Career Development: passenger terminal operations officer, Student Air Traffic Control Officer (SATCO) at Civil Aviation Department, flight operations officer, air service officer, ground service officer, ticket service officer, air cargo officer, etc.
  • Some lessons conducted in Hong Kong International Aviation Academy

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The qualification of this programme is recognised under the Qualifications Framework in Hong Kong.
QF Level: 3 | QR Registration No.: 20/000001/L3
Registration Validity Period: 01/01/2020 to 31/12/2024

Supporting Organization   Recognized by HKQF
 

 

Course Features

  • Provide students with safety, technological and operational knowledge of the modern railway industry, and introduce various positions of the industry
  • Train driving simulation, railway facility visit
  • Supporting Organization: MTR Academy
  • Career Development: train captain, train station officer, assistant logistics officer, electrical and mechanical tradesman or technician, operation officer or project officer in transport-related industry, etc.
  • Some lessons conducted in MTR Academy

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The qualification of this programme is recognised under the Qualifications Framework in Hong Kong.
QF level: 3 | QR Registration No.: 17/000964/L3
Registration Validity Period: 01/01/2018 to 31/12/2022

Supporting Organization  Recognized by HKQF
  

 

Course Features

  • Introduce the characteristics of pâtisseries and cafés, food production, café operations, food hygiene and other related knowledge
  • Make special beverages and patisseries by using different ingredients
  • Supporting Organization: Pret A Manger (Hong Kong) Ltd, Coffee Lab Asia, Specialty Coffee Association (SCA)
  • Career Development: pastry chef, bakery chef, chef, restaurant waiter/waitress, barista and entrepreneurship (e.g. café, pastry shop, bakery), etc.

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The qualification of this programme is recognised under the Qualifications Framework in Hong Kong.
QF level: 3 | QR Registration No.: 16/000095/L3
Registration Validity Period: 26/01/2016 to 31/12/2023

Recognized by HKQF

 

Course Features

  • Equip students with basic knowledge in the areas of sports science, fitness and health as well as the fitness testing and assessment through the practice of exercise and fitness skills
  • Through integration of learnt knowledge and skills, students are able to design and implement exercise and fitness training activities
  • Supporting Organization: Freemen F.C., Hillen Sports
  • Career Development: sports coach, fitness instructor, sports event officer, sports executive, recreation and sports facility manager, etc.

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The qualification of this programme is recognised under the Qualifications Framework in Hong Kong.
QF Level: 3 | QR Registration No.: 20/000003/L3
Registration Validity Period: 01/01/2020 to 31/12/2024

Supporting Organization   Recognized by HKQF
   

 

Course Features

  • Attach importance to both theory and practice, and cover topics of public relations strategies, communication skills, brand images and multimedia applications
  • Students are equipped with knowledge and skills of public relations and communication through participating the production of online project(s), which can better prepare them for further studies and career pursuits
  • Supporting Organization: Public Relations Hong Kong Limited (PRHK), and Hong Kong Public Relations Professionals’ Association (PRPA)
  • Career Development: marketing assistant, event assistant, media production assistant and public relations clerk, etc.

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The qualification of this programme is recognised under the Qualifications Framework in Hong Kong.
QF Level: 3 | QR Registration No.: 20/000002/L3
Registration Validity Period: 01/01/2020 to 31/12/2024

Supporting Organization      Recognized by HKQF
     

 

Course Features

  • Master the basic knowledge of Chinese via provision of simulated contexts of further study, career development and daily life
  • Improve Chinese proficiency by guided and structural contents in 3 different levels
  • Supporting Organization: Hong Kong Airport Services Ltd (HAS), Home Market, Pret A Manger (Hong Kong) Ltd, Support the Employment of People with Disabilities (SEPD), Eaton Hotel Hong Kong
  • Career Development: hotel receptionist, recreation clubhouse officer, airport customer service officer, event assistant, marketing assistant, programme assistant, customer service officer, retailer, disciplined service officer, etc.

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The qualification of this programme is recognised under the Qualifications Framework in Hong Kong.
QF level: 3
QR Registration No.: 18/000525/L3, 18/000526/L3, 18/000527/L3, 18/000528/L3
QF level: 2
QR Registration No.: 18/000521/L2, 18/000522/L2 , 18/000523/L2, 18/000524/L2
QF level: 1
QR Registration No.: 18/000517/L1, 18/000518/L1, 18/000519/L1, 18/000520/L1
Registration Validity Period: 06/07/2018 to 31/12/2022

Study Moments

Students of Railway Studies performed train driving simulation
Students of Railway Studies visited railway facilities.
Students of Exercise and Fitness Coaching performed different sports training including baseball.
Students of Exercise and Fitness Coaching performed different sports training including basketball.
Students of Pâtisserie and Café Operations can use all professional coffee facilities provided in Food and Beverage Training Centre to practise coffee brewing.
Students of Pâtisserie and Café Operations can use all professional coffee facilities provided in Food and Beverage Training Centre to practise coffee brewing.
Students of Applied Learning Chinese learnt Chinese from different simulated contexts of daily life and activities.
Students of Applied Learning Chinese learnt Chinese from different simulated contexts of daily life and activities.
Students of Public Relations and Communication visited media and communication company
Students of Public Relations and Communication visited media and communication company

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