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Certificate for Junior General Purpose Ratings


Upcoming Class:

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Mode of Study: Full time
Duration: 23 weeks
Time: Weekdays: 08:25 - 16:50 (including 1 hour lunch break)
What will you get?
Venue: Maritime Services Training Institute
Entrance Requirement:

Applicant must be a Hong Kong resident, lawfully employable in Hong Kong, secondary 3 or above, above 16.5 of age, and able to pass an interview and simple eye sight and colour blindness tests.

Tuition Fee: -
Medium of Instruction: Cantonese
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Course Overview

This programme aims at providing a competitive pool of properly trained and qualified general purpose ratings to serve the maritime sector. It is one of the approved training courses for Local Vessel Trade Training Incentive Scheme (LVTTIS) under the Maritime and Aviation Training Fund launched by the Transport and Housing Bureau. On successful completion of this programme, trainees who are eligible to apply for the fund may get not more than $30,000 incentive and examination fee refund. For enquiries, please send email to or call the Marine Department at 2852 3969. You may visit the Transport and Housing Bureau website for more details and application form of LVTTIS:

There might be changes in the course details.

Important Note

Certificate for Junior General Purpose Ratings Interview

Available in Chinese only.


VTC reserves the right to cancel any programme, revise programme name, content or change the offering campus(es) before class commencement if circumstances so warrant.