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Sharing Session on the Applications of Vocational Qualification Pathway (VQP) in Industry Development and Talent Training (7.11.2023)

The sharing session on the "Applications of Vocational Qualification Pathway (VQP) in Industry Development and Talent Training" was held on 7 November 2023. Representatives of the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department (EMSD) and the Social Welfare Department (SWD) shared their experiences in applying the VQP to the "Registration Scheme for Vehicle Maintenance" and the Elderly Services Accreditation Course respectively at the event.  Also, representative from Asia Airfreight Terminal (AAT) shared the advantages of applying the VQP in terms of talent development from an enterprise perspective.  It served as a showcase for industries, especially for those industries who do not have any licensing requirements, to promote and encourage stakeholders to apply the VQP in human resources management and training areas.  Moreover, representatives from the Employees Retraining Board (ERB) and HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education (HKU SPACE) also shared their views on the development of the VQP programme, their experiences in programme development as well as their future development directions. About 170 representatives from industry stakeholders, employers, education and training institutions and professional bodies participated in the event.