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Vocational Chinese Language Programme for Non-Chinese Speaking School Leavers

Post-secondary institutions/training organisations are invited to develop and operate the vocational Chinese language courses pegged at Level 1 or 2 of the Qualifications Framework (QF) for non-Chinese speaking (NCS) school leavers. These courses aim at enhancing NCS school leavers' capability and confidence in listening, speaking, reading and writing in Chinese, helping them obtain qualifications recognised by the Government and different sectors, and enhancing their employability. Up to 85% of the tuition fee could be reimbursed to a participant after fulfilling the relevant requirements in attendance or assessment.


Course Information
  • Course Provider: Yale-China Chinese Language Centre, Faculty of Arts, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    Qualifications Framework Level: Level 2


  • Course Provider: HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education
    Qualifications Framework Level: Level 1 and Level 2

    1. Listening and speaking module (QF Level 1)
    2. Literacy and reading module (QF Level 1)
    3. Reading and writing module (QF Level 2)

  • Course Provider: YMCA College of Careers
    Qualifications Framework Level: Level 1 and Level 2(The College also offers Foundation programme*)


*Foundation programme is designed for beginners. Participants who completed this programme can be admitted to Qualifications Framework Level 1 programme.