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The Construction Industry Council (“CIC”) was formed under the Construction Industry Council Ordinance (Cap. 587) to drive for unity and excellence of the construction industry in Hong Kong. The Hong Kong Construction Industry Trade Testing Centre (“HKCITTC”) under the CIC endeavors to offer creditable and professional trade testing services for the construction industry, issuing certificate of competence to qualified practitioners to certify their skills level.
The HKCITTC is forging ahead with the mission to play a leading role in uplifting industry professionalism by establishing skills standards and continuous introduction of latest elements, as well as encouraging best practice of works in the industry.
 

Trade test qualification is classified into 2 levels:

Intermediate Trade Test Qualification 

(Semi-skilled Worker)

Awarded to certified competent workers with ability to perform technical work individually in their specialised trade area

Trade Test Qualification

(Skilled Worker)

Awarded as professional recognition to workers with outstanding skills proficiency level in their specialised trade area

 

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Engage certified workers to perform rehabilitation and renovation projects for guaranteed work quality and safety

 

Work safety and quality is one of the critical considerations in building rehabilitation and home renovation projects.  In this connection, owners, owners’ corporations and property management companies are encouraged to consider the followings while planning for such work projects:

 

  • Employ “semi-skilled / skilled workers” to undertake works of designated trades; or
  • Include minimum percentage requirement of “semi-skilled / skilled workers” in work contracts,

so as to assure that workers possess qualified skills and knowledge in relevant trade area, and to safeguard the quality and safety of works.

 

Trade Test covers over 150 skills items. The trades that are most related to building rehabilitation and home renovation works are:

Window Frame Installer

Plumber

Painter and Decorator

Tiler

Bricklayer

Plasterer

Concrete Repairer (Spalling Concrete)

Waterproofing Worker

Joiner (Assembling)

Floor Layer

False Ceiling Installer

Bamboo Scaffolder

Owners, owners’ corporations and property management companies are encouraged to engage certified professional workers to perform rehabilitation and renovation works in accordance with the nature and trade divisions involved in their work projects.

 

 

Hong Kong Construction Industry Trade Testing Centre
Tel: 2100 9000
WhatsApp/ WeChat: 5720 0071 (Chi) / 5720 0072 (Eng)
Email: hkcittc@cic.hk