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Updated: 23 Dec 2016

Vocational Training Programme for the Freight Logistics Sector (VTP) 貨運物流業職業訓練課程

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Airfreight Logistics Module 4

Advanced Certificate in Airfreight Operational Managerial Training (Level 4)
空運 - 經理級營運管理培訓(四級)行政證書(譯名)*

資歷級別為第四級,登記號碼為 15/003625/L4,有效期由1/1/2016 - 登記持續有效

The First SCS-based Programme for the Logistics Industry

Recognized by the Qualification Framework (QF)


Course Leaflet & Application Form for C3192A  [Click here]

Target Participants: Industry practitioners who are 25 years old or above, with 4 years of relevant experience at assistant manager level or above (see detail below)

Tentative Date, Time & Venue

Class Code





Exam Date




29 March,
5, 12, 19, 26 April,
24, 31 May 2017

7:00pm to 10:00pm

6, 13, 20 May 2017^ 

 2:00pm to 5:00pm

12 July 2017^

7:00pm to 9:00pm

PolyU Hunghom or
Tong Campus^


^Subject to final confirmation at programme commencement


Fee per Applicant  Total: HK$2,850.- (or HK$1,761.- only after VTC subsidy)#

# Qualified student can apply for a subsidy of HK$1,089  (provided by the Vocational Training Council-Transport Logistics Training Board "VTC-TLTB") via HAFFA after the end of the module, provided that the student:

(1) Has passed the final examination (passing mark: 40%);

(2) Has achieved an attendance of 80% or above; and

(3) Is currently employed in transport logistics company.

Please note that the subsidy is subject to the availability of the funding.

The application form for partial reimbursement and details will be sent to student during class.


Application Deadline

1 month prior to course commencement.


Assessment and Award

1.     The assessment includes a Self-reflection Checklist (5%) on the practice of concepts at work, Individual Assignment/project (35%), one Mid-term Test - 1 hour (10%) and Final Examination - 2 hours (50%).

2.     Students who have successfully passed the test and examination (passing mark: 40%) and achieved an attendance of 70% or above of each module, will receive the following:
(i)  A certificate issued by Institute for Entrepreneurship, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
(ii) A transcript issued by Institute for Entrepreneurship, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Students who have successfully passed the test and examination and achieved an attendance of 80% or above of each module, will receive the following:
(iii) A certificate jointly issued by the CILTHK, HAFFA and LOGSCOUNCIL;

3.    The certificate is widely recognized by senior management in the industry.

4.     HAFFA Committee Member Companies will be given higher priority to any job seeker if he/she has successfully completed the course.


Medium of Instruction

Experienced instructors from the industry will conduct the lecture in English supplemented with Cantonese terminologies 


Admission Requirement

Candidates have to fulfill the requirements specified in (a) or (b), as well as (c) the language requirements.

(a)   Mature candidates, i.e. candidates who are 25 years old or above, with4 years or above relevant working experience at assistant manager level or above

(b)   Candidates who do not possess the qualifications stated in (a) but successfully obtained RPL qualifications for the logistics industry at QF level 3 or above.

(c)    Language requirements

Level 2 or above in HKDSE English Language; or

E or above in HKCEE English Language (Syllabus B); or

C or above in HKCEE English Language (Syllabus A); or

E or above in HKALE (AS-Level) Use of English.

Those who do not meet the above language requirements will be required to pass an English language proficiency test prior to admission.

Please provide supporting documents (e.g: HKCEE/HKALE certificate and Company letter) when submit application.


For Further Information

For course registrationInstitute for Entrepreneurship, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Address: Institute for Entrepreneurship, QR702, 7/F, Core R, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hunghom, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Tel: 3400 2773     Fax: 2765 6323   

Website: http://www.polyu.edu.hk/ife


Method of Payment

Payment should be settled at the time of Programme application. Programme fees are not refundable except for unsuccessful applications or course cancellation.


Please send a crossed cheque (payable to "The Hong Kong Polytechnic University) together with the completed application from to one of the following:

1)   Institute for Entrepreneurship, QR702, Core R, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon.

2)   HAFFA, 8/F,ChinaHong Kong Centre,122-126 Canton Rd, TST, Kln, HK


General Enquiry:

HAFFA Secretariat

Tel: 2796 3121   Website:http://www.haffa.com.hk

CILTHK Secretariat

Tel: 2866 6336    Website:http://www.cilt.org.hk


Special Privileges to VTP - Airfreight M4 participants:

HK$50 discounts***offer for of either

(a)     HAFFA RAR Training course; or

(b)     HAFFA DGA Self Study Exam/Tutorial

***  Please note VTP participant or his company is required to submit the completed redemption form (Download here) to HAFFA together with course enrollment form (either HAFFA RAR or HAFFA DGA Self Study Exam/Tutorial) and the Notification of Acceptance of the VTP - Airfreight Module 4 issued by Institute for Entrepreneurship, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University



Programme Contents

Ø  Forecast future cargo volume and handling capacity

Ø  Handle claims for air cargo damage

Ø  Conduct quality management audit

Ø  Design and prepare tenders

Ø  Prepare proposals

Ø  Formulate on-the-job training plans for staff

Ø  Formulate contingency procedures on emergency

Ø  Formulate airfreight standard contract terms

Ø  Formulate environmental management policy

Ø  Handle co-loading market transactions with air freight forwarder


If there is any inconsistency or ambiguity between the English title and the Chinese title, the English title shall prevail.


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