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Extended Privilege: Non-HAFFA members to be referred by HAFFA members can also enjoy member’s price for all HAFFA training courses!





Considering it is also important for your customers (i.e. shippers or co-loaders) to take proper training in order to ensure that they have knowledge and abilities to comply with prevailing regulations for handling DG, we are delighted to extend the privilege to Members’ customers. That said, non-HAFFA members to be referred by you can also enjoy Member’s price for all HAFFA training courses. Apart from helping to enhance safety in air cargo transport, trust that this extended privilege can be conducive to building up a good relationship with your customers and prestige of being HAFFA Members. Therefore, Members are highly encouraged to refer your customers to take the HAFFA courses.


To enjoy the benefit, business partner of HAFFA member require following the steps below:

(Attention to business partner of HAFFA member) If you being a Non-HAFFA Member will join any HAFFA course because of our Members’ referral, you may enjoy HAFFA Member price. You’re required to first send us the application form by email to training@haffa.com.hk and in the cover message please cc your email contact of HAFFA Member in order to enjoy this privilege. After receiving our email confirmation, please mail original enrolment form and payment (by cheque) to HAFFA.


The updated enrollment form (with the field of “Referrer Name”) is available at the HAFFA website: http://www.haffa.com.hk/portal/Course/Default.aspx (Education à Various Courses à Form)



Partial Reimbursement of Course Fee provided by the Transport and Housing Bureau (THB)

The Transport and Housing Bureau (THB) - the Professional Training and Examination Refund Scheme (ProTERS) under the Maritime and Aviation Training Fund (MATF) 


  1. Application Form & Notes to Applicants: Click here
    Application should be made by individuals. Application from company/organization will NOT be accepted.
    For each application,
    (a) the applicant must be : 
          (i) a resident of the HKSAR and lawfully employable in Hong Kong; and
         (ii) in full-time employment in the maritime or aviation sector with an organization/company in Hong Kong during the time when taking the pre-approved course/examination and at the time of application;

    (b) the applicant has enrolled in one of the pre-approved aviation courses or taken one of the pre-approved    aviation examinations on or after 11 January 2014, and has completed the course to the satisfaction of the course provider or passed the examination; and

    (c) the applicant has not been granted any other form of government subsidy or financial assistance for the relevant pre-approved course/examination.


Please read through the Notes to Applicants before applying the subsidy.


Key Procedures for Application:

For those eligible participants who would like to apply for the subsidy, please complete and submit the application form by post to the Maritime and Aviation Training Fund Unit, Transport and Housing Bureau at 17/F, East Wing, Central Government Offices, 2 Tim Mei Avenue, Hong Kong within four months after completing the course / passing the examination
. Late application will not be accepted. 

Please DO NOT send the application form to HAFFA and HAFFA will not bear any responsibility for any delay or loss of the documents due to delivery to a wrong address.


In submitting the application form, the applicant should attach a copy of each of the following:- 

(a) the applicant’s Hong Kong Identify Card;
(b) documentary proof (e.g. certificate) issued by the course/examination provider certifying 
that the applicant has completed the course to the satisfaction of the provider or passed the relevant 

(c) the receipt of course/examination fee payment (with name of applicant shown); and
(d) the front page of the bank passbook or statement of the bank account to which the refund will be credited to.

The document should show the applicant’s name, account number and bank name/ bank code (name of the account holder must be exactly the same as the name in the Hong Kong Identity Card). 


For details, please visit its webpage at: https://www.thb.gov.hk/eng/whatsnew/transport/2014/20140401.htm.

For enquiries, please send email to matf@thb.gov.hk or call the MATF hotline at 3509 7261.

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