Technology advancement has accelerated the digital transformation of industries, leading to an increasing demand for skilled talent in information technology (IT). To address the pressing needs for IT talent across industries, VTC established the Hong Kong Institute of Information Technology (HKIIT), VTC’s 14th member institution, on 1 November 2023, to offer IT and relevant technology programmes for students, working adults and industry practitioners.
The HKIIT programmes cover in-demand and emerging IT skills in areas such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cybersecurity, Blockchain, Data Science, Web 3.0, Internet of Things, Robotics Applications, Automotive Intelligence Technology and more, with a view to nurturing all-round IT talent. The first cohort of HKIIT students will commence their studies in 2024/25 academic year.
HKIIT campus is situated at 20A Tsing Yi Road, Tsing Yi Island, New Territories. In addition, HKIIT also offers programmes at multiple campuses to support students coming from different locations, namely, IVE(Chai Wan), IVE (Kwun Tong), IVE (Lee Wai Lee), IVE(Sha Tin) and IVE (Tuen Mun).
In addition to providing pre-employment training programmes, HKIIT also offers in-service training service named “SkillsUP” and works closely with industry partners to provide reskilling and upskilling training programmes for industry practitioners, corporate professionals and working adults to equip them with the digital skills needed for the digital economy in support of the Government’s innovation and technology initiatives. HKIIT is also committed to becoming a prominent IT training and examination hub in Hong Kong and the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area to help expand the talent pool in the IT industry.
Enable learners to develop and administer various IT and innovative and creative business applications and solution platforms, as well as computer servers, communication networks, cloud computing, big data, data science, financial technology, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and smart technologies.
Equip students for creative industries such as the computer graphics, multimedia, virtual reality, interactive technology, computer games and animation, theme park and theatre creative technology, live performance, user experience and social media technology.
The programmes offered by the HKIIT cover all aspects of IT and are designed to provide students with the latest knowledge and skills to develop a career in this exciting and rapidly changing environment. Students will be able to develop and support all types of computer and information systems commonly used.
Our students have shown outstanding performance in territory-wide competitions and learning achievements.
10 designated Full-time Information Technology Higher Diploma Programmes.
Non-local students (including those from the Mainland, other countries and regions) eligible to stay in Hong Kong for employment upon graduation.
HKIIT’s in-service training service named as “SkillsUP” has close collaborations with industry partners, professionals and stakeholders to offer both reskilling and upskilling training programmes for the industry practitioners, corporate professionals and workforce to help them master the latest digital skills.