It's important to remember there are plenty of other tertiary education opportunities.
YP cadet Erica Kwan learned the ropes from Carter Lam
Carter Lam Wing-fung works at The Langham, a five-star hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui. As he likes to keep things clean, a career in housekeeping seemed perfect ...
Tony Leung, or Wing Wing, has been a clown for 15 years.
Tony Leung Kin-win's job is to make people laugh. For 15 years, he's been known around Hong Kong as Wing Wing the clown. It's more challenging than you might ...
Lee Ka-chun is taking a metal works course offered by the CIC.
As less wood is used in buildings, metal working is on the rise
Cheung Kit-lung is taking all the right steps towards a smooth career.
Marble laying requires teamwork, strength, and some design instinct,
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Someone has to make sure all the machines on a building site work as they're supposed to ...
Electrical installation student, Yiu Chi-ki, at the Construction Industry Council's training centre in Sheung Shui.
Starting out as an electrical apprentice is a good way to keep upgrading your skills
Lo Chun-ho practises tying the nylon strips that hold the bamboo sticks in place as part of his training, which will eventually make him a craftsman.
Problem-solving skills and creativity, as well as advanced technical skills, are important for bamboo scaffolding craftsmen
Ou Shaoliang is a plumbing trainee with the Construction Industry Council.
Being a plumber requires team work, dedication and keeping up with new ideas.
Ng Hiu-wah, a trainee of the Construction Industry Council Training Academy, shows his decorating skills.
Adding those colourful last touches to buildings inside and out requires both know-how and hard work.
Construction trainee Lee Yiu-lun doesn't mind getting his hands dirty on the road to his dream.
Crafting your future in construction may take many stages and some physically demanding labour