First TEN students who apply this programme will WIN the chance to visit private jet aircraft.
This course is on the list of <Professional Training and Examination Refund Scheme> under <Maritime and Aviation Training Fund>. Eligible applicants are refunded with 80% of the fees.
Some modules of this course have been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund (CEF).*
此課程已列入持續進修基金 CEF 認可課程(只限部分單元) 。
Hong Kong is an international aviation hub, the demand of travelling in both commercial and business aviation is very high. With the new terminal and the third runway project undergoing in the Hong Kong International Airport, as well as the opening of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge, the scale and demand of aviation service of Hong Kong International Airport would further expand. The demand of business aviation is emergent and is particularly high in some Asian cities/countries such as China, Macau, and Singapore. Private jet travel will become more popular in the new era of growth.
This programme aims to meet the continuing education and professional development needs of those who are currently working in the business aviation field or those who have aspirations in developing their future careers in the private jet business. The programme provides core private jet management and operation concepts, as well as specialized knowledge in delivering premium inflight butler services. A broad and holistic view of private jet management will be given to students with particular emphasis on hospitality service techniques.
1) MARITIME AND AVIATION TRAINING FUND
The $100 million Maritime and Aviation Training Fund (MATF) approved by the Legislative Council in January 2014 came into operation on 1 April 2014. The Fund is to sustain and enhance existing training schemes and scholarships, as well for launching new initiatives for the aviation sector. The aim is to build up in due course a vibrant, diversified and competitive pool of professionals and technical personnel to support Hong Kong’s future development in the aviation sector. Each Eligible applicant of Professional Training and Examination Refund Scheme (ProTERS) are refunded with 80% of the fees after completing approved courses or passing examinations, subject to a cap of $18,000 (whichever is less) for the pre-approved course/examination (LINK ). Please note that the eligible applicant should be full-time employment in the aviation sector with an organization/company in Hong Kong.
2) CONTINUING EDUCATION FUND (CEF)
Some modules of this course have been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund (CEF).
此課程已列入持續進修基金 CEF 認可課程(只限部分單元)
*According to the terms and conditions of the Continuing Education Fund, students seeking reimbursement of the fees under CEF must not have obtained any other publicity-funded financial assistance, such as MATF, for the same module to avoid double benefits.
WHY DO YOU STUDY THIS PROGRAMME AT HKU SPACE?
• Potential Employment Opportunities:
After completion of the programme, students may pursue career opportunities including private jet flight attendant, front-line operation and back-of-house management positions. Our teachers are in the field who can give you solid and useful advice!
• Valuable Field Trip Experiences:
Students will be arranged to overseas and/or local field trips (e.g. Zhuhai/Macau/Shanghai AIRSHOW, Hong Kong Business Aviation Centre, Private Jet aircraft visit, yacht club, luxury hotel, wine cellar, cigar shop, etc…). They will be able to learn the ground and/or on-board operation and procedures in real world setting through these visits, gain the latest development and trends of the business aviation industry from different guest speakers and teachers who are practitioners in the private jet management companies and/or luxury hospitality service providers.
• Strong Connections with Business Aviation Industry:
Industry associations such as the ‘Asian Business Aviation Association’ and ‘Association of Business Aviation Professionals’ may provide useful employment information to our students. Certificate in Private Jet Hospitality Service Management” is accredited by Association of Business Aviation Professionals, which is renowned for the excellence in its training standard and the first non-profit private jet industry association in Asia. Graduates of this programme will be eligible to apply for the membership of ‘Association of Business Aviation Professionals’.
• Experienced teachers:
Our teachers come from strong hospitality and/or business aviation industry background, and students will gain extensive industrial knowledge with a lot of insights from teachers.