Construction Industry Council 建造業議會
Trade Test
Trade Test Achievement
Progress Report on Trade Testing for Construction Tradesmen(Up to 31/10/2015)

 

Name of Trade

*1 No. of   Workers in Industry

*2 No. of Applicants

Tested Candidates

*2 No. of Qualified Tradesmen

Pass Rate (%)

1

Bricklayer

610

1665

1473

969

65

2

Tiler

*12    1101

4127

3867

2303

59

3

Tiler (tile)

29

28

25

89

4

Tiler (mosaic)

15

11

6

55

5

Plasterer

*15    4898 

4779

4328

3020

69

6

Plasterer  (Floor )

0

0

0

NA

7

Joiner

*16    4689

 

6016

5523

3477

61

8

Joiner  (Assembling )

2

0

0

NA

9

Carpenter (Formwork-Building Construction)

*3    4032 

4773

4490

3107

69

10

Carpenter (Formwork-Civil Construction)

1772

1603

859

54

11

Carpenter  (Formwork – Building Construction )  (Striking )

0

0

0

NA

12

Carpenter  (Formwork – Civil Construction )  (Striking )

0

0

0

NA

13

Painter & Decorator

*4    7776 

8132

7510

4969

65

14

 Painter and Decorator  (Roller Painting )

0

0

0

NA

15

Painter and Decorator  (Surface Filling )

0

0

0

NA

16

Painter and Decorator  (Emulsion Painting )

3

2

2

100

17

 Painter and Decorator  (Brushing Lacquering )

0

0

0

NA

18

Painter and Decorator  (Synthetic Painting )

0

0

0

NA

19

Painter and Decorator  (Clear Lacquering )

0

0

0

NA

20

Painter and Decorator  (Texture-spray )

0

0

0

NA

21

 Painter and Decorator  (Metal Paint Spray )

1

0

0

NA

22

 Painter and Decorator  (Paperhanging )

0

0

0

NA

23

 Painter and Decorator  (Sign writing )

0

0

0

NA

24

Plumber

3195

9302

7782

3807

36

25

General Welder

2533

12910

11944

5265

44

26

Concretor

1491

2905

2566

1443

56

27

Leveller

1768

5691

5292

3186

60

28

Metal Worker

3643

2115

1952

1261

63

29

Bar Bender & Fixer

3583

4557

4195

2995

71

30

Bamboo Scaffolder

1177

4196

3884

2102

54

31

Marble Worker

*14   2784

899

849

662

78

32

Marble worker (Dry Fixing)

4

3

0

0

33

Marble worker (Wet Fixing)

 

1

1

0

0

34

Marble worker (Polishing)

7

4

2

50

35

Drainlayer

662

942

880

634

72

36

Ground Investigation Operator

*5   264

1294

1067

801

75

37

Ground Investigation Operator (Revalidation)

790

757

753

99

38

Metal Scaffolder

436

11792

9926

5024

51

39

Asphalter (Road Construction)

124

216

200

121

61

40

Asphalter (Waterproofing)

*13   784

179

163

82

50

41

Waterproofing (adhesive-type felt)

17

15

11

73

42

Waterproofing (burn-type felt)

26

24

15

63

43

Waterproofing (liquid membrane)

131

116

100

86

44

Carpenter (Fender)

55

24

16

15

94

45

Piling Operative (Percussive Pile)

*6    681

411

393

265

67

46

Piling Operative (Bored Pile)

1381

1283

887

69

47

Plant & Equipment Operator (Percussive Pile)

*7    170

240

229

220

96

48

Plant & Equipment Operator (Bored Pile)

443

414

399

96

49

Pipelayer

1541

609

542

174

32

50

Shotcretor (Dry Mix)

*8    46

176

150

144

96

51

Shotcretor (Wet Mix)

29

15

14

93

52

Marine Construction Plant Operator (Derrick)

*9    54

165

154

149

97

53

Marine Construction Plant Operator (Boom-grab Bucket)

50

24

23

96

54

Marine Construction Plant Operator (Boom-hook)

13

9

9

100

55

Construction Plant Mechanic

228

1339

987

1036

77

56

Window Frame Installer

1304

853

769

541

70

57

Plant & Equipment Operator (Tunneling) - Tunnel Boring Machine

*10    145

11

0

11

NA

58

Plant & Equipment Operator (Tunneling) - Jumbo Drilling

115

99

54

55

59

Plant & Equipment Operator (Tunneling) - Segment Erection

24

24

21

88

60

Plant & Equipment Operator (Tunneling) - Locomotive Operation

76

71

55

77

61

Prestressing Operative

6

162

134

120

90

62

Concrete Repairer (Spalling Concrete)

169

2038

1649

1573

81

63

Trackworker

26

507

124

467

81

64

Grouting Worker

151

165

153

75

49

65

Rigger/Metal Formwork Erector

1487

1055

880

742

84

66

Rock Breaking Driller

177

12

5

5

100

67

Structural Steel Erector

273

71

54

46

85

68

Mason

126

16

14

13

93

69

Paving Block Layer

79

208

195

178

91

70

Curtain Wall Installer

1190

544

512

477

93

71

Floor Layer (PVC Flooring)

*11    727

43

38

29

76

72

Floor Layer (Timber Flooring)

22

19

9

47

73

Glazier

860

350

319

301

94

74

Demolition Worker (Building)

884

310

280

257

92

75

Tunnel Worker

595

76

49

21

43

76

Asbestors Abatement Worker

3

125

111

83

75

77

Hand-dug Caisson Worker

-

18

12

11

92

78

Partition (Metal Frame) Installer

-

0

0

0

NA

79

False Ceiling Installer

-

11

7

7

100

 

Total

56527

100980

90189

55432

59

 

*1

The number of workers in industry is obtained from the 2013 Manpower Survey of Building and Civil Engineering Industry by VTC.

*2

The number of candidates qualified for exemption and number of candidates who re-sit the knowledge part examination are also included.

*3

According to the survey, the total number of workers includes the trades of Carpenter (Formwork-Building Construction) , Carpenter (Formwork-Civil Construction) , Carpenter  (Formwork – Building Construction )  (Striking ) and Carpenter  (Formwork – Civil Construction )  (Striking ).

*4

According to the survey, the total number of workers includes the trades of Painter & Decorator, Painter and Decorator  (Roller Painting ) , Painter and Decorator  (Surface Filling ) , Painter and Decorator  (Emulsion Painting ) , Painter and Decorator  (Brushing Lacquering ) , Painter and Decorator  (Synthetic Painting ) , Painter and Decorator  (Clear Lacquering ) , Painter (Texture Spray) , Painter and Decorator  (Metal Paint Spray ),  Painter and Decorator  (Paperhanging ) and Painter and Decorator  (Sign writing ) .

*5

Trade Test for Ground Investigation Operator : 1294 applications (renewal excluded) have been received, 844 candidates attended the knowledge part test and 1065 candidates attended the practical test.
The number of workers holding expired certificates is 23
2.

*6

According to the survey, the total number of workers includes the trades of Piling Operative (Percussive Pile) and Piling Operative (Bored pile).

*7

According to the survey, the total number of workers includes the trades of Equipment Operator (Percussive Pile) and Equipment Operator (Bored Pile).

*8

According to the survey, the total number of workers includes the trades of shotcretor (Dry Mix) and shotcretor (Wet Mix).

*9

According to the survey, the total number of workers includes the trades of Marine Construction Plant Operator (Derrick), Marine Construction Plant Operator (Boom-grab Bucket) and Marine Construction Plant Operator (Boom-hook).

*10

According to the survey, the total number of workers includes the trades of Operator Plant & Equipment - (Jumbo Tunneling) - Tunnel Boring Machine, Plant & Equipment Operator (Tunneling) Drilling, Plant & Equipment Operator & (Tunneling) - Segment Erection and Plant Equipment Operator (Tunneling) - Locomotive Operation.

*11

According to the survey, the total number of workers includes the trades of Floor Layer (PVC Flooring) and Floor Layer (Timber Flooring).

*12

According to the survey, the total number of workers includes the trades of Tiler, Tiler(tile) and Tiler(mosaic).

*13

According to the survey, the total number of workers includes the trades of Asphalter (Waterproofing), Waterproofing Worker (adhesive-type felt), Waterproofing Worker (burn-type felt) and Waterproofing Worker (liquid membrane).

*14

According to the survey, the total number of workers includes the trades of Marble Worker, Marble Worker (Dry Fixing), Marble Worker (Wet Fixing) and Marble Worker (Polishing).

*15

According to the survey, the total number of workers includes the trades of Plasterer and Plasterer  (Floor ).

*16

According to the survey, the total number of workers includes the trades of Joiner and Joiner  (Assembling ).