Enhancement Measures of Professional Training and Examination Refund Scheme (Maritime)1 September 2021
The enhanced measures for the Professional Training and Examination Refund Scheme (“the Scheme”) under the Maritime and Aviation Training Fund have taken effect on 1 September 2021 as follows –
- refund ceiling uplifted from HK$18,000 to HK$30,000 per applicant;
- eligibility extended to cover practitioners-to-be when completing / passing the pre-approved courses / examinations; and
- open to re-joining practitioners (those who have left job from the maritime industry on or after 1 March 2020 and subsequently re-join the industry with full-time employment by 31 March 2022) as a support measure in response to COVID-19 pandemic.
The above measures have no retrospective effect. They apply to applications submitted on or after 1 September 2021 only.
Each successful applicant will be refunded 80% of the fees, subject to a total cap of HK$30,000 per person, for the pre-approved courses / examinations. Applications must be made by individuals. Applications from company/organisation will not be accepted.
For details, please visit https://www.hkmpb.gov.hk/en/manpower/proters.html.