Persons who are aged 18 or above at the time when the CEF reimbursable course commences; and meet the relevant residential requirements.
Learners should consider their own situations and needs when selecting courses and check the validity of the registration of CEF courses and other details through "Course Search Engine" before enrolment.
The applicant can submit online application form and the required documents anytime and anywhere through “GovHK” to save time and hassle.
The applicant must have attended no less than 70% of the contactable hours of the CEF reimbursable course or such higher attendance requirement as prescribed for the CEF reimbursable course (whichever is higher).
The applicant must have attained an overall mark of either 50% or such higher percentage of assessment(s) as prescribed for the CEF reimbursable course (whichever is higher). Applicants studying language proficiency course should also pass a specified language benchmark test / examination (if applicable) at the specified or higher level.
The co-payment ratios by learners (i.e. the percentage of fees to be borne by learners) for the first HK$10,000 subsidy is 20% of the course fee and that for the remaining HK$15,000 subsidy is 40% of the course fee.
Non-means-tested. The maximum entitlement for each applicant is HK$25,000.