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BWP118 - Certificate in PDP on Life Planning Education and Career Guidance
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Certificate in PDP on Life Planning Education and Career Guidance
Programme Code BWP118
Mode of Study Full-time Block Release
Duration 5 Weeks
Venue North Point Study Centre
Programme Leader Mr Tsui Yan Cho Joe
Programme Enquiries Ms Suen 2948 8676
Ms Yiu 2948 7298

Programme Aims

This programme aims to equip serving secondary school teachers with updated theoretical and practical knowledge, and skills of career guidance in order to develop school-based life planning education and career guidance programmes that inform students’ career choice and help them to formulate career plans in accordance with their personal interests, abilities, and orientations.

Programme Structure

The programme comprises the following three courses:

Course 1: Career Guidance: Informed Career Decision Making (3 credit points)

Course 2: School-based Life Planning Education (3 credit points)

Course 3: Design and Implementation of Career Guidance Curriculum (3 credit points)

Medium of Instruction

The medium of instruction is mainly Chinese (Cantonese) and will be supplemented by English where appropriate.

Programme Duration

Cohort(s) Period of Study

15 April to 17 May 2024

Entrance Requirements

To be eligible for admission, applicants should be:

  • In-service teachers in secondary schools; and
  • recommended by school principals.


To be awarded a Certificate of Completion, participants must obtain a pass in all assessment tasks required and successfully fulfill the attendance requirements as stipulated by the programmes.

Other Information

This Government-funded programme is supported by the Education Bureau (EDB). Schools which release teachers to take this programme are eligible for supply teachers, if deemed necessary. Government and aided schools shall contact the EDB for detailed arrangements. Private and DSS schools shall make their own arrangements for the employment of supply teachers.

Participants who complete our PDPs are eligible to apply for credit transfer if they enroll in our postgraduate programmes. Their applications will be considered on an individual basis.


Every effort has been made to ensure that information contained in this website is correct. Changes to any aspects of the programmes may be made from time to time due to unforeseeable circumstances beyond our control and the University reserves the right to make amendments to any information contained in this website without prior notice. The University accepts no liability for any loss or damage arising from any use or misuse of or reliance on any information contained in this website.

Any aspect of the course and course offerings (including, without limitation, the content of the course and the manner in which the course is taught) may be subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of the University. Without limiting the right of the University to amend the course and its course offerings, it is envisaged that changes may be required due to factors such as staffing, enrolment levels, logistical arrangements, curriculum changes, and other factors caused by unforeseeable circumstances. Tuition fees, once paid, are non-refundable.

Probity Requirements: Other than the application fee, applicants are not required to pay any additional fees during the application process. In addition, please be reminded not to offer any advantage to EdUHK staff and/or any person involving admissions at EdUHK in connection with your application. Otherwise, your action may violate Hong Kong's Prevention of Bribery Ordinance (Cap. 201).

In the event of inconsistency between information in English and Chinese version or where an interpretation of the programme content is required, the decision of the University shall be final.

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