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The number of persons engaged in testing, inspection and certification activities was 17,510 in 2014.

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  • Public Seminar: Requirements for Toys and Food Contact Products to GCC Market

    The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Standardization Organization (GSO) has announced the official launching of the GSO Certificate Tracking System on 26 June 2016. This system offers pertinent information to the relevant authorities responsible for Border Control and Market Surveillance in GSO member states. Effective from 1 January 2017, all products which are subject to conformity …

  • Seminars organised by Intertek and S&T of OUHK

    Two seminars on testing and certification organised by Intertek and S&T of OUHK will be held on 13 and 20 December 2016 at the Jubilee College of The Open University of Hong Kong. For more details, please refer to the leaflets below. 1. 了解中國CCC認證流程 開發中國市場 2. Japan Testing and Certification Requirements for Consumer Products

  • T&C Workshop for Students in Secondary School

    A testing and certification (T&C) workshop was held on 19 Nov 2016 for the Students from a secondary school in Hong Kong. Introduction on T&C industry, safety and regulation in laboratories, etc. were briefed to the Students. The Students also had an opportunity to do an experiment on deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA). Finally, the Students visited …

  • Testing & Certification Day 2016

    To enhance public understanding of the ever-changing Testing and Certification industry in Hong Kong, the OUHK will organize the “2016 OUHK Testing & Certification Day” on 5th November 2016. Professional seminar, laboratory tour and programme briefing sessions will be held on the same day. The details are follows: Date: 05 November 2016 (Saturday) Time: 9:00 …

  • Metrology Symposium 2016

    This symposium aims to provide a platform for the practitioners to learn the importance of the quality management system (QMS) and its impact on metrology. The topics of the symposium focus on the latest development in the QMS, measurement uncertainties in unusual situations, method validation technique in chemical measurements and medical metrology. The symposium will …

  • New Programme Title – BEng (Hons) in Testing and Certification

    In order to better reflect the nature of the existing popular programme Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Testing and Certification, a new programme title Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Testing and Certification will be used starting from 2017 intake. The programme structure and course syllabus under new programme title are the same as those under …


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Testing, Inspection and Certification

Testing and Certification

T he Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification (HKCTC) was established by the HKSAR Government in 2009 to lead the development of the industry. According to the statistics from the Government (published in 2014), Tthe direct economic contribution by the Testing and Certification Industries to Hong Kong’s Gross Domestic Product was $6.5 billion. The number of persons engaged in testing, inspection and certification activities was 17,510 in 2014. About 43% were professionals and associate professionals whose main duties were to provide testing, inspection and certification services in 2014. The Open University of Hong Kong is offering a series of testing and certification programmes including JUPAS programmes, part-time face-to-face postgraduate programmes, and distance-learning undergraduate programme. [More]


Jubilee College

OUHK New College

Jubilee College will enhance campus facilities and will be able to enrol a total annual intake of 750 students and support a total student population of 2,400 at steady rate. New full-time programmes in cultural and creative arts, testing and certification, and medical services will be on offer to develop talents in line with the development of the six crucial industries promoted by the Government. [More]


Testing and certification laboratories

OUHK new college

A range of laboratories including chemical and microbiological, electrical and electronic, physical and mechanical, and research testing and certification laboratories outfitted with advanced instruments will be constructed to support the testing and certification programmes.