The School of Science and Technology Re-appointed as the Assessment Agency of the Testing, Inspection & Certification Industry

The School of Science and Technology at The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) had been appointed by the Education Bureau as the sole Assessment Agency (AA) for the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for the TIC industry covering the period from 1 November 2015 to 31 October 2018. After completion the three-year RPL assessment service, the Education Bureau has approved the re-appointment of OUHK as the Assessment Agency for conducting RPL assessments for practitioners in TIC for a period of further five years commencing on 1 November 2018. This is an important recognition by the Government and the Industry in regards of our leading position in the professional training for the practitioners of the TIC Industry. Under the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Mechanism, experienced TIC practitioners will be able to obtain formal recognition of their knowledge and skills through assessment by the RPL Assessment Agency.