Diploma of Foundation Studies (Retail)
18-month
employment contract
3-day work at retail outlet and
3-day learn at IVE
Not more than
117 working hours per month
Government subsidy
to student-workers at $2,000
Admission Requirements
  • Secondary 6 or above.
  • Applicants are required to attend the job and academic admission interviews.
Monthly salary and tuition fee allowance payable by employers
1st - 6th month
Monthly Salary : $4,400
Monthly Tuition Fee * : $1,250
Total Amount (per month)
$5,650
7th - 12th month
Monthly Salary : $5,300
Monthly Tuition Fee * : $1,250
Total Amount (per month)
$6,550
13th - 18th month
Monthly Salary : $5,900
Monthly Tuition Fee * : $1,250
Total Amount (per month)
$7,150
* Tuition fee will be paid directly by employers to VTC by installments in each semester without refund.
Programme Modules
General Education Modules
  • Vocational English
  • Vocational Chinese (including Putonghua)
  • Information Technology Applications
  • Foundation Mathematics
  • Whole Person Development
Vocational Modules
  • Business Fundamentals
  • Customer Service Fundamentals
  • Retail Fundamentals
  • Integrated Retail Practices