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Important Notice of Manufacturing Technology (Tooling, Metals & Plastics) Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Mechanism

  • From 15 March 2022, the document verification for RPL qualifications at QF levels 1 to 3 has been cancelled. Applicants are required to undergo assessment and pass it in order to obtain the certificate.


Measures of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Support Scheme

  • All successful RPL applicants can apply for full reimbursement of assessment fees in a lump sum after obtaining the Statement of Attainment (SOA). All applications should be submitted within two years from the date of issuance of SOA. Late applications will not be accepted.

*It refers to the date applicants submit RPL application forms to assessment agencies or the postmark date on envelope.


Application for Reimbursement of RPL assessment fees should be submitted to the Qualifications Framework Secretariat (QFS).

Address: Units 901-903, 9/F, Dah Sing Financial Centre, 248 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

For details, please visit or contact (852) 2836 1700.