RPL clusters of units of competency, qualifications requirements and assessment methods
Based on the SCS formulated by the Industry, the RPL mechanism will be conducted in the form of clusters of units. Applicants may decide on the level of qualification for the clusters they wish to apply for recognition based on their prior working experience and relevant experience.
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 1
Name of Clusters
Customer Services
Relevant Working Experience
One year experience in table services
Assessment Methods
Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$750
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 2
Name of Clusters
Customer Services
Relevant Working Experience
Three years experience in table services
Assessment Methods
Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$750
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 3
Name of Clusters
Customer Services
Relevant Working Experience
Five years experience in table services
Assessment Methods
Interview
Application Fees
 Competency assessment:HK$750
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 1
Name of Clusters
Pantry (Dish Delivery) Services
Relevant Working Experience
One year experience in pantry services
Assessment Methods
Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$750
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 2
Name of Clusters
Pantry (Dish Delivery) Services
Relevant Working Experience
Three years experience in pantry services
Assessment Methods
Interview
Application Fees
 Competency assessment:HK$750
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 3
Name of Clusters
Management of Pantry (Dish Delivery) Section
Relevant Working Experience
Five years experience in pantry / table services, of which not less than three months in management of pantry section
Assessment Methods
Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$750
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 3
Name of Clusters
Management of Table Services Section
Relevant Working Experience
Five years experience in table services, of which not less than three months in management of table services section
Assessment Methods
Written, Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$990
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Management of Catering Services and Banquet
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in table services, of which not less than three months in management of catering services and banquet
Assessment Methods
Written, Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$1,200
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Operations Management
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in table services, of which not less that three months in operations management
Assessment Methods
Written, Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$1,200
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 1
Name of Clusters
Beverage Counters Operations
Relevant Working Experience
One year experience in beverage counters
Assessment Methods
Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$750
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 2
Name of Clusters
Beverage Counters Operations
Relevant Working Experience
Three years experience in beverage counters
Assessment Methods
Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$750
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 3
Name of Clusters
Management of Beverage Counters 
Relevant Working Experience
Five years experience in beverage counters, of which not less than three months in management of beverage counters
Assessment Methods
Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$750
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 3
Name of Clusters
Fish Tanks Operations
Relevant Working Experience
Five years experience in fish tanks operations
Assessment Methods
Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$750
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 2
Name of Clusters
POS Computer System Applications
Relevant Working Experience
Three years experience in catering industry, of which not less than two years in using POS computer system
Assessment Methods
Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$750
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 3
Name of Clusters
POS Computer System Applications
Relevant Working Experience
Five years experience in catering industry, of which not less than three years in using POS computer system
Assessment Methods
Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$750
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
POS Computer System Applications
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in catering industry, of which not less than four years in using POS computer system
Assessment Methods
Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$890
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 2
Name of Clusters
Cash Register Operations
Relevant Working Experience
Three years experience in catering industry, of which not less than two years in operating cash register
Assessment Methods
Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$750
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 3
Name of Clusters
Warehouses Management and Procurement
Relevant Working Experience
Five years experience in catering industry, of which not less than three years in warehouses management and procurement
Assessment Methods
Written, Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$990
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Control Cost of Chinese Catering Organizations
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in catering industry, of which not less than four years in cost control works
Assessment Methods
Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$890
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Financial Accounting Skills in the Catering Industry
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in catering industry, of which not less than four years in financial accounting works
Assessment Methods
Written, Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$1,200
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Relevant Regulations on the Mainland Chinese Catering Industry
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in catering industry, of which not less than four years in operating / managing catering industry in Mainland China
Assessment Methods
Written, Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$1,200
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 1
Name of Clusters
Food Preparation (Slicing / Garnishing)
Relevant Working Experience
One year experience in food preparation, of which not less than three months in slicing / garnishing works
Assessment Methods
Written
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$550
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 2
Name of Clusters
Food Preparation (Slicing / Garnishing)
Relevant Working Experience
Three years experience working as chopping board staff, service cook or water desk staff
Assessment Methods
Practical
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$2,100*
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 3
Name of Clusters
Food Preparation (Slicing / Garnishing)
Relevant Working Experience
Five years experience working as chopping board staff, assistant kitchen supervisor or chief service cook
Assessment Methods
Practical
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$2,100*
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Management of Production Section (Slicing / Garnishing)
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in food preparation, of which not less than three months in management of production section (slicing / garnishing)
Assessment Methods
Practical
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$2,100*
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 1
Name of Clusters
Cooking Skills and Techniques (Stove)
Relevant Working Experience
One year experience in kitchen section, of which not less than three months working as stove staff
Assessment Methods
Written
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$550
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 2
Name of Clusters
Cooking Skills and Techniques (Stove)
Relevant Working Experience
Three years experience working as stove staff, service cook or senior cook
Assessment Methods
Practical
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$2,100*
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 3
Name of Clusters
Cooking Skills and Techniques (Stove)
Relevant Working Experience
Five years experience working as stove staff, assistant kitchen supervisor or senior cook
Assessment Methods
Practical
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$2,100*
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Management of Production Section (Stove)
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in cooking (stove), of which not less than three months in management production section (stove)
Assessment Methods
Practical
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$2,100*
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Management of Kitchens
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in production section, of which not less than three months in management of kitchens
Assessment Methods
Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$890
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 1
Name of Clusters
Making of Dim Sum Stuffing and Dough
Relevant Working Experience
One year experience in making dim sum
Assessment Methods
Written
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$550
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 2
Name of Clusters
Making of Dim Sum Stuffing and Dough
Relevant Working Experience
Three years experience in making dim sum stuffing/dough or shapping dim sum
Assessment Methods
Practical
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$2,100*
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 3
Name of Clusters
Making of Dim Sum Stuffing and Dough
Relevant Working Experience
Five years experience in making dim sum stuffing/dough, shapping dim sum or designing new dim sum menu
Assessment Methods
Practical
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$2,100*
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 1
Name of Clusters
Dim Sum Heating Up / Cooking Techniques
Relevant Working Experience
One year experience in making dim sum
Assessment Methods
Written
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$550
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 2
Name of Clusters
Dim Sum Heating Up / Cooking Techniques
Relevant Working Experience
Three years experience in dim sum hearting up/cooking techniques
Assessment Methods
Practical
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$2,100*
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 3
Name of Clusters
Dim Sum Heating Up / Cooking Techniques
Relevant Working Experience
Five years experience in dim sum hearting up/cooking techniques
Assessment Methods
Practical
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$2,100*
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Management of Production Section (Dim Sum)
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in dim sum production, of which not less than three months in management of production section (dim sum)
Assessment Methods
Practical
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$2,100*
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 1
Name of Clusters
Siu Mei Production
Relevant Working Experience
One year experience in siu mei production
Assessment Methods
Written
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$550
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 2
Name of Clusters
Siu Mei Production
Relevant Working Experience
Three years experience in siu mei production workshops or stalls
Assessment Methods
Practical
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$2,100*
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 3
Name of Clusters
Management of Production Section (Siu Mei)
Relevant Working Experience
Five years experience in siu mei production workshops or stalls, of which not less than three months in management of production section (siu mei)
Assessment Methods
Practical
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$2,100*
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Management of Production Section (Siu Mei)
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in siu mei production, of which not less than three months in management of production section (siu mei)
Assessment Methods
Practical
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$2,100*
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 1
Name of Clusters
Cleaning
Relevant Working Experience
One year experience in cleaning works
Assessment Methods
Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$750
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Catering Industry (Chinese)
Level
Level 3
Name of Clusters
Cleaning
Relevant Working Experience
Five years experience in cleaning works, of which not less than three months in cleaning management
Assessment Methods
Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$750
List of Clusters
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*The assessment fees only apply to practical assessments conducted in designated assessment centres. For those applicants who opt to take the practical assessments at their workplace, please refer to the RPL Assessment Fee Schedule for details of the assessment fees.