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
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Managing Printing Operation
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in printing, of which five years in sales or production, including two years in operation management
Assessment Methods
Written, Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$1,200
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Managing Printing Production
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in printing, of which five years in production related work, including two years in production management
Assessment Methods
Written, Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$1,200
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Printing Design
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in design related work, of which two years in printing design
Assessment Methods
Written, Practical
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$2,200* / HK$3,200*
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 1
Name of Clusters
Desktop Publishing
Relevant Working Experience
One year experience in desktop publishing
Assessment Methods
Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$750
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 2
Name of Clusters
Desktop Publishing
Relevant Working Experience
Three years experience in printing related work, of which one year in desktop publishing
Assessment Methods
Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$750
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 3
Name of Clusters
Desktop Publishing
Relevant Working Experience
Five years experience in printing related work, of which one year in desktop publishing
Assessment Methods
Interview, Practical
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$2,300* / HK$3,300*
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Desktop Publishing
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in printing related work, of which two years in desktop publishing
Assessment Methods
Written, Practical
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$2,200* / HK$3,200*
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Digital Pre-press Services
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in printing related work, of which two years in digtial pre-press services
Assessment Methods
Written, Practical
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$2,200* / HK$3,200*
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 3
Name of Clusters
Digital Printing
Relevant Working Experience
Five years experience in printing related work, of which one year in digital printing
Assessment Methods
Interview, Practical
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$5,200*
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Digital Printing
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in printing related work, of which two years in digital printing
Assessment Methods
Practical, Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$6,000*
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 1
Name of Clusters
Lithography Printing
Relevant Working Experience
One year experience in lithography printing
Assessment Methods
Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$750
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 2
Name of Clusters
Lithography Printing
Relevant Working Experience
Three years experience in lithography printing
Assessment Methods
Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$750
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 3
Name of Clusters
Lithography Printing
Relevant Working Experience
Five years experience in lithography printing
Assessment Methods
Written, Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$990
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Lithography Printing
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in printing, of which two years in Sheet-fed printing
Assessment Methods
Written, Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$1,200
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Lithography Printing
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in printing, of which two years in Web-fed printing
Assessment Methods
Written, Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$1,200
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Special Printing
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in printing, of which two years in special printing
Assessment Methods
Written, Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$1,200
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Special Printing
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in printing, of which two years in Gravure printing
Assessment Methods
Written, Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$1,200
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Managing Lithography Printing
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in lithography printing, of which two years in lithography printing production management
Assessment Methods
Written, Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$1,200
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 1
Name of Clusters
Screen Printing
Relevant Working Experience
One year experience in screen printing
Assessment Methods
Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$750
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 2
Name of Clusters
Screen Printing
Relevant Working Experience
Three years experience in printing, of which two years in screen printing
Assessment Methods
Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$750
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 2
Name of Clusters
Flexography Printing
Relevant Working Experience
Three years experience in printing, of which two years in flexography printing
Assessment Methods
Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$750
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 3
Name of Clusters
Print Finishing
Relevant Working Experience
Five years experience in printing, of which three years in print finishing
Assessment Methods
Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$750
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Managing Print Finishing
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in printing, of which four years in print finishing, including two years in print finishing management of books and magazines
Assessment Methods
Written, Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$1,200
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Managing Print Finishing
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in printing, of which four years in print finishing, including two years in print finishing management of package
Assessment Methods
Written, Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$1,200
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Cost Estimating
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in printing, of which five years in cost estimating
Assessment Methods
Written, Practical
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$2,200*
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 3
Name of Clusters
Sales and Marketing
Relevant Working Experience
Five years experience in sales and marketing, of which two years in the printing industry
Assessment Methods
Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$750
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Managing Sales and Marketing
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in sales and marketing related work, of which three years in the printing industry, including two years in sales and marketing management
Assessment Methods
Written, Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$1,200
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Managing Network and Digital Telecommunication
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in computer network related work, of which three years in computer network management in the printing industry
Assessment Methods
Written, Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$1,200
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Digital Media Publishing of World Wide Web
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in computer network related work, of which three years in digital media publishing of world wide web in the printing industry
Assessment Methods
Written, Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$1,200
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Managing Information Technology
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in IT related work, of which four years in the printing industry, including two years in IT management
Assessment Methods
Written, Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$1,200
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 3
Name of Clusters
Quality Certification
Relevant Working Experience
Five years experience in printing, of which three years in quality certification
Assessment Methods
Written, Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$990
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Quality Control
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in printing, of which five years in quality inspection, including two years in quality management
Assessment Methods
Written, Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$1,200
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 3
Name of Clusters
Printing Machine & Equipment Maintenance
Relevant Working Experience
Five years experience in printing related work, of which two years in repair and maintenance of printing equipment
Assessment Methods
Written, Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$990
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Printing Machine & Equipment Maintenance
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in printing related work, of which three years in repair and maintenance of printing equipment
Assessment Methods
Written, Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$1,200
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 3
Name of Clusters
Color Management
Relevant Working Experience
Five years experience in printing, of which three years in color management
Assessment Methods
Written, Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$990
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Color Management
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in printing, of which five years in color management
Assessment Methods
Written, Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$1,200
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
3D Lenticular Printing
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in printing, of which one year in 3D Lenticular Printing
Assessment Methods
Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$890
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Green Printing
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in printing, of which one year in Green Printing
Assessment Methods
Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$890
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
E-commerce Business
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in printing, of which one year in E-commerce Business
Assessment Methods
Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$890
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Managing Publishing Editing
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in publishing, of which four years in editing, including one year in editing management
Assessment Methods
Written, Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$1,200
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Managing Publishing Logistics
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in publishing, of which four years in logistics, including one year in logistics management
Assessment Methods
Written, Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$1,200
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Editing (Chinese/English Books)
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in publishing, of which four years in Chinese and English books and periodicals editing
Assessment Methods
Interview, Practical
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$2,500*
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 3
Name of Clusters
Editing (Chinese Books)
Relevant Working Experience
Five years experience in publishing, of which three years in Chinese book and periodicals editing
Assessment Methods
Practical
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$1,800*
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Editing (Chinese Books)
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in publishing, of which four years in Chinese books and periodicals editing
Assessment Methods
Interview, Practical
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$2,500*
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 3
Name of Clusters
Multimedia Design
Relevant Working Experience
Five years experience in multimedia design related work, of which one year in publishing design
Assessment Methods
Practical
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$1,800* / HK$2,800*
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 3
Name of Clusters
Graphic Design
Relevant Working Experience
Five years experience in graphic design related work, of which one year in publishing design
Assessment Methods
Practical
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$1,800* / HK$2,800*
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Graphic Design
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in graphic design related work, of which two years in publishing design
Assessment Methods
Interview, Practical
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$2,500* / HK$3,500*
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Manufacturing and Production Coordination
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in publishing, of which four years in manufacturing and production coordination
Assessment Methods
Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$890
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Sales and Marketing
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in sales and marketing related work, of which three years in the publishing industry
Assessment Methods
Written, Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$1,200
List of Clusters
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Applicant's Previous Work Area
Printing and Publishing Industry
Level
Level 4
Name of Clusters
Electronic Publishing
Relevant Working Experience
Six years experience in publishing, of which one year in Electronic publishing
Assessment Methods
Interview
Application Fees
Competency assessment:HK$890
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.