Pre-job Training

Pre-job Training

"Employment Trainee Scheme"

Program Purpose and Application:
a) The purpose of the apprenticeship program is to provide trainees with training opportunities in a real working environment, allowing them to gain experience and work skills and develop good work habits, thereby enhancing their employability.

b) Eligible trainees can apply to social workers to participate in the employment internship program. The internship period is generally three months.

c) During the apprenticeship period, the trainee has no employment relationship with the unit/organization providing the apprenticeship.

"Job Trainee Scheme" Allowance:

a) In accordance with the attendance requirements and amount determined by the Social Welfare Department, the unit will provide trainee allowances to trainees whose attendance rate meets the standard; trainees who fail to meet the specified attendance/performance requirements will have their trainee program suspended and no trainee program allowance will be issued.

b) Participating trainees of the "Job Apprenticeship Program" who have an attendance rate of 80% and an average attendance of 24 hours or more per week during the apprenticeship period (generally, the maximum apprenticeship period is three months) will receive a monthly payment of $2,000 Job apprenticeship allowance.

c) The service has the opportunity to adjust the number of hours provided by the trainee program according to the trainee's application or special needs (for example: ability level, physical health condition). In such cases, the employment trainee allowance will be calculated proportionally.

d) The unit will issue employment trainee allowance to each qualified trainee in the form of cheque.

Lunch and break

Lunch and break times will vary according to different training venues. Students should follow the arrangements of the instructor/site manager and return to their training positions on time.

Leave early
a) If trainees are unable to attend the training due to follow-up consultations, illnesses, personal affairs or emergencies, etc., or need to leave early, they should notify the staff in advance and as soon as possible.

b) If the trainee suddenly feels unwell during the training and cannot continue the training, he should immediately notify the venue instructor to arrange a rest or ask for leave.

c) If the trainee is absent for three days or more without reason during the training period, the service may request the trainee to withdraw from the trainee program.

Property custody and personal conduct

a) Trainees should store their wallets and personal belongings in lockers and keep keys properly. If lockers are not provided at the training venue, trainees should return valuables to the training venue.

b) Trainees should avoid returning to the training grounds with large amounts of money or valuables.

c) To ensure the safety of students, for serious crimes, such as theft, sexual harassment, sexual assault, etc., the person in charge of the unit/site will call the police.

Internship Code
a) You must commute to the unit/training venue at the designated time to receive the "Employment Trainee Program", and you are not allowed to leave the training post without authorization.

b) Cooperate with the guidance and arrangement of the instructor.

c) Wear the designated uniform (if any) during the training period as required by the venue.

d) No smoking, drinking or gambling in the training grounds.

e) Pay attention to safety, and do not operate various electrical appliances or machines without the consent of the staff.

f) Respect others, take care of public property, and keep individuals and the environment clean and hygienic.

g) No foul language, no pornographic publications and sharp weapons.


"Job Trial Program"

Program Purpose and Application:
a) The program is designed to encourage employers to employ persons with disabilities, and to learn about the working abilities of the participants through the on-the-job probationary program.

b) The social worker will match qualified trainees with suitable on-the-job probationary schemes for trainees to consider whether to participate.

Plan content and arrangement:
a) The job content, working hours, salary, performance appraisal and other arrangements of the on-the-job probation are determined by the employer offering the on-the-job probation. Students can participate in the matching on-the-job probation according to their personal considerations and wishes.
b) The participant is already an employee during the probationary period, and has an employee relationship with the unit or organization that provides the on-the-job probationary program, that is, he enjoys the general employee benefits stipulated in the Employment Ordinance and the Minimum Wage Ordinance.
c) If a participant quits the on-the-job probationary program (equivalent to resignation to the employer), he must notify the employer according to the requirements of the employment contract.
d) Each on-the-job probationary program is for a maximum period of six months.