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HKIIT and ASL Signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to Jointly Nurture IT Talent

Hong Kong Institute of Information Technology (HKIIT) and Automated Systems (H.K.) Limited (ASL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 20 February to jointly nurture IT talents, strengthen the IT talent pool in the Greater Bay Area, and promote vocational and professional education and training.

Under this MoU, ASL will provide students of HKIIT with industrial attachment opportunities to gain hands-on work experience with advanced technology, excellent process and experienced IT professionals, facilitating their career advancement in the IT industry. In addition, ASL will give priority to HKIIT graduates for full-time job interviews, demonstrating ASL's emphasis on IT talents and enhancing the employment prospects of HKIIT students.

In addition to its focus on pre-employment training like Higher Diploma and Diploma of Foundation Studies programmes, the HKIIT recognises the importance of lifelong learning and professional development in the industry. To address this need, the HKIIT has established an in-service training service named as “SkillsUp”; with closer collaborations with industry partners, professionals and stakeholders to offer both reskilling and upskilling training programmes for the industry practitioners, corporate professionals and workforce. Under this collaboration with ASL, HKIIT will also provide skills retraining and upskilling courses for ASL employees through “SkillsUP” to meet the evolving needs of the digital age.

Through its partnership with ASL, HKIIT is committed to promoting vocational and professional education and training in the field of information technology. The collaboration will provide HKIIT students with the opportunities to develop all-round skills required in the ever-changing information technology industry. It also demonstrates HKIIT and ASL’s joint commitment to nurturing vocational professionals, promoting the development of the IT industry in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, and working together to build the Digital Bay Area.

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