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Half-Day Elite Extended Course (8th Intake) on “Final Preparation Before Authorized Signatory Interview”
03/01/2020


HALF-DAY ELITE EXTENDED COURSE (8th Intake)

on

“FINAL PREPARATION BEFORE AUTHORIZED SIGNATORY INTERVIEW"

 

The 8th in-take of the Half-day Elite Course on “Final Preparation Before Authorized signatory (AS) Interview”, co-organized by Hong Kong Institute of Construction Managers (HKICM) and Hong Kong Construction Association (HKCA), was successfully held on Saturday, 7 December 2019 at 1st Floor, HKCA Building, 180 - 182 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong.

This elite course aims to provide helpful reviews and knowledge refreshment on buildings ordinances, regulations, practice notes and current codes of practice in light of a construction practitioner via sharing of possible AS interview questions and suggested answers. Empirical techniques in attending the AS interview, experience sharing and discussion will be the focus.

The course convened by Cr Chris CHUNG, Chairman of Authorized Signatory Committee, has invited veteran construction practitioners, including Cr Terence MANG, Cr Simon LEUNG and Cr Sam LI as speakers to share their experience in attending the AS interview.
 
 
     
 
     
     

Regards,
HKICM Secretariat
3 January 2020

Training Course  – Registration E-News
Issued on 30/10/2019



HALF-DAY ELITE EXTENDED COURSE (8th Intake)

on

“FINAL PREPARATION BEFORE AUTHORIZED SIGNATORY INTERVIEW"


Co-Organized by
Hong Kong Institute of Construction Managers &
Hong Kong Construction Association

 

[Deadline for Registration: 2 December 2019 (Monday)]


Course Brief and Objectives:

Under the Buildings Ordinance (BO) (Cap. 123), a registered contractor is required to provide continuous supervision to the carrying out of building works or street works in accordance with the Supervision Plans.  A minimum of one person must be appointed by the registered contractor to act for it for the purposes of the BO, and the appointed representative is referred as the ‘Authorized Signatory’ (AS) in the Technical Memorandum for Supervision Plan.

This elite course, extended with small group discussion and tutorial, interactive group and role-play mock AS interview, aims to provide helpful review and refreshment on the BO, its subsidiary regulations and current construction practice in light of an AS. Empirical techniques in the preparation and attendance of AS interview in that mock questions and answers would be shared in the mock interviews with veteran ASs and construction practitioners.
 
《According to our record, out of the total 220 participants who have attended the past  intakes and private tutorials of the captioned course held during 2015 to 2019 and assuming only half of them have attended the AS interview, a total of  70  participants or  63%  (or overall at 32%) have successfully passed the AS Interview and accepted by Buildings Department as an Authorized Signatory of a Registered Contractor, which is substantially higher than the average passing rate of around 40% for the past 5 years》


Course Content:

1. Current AS Registration System
2. A Brief Introduction of Contractors Registration Committee (CRC)
3. Objectives of AS Interview
4. Aspects of Knowledge to be Assessed by CRC
  - Statutory Role, Function and Duties of Registered Contractors
  - Objectives of Buildings Ordinance and Control Mechanism
  - Local Conditions and Common Knowledge in the Industry                
  - Working Knowledge of BO/Regulations/Codes etc. & Control of Building Works by Other Authorities
  - Local Statutory Requirements
  - Technical Knowledge and Practical Experience
5. Introduction of Registered Construction Manager (RCM) Registration System and AS Committee
  - AS Vs RCM
6. Small Group Discussion/Tutorial
7. Role-play of mock AS Interview and Assessment
8. Review of Mock AS Interview Questions and Suggested Answers
9. Conclusion and Closing Remarks
  - Performance Review of Mock AS Interviewees

 

Speakers:

Key Speakers - (i) Cr Terence MANG, FHKICM, RCM, MHKIE, RPE 
      Vice President of HKICM
AS & TD of RGBC and ex-MWRC Panel Member
       
    (ii) Cr Simon LEUNG, MHKICM, RCM, MCABE, CBuildE
      Honorary Secretary of HKICM
AS & TD of RGBC, RSC(Site Formation) & RSC(Foundation) and
ex-CRC Panel Member for 6 years
       
    (iii) Cr Christopher CHUNG, FHKICM, RCM, MHKIS, MRICS, RPS, MAIB, MRTPI, MHKIoD
      AS of RGBC and Chairman of AS Committee
       
Guest Speakers - Ex-CRC Panel Members and existing ASs experienced in the registration and assessment of AS under BO will be invited to join the group discussion/tutorial, mock AS interview, experience sharing and Q&A session.

Date and Time:

7 December 2019 (Saturday) from 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Venue:

1st Floor, HKCA Building, 180 - 182 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
 

Class size:

40 persons (Maximum)
 

Medium of Instruction:

Cantonese supplemented with English
 

CPD Credit:

5 CPD hours and a certificate of attendance (e-certificate) will be issued.
 

Course Fee:

HKICM / HKCA Member - HK$5,000.00* per person; Non-member - HK$6,000.00* per person
* Fee inclusive of course handouts & textbook (for new participants only) of香港註冊承建商牌照全攻略


Deadline for Registration:

2 December 2019 (Monday)

Registration:

1. For on-line registration, please click here (confirmation e-mail will be sent to successful registrants in due course); or
2. Fill in the Registration Form  (download the words version here).
  *Payment shall be made payable to “Hong Kong Institute of Construction Managers, Limited” and sent by mail         together with the Registration Form to the address below: -
 

The Secretariat Office, Hong Kong Institute of Construction Managers
Rooms 801-2, On Lok Yuen Building, 25 Des Voeux Road Central, Hong Kong

Enquiry:

For enquiries, please contact HKICM Secretariat Office at Tel: (852) 2523 2081 or e-mail: info@hkicm.org.hk.


Regards,
HKICM Secretariat
30 October 2019