Launched in 2019, the Registered Specialist Trade Contractors Scheme (the Scheme) was an industry-wide driven and recognised registration scheme in Hong Kong for specialist trade contractors established by the Construction Industry Council (CIC). It comprises Registered Specialist Trade Contractors of eleven designated trades and Registered Subcontractors of other common trades. The Scheme earmarks a significant milestone in subcontractor registration mechanism in Hong Kong.
Registration of Building Drainage Installation and Latest Arrangement on Implementation of “Integrity Management” Registration Requirement
From 1 September 2022, the Construction Industry Council (CIC) starts the registration of “Building Drainage Installation” as the eleventh designated trade under the Scheme with an aim to continue promoting the professional development of the industry. Moreover, phase two of “Integrity Management” registration requirement will be implemented on 1 January 2023. By then, renewal applications for registered companies of all trades shall include training record of minimum 1 number of senior management staff having completed at least 1 hour of integrity training within each term of registration. For integrity training details, please visit ICAC Integrity Charter website.
CIC organises online induction workshops regularly for elaborating latest development, registration requirements and application procedures of the Scheme. Please enroll through the “Events and Courses”section of the Scheme Website and 1 hour of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) can be earned upon completion. For enquiries, please email to email@example.com.