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 fourteen 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 Maintenance" and "Interior Fitting-out”
From 1 October 2023, the Construction Industry Council (CIC) includes "Building Maintenance" and "Interior Fitting-out” as the thirteenth and fourteenth designated trade under the Scheme.
Moreover, the CIC has uplifted the Group 2 registration requirements for the first eight designated trades (Concreting / Concreting Formwork / Curtain Wall / Demolition / Erection of Concrete Precast Component / Reinforcement Bar Fixing / Scaffolding / Plastering) from 1 March 2023 to continuously promote the professional development of the industry.
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.