Training Officer Grade
Training Officers are responsible for providing training and development services to civil servants, and consultancy and advisory services to bureaux / departments on human resource development. Most of them work in the Civil Service College and some are deployed to other bureaux / departments.
Grade Structure and Establishment
The establishment of the Training Officer Grade as at 31 March 2022 is as follows:
|Rank||No. of Posts*|
|Principal Training Officer
|Assistant Principal Training Officer
|Chief Training Officer
|Senior Training Officer
|Training Officer I
* Excluding supernumerary posts created on a temporary basis for officers on final leave.
Duties and Responsibilities
Members of the Training Officer grade are mainly deployed on the following duties:
- planning, organising, designing and/or conducting training programmes for government employees;
- providing consultancy services and advice to bureaux / departments on human resource management matters;
- designing and developing e-learning materials, providing advisory service on e-learning;
- assisting in formulating policies on training and performance management; and
- undertaking training and general administration work.
Terms of Appointment and Conditions of Service
New appointees to the Training Officer I rank will be appointed on civil service agreement terms for three years. The entry pay for a Training Officer I is Master Pay Scale Point 28. They will be considered for appointment on the prevailing permanent terms upon the end of the agreement.
The basic entry requirements for Training Officer I are:
- a degree from a university in Hong Kong, or equivalent;
- 4 years’ relevant post-qualification full-time experience in administration / management / training (including training on management, human resource management, language, or communication, etc.), or experience in developing and maintaining e-learning systems and Human Resources Information Technology-related systems;
- Level 2 results in the two language papers (Use of Chinese and Use of English) in the Common Recruitment Examination (CRE) or equivalent, and good oral and written communication skills in both Chinese and English and a good command of Putonghua;
- a pass result in the Aptitude Test in the CRE; and
- a pass result in the Basic Law Test (Degree / Professional Grades).
(Note: Candidates are required to pass a written examination before the interview, and to give presentations at the interview.)