Employees Retraining Board

Guide Notes for Candidates and Scope of Assessments









Guide Notes for Candidates


Candidates must dress appropriately and arrive on time at the assessment centres as scheduled. For details, please refer to the following guidelines:

Standardised Practical Assessment - Guide Notes for Candidates

Arrangement of Assessment under Conditions of Typhoon and Rainstorm



Assessment Scopes and Venue























































































CoursesScope of Assessment PhotosVideos
Foundation Certificate in Healthcare MassageFoot massage procedures, the six basic reflex points (adrenal gland, abdominal nerve bundle, kidney, ureter, bladder and urethra) and pressing for four difficult points

Healthcare massage procedures and positioning of the four common acupoints, and pressing techniques
  • Introduction

  • Healthcare massage

  • Foot massage
  • Foundation Certificate in Care Worker TrainingFeeding skills, incontinence care, manual lifting and patient transfer techniques
  • Introduction


  • Part I:

  • Feeding skills


  • Part II:

  • Incontinence care

  • Manual lifting and patient transfer techniques (use of wheel chair or walking aid)
  • Foundation Certificate in Care-related Support Worker TrainingChanging clothes, bed sheet and diapers, turning the patients, lifting the patients, feeding and oral care techniques, bathing the patients, taking vital signs & blood pressure of patients, washing hand, putting on & removing personal protective equipment---
    Foundation Certificate in Elderly Care Worker Training In Progress In Progress In Progress
    Foundation Certificate in Elderly Nursing Care (Part-time)Feeding skills, incontinence care and bathing the elderly
  • Introduction


  • Part I:

  • Feeding skills


  • Part II:

  • Incontinence care

  • Bathing the elderly
  • Foundation Certificate in Elderly Care (Part-time) Manual lifting and patient transfer techniques
  • Manual lifting and patient transfer techniques (use of wheel chair)
  • Foundation Certificate in Practical Skills for Care Worker (Lifting and Transfer) (Part-time) Manual lifting and patient transfer techniques
  • Manual lifting and patient transfer techniques (use of wheel chair or walking aid)
  • Foundation Certificate in Practical Skills for Care Worker (Feeding Skills) (Part-time)Feeding skills
  • Feeding skills
  • Foundation Certificate in Practical Skills for Care Worker (Incontinence Care) (Part-time)Incontinence Care
  • Incontinence care
  • Foundation Certificate in Post-natal Care Worker Training^Milk preparation and infant feeding, infant bathing, cleaning face and changing diapers
  • Introduction

  • Milk preparation and infant feeding

  • Infant bathing

  • Cleaning face and changing diapers
  • Foundation Certificate in Infant and Child Care Worker Training ^Milk preparation and infant feeding, infant bathing, cleaning face and changing diapers
  • Introduction

  • Milk preparation and infant feeding

  • Infant bathing

  • Cleaning face and changing diapers
  • Foundation Certificate in Infant Care (Part-time) ^Milk preparation and infant feeding, infant bathing, cleaning face and changing diapers
  • Introduction

  • Milk preparation and infant feeding

  • Infant bathing

  • Cleaning face and changing diapers
  • Foundation Certificate in Domestic Helper TrainingGeneral cleaning, bed making, bathroom cleaning, kitchen cleaning, ironing and folding clothes, floor waxing and stripping
  • Introduction


  • Part I: General cleaning

  • Window cleaning

  • Vacuum cleaning

  • Dusting


  • Part II: Bed setting

  • Bed setting


  • Part III: Bathroom / washroom cleaning

  • Wash basin / counter top/ mirror

  • Toilet / water tank

  • Bathtub / shower curtain/ wall tiles


  • Part IV: Kitchen cleaning

  • Rangehood / kitchen cabinet

  • Gas stove / wall tile

  • Exhaust fan


  • Part V: Floor waxing and stripping

  • Floor waxing and stripping


  • Part VI: Shirt and pants ironing and folding

  • Ironing and folding shirt

  • Ironing and folding pants
  • Foundation Certificate in Hotel Room Attendant TrainingGuest room cleaning, bed making and bathroom cleaning
  • Introduction


  • Part I: Guest Room Cleaning

  • Bad making #

  • Vacuum cleaning

  • Desk cleaning, mirror and chair wiping

  • Cleaning and tidying mini-bar and fridge


  • Part II:

  • Bathroom cleaning
  • Foundation Certificate in Hotel Public Area Cleaner TrainingStain treatment, washroom cleaning and use of machinery
  • Introduction


  • Part I: Stain Treatment

  • Window cleaning by using window squeegee / washer

  • Carpet spot cleaning

  • Copper polishing


  • Part II: Washroom cleaning

  • Washroom cleaning


  • Part III: Use of machinery

  • Use of floor scrubbing and polishing machine

  • Use of wet vacuum cleaner
  • Foundation Certificate in Environmental Hygiene and Cleaning Worker TrainingUse of floor scrubbing and polishing machine, and wet vacuum cleaner 
  • Introduction

  • Use of floor scrubbing and polishing machine

  • Use of wet vacuum cleaner
  • Foundation Certificate in Laundry Assistant TrainingShirts and pants ironing and packaging skills
  • Introduction


  • Part I: Basic ironing skills

  • Shirt and pants ironing


  • Part II: Packaging skills

  • Packaging skills
  • Foundation Certificate in Catering and Banquet Attendant TrainingTable and utensils setting and dishes serving
  • Introduction

  • Table setting

  • Dishes serving (3 optional dishes): roasted pork / shark fin soup / crisp fried crab claw

  • Dish serving (designated dishes): steam fish
  • ^ New baby props are used in the practical assessments of the following courses for classes commencing 1 November 2012 or after:


    • Foundation Certificate in Post-natal Care Worker Training

    • Foundation Certificate in Infant and Child Care Worker Training

    • Foundation Certificate in Infant Care (Part-time)

    # Duvet is used in Bed Setting of the practical assessment of Foundation Certificate in Hotel Room Attendant Training for classes commencing 1 August 2012 or after.

    * The above videos were updated on 31 August 2010 and are for reference only. Changes may have been made afterwards.