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
(Chinese version only)
Foundation Certificate in Care Worker TrainingFeeding skills, incontinence care, manual lifting and patient transfer techniques(Chinese version only)
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(Chinese version only)
Foundation Certificate in Elderly Care Worker TrainingFeeding skills, Mannual lifting and patient transfer techniques, bathing the elderlyIn progress
Foundation Certificate in Elderly Nursing Care (Part-time)Feeding skills, incontinence care and bathing the elderly In progress
Foundation Certificate in Elderly Care (Part-time) Manual lifting and patient transfer techniques In progress
Foundation Certificate in Practical Skills for Care Worker (Lifting and Transfer) (Part-time) Manual lifting and patient transfer techniques In progress
Foundation Certificate in Practical Skills for Care Worker (Feeding Skills) (Part-time)Feeding skillsIn progress
Foundation Certificate in Practical Skills for Care Worker (Incontinence Care) (Part-time)Incontinence CareIn progress
Foundation Certificate in Post-natal Care Worker Training^Milk preparation and infant feeding, infant bathing, cleaning face and changing diapers (Chinese version only)
Foundation Certificate in Infant and Child Care Worker Training ^Milk preparation and infant feeding, infant bathing, cleaning face and changing diapers In progress
Foundation Certificate in Infant Care (Part-time) ^Milk preparation and infant feeding, infant bathing, cleaning face and changing diapers In progress
Foundation Certificate in Domestic Helper TrainingGeneral cleaning, bed making, bathroom cleaning, kitchen cleaning, ironing and folding clothes, floor waxing and stripping(Chinese version only)
Foundation Certificate in Hotel Room Attendant TrainingGuest room cleaning, bed making and bathroom cleaning (Chinese version with English subtitle)
Foundation Certificate in Hotel Public Area Cleaner TrainingStain treatment, washroom cleaning and use of machinery(Chinese version only)
  • 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---(Chinese version only)
  • Introduction

  • Use of floor scrubbing and polishing machine

  • Use of wet vacuum cleaner
  • Foundation Certificate in Laundry Assistant TrainingShirts and pants ironing and packaging skillsIn progress
    Foundation Certificate in Catering and Banquet Attendant TrainingTable and utensils setting and dishes serving(Chinese version only)

    ^ 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 1 April 2015 and are for reference only. Changes may have been made afterwards.