A process to facilitate recognition and validation of units of learning and allows learners to move from one programme to another without having to duplicate learning. For details, please visit the QF website at www.hkqf.gov.hk.
The Credit Accumulation and Transfer (CAT) arrangements are in place at an institutional level that apply across a cognate group of learning programmes offered by the institution.
The Credit Accumulation and Transfer (CAT) arrangements are in place at the programme level for specific learning programme(s). These programme specific CAT arrangements should be underpinned by CAT arrangements at the institutional level. A list of sending qualification and the corresponding credit transfer arrangement would be available for CAT(P) type of learning programmes.
It includes general description of CAT policy of the institution and / or the qualification / associated learning programme.
Credit transfer may be granted to students in recognition of previous studies completed elsewhere at an appropriate level as recognised by the University. The number of transfer credits to be granted will be determined by the major department following a review of past academic records and the level of equivalence to courses concerned.
Transfer credits granted will not be included in the calculation of grade point averages, but the courses approved for credit transfer will be reflected on students’ transcripts.
An operator is a person, school, institution, organisation or other body which provides and operates a learning programme.
A QR Registration Number consists of three groups of numbers:
HKCAAVQ has been appointed by the Insurance Authority as the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Assessment Authority. A mechanism has been put in place to recognise Insurance Learning Programmes and Insurance-Related Learning Programmes (IRPLs) accredited under the Qualifications Framework (QF) as Qualified CPD Activities. This aims to encourage insurance practitioners to fulfill the CPD requirements by studying QF-accredited Learning Programmes.
QF accredited learning programmes categorised under the insurance industry on the QR will be directly recognised as Type 3 Qualified CPD Activities. QF accredited learning programmes NOT categorised under the insurance industry on the QR can be recognised as Type 4 qualified CPD activities if they are approved by HKCAAVQ after going through a vetting procedure. For details of the vetting service of recognising QF-accredited IRPLs as Type 4 Qualified CPD Activities, please refer to the HKCAAVQ website: https://www.hkcaavq.edu.hk/en/assessment/CPD_IA_prog/.
All qualifications registered in the QR have been quality assured by an appropriate accreditation authority including the HKCAAVQ or a self-accrediting operator.
|The Registration Validity Period (RVP) of the qualification is valid for learners to commence his/her study of the learning programme for that qualification.
|The RVP of the qualification in the QR is in the future and has not yet started for learners to commence his/her study of the learning programme for that qualification.
|The RVP of the qualification in the QR has come to an end and the registration status has not been renewed.
If a learner commences his / her study of a learning programme for a qualification on the QR on a date that the Registration Status is “Archived”, the qualification so acquired will NOT be recognised under the Qualifications Framework.
The three types of Registration Status are illustrated in the diagram below:
Under Schedule 2 of the Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications Ordinance (Cap. 592), self-accrediting operator in Hong Kong are: