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Professional Certificate in Innovative Furniture Design

Course Code
QF Level
Fee* Financial Aids
Study Mode
QF Registration No.
Full Fee
VPlus Creative Industries 
(PC, M1, M2, M3)
QF Validity Period
01/09/2014 To 31/08/2021
Early Bird Fee (10%off)
CEF (PC, M1, M2, M3)
Teaching Language
English supplemented with Cantonese 
Early bird deadline please refer to course details ENLS

*Fees paid are non-refundable and non-transferable unless the course is cancelled.


The programme provides an opportunity for students to understand the background of furniture design, to stimulate creativity, to acquire user-needs and advanced knowledge and skills in the production process. Students will also learn the global trends in furniture design.

Entry Requirement

Basic Qualification
    - Five HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English and Chinese Languages, or equivalent; or
    - Five HKCEE subjects at Grade E / Level 2 or above, including English and Chinese Languages, or equivalent; or
    - Completion of a QF Level 3 programme that is deemed acceptable to the respective Programme Board; or
    - Relevant RPL qualification(s) at QF Level 3 or above AND a pass in an entrance assessment, which can be either oral or written; or
    - Other relevant verifiable prior learning and/or work experience that is/are deemed appropriate by respective Programme Board AND a pass in an entrance assessment, which can be either oral or written.

(b) Applicants are required to have at least 1 year relevant working experience.
(c) Basic knowledge of the subject area is preferred.
(d) An interview may also be required on need basis.

Mature Applicants
Mature applicants, i.e. those aged 21 or above with at least two years’ relevant working experience, can be admitted. Where appropriate, the applicant may be required to pass an entrance assessment, which can be in an oral and/or written form.

Documents Required for Application
1) Completed Application Form (Online)
2) Upload Copy of proof for Academic Qualifications
3) Upload Copy of proof for Working Experience

Modules Schedule

Intake  9

M1: PID4007Y – Introduction to Furniture Design (30hrs)      
Date: 2019 Nov 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Dec 7

M2: PID4008Y – Creative Approach to Furniture Design (30hrs)      
Date: 2020 Jan 4, 11, 18, Feb 8, 15, 22

M3: PID4009Y – Furniture Design Project (30hrs)      
Date: 2020 Mar 7, 14, 21, 28, Apr 18, 25

Additional Workshop: 2020 May 9, 16

Time: Sat, 2-7pm
Venue: HKDI
Early Bird Deadline: 2019 Oct 9

Online Application
Intake 8 Intake 9
►PC  ►PC 
►M1 ►M1
►M2 ►M2
►M3 ►M3

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Media Coverage
Design Nextgen Awards 2016 + Best Design Educator 2016!   (19 Jul 2016)
Won 2 awards from RIBA’s furniture design competition!   (11 Jan 2016)
都市日報:家具起革命 蝸居變大啲 (30 Sep 2015)


Supporting Organisations

Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC) 
Hong Kong Furniture and Decoration Trade Association (HKF&DA)

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HKDI reserves the right to make changes to the schedule, course content and advertised course information.