The Career Talk on Testing and Certification Industry 2016 for secondary school was co-organized by Hong Kong Association for Science and Mathematics Education (HKASME), Hong Kong Qualification Framework (HKQF), The Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification (HKCTC) and Hong Kong Accreditation Service (HKAS). My 2nd time to give career talk to secondary school and it was held on 23rd Nov 2016 at St. Paul’s Convent School. In 2014/15, it was the 160th anniversary.
In the beginning, two students worked as MC to introduce today’s talk and guest speakers.
The program was showed in the screen and projector.
The first speaker was Ms. Rebecca Wong (Accreditation Officer, HKAS) and her topic entitled “Overview of the Testing and Certification Industry”. Her presentation covered the introduction of Testing, Inspection and Certification, HKAS and HKCTC, as well as, different testing in TIC industry of Hong Kong. Those testing included Toys and Children’s Products, Textile, Medical Testing, Jewelry, Food, Chinese Medicine, as well as different Certification Services in Hong Kong. Then she briefed the services in Hong Kong Accreditation Service (HKAS) included HOKLAS, HKCAS and HKIAS.
I was the second speaker and represented Industry Training Advisory Committee for Testing, Inspection & Certification Industry (TIC-ITAC) under Hong Kong Qualification Framework (HKQF) and HKSTP to give the career talk. Firstly, I briefed the career path of TIC industry from Technical Personnel to Supervisory Personnel and then to Managerial Personnel.
When I mentioned my career experience, I quoted Steve Jobs Stanford Commencement Address (2005) that “You can’t connect the dots looking forward, you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future.”
Finally, I showed my connection of dots in my past experience and introduced different One Belt One Road countries I visited for conference.
The last speaker was Dr. Ann Lee (Teaching Fellow, Dept., of Food & Health Science, THEi) for experience sharing. She was alumni of St. Paul’s Convent School. She shared here experience in SGS, TUV and HKGBC.
In Q&A session, we observed that girl school was calmer and may be shy.
Mrs. Lam presented a souvenir to me.
Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry Training Advisory Committee (ITAC) - http://www.hkqf.gov.hk/ind/en/tic.aspx
Members of Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry Training Advisory Committee (ITAC) at http://www.hkqf.gov.hk/guie/com_ITAClist_TIC.asp
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