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Certificate for Module (Electromechanical Energy Conversion)

CEF Reimbursable Course

CEF Reimbursable Course

Course Code
Application Code

Study mode
Start Date
05 May 2025 (Mon)
12 weeks
Course Fee
HK$4,200 (effective on 1 Sep 2023)
Deadline on 01 Apr 2025 (Tue)
3762 0842
2571 8480
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Certificate for Module (Electromechanical Energy Conversion) allows students with exposure to electrical engineering by providing useful knowledge of construction, operating principles, performance characteristics, control and especially applications of major types of electrical machines which are the necessity in electrical engineering.

By completing this Certificate for Module (Electromechanical Energy Conversion) and another Certificate for Module (Power Transmission and Distribution), graduates of (i) Building Services Technology Stream of Advanced Diploma in Engineering programme or (ii) Building Services Engineering Stream of Higher Diploma in Engineering programme can fulfill the academic requirements for Grade A and Grade B REW* registration.

*Registration as Electrical Workers


Programme Details

The Certificate for Module (Electromechanical Energy Conversion) is a 12-week programme with 36 contact hours (30 lecture hours and 6 laboratory hours).

On completion of the programme, students should be able to

  1. explain the construction, operating principles, performance characteristics, control and applications of major types of electric machines;
  2. analyze the steady-state performance of electric machines using appropriate equivalent circuit models;
  3. operate practical electric machines and to conduct relevant tests and experiments;
  4. present results of electric machine studies in the form of tables, graphs, and written report.


  • General principles
  • Machine rating
  • Windings
  • D.C. machines
  • Synchronous machines
  • Induction machines

Assessment and Award

To be eligible for the award of the Certificate for Module (Electromechanical Energy Conversion), students must satisfy the following criteria:

  • Achieve 75% attendance
  • Continuous Assessment (weighting 40%) and
  • Examination (weighting 60%)
  • Total passing score is 50%


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Class Details

Classes will generally be held on either weekday evenings (7:15 - 10:15pm); or Saturday afternoons (2:30 - 5:30pm), or Saturday evenings (6:30 - 9:30pm); or Sunday mornings (10:00am - 1:00pm), or Sunday afternoons (2:30 - 5:30pm).


Application Fee

HK$150 (Non-refundable)

Course Fee
  • HK$4,200 (effective on 1 Sep 2023)

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have completed

  1. The Building Services Engineering stream in the Higher Diploma in Engineering awarded within the HKU system through HKU SPACE; or
  2. The Building Services Technology stream in the Advanced Diploma in Engineering awarded within the HKU system through HKU SPACE; or
  3. A Higher Diploma or an Associate Degree in Building Services Engineering or equivalent from other recognised institutions.


  • The CEF Institution Code of HKU SPACE is 100
CEF Courses
Certificate for Module (Electromechanical Energy Conversion)
COURSE CODE 36C121881 FEES $3,800 ENQUIRY 3762-0842
Continuing Education Fund Continuing Education Fund
This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund.

Certificate for Module (Electromechanical Energy Conversion)

  • This course is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level [4])


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Enrolment Method

Payment Method
1. Cash, EPS, WeChat Pay Or Alipay

Course fees can be paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay or Alipay at any HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres.

2. Cheque Or Bank draft

Course fees can also be paid by crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to “HKU SPACE”. Please specify the programme title(s) for application and the applicant’s name.. You may either:

  • bring the completed form(s), together with the appropriate course or application fees in the form of a cheque, and any required supporting documents to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres;
  • or mail the above documents to any of the HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres, specifying  “Course Application” on the envelope.  HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of payment sent by mail.
3. VISA/Mastercard

Applicants may also pay the course fee by VISA or Mastercard, including the “HKU SPACE Mastercard”, at any HKU SPACE enrolment centres. Holders of the HKU SPACE Mastercard can enjoy a 10-month interest-free instalment period for courses with a tuition fee worth a minimum of HK$2,000; however, the course applicant must also be the cardholder himself/herself. For enquiries, please contact our staff at any enrolment centres.

4. Online Payment

Online application / enrolment is offered for most open admission courses (course enrolled on first come, first served basis) and selected award-bearing programmes. Application fees and course fees of these programmes/courses can be settled by using "PPS by Internet" (not available via mobile phones), VISA or Mastercard. In addition to the aforesaid online payment channels, continuing students of award-bearing programmes, if their programmes offer online service, may also pay their course fees by Online WeChat Pay, Online Alipay and Faster Payment System (FPS). Please refer to Enrolment Methods - Online Enrolment  for details.


  • If the programme/course is starting within five working days, application by post is not recommended to avoid any delays. Applicants are advised to enrol in person at HKU SPACE Enrolement Centres and avoid making cheque payment under this circustance.
  • Fees paid are not refundable except under very exceptional circumstances (e.g. course cancellation due to insufficient enrolment), subject to the School’s discretion. In exceptional cases where a refund is approved, fees paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay, Alipay, cheque or PPS (for online payment only) will normally be reimbursed by a cheque, and fees paid by credit card will normally be reimbursed to the payment cardholder's credit card account.
  • In addition to the published fees, there may be additional costs associated with individual programmes. Please refer to the relevant course brochures or direct any enquiries to the relevant programme team for details.
  • Fees and places on courses cannot be transferrable from one applicant to another. Once accepted onto a course, the student may not change to another course without approval from HKU SPACE. A processing fee of HK$120 will be levied on each approved transfer.
  • Receipts will be issued for fees paid but HKU SPACE will not be repsonsible for any loss of receipt sent by mail.
  • For payment certification, please submit a completed form, a sufficiently stamped and self-addressed envelope, and a crossed cheque for HK$30 per copy made payable to "HKU SPACE" to any of our enrolment centres. 
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