Certificate for Module (Introduction to Private Jet Management) (CEF) - HKU SPACE: Hospitality, Tourism & Events, Aviation courses
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Certificate for Module (Introduction to Private Jet Management)

CEF Reimbursable Course (selected modules only)

CEF Reimbursable Course (selected modules only)

Course Code
Application Code

Study mode
Start Date
09 Oct 2021 (Sat)
4 weeks to 6 weeks
English, supplemented with Chinese
Course Fee
HK$4,800 per programme *(excluding the field trip expenses)
Apply Now
Deadline on 09 Sep 2021 (Thu)
28678408 / 28678473
This course is on the list of <Professional Training and Examination Refund Scheme> under <Maritime and Aviation Training Fund>. Eligible applicants will be refunded 80% of their fees, subject to a maximum of HK$30,000 (whichever is less) of the fees.
This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund (CEF).
此課程已列入<海運及空運人才培訓基金>的<專業培訓課程及考試費用發還計劃>名單,「基金」最多可獲發還80%或上限30,000港元的費用 (以數額較小者為準) 。
此課程已列入持續進修基金 CEF 認可課程

Hong Kong is an international aviation hub, the demand of travelling in both commercial and business aviation is very high. With the new terminal and the third runway project undergoing in the Hong Kong International Airport, as well as the opening of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge, the scale and demand of aviation service of Hong Kong International Airport would further expand. The demand of business aviation is emergent and is particularly high in some Asian cities/countries such as China, Macau, and Singapore. Private jet travel wll become more popular in the new era of growth.

The overall service standard and operational procedures of business aviation/ private jet industry are unique and different from those of commercial aviation, thereby requiring different sets of planning, operation, management skills and knowledge for private jet flight attendants and back-office management personnel.

This programme is designed for students who are interested in private jet operation and management. Students will be introduced the current market overview and operational concepts of private jet businesses, and they will also learn the customer service standards of private jets and their unique marketing and sales strategies.

1) Maritime and Aviation Training Fund

The $100 million Maritime and Aviation Training Fund (MATF) approved by the Legislative Council in January 2014 came into operation on 1 April 2014. The Fund is to sustain and enhance existing training schemes and scholarships, as well for launching new initiatives for the aviation sector. The aim is to build up in due course a vibrant, diversified and competitive pool of professionals and technical personnel to support Hong Kong’s future development in the aviation sector. Each Eligible applicant of Professional Training and Examination Refund Scheme (ProTERS) are refunded with 80% of the fees after completing approved courses or passing examinations, subject to a cap of $30,000 (whichever is less) for the pre-approved course/examination (LINK ). Please note that the eligible applicant should be full-time employment in the aviation sector with an organization/company in Hong Kong.
此課程已列入<海運及空運人才培訓基金><專業培訓課程及考試費用發還計劃>名單,「基金」可獲發還80% 或上限30,000港元的費用 (以數額較小者為準)



This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund (CEF).
此課程已列入持續進修基金 CEF 認可課程


*According to the terms and conditions of the Continuing Education Fund, students seeking reimbursement of the fees under CEF must not have obtained any other publicity-funded financial assistance, such as MATF, for the same module to avoid double benefits.



• Potential Employment Opportunities:
After completion of the programme, students may pursue career opportunities including private jet flight attendant, front-line operation and back-of-house management positions. Our teachers are in the field who can give you solid and useful advice!

Ms Jenny Lau
Ms. Jenny Lau, Group President, Sino Jet.

“Being the founder and group president of Sino Jet, I am proud that Sino Jet is the fastest growing business jet operator in Asia Pacific with expertise in aircraft management, aircraft charter, aircraft maintenance, ground handling services and crew resources management training. China has the strongest demand on business jet travel among Asia Pacific, the movement and international business aviation has been increasing every year and demands of business aviation has been growing in Japan, Singapore and Taiwan.

To accommodate the increasing number of aircraft movement, government, operators and a community of industry professionals have continued to expand service scope and make progress on key initiatives in different regions to meet the growth in traffic demand. Under the circumstances, we need more newcomers to enter the business aviation industry. We believe that the passion of young people are grabbing the reins of the industry and pushing it to ever-greater heights.

As an industry leader, I am honoured to have HKU SPACE support in business aviation industry. I hope every student can be well equipped from the course, I am sure every students would start doing things differently from the moment they stepped out of the room.”

• Valuable Field Trip Experiences:
Students will be arranged to overseas and/or local field trips (e.g.  Zhuhai/Macau/Shanghai AIRSHOW, Hong Kong Business Aviation Centre, Private Jet aircraft visit etc…). They will be able to learn the ground and/or on-board operation and procedures in real world setting through these visits, gain the latest development and trends of the business aviation industry from different guest speakers and teachers who are practitioners in the private jet management companies and/or luxury hospitality service providers.

• Strong Connections with Business Aviation Industry:
Industry associations such as the 'Asian Business Aviation Association’ and ‘Association of Business Aviation Professionals’ may provide useful employment information to our students. Certificate in Private Jet Hospitality Service Management" is accredited by Association of Business Aviation Professionals, which is renowned for the excellence in its training standard and the first non-profit private jet industry association in Asia.

Ms Jenny Lau

Sarah Kalmeta,
Founder and Coach of Pivot Point,
Former Board of Governors,
Asian Business Aviation Association (AsBAA)

“We are truly excited about this step forward for AsBAA Discovery and the community. We are confident that the partnership with HKU SPACE will benefit young people while ensuring that business aviation is front and centre of aviation education programmes in Asia. We look forward to the programme’s launch and to furthering Discovery’s meaningful impact from the grassroots of education”.

• Experienced teachers:
Our teachers come from strong hospitality and/or business aviation industry background, and students will gain extensive industrial knowledge with a lot of insights from teachers.

Teacher/ Guest Speaker Profile:

Mr West Chun

Vice President, Operations,
Sino Jet Management Limited


  • Business Jet Operations Management
  • Flight Dispatch and Operations Control
  • Customer Services
  • Tourism and Travel Management

Selected Experiences

  • Working in aviation industry from 1999
  • FAA Licensed Aircraft Dispatcher
  • Experienced in Commercial Aviation and Business Aviation including Operations control, Aircraft and Crew scheduling and Customer Services.
  • Participated in management, operations setup of Commercial airline and Business aviation.


On completion of the programme, students should be able to:

1. Discuss the management and operation of private jet business;
2. Distinguish the market characteristics and future trends of private jet business;
3. Describe the marketing and sales strategies of private jet business;
4. Explain the duties and customer service requirements of a private jet flight attendant; and
5. Outline the private jet operation and the procedures of custom, immigration and quarantine. 

Programme Structure

This 12-credit programme will have 36 face-to-face lecture hours, 3 hours for non-lecture activities, such as field trip, site visit and seminar and 8 hours for E-learning exercises. Students will be arranged to have field trips and site visits in Hong Kong and/or overseas so as to broaden exposure and learn in-depth about the industry. Overseas air shows in Zhuhai/Macau/Shanghai allow you to gain the insights of operation and procedure in a real world setting, and these are arranged at students’ own expenses.



Contact Hours


Details of Module

Introduction to private jet management  

36 lecture hours +

3 hours for field trip/site visit/seminar +
8 hours for E-learning Exercises


The comprehensive overviews of business aviation industry is needed in order to gain the insight of front-line operation and back-of-house management, such as:

  • Business aviation operation management
  • Marketing and sales strategies of private jet business
  • The role of private jet flight attendants
  • Custom, immigration, and quarantine (CIQ)

*Total Fee: HK$4,800.00 *(excluding the field trip expenses

Teaching and Learning Approach

The programme will be offered in part-time mode, it will be delivered through face-to-face lecture and complemented through site visits and/or seminars. Block teaching mode will be used to allow students to focus their learning, therefore, classes will be delivered in a 6-hour block in weekdays/weekends.

online application

Application Code 1950-HT003A Apply Online Now
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  • HKU SPACE Learning Centres







09 Oct 2021 (Saturday)

10:00am - 1:00pm


2:00pm - 5:00pm


23 Oct 2021 (Saturday)

10:00am - 1:00pm


2:00pm - 5:00pm


30 Oct  2021 (Saturday)

10:00am - 1:00pm


2:00pm - 5:00pm


06 Nov 2021 (Saturday)

10:00am - 1:00pm


2:00pm - 5:00pm


13 Nov 2021 (Saturday)

10:00am - 1:00pm


2:00pm - 5:00pm


20 Nov 2021 (Saturday)

10:00am - 1:00pm


2:00pm - 5:00pm


The medium of instruction and assessments will be in English and supplemented with Cantonese.


Individual Report (60%) & Online exercises (40%)


On satisfactory completion of the programme, the Certificate for Module (Introduction to Private Jet Management) will be awarded within the HKU system through HKU SPACE.


Graduates of this programme may choose to study the full programme of “Certificate in Private Jet Hospitality Service Management”

Applicants shall:

  1. Have gained in the HKDSE Examination Level 2 or above in 4 subjects including English Language; OR
  2. Have gained in the HKCEE Level 2 / Grade E or above in 4 subjects including English Language; OR
  3. Be aged at least 21 or above with three years of relevant work experience.

Applicants with other qualifications and relevant work experience will be considered on individual merits.

Course Fee
  • HK$4,800 per programme *(excluding the field trip expenses)
  • The CEF Institution Code of HKU SPACE is 100
CEF Courses
Certificate for Module (Introduction to Private Jet Management)
證書(單元 : 私人飛機管理初階)
COURSE CODE 33C10766A FEES $4,800 ENQUIRY 2867-8408

Continuing Education Fund

This course have been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund (CEF).
此課程已列入持續進修基金 CEF 認可課程

For more details, please visit HKU SPACE website: https://hkuspace.hku.hk/cef/application-procedures

Continuing Education Fund Reimbursable Course Continuing Education Fund Reimbursable Course (selected modules only)
Some modules of this course have been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund.

Certificate for Module (Introduction to Private Jet Management)

  • This course is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level [3])

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Enrolment Method

HKU SPACE provides 24-hour online application and payment service for students to make enrolment for most open admission courses (courses enrolled on first come, first served basis) and selected award-bearing programmes via the Internet.  Applicants may settle the payment by using either PPS, VISA or Mastercard online.

  1. Complete the online application form

    Applicant may click the icon Apply Now on the top right hand corner of the programme/course webpage to make online application, and then follow the instructions to fill in the online application form.

    Some programmes/courses may be admitted by selection, and may require applicants to provide electronic copy of any required documents (e.g. proof of qualification) as indicated on the programme/course webpage.  Only file format in doc, docx, jpg and pdf are supported. 

  2. Make Online Payment

    Pay the programme/course fees by either using:

    PPS via Internet - You will need a PPS account and a PPS Internet password. For information on how to open a PPS account and how to set up a PPS Internet password, please visit http://www.ppshk.com.

    *Credit Card Online Payment - Course fees can be paid by VISA or MasterCard including the “HKU SPACE MasterCard”.

    *HKU SPACE MasterCard cardholders who wish to enjoy 10-month interest free instalment scheme must pay  their tuition fees in person at any our HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres.

To know more about online enrolment and payment, please refer to the user guide of Online Enrolment and Payment:


In Person / Mail

For first time enrolment

  1. For first come, first served short courses, complete the Application for Enrolment Form SF26 and bring or post the completed form(s), together with the appropriate application/course fee(s) and any required supporting documents to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres.  
  2. Award-bearing and professional courses may require other information. Forms are usually available at the enrolment centres or on request from programme staff. Bring or post the completed form(s), together with the appropriate application/course fee(s) and any required supporting documents to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres.

For continuing enrolment in the same course

A. In person or by post
  1. The standard ‘Enrolment/Payment Slip’ is designed for students of award-bearing programmes or remaining programmes in a suite of programmes requiring continuing enrolment and it applies to most programmes.
  2. Students should complete the “Enrolment/Payment Slip” which will be made available by relevant programme staff and return the slip to any HKU SPACE enrolment centre or post it to the relevant programme staff with appropriate fee payment.
B. Online

Selected programmes offer online continuing enrolment service. Programme staff will inform students if they offer this service and offer further enrolment details.

If you are in doubt about the procedures, please check the individual course details, or contact our programme staff or enrolment centres. 

Please note the followings for programme/course enrollment:

  1. To make an application online, you will need a computer with connection to the Internet and a web browser with JavaScript enabled. Internet Explorer 5.01 or above is recommended for the web browser.
  2. Applicants should not leave the online application idle for more than 10 minutes.  Otherwise, applicants must restart the application process.
  3. Only S-MILES and Early Bird Discount are supported in Online Applicants (Application).  To enjoy other types of discount, please visit one of our enrolment centres.
  4. During the online application process, asynchronous application and payment submission may occur.  Successful payment may not guarantee successful application.  In case of unsuccessful submission, our programme staff will contact you shortly.
  5. Applicants are reminded that they should only apply for the same programme/course once through counter or online application.
  6. For online enrolment, payment confirmation page would be displayed after payment has been made successfully.  In addition, a confirmation email would also be sent to your email account.  You are advised to keep your payment confirmation for future enquiries.
  7. Fees paid are not refundable except as statutorily provided or under very exceptional circumstances (e.g. course cancellation due to insufficient enrolment).
  8. If admission is by selection, the official receipt is not a guarantee that your application has been accepted.  We will inform you of the result as soon as possible after the closing date for application.  Unsuccessful applicants will be given a refund of programme/course fee if already paid.


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The School (and its respective employees and subsidiaries) is not liable for any loss or damage in connection with any online payments made by you by reason of (i) any failure, delay, interruption, suspension or restriction of the transmission of any information or message from any payment gateways of the relevant banks and/or third party merchants for processing credit/debit/smart card or other payment facilitation mechanism; (ii) any negligence, mistake, error in or omission from any information or message transmitted from the said payment gateways; (iii) any breakdown, malfunction or failure of those gateways in effecting online payment service or (iv) anything arisen out of or in connection with the said payment gateways, including but not limited to unauthorised access to or alternation of the transmission of data or any unlawful act not permitted by the law.

Payment Method
1. Cash, EPS  or WeChat Pay

Course fees can be paid by cash, EPS or WeChat Pay 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

The course fees of all open admission courses (courses enrolled on first come, first served basis) and selected award-bearing programmes can be settled by using PPS via the Internet. Applicants may also pay the relevant course fees by VISA or MasterCard online. Please refer to the Online Services for details.


  • For general and short courses, applicants may be required to pay the course fee in cash or by EPS, WeChat Pay, Visa or MasterCard if the course is to start shortly.
  • 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, 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 additional 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.