Employer Zone

Opportunities for Employers and Young people

With the concerted efforts of the Labour Department, employers and training bodies, YETP provides a comprehensive platform of job search with one-stop and diversified pre-employment and on-the-job training opportunities for young school leavers aged 15 to 24 with educational attainment at sub-degree level or below. The programme enables young people to better understand themselves and their work aptitudes while enriching their job skills and experience so as to enhance their employability.

YETP also helps employers recruit and nurture young talents for their organisations.

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Statutory Minimum Wage Rate increased to $37.5 per hour

With effect from 1 May 2019, the statutory minimum wage rate will be raised to $37.5 per hour1 and employers are required to pay their employees covered by the Minimum Wage Ordinance no less than the revised rate. YETP On-the-job Training vacancies not meeting the revised rate will be cancelled by then. Should you have any enquiries about On-the-job Training, please contact your Account Manager. For details of the Minimum Wage Ordinance, please visit the Labour Department’s webpage: https://www.labour.gov.hk/eng/news/mwo.htm or call 2717 1771

1Schedule 3 to the Minimum Wage Ordinance (Cap. 608)

Workplace Attachment Training (WPA) On-the-job Training (OJT)


It aims to help trainees better understand the industry, acquire work knowledge and interpersonal skills, and explore their abilities and potential. It aims to enhance the trainees' employability, work experience and job skills through on-the-job training, and helps them formulate career development plans.

Training Period

1 month 6 to 12 months(depending on job nature and training content)

Any employment Relationship established between host organisations/ employers and trainees during the training period?


Salary to be provided by the host organisations/ employers to the trainees?

(Upon satisfactory completion of training, an allowance would be awarded to the trainees by the Programme Office. The amount of WPA training allowance for workplace attachment training commences on or after 1 September 2017 is $4,500. The amount of workplace attachment training allowance is $3,000 for workplace attachment training commences during the period of 1 June 2013 to 31 August 2017.)
(During the on-the-job period, the trainees are engaged as paid employees. Employers are entitled to a maximum of $3,000 on-the-job training allowance per month for engaging a trainee during the training period by the Programme Office)