Certificate for Module (Electromechanical Energy Conversion) (CEF) - HKU SPACE: Engineering courses
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Certificate for Module (Electromechanical Energy Conversion)

CEF Reimbursable Course

CEF Reimbursable Course

Course Code
Application Code

Study mode
Start Date
03 May 2021 (Mon)
12 weeks
Course Fee
How to Apply
Deadline on 05 Apr 2021 (Mon)
2587 3223
2571 8480

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


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 70% attendance
  • Continuous Assessment (weighting 40%) and
  • Examination (weighting 60%)
  • Total passing score is 50%


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).

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.
Application Fee

HK$150 HK$150 (Non-refundable)

Course Fee
  • HK$3,800
  • The CEF Institution Code of HKU SPACE is 100
CEF Courses
Certificate for Module (Electromechanical Energy Conversion)
COURSE CODE 36C121881 FEES $3,800 ENQUIRY 2975-5781
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])

Application Form Download Application Form

Enrolment Method

Payment Method
1. Cash or EPS

Cash or EPS are accepted 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 write the programme title(s)  and the applicant’s name on the back of the cheque. You may either:

  • in person by submitting the payment, completed form(s), and required supporting documents to any of our enrolment centres; or
  • by mailing the above documents to any of our enrolment centres, specifying “Course Application” on the envelope. 
3. VISA/MasterCard

Course applicants, who are holders of HKU SPACE Mastercard, can enjoy a 10-month interest-free instalment period for courses of HK$2,000 and over. For enquiries, please contact our enrolment centres.

4. Online payment

Online payment for short courses (first come, first served) and selected award-bearing programmes is available using PPS, VISA or Mastercard. Please refer to the Online Services page on the School website.


  1. For general and short courses, applicants may be required to pay the course fee in cash or by EPS, Visa or Mastercard if the course is to start shortly.
  2. 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, cheque or online PPS will be reimbursed by a cheque; fees paid by credit card will be reimbursed to credit card account used for payment.
  3. 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 teams for details.
  4. Fees and places on courses are not transferrable. 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.
  5. HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of payment, receipt, or personal information sent by mail.
  6. For additional copies of receipts, 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. Such copies will normally be issued at the end of a course.
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