Knowledge and skills are necessary for athletes to be competitive in our fast-moving and resourceful society. Hence, Life Skills Training Programme is an essential part of the HKACEP in creating opportunities to support and enhance athletes’ competitiveness for their next career goal.

Life Skills Training Programme

The HKACEP has been collaborating with the MTR Corporation Limited and Adecco Hong Kong to provide soft skills training to athletes. In addition to the existing courses, a new series of courses will be launched to athletes, in order to provide pre-equipped supports for athletes' integration into the main stream society and for their future career development. 


Life Skills Training Courses (Oct-Dec 2018) includes:



1. Effective Communication


Date: 10 / 1 / 2019

Time: 19:30 – 22:30 (Total 3hrs)

Venue: Kowloon Tong / Fo Tan (T.B.C.)

Quota: 20

Deadline of application: 20 / 12 / 2018 (Thu)

Course Outline:

  • To learn effective listening sills
  • Communicating techniques - language, body language and tone


2. Social & Dining Etiquette Workshop

Date: 17 / 1 / 2019 (Thu)

Time: 19:00 - 20:30 (Total 1.5hrs)

Venue: YMCA of Hong Kong 41 Salisbury Road, Tsimshatsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Quota: 12

Deadline of application: 31 / 12 / 2018 (Mon)

Course Outline:

  • To learn about table manners and social etiquette
  • To have basic knowledge on wine and food pairing


3. D.I.S.C. - Understanding human behaviour and enhance interpersonal communication skills

Date: 21 / 1 / 2019 (Mon)

Time: 19:00 – 22:00 (Total 3hrs)

Venue: Kowloon Bay / Fo Tan (T.B.C.)

Tutor: Mr. Hillman CHUNG

Quota: 20

Deadline of application: 04 / 01 / 2019 (Fri)

Course Outline:

  • To learn effective communication skills
  • To improve workplace interpersonal skills and teamwork


4. Presentation Skills

Date: 6 / 3 / 2019 (Wed)

Time: 19:30 – 22:30 (Total 3hrs)

Venue: Kowloon Bay / Fo Tan (T.B.C.)

Quota: 20

Deadline of application: 15 / 2 / 2019 (Fri)

Course Outline:

  • Instructed by Industrial & Organizational Psychologist, Mr. Matchy MA
  • To make speeches more influential



Application Procedures


Rules & Regulations


Online Application HERE

Athletes from all NSAs are welcomed to join!!

“Stars to Shine” Mentorship Programme

Hong Kong Athletes Career & Education Programme (HKACEP) “Stars to Shine”


Mentorship Programme is a new career guidance programme that aims at providing newly retired HK athletes (mentees) with an additional avenue of learning through experience sharing and interaction with seasoned retired famous HK athletes who have successfully developed their second career and gained a wealth of working experience (mentors).  Eight famous retired athletes from different industries have agreed to join the programme as Mentors.  HKACEP will match the Mentors and Mentees according to their interest and industry and experience association.  Though experience sharing and guidance provision by Mentors as well as site visit activities and sharing forum organised by HKACEP, mentees would benefit from the programme in developing their second career. 


The 8 “Star Mentors” are:

Ms. Amy CHAN (Education & Charity)

Mr. WONG Kam Po (Sports Administration)

Ms. Malina NGAI (Retail Operation & Management)

Dr. LEE Yat Keung, Adam (Financial Services)

Mr. CHENG Ka Ho (Property Development Executive)

Mr. CHUI Kam Tong, Tony (TV Sports Commentator)

Ms. Vivian LEE (Public Relations & Sports Marketing)

Mr. YU Sum Yee (Disciplinary Force)


Click here for details 

Ambassador Programme

The Ambassador Programme aims to promote sports to the society, projecting the image of athletes’ positive attitude. Sports ambassadors share their inspirational stories to the community, schools and corporations. Details please refer to Ambassador Programme Webpage.

Athletes Sharing