Short Courses

Course Information

Name

Octopus, Single Journey Smart Card (SJSC), and the next

Code

SC 18-004

Round

1

Period

17 March 2018 09:30-12:30

Venue

MTR Academy - Hung Hom Centre (View Details)

Lecturer(s)

Eric Yeung

Medium of Instruction

Cantonese with English terminologies (with presentation slides in English)

Course Fee

HK$900.00

HK$1,000 (HK$900 for paid registration on or before 3 March 2018)

15% off for full time staff of MTRCL and its subsidiary companies [Ngong Ping 360, Octopus and TraxComm]

15% off for members of following organization:
 

  • Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE)
  • The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
  • Society of Operations Engineers (SOE)
  • The Institution of Railway Signal Engineers (HK) (IRSE)
  • China Hong Kong Railway Institution (CHKRI)
  • Hong Kong Quality Management Association (HKQMA)
  • Six Sigma Institute (SSI)
  • Hong Kong Institute of Environmentalists
  • Literati Academy of Greater China (Lagreach)
  • The Hong Kong Institution of Engineering Surveyors (HKIES)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers HK Chapter (ASME HK)
  • the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors, HK Regions (ICES)
     

Please click HERE for leaflet.

Introduction

Ticketing is the key for public transport operators to collect fares from the passengers. Two major contactless smart cards, namely Octopus and SJSC are widely used in Hong Kong. In this course, the speaker will share details of the ticket media used in MTR and introduce major trends for ticketing in Automatic Fare Collection (AFC).

Course Objectives

This course aims to equip participants with knowledge on Octopus and SJSC including their usage, technical details, card lifecycle etc. In addition to the two contactless smart cards, new QR code ticketing model in MTR will be introduced. Lastly, participants will be able to know future ticketing trends in AFC through this course.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, participants are able to:
 

  • Tell the two types of ticketing media: SJSC and Octopus, and their usage in MTR and Hong Kong
  • Gain understandings regarding technical details and lifecycle of Octopus and SJSC
  • Understand new ticketing model and QR code ticketing in MTR
  • Know the future model and ticketing trends in AFC

MTR Academy - Hung Hom Centre

Address 1/F., MTR Hung Hom Building, 8 Cheong Wan Road, Hung Hom, Kowloon
Enquiry 2520 3535
Opening Hours
Mon, Wed, Thu : 1:30pm - 2:30pm; 3:30pm - 7:30pm
Sat : 9:30am - 12:30pm

Tue, Fri, Sun & Public Holidays

: Closed
Centre's opening hours are 1:30pm - 3:00pm on 4 October 2017, 22 December 2017, 15 February 2018, 24 September 2018 and 22 December 2018.

MTR Academy - Kowloon Bay Depot Centre

Address MTR Kowloon Bay Depot, 33 Tai Yip Street, Kowloon Bay, Kowloon
Enquiry 2993 3031
Opening Hours
Mon - Fri : 8:30am - 5:00pm
Sat, Sun & Public Holidays : Closed

MTR Academy - Tai Wai Depot Centre

Address 1/F., Tai Wai Training Centre, Main Building, MTR Tai Wai Depot, Tin Sum Street, Tai Wai
Enquiry 2693 7918
Opening Hours
Mon - Fri : 8:30am - 5:00pm
Sat, Sun & Public Holidays : Closed

MTR Academy - Pat Heung Depot Centre

Address EMU128, MTR Pat Heung Depot, 33 Kam Ho Road, Kam Tin, N.T.
Enquiry 2208 2472
Opening Hours
Mon - Fri : 8:30am - 5:00pm
Sat, Sun & Public Holidays : Closed

MTR Academy - Headquarters Centre

Address 8/F, MTR Headquarters Building, Telford Plaza, 33 Wai Yip Street, Kowloon Bay
Enquiry 2693 7918
Opening Hours
Mon - Fri : 8:30am - 5:00pm
Sat, Sun & Public Holidays : Closed

MTR Academy - Citylink Centre

Address 9/F, Citylink Plaza, No. 1 Shatin Station Circuit, Shatin, N.T.
Enquiry 2520 3500
Opening Hours
Mon - Fri : 8:30am - 5:00pm
Sat, Sun & Public Holidays : Closed

MTR Academy - Manhattan Place

Address 43/F, Manhattan Place, 23 Wang Tai Road, Kowloon Bay, Kowloon
Enquiry 2520 3535
Opening Hours
Mon - Fri : 8:30am - 5:00pm
Sat, Sun & Public Holidays : Closed