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Printing is one of the major industries in Hong Kong manufacturing sector, with over 16,000 people ass in September 2013. Over 2,700 companies provide printing or print-related services in Hong Kong. In 2008, there was a large number of printing industry participants, but the majority of them is not awarded recognized professional qualifications. To address this, the Educatio Bureau of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government established the sectors which pioneer its implementation. The Qualifications Framework is a cross-sectoral hierarchy covering both academic and vocational qualifications required by various industries, with well-defined standards of qualifications and clear indication of the articulation ladders between them, the Qualifications Framework enables industry participants to set clear goals and direction for obtaining quality-assured qualifications
With a view of the development of the Qualifications Framework, The Hong Kong Printers Association together with industry professionals have jointly founded the Institute of Print-Media Professionals (IPP) in 2005 to promote "Continuous learning and professionalism" and to enhance member's latest technological knowledge to ensure their professional competency.