TESDA-CAR, tech-voc institutions continue to provide training scholarships
By:Lito Dar / PIA
Posted: 18-Jun-2012 / 4 years 10 weeks ago
BAGUIO CITY, (PIA) - - Good news for those who want to learn employable technical-vocational (Tech-Voc) skills or those who want to upgrade their skills. The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) is currently offering training scholarships on various trades.
TESDA-Cordillera Regional Director Yolanda Olano, in an interview, disclosed that the agency is currently offering scholarship slots under its Training for Work Scholarship Program(TWSP) in partnership with several tech-voc training institutions (TTIs) in Baguio-Benguet area.
According to Olano, the TWSP aims to provide skills training or skills-upgrading for in-demand or industry-need tech-voc courses, which will equip the beneficiaries to have high probability of being employed, if not directly employed by some of the TESDA partner industries.
At the TESDA Regional Training Center along Loakan Road, Baguio City, offered are scholarship trainings for English Proficiency, electrical, Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) and machining.
In addition, TESDA in partnership with Mechatronics Technology Corporation, offers Mechatronics Servicing and Mechatronics instrumentation, and in partnership with Moog Controls Corporation. there are trainings for machining and core manufacturing competency development course.
For other TWSP scholarship slots, Olano is encouraging those interested to visit their other partner TTIs which include: CHETS Academy in Km. 4, La Trinidad, Benguet for for Housekeeping, Commercial Cooking, Food and Beverage Services, Bread and Pastry and Front Office Services; Trinidad Valley Institute of Technology for Heavy Equipment Operation – Hydraulic Excavator; Baguio School of Business Technology – Shielded Metal Arc Welding; Philippine Women’s University (PWU) – Food and Beverage Services, Bread and Pastry Production, Front Office Services, Tour Guiding, and Housekeeping; Pines City College Inc. – Food and Beverage Services and Bartending; Globaltech Institute Phils, Inc, along Magsaysay Avenue- Finishing Course for Call Center Agents and Housekeeping; Informatics Baguio – Finishing Course for Call Center Agents; and Center for Technical Excellence Integrated School – Finishing Course for Call Center Agents and Medical Transcription.
For scholarship training on Consumer Electronic Servicing, interested individuals could go to NIIT-Baguio, Baguio College of Technology and BVS College. For Slaughtering, it is being offered in MMS Development Training Center Corporation.
For Housekeeping, this is offered at the Medline International Training Institute and Meridian Paramedical and Technical College.
According to Olano, as part of their Memorandum of Agreement with their partner TTIs, actual trainings or on-the-job trainings will also be provided by the TTIs or their partner company/industry, to ensure a high probability of employment of the scholarship beneficiaries.
For more information on the program, interested individuals can call the TESDA Regional Office at (074) 447-3487 or their Regional Training Center Registrar at (074) 424-8724. (CCD/PIA CAR)