TESDA-ZN offers free skills training

  • March 08, 2017
  • Alfonso T. Ruda

By Alfonso T. Ruda


DIPOLOG CITY, March 8 (PIA)---The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) now offers free skills training under the Training for Work Scholarship Program (TWSP).


Under TESDA Circular No. 53, series of 2016, dated December 2, 2016 signed by TESDA Director General Guiling A. Mamondiong, it states that, ”In the TESDA scholarship program, no one will be rejected.”


Applicants for the said scholarship should be at least 18 years old at the time the training is completed. However, no age limit is required.


The courses offered include: aquaculture, NC II; Fish Capture NC II; Rubber Production, NC II; Automotive Servicing NC I; Automotive Servicing NC II; Electrical Installation and Maintenance, NC II; Plumbing, NC I; Computer Systems Servicing NC II; Dressmaking, NC II; 20 Animation, NC III; Visual Graphics NC III; Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) NC II; Bartending NC II; Bread and Pastry Production NC II; Cookery NC II; Food and Beverage Services NC II; Front Office Services NC II; Housekeeping NC II; and Trainers Methodology Level 1


TESDA-ZN head  Alan Bacatan, urged interested applicants who may wish to avail of the said scholarship to apply directly at the TESDA Provincial Office, located in Barangay Olingan, Dipolog City or visit TESDA’s website through www:tesda.gov.ph/Barangay for on-line application.


The applicants may also go to their Barangay Chairman and have their names listed under the TESDA Prospective Scholars using the Barangay Skills Needs Survey (BSNS) form.


According to Bacatan, TESDA has already coordinated with all the harangays in the province regarding the program. (ALT/ATR/PIA9-Zamboanga del Norte)


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