TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, June 8, (PIA) – Still wanting to work abroad? If you are into working for the technical and vocational fields, then you need to pass a competency test to be truly work-skill-certified.
And the government’s Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) in its Competency Assessment and Certification Program is giving out free National Technical Vocational Education Technology Competency Assessment and Certification (NATCAC) this July 14-18, 2014 in five locations all over Bohol, according to Jaminel Damolo for Tesda Bohol.
In fact, he added that the NATCAC also happens for free on August 11-15 and October 13-17.
Eligible to take the assessments are technical and vocational graduates, trainers, teachers, industry workers and returning overseas Filipino Workers needing the assessment and government certification for possible employment and promotion, Damolo revealed.
Eleven sectors with their different qualification titles are accordingly opened for the assessment.
These include sectors in agriculture, automotive, construction, heat, ventilation and air-conditioning, garments, tourism, health social and community development services, information communication technology, processed food and beverage, electronics and metals and engineering.
For the agricultural sector, qualification titles opened are animal production NC II and horticulture NC.
In the automotive sector, qualification titles include automotive servicing NC II, Driving NC II and Motorcycle, small engine Repair NC II.
Damolo also said, construction sector has electrical installation and maintenance NC II and NC III, carpentry NC II, plumbing NC II, reinforced steel bar installation NC II and tile setting NC II.
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning NC II is there for the heat ventilation and air-con sector, he added.
For the garments sector, skills certifications are for dressmaking NC II and Tailoring NC II.
For tourism, skills assessments are for bartending NC II, bread and pastry production NC II, Food and beverages services NC II and housekeeping NC II.
Also up for assessments are beauty care NC II, Computer hardware servicing NC II, Food Processing NC II, consumer electronics servicing NC II and shielded metal arc welding NC II and NC III.
Interested skilled graduates, workers or teachers needing the free assessment need to fill up application form available at the Provincial TESDA office, along B. Inting Street near the new City Hall, so the assessments can be set, quipped Damolo.
Applicants also need to bring 3 pass port sized ID pictures with applicant wearing collared shirt and taken in white background.
TESDA, through their information officer urges interested applicants for the assessments and certifications to call the TESDA provincial training centers in Poblacion Bilar (535-9080), Cagayan Inabanga (512-9012), Poblacion Jagna (531-8409), Poblacion Pilar (510-8237) and Potohan Tubigon (508-8216). (PIABohol/RAC)