TESDA NegOr offers free assessment, certification for NATCAC

DUMAGUETE CITY, May 21 (PIA) — The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) here has announced the ongoing conduct of free assessment under its National Technical Vocational Education and Training Competency Assessment and Certification (NATCAC) program.

According to TESDA’s information officer Geraldine delos Reyes, the target of 1,000 applicants for this year’s program may be composed of trainers of private and public technical vocational institutions, including TESDA Technology Institutions.

This is also include trainers from local government units and other government agencies providing TVET programs and private enterprises with registered TVET programs; Department of Education trainers; public utility vehicle drivers; workers/industry practitioners/professional/career shifters who want to undergo competency assessment; returning OFWs/Filipino expatriates with relevant experience; and industry practitioners who are prospective competency assessors, said delos Reyes.

The weekly schedules set for NATCAC for specific sectors started on May 12 to 23, Automotive and Land Transport and Heating, Ventilating Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC) Sectors, and July 14 to 25 for Construction and Metals and Engineering Sectors.

For Tourism, Electronic and ICT sectors, it will be on August 11 to 22, while for Health and other Social Community Development Services on October 13 to 24.

Applicants may get their application forms and list of requirements for assessment at TESDA Negros Oriental Provincial Office, Capitol Site, Dumaguete City.

The forms may also be downloaded at TESDA website http://www.tesda.gov.ph.

The identified accredited assessment centers or TESDA Provincial Office processes the application for assessment and inform the applicants of their schedule.

For queries, please call (035) 422-9481 or (032) 225-1578 or visit TESDA Office. (rmn/jct/PIA7-NegOr)


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