A total of two hundred and fifty-six (256) scholars from 1st District of Camarines Norte has now a chance to learn and improve their skills at the same time finish vocational courses for free after the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) provided 5 million pesos worth of scholarship fund for the aspiring individuals.
The said fund was under the Training for Work Scholarship Program (TWSP) and Special Training for Employment Program (STEP) of TESDA.
This was also made possible thru the continuous coordination and effort of Camarines Norte 1st District Representative, Congresswoman Josie Baning Tallado with TESDA.
Following are the Vocational Courses and Training Center where aspiring individuals can avail their preferred courses:
|VOCATIONAL COURSES||NUMBER OF |
|1||Bread and Pastry Production NC II||40 scholars||Camarines Norte International School Inc.|
|2||Bread and Pastry Production NC II||41 scholars||Lyceum of St. Dominic Inc.|
|3||Leading to Organic Agriculture Production NC II||25 scholars||Provincial Training Center (Labo, CN)|
|4||Electrical Installation and Maintenance NC II||25 scholars||Provincial Training Center (Labo, CN)|
|5||Products and Systems (Leading to EPAS NC II)||25 scholars||C.A.B. Industrial Technical Institute Inc.|
|6||Construction Painting NC II||25 scholars||Provincial Training Center (Labo, CN)|
|7||Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) NC I||25 scholars||Capalonga College Inc.|
|8||Extracts (Leading to Organic Agriculture Production NC II)||25 scholars||Provincial Training Center (Labo, CN)|
|9||Hilot (Wellness Massage) NC II||25 scholars||St. Helena Caretech Institure Inc.|
For further queries and information, interested individuals may reach Cong. Josie Tallado’s office at Legislative District Office located at Brgy. Anahaw, Labo, CN, or directly inquire to training centers/schools stated above for the requirements needed. In addition, an endorsement letter from the training center/school is needed to avail of the scholarship.
Meanwhile, Cong. Tallado stated that this program is part of the continuous commitment to uplift the living condition of residents from the province’s 1st District. Through this program for skills development and training, more opportunities will be opened for the employment of the individuals; at the same time give chance to those aspiring individuals to finish studies but cannot afford to finance their schooling.