OFWs urged: Join online courses

Through these programs, we aim to prepare our Filipino workers —wherever they are — to become highly-skilled and globally-competitive, and who can adapt to the ever-changing demand of the industry.

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority is encouraging overseas Filipino workers to enroll in its free online training and livelihood courses.

During his visit in South Korea to attend the K-Skills Competition last night 28 August., Deputy Director General Aniceto Bertiz III met with the Philippine Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Ma. Theresa Dizon-de Vega, other officials and OFWs based in Korea.

Bertiz, in his message encouraged them to avail of the free 150 TESDA Online Program courses that are useful in re-tooling, upskilling and reskilling of OFWs, and provides training and livelihood programs for OFWs and their families.

“Through these programs, we aim to prepare our Filipino workers — wherever they are — to become highly-skilled and globally-competitive, and who can adapt to the ever-changing demand of the industry,” he said.

Bertiz said TESDA, together with its partner agencies and the private sector, has other programs for OFWs which includes the OFW Reintegration for Skills Employment.

He also lauded the PEAK Pinoy Program, or the Promoting Entrepreneurship and Agri-business to OFWs in South Korea, which aims to provide entrepreneurship and agribusiness seminars for Filipinos in Korea.  He likewise expressed his support for this initiative.

“I assure you of our support in all your efforts at improving technical vocational skills, especially for our OFWs and their families,” he said.

The TOP is accessible via the https://e-tesda.gov.ph/ or via TOP Mobile App which can be downloaded on smartphones through Google Play Store and App Store.


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