The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) has encouraged Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) to enroll in its free online training and livelihood courses.
Deputy Director General Aniceto Bertiz III said the free TESDA Online Program (TOP) courses are useful for OFW re-equipment, upskilling and reskilling, and provide 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 able to adapt to ever-changing industry demands,” he said during his recent visit to Seoul. , South Korea, where he participated in the K-Skills competition on August 28th.
The TOP is accessible via the https://e-tesda.gov.ph/ or via the TOP mobile application which can be downloaded on smartphones via Google Play Store and App Store.
Bertiz said TESDA, along with its partner agencies and the private sector, has other programs for OFWs, including the OFW Reintegration for Skills Employment (RISE).
He also commended the PEAK Pinoy program, or Promoting Entrepreneurship and Agribusiness to OFWs in South Korea, which aims to provide seminars on entrepreneurship and agribusiness to Filipinos in Korea. He also expressed his support for this initiative.
“I assure you of our support in all your efforts to improve technical vocational skills, especially for our OFWs and their families,” he said.
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