PIA Press Release
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
TESDA trains 5,328 constituents in Lanao del Surby Apipa Bagumbaran
MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, January 11 (PIA) -- The Technical Education Skills and Development Authority (TESDA) here had extended skills trainings to some 5,328 individuals all over the province in 2011.
The skills trainings were made available to the recipients through our four training modalities namely center-based, school-based, community-based and enterprise-based, said Tarhata S. Mapandi, provincial director of TESDA-Lanao del Sur.
She said most of the recipients were served under Community-Based Training (CBT) with 3,393 individuals while the Community-Based Training and Enterprise Development (CBTED) has served 124 individuals.
The Center-Based Training (CB) has also benefited 967 individuals while some 844 individuals have availed of our School-Based Training (SB), she further said.
As to the number of beneficiaries per district, Mapandi said that 2,779 of the trained individuals came from the 1st District of the province while 2,549 were from the 2nd District.
The 1st District covers 17 towns and the city of Marawi while the 2nd District covers 22 towns.
The provincial director also said that 1,846 of the beneficiaries were out-of-school youth (OSY), 754 were in-school youth (ISY), 2,367 were unemployed, and five was employed.
The trainings extended during the year included Commercial Cooking, Baking Dressmaking, Electrical Installation and Maintenance, Massage Therapy, Bamboo Furniture Making, Organic Fertilizer Making (foliar), Carpentry, Small Engine Servicing (motorcycle repair), Refrigeration Repair, Cellphone Repair, and T-shirt Printing (silkscreen), among others. (PIA-10)