PIA Press Release
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
TESDA trains indigents OSYsBACOLOD CITY, January 11 (PIA6) -- Sixty out-of-school youth availed of the Training for Work Scholarship Program of the Technical Education and Skills Development Aughority (TESDA), implemented by Power Foundation, Inc.
Participants composed of youth from indigent families in Negros Occidental were divided into three classes.
The core component of this 156-hour program was in welding of carbon steel plates using Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW).
The course was designed to enhance the knowledge, skills and attributes in FCAW in accordance with industry standards.
It covers competencies that a person must achieve in order to weld carbon steel plates components as specified by lay-out, blue-prints, diagrams, work order, welding procedure or oral instructions.
At the end of the program, graduates were qualified for assessment by the TESDA under FECAW, a basic requirement for employment abroad as welder.*(TESDA/JCM/CD/PIA)