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PIA Press Release
2010/02/04

Welders have more chances to get employment abroad, locally - TESDA

By Alice Nicart

Tacloban City (4 February) -- Caregivers today have slimmer chance to get employed overseas unlike the skilled welders.

In a report said recently by Technical Skills and Development Authority (TESDA) Provincial Chief, Engineer Francisco Gilber, it was learned that skilled welders may have better chances to get hired by foreign or local employers as they infer so from job orders they receive at TESDA.

"By skilled welding, we mean those who undergone Shielded Metal Art Welding (SMAW) and Gas Metal Art Welding (GAW)", the TESDA chief said and both trainings are available in their schools throughout the province.

He added that TESDA offers programs which are in demand, so as to ensure that their graduates' time, money and effort will not go in vain; but he was sure that caregivers, unlike in the early employment history have about 1% hiring rate at present.

On a sad note, TESDA informed the public not to expect so much, at least for the time being, applicants for the Pangulong Gloria Scholarship (PGS) pending new releases from central office, Manila.

He said that there are still unpaid allowances of current PGS beneficiaries which will be prioritized come next releases.

For Canada-based butcher wannabes, Engineer Wilber advised to learn and master a second skill, next to butchering.

He confirmed the "buzzing" of Pinoy butchers in Canada with sore hands due to the cold climate.

"Working inside freezers with hanged array of butchered animals, added to the cold wind outside, takes a lot of sacrifice", he said. "But if one has another skill, welding or pipe fitting for instance, one would have another reason to remain in cold Canada; after all, with the financial requirements and a lot of hassles complied with before reaching the workplace, a Pinoy butcher will not feel like going home sooner. With another skill to hang-on, a Pinoy butcher will choose to stay, than return home still, with unpaid debts," he concluded.

Gilber was proud to announce that a Pinoy welder, now based in foreign lands called him the other day, to thank him for the options he gave while the welder- OFW was still undergoing the TESDA training. (PIA-Eastern Samar) [top]

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