Jin Jja?! TESDA Offers FREE Korean, Japanese, English, and Spanish Language Training Programs!

There are no subtitles in real life. So, if you really want to make the most of your visit to South Korea and fulfill your oppa-goals, better learn the language first. Not only will this make your cultural experience immersive and meaningful, but it will also open doors for authentic interactions—allowing you to form genuine connections and forge friendships (and probably more than friends?) that transcend beyond linguistic barriers.

To enable you to navigate more easily to your dream travel or work destinations, TESDA offers an exciting range of FREE language training programs. Whether you’re aspiring to master the Korean, Japanese, English, or Spanish languages, TESDA has you covered.

Here’s What You Have to Know About TESDA National Language Skills Center

This year, the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) once again offers its language training program for those who want to unlock the doors to global connections. Geared towards advancing the competitive edge of Filipino workers here and abroad, TESDA has introduced foreign language training courses to help Filipinos adopt and adapt to the country’s language and culture.

In 2021, TESDA’s National Language Skills Center was able to produce 1,148 graduates with English Proficiency in Customer Service, Japanese Language and Culture, and Spanish Language for Different Vocations.

On its latest social media post, TESDA opens its doors to new learners who are interested in learning Basic Korean Language and Culture (100 hours), English Proficiency for Customer Service Workers (100 hours), Japanese Language and Culture (150 hours), Japanese Language and Culture Level III (300 hours), and Spanish Language for Different Vocations (100 hours).

Training sessions are scheduled from Monday to Friday, starting at 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. (morning session) and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. (afternoon session). Interested applicants must submit the following qualifications:

  • must be 18 years old and above;
  • must be a Filipino citizen; and
  • at least a high school graduate (old curriculum)/ senior high school graduate (new curriculum)/ Alternative Learning System (ALS) Graduate.

Documentary requirements usually include a college or high school diploma, TOR, NSO birth certificate or marriage certificate, ID pictures with white background, and career profiling (to be scheduled during enrolment).

To learn more about the TESDA National Language Skills Center Program, feel free to email them at [email protected] or call 8818-8062. For Cebu applicants, you may also visit the TESDA LSI Regional Training Center at Archbishop Reyes Avenue, Banilad, Cebu City, or contact them at (032) 412-7276.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn for free. Who knows what’s waiting for you abroad? Get ready to embark on a linguistic adventure that will transform your future. Let your journey start today. Inquire now!