Interested to take vocational courses for free? The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) main RTC 7 offers free tuition fee and free assessment to those who are willing to take these short-term training courses:

  1. Dressmaking NC II (275 hours/ 46 days)
  2. Machining NC II (337 hours / 56 days)
  3. Electronics Product Assembly Servicing NC II (307 hours/ 51 days)
  4. Domestic Work NC II (265 hours/ 44 days)
  5. Plumbing NC II (249 hours/ 42 days)
  6. Spanish Language (100 hours/ 25 days)
  7. English Language (100 hours / 25 days)
  8. Computer System Servicing NC II (280 hours/ 47 days)
  9. Electrical Installation and Maintenance NC II & NC III (236 hours / 39 days)
  10. Refrigeration & Air-conditioning NC II (480 hous/ 80 days)
  11. Agroentrepreneurship NC II (268 hours/ 45 days)
  12. Driving NC II (142 hous/ 24 days)
  13. Trainer’s Methodology (TM) Level 1 (264 hours/ 33days)

WHAT ARE THE QUALIFICATIONS FOR ENROLMENT?

Those who are interested to join the free training program of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority of Region VII must be:

  • 18 years old and above
  •  High School Graduate/ K to 12 Graduate/ALS Passer
  • College Level/College Under Graduate
  • College Graduate/ Bachelor’s Degree Holder


TESDA trainings for the abovementioned courses follows a fix schedule.
Day Class Schedule: Monday to Friday 8:00am to 3:00pm
Night Class Schedule: Monday to Friday 5:15pm to 9:15pm with Saturday 8:00am to 5:00pm


HOW TO ENROLL TO TESDA SHORT-TERM COURSES?

  1. Choose the course that you would like to take.
  2. Pass the profiling examination.
  3. Schedule for an interview with the respective course trainer.
  4. Submit the requirements.

WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS NEEDED FOR TESDA SHORT-TERM COURSES?

  • High School Report Card/TOR/Diploma (1 photocopy)
  • Picture (1×1 2pcs.) & (passport size 2x2pcs.) white background with collar
  • Medical certification fit to undergo training (1 photocopy)
  • Birth certificate /PSA/NSO (1 photocopy)
  • Police Clearance / NBI


For inquiries, interested applicants may visit TESDA-main RTC7 Registrar’s Office for the application process and reservation or call these numbers 412-7267/ 416-8876. The main office is located at Archbishop Reyes Avenue, Lahug, Cebu City (just beside Waterfront Hotel).

NOTE: There is a limit to the number of students who can enroll in the aforementioned courses. Hence, it follows the FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE policy. For reservations, visit them now!

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