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TESDA Free Technical Vocational Training in the Philippines

Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Director General Joel Villanueva plans to conduct a free technical vocational training in the whole Philippines through the use of internet.
Villanueva said that the online technical vocational (tech-voc) training which offers different courses will be conducted shortly.

"It will be easier for the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) to fully develop their skills, talent and effectiveness through the technical vocation education through internet", said Villanueva.

If the set-up of facility has been finished, Villanueva said that students of the Training Institutes of TESDA have the privelege to stay in the training centers to get online.

TESDA offers two (2) scholarship programs: the "Training for Work Scholarship Program (TWSP) and the "Private Education Student Fund Assistance (PESFA) program.

In the coming start of classes, Villanueva said that the technical vocational training offered by TESDA is a better and effective alternative.

Villanueva added that TESDA promotes useful, affordable yet quality education that is accessible and high probability of employability.

"We know how expensive education is. But it should not be a hindrance to our students pursuing their careers. Technical Vocational Education is here to enhance the skills and talent of the students who will be part of the nation's workforce in the future." said by the head of TESDA.

Villanueva also said that the students can also benefit in the community-based, enterprise-based or Dual Training System offered by TESDA which is combination of studying in a school and in a company.

"We want to offer to the people different alternatives in their education".  Villanueva added.

Villanueva promised that his agency will continue to uphold the reforms so that the Technical Vocational Training Curriculum will continue to meet the challenges of time that will result to a expedient employment acceptance of their products.

Reference: tesda.gov.ph (June 5, 2011)
The material was originally written in Tagalog and translated to English for better understanding to international audience.


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"TESDA Free Technical Vocational Training in the Philippines" was written by under the Philippine Government category. It has been read 7835 times and generated 13 comments. The article was created on and updated on 10 June 2011.
Total comments : 13
dhongkmaesu   (25 February 2017 1:25 PM)

Sa'n sa cebu pwde mka pg apply for free training sa caregiver/housekeeping?

Ace Mark Llentada   (30 July 2013 0:03 AM)

Is there a free training for software programming po?thanks

paula garcia   (23 March 2013 7:48 PM)

is there a traning here in paranaque for i.t,computer secretary,at culinary arts

paula garcia   (23 March 2013 7:47 PM)

may free traning po v kayo sa paranaque sa culinary po o sa computer secretary o i.t at kelan po

Anonymous   (23 February 2013 3:09 PM)

Is there a training for service crews like in mcdonalds, kfc and jollibee? thanks..

marlyn cultivo   (11 February 2013 3:01 PM)

hi,,can i have more details about the update regarding training schedule this year i need more knowledge for my carrer.tns god bless

Cindy T. Balbarona   (25 December 2012 9:35 AM)


Ask ko lng po kung kailan ang free training nyo ng caregiver in any location in philippines.

mark   (09 December 2012 5:37 PM)

Inquire lang po sana qng may trainig po para sa PC troubleshooting. tnx.

ronald   (28 November 2012 9:24 PM)

ser ako po si ronaldrizarri gusto sana nag iskol nag welder
pero wla po ako pag bayad sa trening po isa lang ako tambay sana po maka school ako nag free po at my anak pa sana po theks po????

ricky d legaspi   (24 November 2012 8:46 AM)

is there free training for basic cad and autocad

glen gales   (15 October 2012 12:08 PM)

Hello,,poh Gusto ko sana maka trabaho pero wla ako masyadong nalalaman.Kaya gusto ko mag training sa computer programming..Pede poh bah undergrad sa highschool lng ako..pls reply poh??Tnx

UNOthopZ   (14 June 2011 11:18 PM)

Please let me know... Thank you so much...

Charm   (14 June 2011 11:17 PM)

Good day sir/madam:

Is there any free training for caregiver to any TESDA branches???