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Guidelines of Step-Skills Development and Competition (SDCs) 2011-2012

In celebration of the 10th year of the implementation of the Student Technologists and Entrepreneurs of the Philippines (STEP) as a program and as an organization which highlights the relevance of skills development in the areas of Edukasyong Pantahanan at Pangkabuhayan (EPP), Technology and Livelihood Education (TLE) and Technical-Vocational Education (TVE), the Department of Education (DepEd) authorizes the conduct of the School Year 2011-2012 STEP-Skills Development and Competitions (SDCs) in the school, district, division and regional levels.
Pursuant to and in order to provide a standard and uniform implementation of the STEP-SDCs, the following guidelines given by DepEd shall be adopted:
  1. The rallying banner of the STEP-SDCs shall be "STEP: Upgrading Skills, Improving Lives" while this year's theme shall be "Celebrating 10 Years of Inspiring STEPs;"
  2. DepEd Memorandum No. 348, s. 2009 (Guidelines in the Conduct of the STEP Skills Development and Competitions in Various Levels and Categories) and its attachments, as applicable, shall continue to be in force and in effect as the guide for the skills development and competitions this School Year;
  3. The schools, districts, divisions and regions are free to include other skills in accordance with their respective expertise in addition to those listed in Enclosure No. 1. Contest packages may be downloaded from the website - www.deped-csca.com;
  4. The elementary, secondary and technical-vocational categories for the division and regional level competitions shall strictly be held simultaneously in order to save on time, money and other resources; and
  5. Competitions shall be held from October 2011 to January 2012, strictly on Fridays (PM Arrival), Saturdays and Sundays (PM Departure) only.
Reports on the conduct of the SDCs in all the Divisions and Regions using the Sample Report Format in Enclosure No. 2 (Division) and Enclosure No. 3 (Regional) shall be submitted by the Schools Division Superintendents (SDSs) and Regional Directors (RDs) through their respective Division and Regional Supervisors in-charge of STEP on or before February 15, 2012 to the Office of the Undersecretary for Programs and Projects c/o the Center for Students and Co-Curricular Affairs (CSCA).

Student-participants shall be given enough time to prepare for quizzes and other examinations missed during the conduct of the skills development and competitions. They shall also be allowed reasonable time to comply with, and submit other requirements of the different subject areas.

All officially registered coaches, heads and members of the working committees, including Contest Administrators, Contest Coordinators and Contest Secretaries, shall be given equivalent service credits for working during Saturdays and Sundays as stipulated in pertinent DepEd issuances.

The CSCA is authorized to monitor the conduct of all STEP-SDCs.

For queries and coordination, please contact the DepEd-CSCA at telephone nos.: (02) 636-3603/(02) 631-8495 or send a message through email address: [email protected] com.

Enclosure No. 1




Home Economics
Fresh Fruit Shake Preparation
Flower Arrangement
Tie Dye

Agricultural Technology
Asexual Plant Propagation

Industrial Arts
Fabric Hand Painting
Medicine Kit Shelf Making
Metal Tool Box Making
Simple Circuit Making

Retail Trade
Sales Inventory


Home Economics
Cake Decorating (Golden Wedding)
Summer Dress Making
Cocktail Mixing
Casual Hair Style with Facial Day Make-Up
Table Skirting and Table Setting (Golden Wedding)

Agricultural Technology
Dish Gardening

Industrial Arts
20-Watt Amplifier
Auto Engine Tune-Up
Steel Balusters
Knockdown Toddler's Furniture Study Table
Residential Wiring Installation

Entrepreneurship and ICT
Electronic Bookkeeping
Electronic Poster-Making
Business Planning


Multiple Rootstock Propagation
Feed Formulation (Swine)
Skinless Longanisa-Making

Arts and Trades

(Boys Trades)
Auto Electrical Wiring Installation (Lighting and Horn System)
Building Wiring Installation
Regulated Power Supply
Troubleshooting and Repair of Color Television Receiver
Construction of Center Table
Installation of Cold Water Line
Assembly, Operating System Installation and Networking

(Girls Trades)
Facial Make-Over for Female Young Professional
Hair Coloring and Styling
Chicken Galantina-Cooking
Drafting and Sewing of Lady's Blouse

Fish Feed Formulation in Mash Form
Smoked Boneless Bangus-Making

Enclosure No. 2


(Venue of Competitions)
(Inclusive Dates of Competitions)
Elementary Category-Home Economics





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Steven John Sumbing   (20 June 2016 6:47 PM)
Can i have the STEP contest Package for elementary and highschool? and the mechanics and criteria, thank you so much!....

shalom tan   (13 October 2015 2:09 PM)
please send me the updated mechanics for tie dye.thank you

Juliene Demot Juan   (15 November 2014 2:42 PM)
please send me a copy of the contest package for spanish style sardines and skinless longanisa making for the students technologist and entrepreneurs of the Philippines contest. thanx

Eugene Ugaldi Alacdes   (15 October 2014 11:07 PM)
Can I avail of the contest package for auto electrical wiring and installation... tnx po

Belena Peregrino Reyes Te   (25 August 2014 10:08 AM)
Belena Reyes Te , 10:08 A.M., 25-August-2014
gud day Sir/Madam pls send me the STEP contest package elem level

Rizaldy R. Valente   (16 October 2013 12:54 PM)
how can i download the STEP contest package

florida   (10 October 2013 5:18 PM)
gud day sir/madam pls send me the criteria in step skills elementary level

kristine naval   (07 October 2013 7:34 PM)
when is the regional cooking contest?kindly provide me the contest rules in home economics elementary category.

Rizaldy Delos Reyes Valente   (26 September 2013 8:26 PM)
please provide me the 2013 contest package

Rizaldy Delos Reyes Valente   (26 September 2013 8:24 PM)
May i request for the job orders of the 2013 skills contest?

Roy B. Acabo   (24 September 2013 12:45 PM)
Please provide me with the contest rules, Mechanics and criteria

edith s sodela   (09 September 2013 3:01 PM)
gud day sir/madam pls send me the criteria in step skills elementary level

Diana Suerte   (28 January 2013 4:14 PM)
Good Day! May I know the official venue and contestants for regional in Sales Inventory? thank you and more power!!!

Diana Suerte   (28 January 2013 4:00 PM)
Good Day!
Please send me the memo & contest rules, guidelines & mechanics for sales inventory for elementary regional level this year 2013. thank you and more power!!!

donna marcelo   (11 January 2013 1:21 PM)
dear sir/madam
please send me a criteria and guidelines for children's wear contest and cooking contest for secondary level.thanks

Rafael S. Toyan   (10 January 2013 9:47 AM)
Sir/Madam Can you provide us more details on those contested skills for us to base our local competitions? We need the mechanics per skills please. Thank you and More Power

Gina C.Damban   (09 January 2013 9:58 AM)
Happy New Year..
Please provide our school a copy on the mechanics of all skills to be contested for the Regional Level...
Thank You and more power!

Claire D. Alindeg   (09 January 2013 8:52 AM)
Please provide me a copy on the mechanics of skills contests for the secondary. Thank you.

rolinda p. espression   (18 December 2012 7:07 PM)
please send me criteria for elementary level of the step skills this year thank you.

romeo v. bautista   (08 December 2012 4:55 PM)
Please send me the updated guidelines and criteria for baluster making of step competition for 2012-2013. Thanks

harry   (23 November 2012 12:39 PM)
please send me the guidelines for wooden toy making.. thank you...

joylyn b. supan   (07 November 2012 2:16 PM)
please send me the guidelines for FRESH FRUIT SHAKE PREPARATION.ty

cheryl salomon   (06 November 2012 2:51 PM)
good day! please send me the updated guidelines and criteria for dish gardening for STEP competition. thanks!

sharon layag   (22 October 2012 3:39 PM)
please send us the latest contest package for elementary.thanks

dorotea a. zamora   (17 October 2012 1:22 PM)
good day please send us secondary skills contest package

dorotea a. zamora   (17 October 2012 1:20 PM)
please provide us updated guidelines/templates of the different skills to be contested in the secondary STEP SKILLS COMPETITION H.E., I.A., A.A. ENTREP. 2012-2013. THANK YOU very much

charles arsen   (11 October 2012 6:53 PM)
Please provide us guidelines/templates and procedure for tie dye category

marizza vargas   (10 October 2012 3:46 PM)
Please send thru my email add the updated guidelines / template of the different skills to be contested in the STEP Competition. Secondary - H.E., I.A., A.A. Entrep. for S/Y 2012 - 2013 .Thank you very much.

rowena felicilda   (10 October 2012 12:43 PM)
good day please provide us the copy for vegetables dish

jaydee c marcos   (08 October 2012 11:53 PM)
gud day. pls provide me the guidelines/mechanics of basic encoding and flower arrangement.thank you.God bless.

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