MCATCI starts trainings in partnership with DOTr and TESDA
ADTEMPCO-Mt. Carmel Agri-tourism and Training Center, Inc. rolled out its last quarter training programs last November 25, 2020 with a Training Induction Program (TIP) to meet with the Tsuper Iskolar beneficiaries of the Dept. of Transportation (DOTr) through the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA).
The TIP was attended by the beneficiaries from the different municipalities of Abra. They were oriented about the rationale of the training program, its benefits, and their responsibilities as beneficiaries.
The training program serves as a support mechanism component for those who will be displaced under the agency’s Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP).
TESDA provincial Director Florante L. Herera and Provincial LTO Chief Jose B. Denna stressed the importance of the programs in providing opportunities and skills important for employment and business enterprise.
Engr. Irene B. Bringas, ADTEMPCO CEO and MCATCI TVET President, welcomed the beneficiaries and thanked the two partner agencies for choosing MCATCI as implementor of the government-funded training programs.
The qualifications offered under the Tsuper Iskolar include: Barista NCII, Heavy Equipment Operation (Backhoe Loader) NCII, Animal Production Poultry-Chicken/Swine NCII, Agricultural Crops Production NCI and NCII and Trainers Methodology I.
The formal trainings has already commenced in the various training areas of MCATCI.
Under its implementing rules and guidelines, the beneficiaries include, but are not limited to, the following: displaced persons affected by the PUVMP; stakeholders who opt to continue in the transport industry; new stakeholders in the transport industry; and family members/dependents of the affected stakeholders up to the third degree of consanguinity or affinity.
Each scholar under this program is entitled to free skills training and free skills assessment. They are also provided with free entrepreneurship training (for Cluster of Competencies (CoC) qualifications).
The scholar is also entitled to the training support fund to cover food and transportation allowance equivalent to Php350 per training day attended for a maximum of 35 days.