TESDA (Technical Education and Skills Development Authority) is the agency of the Philippine government who helps deserving students who cannot afford to study college but has the potential for skills development in a specific field. High school graduates are welcome and qualified to take free short term courses from a list of duly accredited schools and training centers / facilities all over the Philippines including in provinces. We have listed below the different branches in Manila as well as in surrounding provinces.
Scholarship offers and classes open for enrollment during summer vacation will be listed at the official website at www.tesda.gov.ph or below in our schedule of calendar of events. Visit the nearest agency branch now for more information.
The secretary of the agency, Sec. Joel Villanueva (who loves basketball) is the one who takes care of all the agency's dealings to help the Filipino youth have their chance at education in this lifetime even if they don't have the finance to spend for college courses. This way, they get to develop what skills are needed to go get a job later at competitive salary-giving companies with the qualification that fits the job offer.
Below is the list of sample vocational courses in short term period of study that you can enroll or make an inquiry if they have scholarship offer in a designated branch near you. Refer to our listed offices below to see contact details and hotline telephone numbers.
We will feature here the different TESDA courses (as listed above) and training centers duly authorized and accredited by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority. Also those with scholarship free tuition fee offers from the different provincial and Metro Manila colleges, schools and universities.
On the other hand, to check if a school offering vocational courses you want to enroll or take this summer, please call TESDA hotline or visit the nearest branch office in your area. (full photo credits to logo below to www.tesda.gov.ph website)
To play it safe if you are looking forward to study a vocational course and get certified for it, enroll only to duly accredited branches or training centers. Certificates are only given to passing students who comply with the requirements. We have a shortlist below if you like of you can visit the main branch located in Taguig for courses offered this year.
In case you didn't know it yet, the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority announces a yearly schedule of training courses offered in different school, colleges and study centers. This is the calendar of events.
Alongside with this listing are the full details of how many hours the course will take to finish and what school you can study them as well as a shortlist of curriculum and hotline telephone numbers of the schools so you can make a call for inquiry.
You can also visit the official Facebook Page or follow their Twitter account for updates and latest announcements and news. In the meantime, you can also read more about the Philippines Government.
We will be posting here a list of scholarship offers that you can possibly take advantage for elementary, high school and college studies especially if you don't have the money to spend for your schooling needs.
If you would like to apply for one, please contact the sponsors or agency directly and don't deal with anybody else but the authorities. Please do note also that if you want to avail of a college scholarship, we will be giving tips for everybody here on how to go over with your application and where to go, who to approach and how to process your papers.
Each university in the Philippines are obliged to give free education to deserving students. We will tip you off if you could qualify for this one and what steps to take to get your free studies either as full scholar, half scholar or academic scholar (dean's list).