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TESDA gives skills training to Taal residents

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority will provide additional training for residents who were displaced by the phreatic eruption of Taal Volcano.

TESDA chief Isidro Lapeña said residents from within Taal’s 14-kilometer danger zone who were allowed to return home since the lowering of volcano’s status are being provided with project-based skills training since Feb. 17.

“We also plan to provide other skills training together with the Provincial Cooperative, Livelihood and Enterprise Development Office.

Priority beneficiaries (of the additional training) would be residents of Taal Volcano Island,” Lapeña said.

The project-based skills training, he said, are being done in the communities or at relocation sites.

Training includes rag or doormat-making, hollow block-making using ash, as well as construction painting, carpentry, masonry, scaffold erection, and electrical installation and maintenance.

Lapeña said TESDA-Batangas targets 225 beneficiaries for the project-based skills training and other short-term programs.

“TESDA trainees have also mass produced face masks and pastries. We have provided short-term training programs such as bread making (ensaymada, donut, banana muffins); powder detergent making; dishwashing liquid making; plastic bottles repurposing; siomai making; rag/doormat making; fish deboning; sardines making; solar power light operation and maintenance; fruit juice making; halayang camote and pastillas making,” he said.

Topics: Technical Education and Skills Development Authority , TESDA , skills training , Taal Volcano eruption
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