May 24, 2024

PIDIGAN, Abra – Another batch of Abrenian scholars of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority finished Training for Work Scholarship Program (TWSP).

The Tesda-Provincial Training Center Director Allan S. Millan led the graduation ceremony of 91 trainees with 47 graduates for Driving NC-II and 44 for Contact Tracing Level-II. Millan congratulated the graduates for their perseverance in completing the training which hopefully would bring them employment opportunity as what the scholarship program envisioned.

“This is a program of the government; programa upang mabigyan ng opportunity ang bawat Pilipino na magkaroon man lamang ng pag-asang makapasok sa trabaho,” Millan said.

The Driving NC-II, which requires 118 training hours enabling trainees to drive light vehicles, obey, and observe traffic rules and regulations, and carry out minor vehicle servicing and maintenance.

The Contact Tracing Level II enables the trainees on case investigation, contact profiling, health data recording and reporting, and monitoring and surveillance.

Contact Tracing graduate Amalia Beleno finds her training very useful as a barangay health worker of Barangay Naguirayan in Pidigan. Beleno is the oldest among the graduates at 52 years old.

 “Mahalaga ang training na ito sa akin bilang health worker kasi ma-apply ko iyong mga napag-aralan ko sa mga operations ng contact tracing team namin,” Beleno said.

She thanked Tesda for the training and scholarship.

Tesda-Abra is inviting Abrenians to enroll in the scholarship programs of the agency. Interested applicants may proceed to Tesda Provincial Office for more information. – Christian Allister Tubadeza