September 30, 2023

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority and the Land Transportation Office culminated the two-day training on Theoretical Driving Course (TDC) and Practical Driving Course (PDC) for the last batch of trainers and assessors of Tesda-Cordillera.

The last batch was composed of 21 trainers and assessors from Tesda Baguio-Benguet, Tesda-Kalinga, Tesda-Apayao, and Tesda-Mountain Province.

They were trained on introduction to driving, road and traffic rules, pre-driving orientation for motorcycle and motor vehicle, defensive driving and motor vehicle maintenance, handling emergencies and breakdowns, driver’s duties and responsibilities, and land transportation-related laws.

Tesda and LTO started the training on June 5 and 6 with 18 participants and on June 12 and 13 also with 18 participants.

The trainers have undergone a written examination to measure their understanding of the topics discussed during the training.

After the training, Tesda will incorporate driving subjects of the LTO TDC and PDC as part of the curricula of Driving NCII and III.

Driving on the highway incorporating different situations shall be administered as the final examination for the practical driving course.

All learning materials provided by the LTO shall be used in addition to the competency-based learning materials of Tesda.

All learners/students must be issued the Certificate of Achievement after completing the learning session and passing the institutional assessment for the module theoretical driving.

Tesda will also require all learners/students to secure a student driver’s permit from LTO using the Certificate of Completion for the Theoretical Driving Module before proceeding to the practical session on Moving and Positioning the Vehicle.

The Certificate of Training for Driving NCII/NCIII is issued to the learners/students after completing all modules and requirements of Driving NCII/NCIII training. – Press release