Manila – Many aspiring Overseas Filipino Workers are attending various Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) trainings being offered nationwide. The trainings are part of the national government program for OFWs to meet the high standard of work ethics and procedures in rich countries which usually hosts Overseas Filipino Workers.
The training program serves as knowledge-based tool for OFWs which they could easily use in their respective jobs as specified in their contract. The TESDA training, in partnership with different training centers comes up with different skills development like hotel and restaurant service, welding, masonry, carpentry and other trainings that highly in-demand abroad.
Before, departing OFWs are not required to take TESDA trainings but after a significant study the national government implemented new guidelines for OFWs to prepare themselves by taking specific trainings being offered by the different training centers accredited by TESDA.
The training programs have positive results because OFWs continuously leave the country to fill various jobs in Canada, Europe and in international vessels sailing around the world.