185 Makati residents complete livelihood, skills training
MAKATI CITY, July 23 (PIA) -- A hundred eighty five residents are now ready to become entrepreneurs and workers after finishing their training at the Makati Training Placement and Livelihood Consortia (MTPLC), a statement said on the city's website.
It said the residents received their certificates of completion from the Consortia, the cityâ€™s training arm that continuously offers free livelihood and skills training programs since its establishment in 2001.
Of the 185, 53 graduates passed the National Certification Level 2 (NC 2) of Tesda (Technical Education and Skills Development Authority), 17 underwent soft skill training of massage therapy, while 36 were taught hard skills, such as welding (22) and food and beverage servicing (14).
The graduates of massage therapy came from barangays Cembo, 17, and Pinagkaisahan, 19. Sewing craft (curtain making) had 20 graduates, all from Brgy. Comembo.
For hard skills, there were 16 graduates in electrical building wiring, 11 in ref and aircon servicing, 24 in computer hardware servicing, 18 in food and beverage servicing, 25 in welding, 24 in automotive servicing, and 11 in call center training.
The Consortia is a special project of the city government focused on providing skills trainings, livelihood and job opportunities to all its residents for free.
As the training arm, it coordinates and synergizes all skills and job placement efforts of similarly oriented public and private institutions in the city. (ICRD/RJB/JCP-PIA NCR)
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