MISAMIS ORIENTAL (PIA)–The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA)-10 Misamis Oriental in partnership with the University of Science and Technology Philippines (USTP) held its annual 2022 Provincial Skills Competition at the USTP Gymnasium, here.
Over 12 TESDA Schools and Institutions competed in 10 different skill areas such as welding, carpentry, IT network systems administration, automobile technology, cooking, electrical installation, restaurant services, wall and floor tiling, bakery, and mechatronics.
TESDA-10 Regional Director Ashary Banto said the competition will serve as a venue to recognize the skills and excellence of young industry-skilled workers and graduates of technical-vocational schools and training centers at the provincial level.
“Skills competitions not only provide our TVETs graduates the chance to showcase their skills but more importantly, it gives them the chance to meet world-class standards in skills demonstrations,” he said.
Meanwhile, USTP-Cagayan de Oro City President Dr. Ambrosio B. Cultura II extended their support towards the province’s aim in creating and nurturing world-class vocational talent.
“The USTP is supportive and is one with the advocacy of TESDA in promoting quality skills development in the province of Misamis Oriental, the USTP believes that the promotion of quality skills development will extend the pool of experts in our province and aid in the upward mobility of our region,” Cultura II shared.
The winners of the 2022 Regional Skills Competition (RSC) who will pass the standard points set by WorldSkills International will compete in the Philippine National Skills Competition in November 2022. (VPSB/PIA-10/Misamis Oriental)