PILAR, Sorsogon, April 9 (PNA) -- The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and the local government unit (LGU) of Pilar have started conducting the 2016 BUB Tech-Vocational Training Courses for 395 individuals from March to April here.
The participants first had their training induction program and orientation with the TESDA provincial director at the Bonifacio Covered Court, Pilar on March 9.
Annie Perete, LGU-Pilar public information officer, said the training was scheduled by batches for pastry making--leading to bread and pastry production; preparing and cooking hot and cold meals--leading to cookery; producing organic concoction and extracts, organic vegetables--leading to organic agriculture production, processed food by salting, curing and smoking--leading to food processing and electronic production and systems--assembling of solar nightlight and post lamp.
The training courses, TESDA said, aim to make the participants skilled and competent.
"It helped me enhance my knowledge and skills on how to make bread and pastries. I'm so happy because I already know how to do it and now, I can make it on my own," Beverly Soreda, a participant of the vocational training, said.
The last batch of the trainees are scheduled to start on Monday, with eight days training duration at the Southern Luzon Technological College Foundatio-Pilar.(PNA) RMA/FGS/SN/CBD/PJN