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Sixty Thousand Beneficiaries to Benefit from Free TESDA Assessment Exams

Good news for those who want to take the TESDA assessment exams!

Starting this month up to October of the current year, TESDA will be conducting free  National TVET Competency Assessment and Certification (NATCAC) for graduates and instructors teaching vocational courses, currently employed workers, and returning OFWs who need to get their skills assessed for employment or a possible promotion.

This year’s NATCAC program which is intended for an estimated 60,000 beneficiaries are scheduled to start several days from now and will include assessment exams for the following sectors:

  • May 12 – 23         – Automotive, Land Transport, and Heating, Ventilating Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC) Sectors
  • July 14 – 25         – Construction and Metals and Engineering Sectors
  • August 11 – 22    – Tourism, Electronics and Information Communications Technology Sectors
  • October 13 – 24  – Agri-Fishery/Food Processing and Health and other Social Community Development Services

Additional assessment exams for sectors that were not mentioned above are still being considered and may be announced later.

Applicants may get application forms and the list of requirements for assessment from the accredited assessment centers identified in the Regional Qualification Map or the nearest TESDA offices. The forms may also be downloaded in the TESDA website (

The identified accredited assessment centers or TESDA provincial and district office will process the application for assessment and inform the applicants of their schedule.



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  1. Hi. Ask ko lang po kung mqy pastry ba kayong course? And yung food & beverage po ba course din? Thanks!

  2. Hi,
    I am interested to enroll, one of your postgraduate online courses, so the question is, How to enroll.

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