Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo extends his warmest congratulations to the 123 graduates of the 9 courses who completed the skills training program of the City Livelihood and Home Industries Development duly recognized by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority.
The Office of Mayor Remollo confirms that the skills training in CLHIDO is basically free as it does not require tuition fees from the students.
The 123 new graduates were awarded today their training certificates by Councilors Lilani Ramon and Manuel Patrimonio, TESDA Supervising TESD Specialist Jesila Ocariza representing Provincial Director Joel M. Villagracia and CLHIDO-OIC Maria Melchie S. Dorado in a ceremony held this afternoon that was also attended by Vice-Mayor Karissa Tolentino-Maxino, former Vice-Mayor Franklin GG Esmeña and Councilor Michael Bandal.
CLHIDO Maria Melchie Dorado said that among the new graduates are those enrolled in the following courses: PC Operation, Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), pipefitting, dressmaking, tailoring, automotive servicing, electrical installation and maintenance, electronics product assembly and servicing, domestic refrigeration and air conditioning (DOM RAC) and plumbing (1st batch).
The City Livelihood and Home Industries Development Office already produced 903 graduates under the Technical Vocational Education Program of the City Government of Dumaguete in the past 3 years (2019-2021).
This is in line with the objective of the Remollo administration for CLHIDO to offer skills training particularly for the out-of-school youth, unemployed adults, underemployed, women, persons with disability and displaced persons.
Mayor Remollo, stressed the need to continuously provide skills training and development of the youth so they can acquire the needed skill set for employment and livelihood.