modern auto-mechanic training center
By Philippine Information Agency (PIA 8)
TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte
– The state-of-the-art TESDA Auto-Mechanic Training Center which is
located at the TESDA Complex at Abucay,
City, which is aimed at training Filipino youth from poor rural
communities to becme highly skilled automotive service technicians, is
set to be inaugurated on November 18, 2008. TESDA Region 8 Director
Juan M. Sabulao Jr. informed.
program will start at
9:00 o’clock in the morning with a Tour of the Training Center Facilities
by TESDA Director General, Secretary Augusto Boboy Syjuco and the
officials of ISUZU Motors, Ltd., Plan and TESDA.
Engr. Juan M. Sabulao,
Jr., TESDA 8 Regional Director will welcome the special guest and
visitors to the Inauguration of the modern training center. This will
be followed by Mayor Mel Senen Sarmiento, the Chairman of the Regional
Development Council who will deliver a brief message.
Mr. Michael Joseph
Diamond, the Country Director of Plan Philippines will turn over the
Training Facilities and will present the first batch of scholars.
Director Sabulao informed that the Plan Philippines was in charge of
implementing the pre-operation phase and monitoring of the project.
The messages of
commitment will be delivered by Ms. Jonalyn Navarrosa, the class
president, and Mr. Jeffrey Veros, the press relations officer, of the
first 30 scholars composed of young men and women from the three
Southern Leyte and Masbate.
General, Secretary Augusto Boboy Syjuco will deliver the keynote
address and will award the plaques of recognition and appreciation.
Mr. Yoshinori Ida, the
chief executive officer of ISUZU Motors Limited will deliver a special
message. It would be recalled that the dream of having a modern
training center will not become a reality without the technical and
financial support provided by ISUZU Motors Ltd.
The TESDA Auto
Mechanic Training Center is a state of-the-art training facility,
complete with the equipment requirement for the Training of Automotive
Service Technicians from National Certificate Level I up to National
Level IV, the highest level of qualification in the automotive sector
in the country.
This is supported by
ISUZU Motors Ltd. Japan through the Heart and Smile Project, and Plan
Japan and Plan Philippines from the preliminary stage of the project,
both financially and technically.
Training Center has complex facilities consisting of a two-storey 1656
sq. meter workshop with a complete set of training equipment and
tools; 160 bed capacity dormitory for boys and girls; cafeteria; and
includes full accommodation, daily meals, complete set of training
uniform and training supply.