At least 174 beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) in the Province of Siquijor have graduated from the different training courses offered by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) here, said TESDA Provincial Director Fletcher Gumahad in his report during the First Quarter Provincial Convergence (PCC) meeting held at E.I. Suites, Siquijor, Siquijor on April 13.
In his report, Gumahad said the number of graduates were broken down as follows: 20 in Animal Production (AP in Poultry-Chicken) NC II, one Horticulture NC III, three Community-based (backyard gardening), 53 Organic Agriculture Production (OAP) NC II, seven AP (Swine) NC II, one Containerized Gardening, four Contact Tracing II, 37 Entrepreneurship Training, three Computer System Servicing (CSS) NC II, seven Dressmaking NC II, 16 Tailoring NC II, three Driving NC II, Seven Bread and Pastries Production (BPP) NC II, four Food and Beverages (FBS) NC II, two Bartending NC II, one Housekeeping NC II, one Cookery NC II, and four Trainers Methodology (TM) I.
Meanwhile, for the first quarter of the year 2023, courses available are Community-based OAP NC II (Layer Production), Bartending NC II, Macaroons Making, Preparing and Mixing Shaken Cocktails, Housekeeping NC II, Hilot (Wellness Massage) NC II, Entrepreneurship Training, and Carpentry NC II that sumps up to a total 21 graduates; and one Community-based (Preparing and Mixing Shaken Cocktails), one Carpentry NC II, one Entrepreneurship and 18 Com-based (OAP NC II). (Mairi Isy R. Kilat/HUMSS/Siquijor Provincial Science HS)