MANILA, Philippines-The Philippine Constructors Association (PCA) Inc., bravely accepts TESDA’s challenge to be a catalyst of change and effectively close the gap of manpower shortage in the country.
In the PCA General Meeting held yesterday at the Marco Polo Hotel, TESDA Deputy Director General for Policies and Planning, Rosanna Urdaneta in her guest speaker speech has urged the association to continue instigating effective training programs particularly in provincial areas.
“Coping with the demands of infrastructure development is a gargantuan task. We, in the TESDA, acknowledge that the success delivery of our mandate relies on the support and participation of the various stakeholders including the construction sector,” Urdaneta added.
TESDA was established in 1994 through the enactment of Republic Act 7796 or the "Technical Education and Skills Development Act”. Since then, TESDA has advocated training programs and technical vocational courses in coordination with local government units and other private entities.