There are 30 plus tesda courses in-demand abroad. High School graduates, college undergrads, and those who are presently unemployed should study these courses to be able to land a job abroad.
Countries like Hong Kong, Taiwan, Dubai, Qatar, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and many others are in need of highly skilled individuals on certain field of specialization. Fortunately, TESDA here in the Philippines offer technical – vocational courses that if completed, can allow each individual to be qualified to apply for in demand jobs overseas.
TESDA has numerous courses that are needed overseas. According to news article from Interaksyon.com, Director General Joel Villanueva told that Qatar, Canada, and United States need pipe fitters. Malaysia, on the hand, needs welders.
Filipino barbers and hairstylists are in demand in US, Middle East, and Brunei. Jewelry making, electrical power distribution line construction and land surveying also has job openings abroad.
Dubai has opportunities for graduates of electrical installation and maintenance, plumbing, and refrigeration and airconditioning. Barrista / bartenders and commercial cooking NC graduates are needed in hotels and restaurants in different countries.
Japan needs agriculture crops production, sewers / tailors, carpenters, caregivers, and factory workers. Hong Kong needs housekeepers while Taiwan wants electronics technician that can work in semicon factories.
Below are the complete lists of tesda courses that are in demand abroad. Aspiring technical – vocational learners just need to choose which of the listed courses they would want to take.
30+ In-Demand TESDA Courses for Abroad
Agricultural Crops Production NC I, NCII and NCIII
Automotive servicing NC I, NC II, NC III, and NC IV
Barbering NC II
Bartending NC II, and Barista NC II
Beauty Care NC II, and NC III
Bread and pastry Production NC II
Caregiving NC II
Carpentry NC II and NC III
CNC Lathe Machine Operation NC II and NC III
Construction Lift Passenger Material Elevator Operation NC II
Food and beverage services NC II, NC III, and NC IV
Food processing NC I, NC II, NC III, NC IV
Gas Metal Arc Welding NC I, NC II, and NC III
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding NC II, and NC IV
Gas Welding NC I, and NC II
Hairdressing NC II, and NC III
Health Care Services NC II
Housekeeping NC II, NC III, and NC IV
Jewelry Making (Fine Jewelry) NC II, and NC III
Machining NC I, NC II, and NC III
Pattern Making NC II
Pipe Fitting NC II
Plant Maintenance NC I
Plastic Machine Operation NC II, and NC III
Plumbing NC I, NC II, and NC III
Press Machine Operation NC I
Process Inspection NC II, and NC III
PV System Design NC III, Servicing NC III, Installation NC II
Slaughtering Operations NC II
Refrigeration and Airconditioning Servicing NC
Tower Crane NC II
(Note: There are lots of tesda courses for abroad that is not listed above)
Learners that were able to complete a specific course should take the assessment exam given by TESDA. Assessment centers are available nationwide. If they passed, they can have the National Certificate (NC) which represents the seal of excellence from the educational agency.
Tesda graduates that have NC can now apply to local companies, and / or to POEA accredited manpower agencies that deploy skilled workers abroad. Graduates who successfully land a job abroad can earn US dollars ranging from $650 to $750 or even as much as Php 100,000 per month depending on the job hired for.