COVID-19 Prevention Online Course Still TOP TOP Course
TAGUIG CITY — The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) COVID-19 Prevention Online Course remains the most popular online course in its TESDA Online Program (TOP) training platform.
“Practicing COVID-19 Preventive Measures in the Workplace” continues to have a high number of registrants and graduates, with 278,520 registrants and 272,845 graduates, in the third quarter of 2022.
It was followed by “Performing Solid Waste Management in the Workplace” with 44,928 registrants and 40,281 graduates.
TESDA Director General Danilo P. Cruz said the online COVID-19 prevention course remains relevant today as Filipinos continue to remain vigilant against COVID-19 and other infectious diseases. .
“As we continue to open up our economy, we must always be cautious about this disease. I continue to encourage the public to take this COVID-19 prevention and other courses in the TOP,” he said .
Meanwhile, TESDA, through its e-TESDA division, continues to develop online training courses and make them more accessible to Filipinos.
The Agency is currently developing online courses on Automotive Servicing (Engine Repair) NC II, Domestic Work NC II, Establishing and Operating Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, and Maintaining a Lifestyle without substance.
TOP enrollees receive an electronic certificate of completion (or e-certificate) when they complete a course. Those who complete courses for full qualifications can undergo a skills assessment and receive a national certificate.
Apart from the official TESDA website, the TOP can also be accessed through its mobile app, which can be downloaded for smartphones via Google Play or App Store.
The TOP currently offers 150 courses in various sectors, including construction, automotive and ground transportation, electrical and electronics, among others.
Since its launch in 2012, the TESDA online program has had over four million registered users. (TESDA)