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Two hundred eight Senior High School graduates from the Technical-Vocational-Livelihood (TVL) track of Benguet National High School–Main (BENHS-Main) successfully passed the competency assessment given by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) in various National Certificate II (NC II) specialized courses.
The number of learners who passed the competency assessment in each course are as follows: 43 in Automotive Servicing NC II, 18 in Electrical Installation and Maintenance (EIM) NC II, 11 in Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) NC II, 43 in Caregiving NC II, 29 in Hairdressing NC II, 7 in Bread and Pastry Production (BPP) NC II, 5 in Cookery NC II, and 1 in Food and Beverage Services (FBS) NC II.
The other 51 learners either passed two or all competency assessments conducted in the 3 specialized courses, namely BPP, FBS and Cookery NC II.
Except for BPP, FBS and Cookery, training in the other specialized courses were made possible through DepEd’s Joint Delivery Voucher Program (JDVP) for Senior High School TVL Specializations.
The TVL learners, teachers and school administration headed by Dr. Nestor O. Dalay-on are grateful for its JDVP-TVL partner institutions, namely BVS Colleges, BSBT College, and Blue Phenix Skills Training Corporation.
The learners were able to finish their training and assessment in the partner institutions free of charge.
“I am happy that we made it! We were able to face our anxiety and pass the assessment. Thank you for our teachers/trainers for guiding/teaching us, for the support, and for being present during our assessment”, said Faith Ellen W. Lamsis, one of the Caregiving NC II passers.
“Congratulations for a job well done! Despite the many challenges, you did not give up. You persevered, and successfully passed the competency assessment. The skills that you have gained will surely help you in your future careers or endeavors”, said Mrs. Catherine G. Goddi, the coordinator of the TVL department.
After graduation, Senior High School graduates may pursue higher education, middle level skills development, entrepreneurship, or employment.
Senior High School graduates with NC II can either venture into business or employment if they cannot go to college.
BPP NC II passers can earn money by selling their baked products or by working in bakeshops. Cookery NC II passers can either start their own catering business or work in restaurants. Caregiving NC II passers can either work in hospitals as nurse auxiliary or as private caregivers at home. Hairdressing NC II passers can either do home service or work in salons. NC II passers in Automotive and SMAW courses can work in automotive shops.
At present, BENHS-Main is offering the following specializations under the Technical-Vocational-Livelihood track: Automotive, Bread and Pastry Production, Beauty Care Caregiving, Cookery, Computer Systems Servicing, Dressmaking, Electrical Installation and Maintenance, Food and Beverage Services, Hairdressing, Handicraft, Technical Drafting, Illustration, and Shielded Metal Arc Welding.
BENHS-Main also offers Sports track and Academic track. The strands under the Academic track are Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), Humanities and Social Sciences (HUMSS), Accountancy, Business and Management (ABM), and Sports. By Jerilyn G. Malado