Iloilo City residents get free tech-voc courses

The Iloilo City Government is providing free technical and vocation courses for Ilonggos at the Technical Institute of Iloilo City (TIIC) in Molo district.

The Iloilo City Government currently manages the TIIC Molo, which was established by Resolution No. 94-035, providing free technical and vocational training to the city's people. The school also provides free TESDA-accredited training, as well as livelihood and skill development.

TIIC Molo provides free two-year TechVoc courses in Automotive Technology, Construction Technology, and Electrical Technology, as well as TESDA-accredited courses in Automotive Servicing NC II, Electrical Installation and Maintenance NC II, Plumbing NC II, and Carpentry NC II (Tesda Scholarship).

Last December, 29 TVET graduates from TIIC Molo completed the National Assessment for Plumbing NC II administered by the Regional Training Center Iloilo, resulting in a 100% passing rate for the Plumbing NC II National Assessment.

In addition, 13 TVET Learners from the Iloilo Children Welfare Foundation completed their National Assessment for Housekeeping NC II at PTC Iloilo with a 100% passing rate

TIIC Molo Campus also conducted TESDA Scholarship Training in Electrical Installation and Maintenance NCII, sponsored by Congresswoman Julienne "Jamjam" Baronda, with the goal of understanding the role of the beneficiaries as TESDA Scholars and knowing what are the provisions they may receive.

This year, the Technical Institute of Iloilo City Molo Campus-Livelihood and Skills Training Program offers the following livelihood training:


  1. Electrical Installation & Maintenance NC II (196 hrs)
  2. Plumbing NC II (202 hrs)
  3. Construction Painting NC II (178 hrs)
  4. Automotive Servicing NC II (676 hrs)


  1. Computer Literacy (120 hrs)
  2. Culinary Arts (160 hrs)
  3. Housekeeping Services (436 hrs)
  4. Basic Welding and Fabrication (200 hrs)
  5. Reflexology Training Massage (60 hrs)
  6. Cosmetology Training (200 hrs)
  7. Basic Bar Management & Food Servicing (360 hrs)
  8. Basic Emergency Response Training (110 hrs)


  1. Automotive Technology
  2. Electrical Technology
  3. Civil Technology

These programs are designed to give means of livelihood, Skills training and development, and Entrepreneurship to Ilonggos, especially to the youths, under privilege, displaced workers, and poor families of Iloilo City. 

This would help uplift their economic status and employability that will sustain their families in the near future.

Zach Golez

A lifestyle blogger based in Iloilo City

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