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Offering a Once in a Lifetime Opportunity. Phil-Nippon Technical College (PNTC) in partnership with Provincial Employment Service Office (PESO), Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), launched its job skills and training orientation which was attended by 163 applicants from different municipalities in the province on March 5, 2018 at Victor Hall, VTC, Virac, Catanduanes. The aim of the event is to give employment to qualified applicants to work as technical intern in Japan for 5 years under the Study Now Pay Later Program.

13 of the total 163 job seekers from different municipalities in the province were qualified to study under the Japanese Language education and Skills Training in Phil-Nippon Technical College (PNTC) to work in Japan for five years after the job skills and training orientation conducted by PNTC in partnership with Provincial Public Employment Service Office (PESO), Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on March 5, 2018 at Victor Hall, VTC, Virac, Catanduanes.

The qualified applicants will be subjected to have their medical check-up and have their Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) signing together with their parents on the 2nd week of April. 56 of them were under conditional status because of incomplete documents and some of them are graduating K-12 students on June. The remaining 94 of them were unqualified after the primary interview and check-up conducted.

The aim of the said event is to give employment to qualified applicants to work as technical intern in Japan for 5 years under the Study Now Pay Later Program.

“Napakagandang pagkakataon na ang ating skills ay mas mapagyayaman natin sa isa sa pinakakilalang bansa kung patungkol sa skills ang pinag-uusapan. Napakagandang pagkakataon na yung maa-acquire na skills doon ay madadala sa Pilipinas at may lamang na kayo kasi skilled worker kayo,” said Mr. Prince L. Subion of the Provincial PESO.

Mr. Darwin Magpili, the President of PNTC, explained the relationship of the country and Japan in the workforce particularly in deploying Filipino workers in PNTC to Japan companies. He said that the chairman of PNTC was the political adviser of Japan Prime Minister Shinzō Abe.

“Nagsimula ang programa sa 20 kada buwan na ipinapadala sa Japan. I am very happy and proud to say that now, we have an average of 250 deployment every month,” he said.

The students who graduated from PNTC will go to Japan under the White Dove Recruitment Corporation, which is the licensed POEA land-based manpower agency which processes deployment to Japan.

Mr. Magpili also assured that all laws governing the workers of Japan will also be applied to the qualified technical interns from PNTC and all employment that they are doing have legal basis and they are getting rid of the context of illegal recruitment.

In his speech, Gov. Cua assured that his administration will continuously respond to the needs of the people especially in job-generation which is his primary goal in his 6-point agenda.

“Today, you are given the chance to take a leap of faith towards a brighter and better future. This is the time when you get to realize that there are a lot of opportunities out there. All you need to do is grab it,” Gov. Cua said.

The chief executive of the province also said that being far from our families is a sacrifice but this is a big blessing to be given an opportunity to provide better lives for them.

“Think about your family. Think about the life you can give them. Think about this opportunity,” he added.

The Officer-in Charge (OIC) of DOLE Catanduanes, Mr. Russell Ulysses I. Nieves told his story in his immersion in the island province of Palo, Mindoro where the youth are sent to abroad and women worked as household managers in Italy. In turn, they send back remittances to their family to make their lives better.

“Wala akong ibang pangarap kundi kayo ay makalipad.” he said.

Following the program, one of the graduates of PNTC who worked in Japan, Mr. Anthony A. Neverio, explained the overview of the company history of PNTC, the registered courses, school facilities and equipments, the current status of PNTC graduates, the qualifications of male and female applicants, their advantages and benefits, the enrollment process, the basic allowance and salary and Japan certificates after three years of internship in Japan.

Moreover, Mr. Subion announced that the provincial government will give financial assistance of ₱2,000 to each qualified applicants of PNTC for their processing fee and transportation.



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