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Updated by Ruby
Once you have an employer, your recruitment agency can refer you to a training center and help you with the process but here are some guides if you want to do this on your own:
- Must be 18 years old and above
- At least a high school graduate
- Have a no criminal records
- And be physically fit
- 3 copies of your passport
- Professional ID photos colored with white background.
- Residence sketch
- Police Clearance / NBI Clearance
- Birth Certificate from NSA
- Medical certificate fit to undergo training
- High school report card / Diploma / Transcript of records
- Training Kit - apron, rubber gloves, hairnet, face mask, notebook, pen
- Training fee ranges from Php 5000 to Php 8000 depending on the assessment center
The training will last for 22 days and covers below competencies:
- Clean living room, dining room, bedroom, bathroom, toilet and kitchen.
- Wash and iron clothes, linens and fabric.
- Prepare hot and cold meals.
- Provide food and beverage service.
After the training, the training center will issue a Certificate of Completion.
- Visit a TESDA Accredited Assessment Centers / TESDA District or Provincial Office and apply for assessment. See the list here:
- Bring and submit the following requirements:
- Duly accomplished Application Form
- Completely filled-out self-assessment guide for Domestic work NCII.
- Three (3) pieces of colored and passport size picture, white background, with collar and with name printed at the front.
- Pay the Assessment fee, Php 1000 at the Assessment center's cashier and get an Official Receipt and Admission Slip.
- Present your Admission slip and a valid-government issued ID on the scheduled date and assigned training venue.
- Applicants will be assigned to a TESDA certified Assessor and will be individually assessed on all four (4) core competencies which take 4-5 hours to finish.
- Once finished, applicants can secure the Competency Assessment Result Summary (CARS) which will indicate the following results:
- Competent - applicant passed and will receive national certificate
- Not yet competent - applicant failed and will have to undergo training and assessment again.
- Certificate of competency - applicant did not pass all core competencies. Will re-train on failed core competencies and undergo another assessment.
- Reassess - Applicant will be assessed again on core competencies poorly performed.
- Assessment passers must apply for certification at the TESDA District / Provincial Office where the assessment center/venue is under jurisdiction.
- The National Certificate (NC)/Certificate of Competency (COC) can be claimed after seven (7) working days.
The certificate is valid for 5 years and is required by POEA for the issuance of your Overseas Employment Certificate OEC.
Once it expires, the certificate can be renewed. See renewal guide here:
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