How do I get a Domestic Work NCII training certificate?

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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

Training Requirements

  • 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:

  1. Clean living room, dining room, bedroom, bathroom, toilet and kitchen.
  2. Wash and iron clothes, linens and fabric.
  3. Prepare hot and cold meals.
  4. Provide food and beverage service.

After the training, the training center will issue a Certificate of Completion.


  1. Visit a TESDA Accredited Assessment Centers / TESDA District or Provincial Office and apply for assessment. See the list here:
  2. 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.
  1. Pay the Assessment fee, Php 1000 at the Assessment center's cashier and get an Official Receipt and Admission Slip.
  2. Present your Admission slip and a valid-government issued ID on the scheduled date and assigned training venue.
  3. 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.
You will not assessed if you fail to bring and submit your Admission slip.
  1. 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.
  1. Assessment passers must apply for certification at the TESDA District / Provincial Office where the assessment center/venue is under jurisdiction.
  2. The National Certificate (NC)/Certificate of Competency (COC) can be claimed after seven (7) working days.
Present your assessment Results (CARS), Official receipt and valid government-issued (ID) to claim your National Certificate/Certificate of Competency (COC).

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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