2023 Provincial Skills Competition
On November 29 to December 1, 2023, TESDA PO Bulacan in cooperation with the Bulacan Association of Technical Vocational Schools (BATVS) and Association of TVET Educators and Assessors in Bulacan (ATEAB) had its 2023 Provincial Skills Competition (PSC) with the theme: “Skills Development Excellence: Embracing Future Challenges” which aimed to foster skills development in Bulacan while acknowledging the outstanding achievements of young industry workers in the province.
The Technical and Vocational Institutions (TTIs) and Technical Vocational Institutions (TVIs) across the province actively participated in the event, featuring competitions in various qualifications. These included Welding, Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy, Renewable Energy, IT Software Solutions for Business, Electrial Installations, Fashion Technology, Graphic Design Technology, Refrigeration and Airconditioning , Restaurant Services, Automobile Technology, Web Technologies, and Cookery.
The commencement of the 2023 Provincial Skills Competition was initiated by PD Melanie Grace T. Romero and Mr. Ed Santiago, the President of BATVS. Also present during the opening of the 2023 PSC were Ms. Micah Treni, representative of Gov. Daniel Fernando, Mayor Agatha “Agay” Paula Cruz, and House Representative of Bulacan-5th District, Cong. Ambrosio “Boy” Cruz, Jr.
During the event, PD Romero delivered a heartfelt message, emphasizing that skills competitions serve as a platform to showcase the talents of Filipino workers. She further mentioned that the goal is to build a competitive Filipino workforce that possesses not only good skills but also world-class expertise.
Following the event, she expressed gratitude to the TVIs and TTIs that took part and extended congratulations to the winners of the 2023 PSC. Additionally, she conveyed her optimistic outlook for focused preparations leading towards the Regional Skills Competition (RSC).
With great enthusiasm, she highlighted the significance of upholding the pride and dignity of the 2023 Bulacan PSC. Given the multitude of winners and gold achievers, she expresses optimism that the Bulakenyos will persist in bringing home the gold in upcoming competitions.