CTU Danao trainees excel in NC II assessment

Center- Miss Grace M. Barnido of IELCTI Liloan and Mr. Armando M. Layese, TESDA representative 5th from left- Dr. Emily C. Costan, CTU Danao Extension Chair
Rightmost- Dr. Felix C. Costan, CTU Danao Production Chair
together with all successful trainees

Eighteen faculty and staff of CTU Danao Campus aced the competency assessment in bread and pastry production National Certificate Level II (NCII) given by the Industrial Education Learning Center and Technologies, Inc. (IELCTI) in Liloan, Cebu, April 21-22, 2022.

To upskill university personnel, training has been made through the initiative of the extension and production office chairpersons spearheaded by Dr. Emily C. Costan and Dr. Felix C. Costan to support faculty and staff development. 

Miss Grace M. Barnido of IELCTI Liloan (center) with the College of Education faculty members

Among the trainees, eleven are faculty members in the College of Education, and seven are non-teaching personnel.

Candidates for assessment were tasked to make outputs such as soft roll, petit fours, and swiss meringue icing aside from the one-on-one interview with the assessor.  Each of the trainees must qualify and pass the three competencies (basic, common, and core) where they may be able to convey basic tool and equipment cleaning, prepare and portion plate pastries, bread, and dessert items which is a primary requirement under the Philippine TVET Competency Assessment and Certification System.

The assessment was made possible through its assessor, Miss Grace M. Barnido of IELCTI Liloan and Mr. Armando M. Layese, TESDA representative. 

 “Our efforts during the training actually paid off,” shared Miss Lorre Porio after she knew she aced the assessment.

This assessement aimed to highlight and mainstream gender consciousness and sensitivity among university personnel and promote gender-fair training programs.  Hence, this can be considered a powerful tool that will lead to a fair and sustainable environment for both men and women.-Sarah Jane Colina/ICPA Danao