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TVET Glossary of Terms


This glossary of terms intends to provide the TESDA key players, partners, and stakeholders an online and updated TVET information, concepts, to bring common understanding and clarification on the use of TESDA terminologies.




CONCEPT/TERM DEFINITION
MOBILE TRAINING PROGRAM (MTP) PROVIDER

refers to the TVI which intends to implement a mobile training program.     


Source: (TESDA Circular No. 73 s. 2018)
AIRSHIP

(or dirigible balloon) is a type of lighter-than-air aircraft that can navigate through the air under its own power. Aerostats gain their lift from large gas bags filled with a lifting gas that is less than the surrounding air.  


Source: (Encyclopedia Britannica, 2018)
ALIEN EMPLOYMENT PERMIT (AEP)

refers to a permit issued by the DOLE to foreign nationals pursuant to employment arrangements with Philippine-based companies, after determination of the non-availability of a person in the Philippines who is competent, able, and willing at the time of application, to perform the services for which the foreign national is desired. This is a document issued by DOLE to a foreigner to enable them to work in the country for more than six (6) months. 


Source: (TESDA Circular No. 124, s. 2019)
ASSESSMENT

process of evaluating an individual’s knowledge, skills, attitudes (competencies) based on the predefined standards.


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BASIC RESEARCH

an investigation on basic principles and reasons for the occurrence of a particular event or process or phenomenon. It is also called theoretical research. 


Source: (TESDA Circular No. 010 s. 2020)
BLENDED ONLINE AND TABLE AUDITING

the process by which auditors perform the audit in the combination of virtual auditing and physical/site auditing. This type of audit will be considered for those areas where internet connectivity is limited, and the movement of people is allowed however limited. 


Source: (TESDA Circular No. 071 s. 2020)
BREAKDOWN

a failure resulting in the non-availability of an item. 


Source: (TESDA Circular No. 59 s. 2017)
CAREER COACH

a person who has been trained in helping other people develop their career goals. 


Source: (King, Ralph, Get on the Right Career Path with a Career Coach)
CERTIFICATE OF PROGRAM RECOGNITION (COPR)

refers to a document issued by TESDA to a concerned Technical Vocational Institution (TVI) as a manifestation that the diploma which the said institution is offering is duly recognized by TESDA for pilot implementation or within the three-year transition period of the diploma program pursuant TESDA Circular No. 38 s. 2017. 


Source: (TESDA Circular No. 092 s. 2019)
CERTIFICATION

refers to a formal process of recognizing that an individual is qualified in terms of particular knowledge, skills, and attitudes based on industry standards. 


Source: (TESDA Circular No. 134, s. 2019)

2020 TVET Glossary of Terms

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