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
PROPONENT

refers to an individual, agency, or organization that has submitted a research proposal to TESDA for funding.


Source: (TESDA Circular No. 61 s. 2018)
QUALIFICATION
  • refers to a package of competencies describing a particular function or job role existing in an economic sector, covering the work activities required to undertake a particular job. Depending on the breadth, depth, and scope of competency, a qualification may fall under National Certificate level I, II, III, IV, or Diploma. Training Regulations is a full qualification while a Certificate of Competency is leading to a qualification.  (Operating Procedure for Program Registration)
  • refers to a formal certification that a person has successfully achieved specific learning outcomes relevant to the identified academic, industry, or community requirements. A qualification confers official recognition of value in the labor market and in further education and training. (TESDA Circular No. 090 s. 2018)

Source: -
QUERY

these are questions/requests for information on programs and services.


Source: (Operating Procedure (Customer Satisfaction Management System)
RUNNING MAINTENANCE

maintenance that can be carried out while the item is in service. 


Source: (TESDA Circular No. 59 s. 2017)
SEMESTER

refers to five (5) months period of continuous learning. 


Source: (TESDA Circular No.001 s. 2019)
SERVICING

the replenishment of consumables needed to keep an item in operating condition. 


Source: (TESDA Circular No. 59 s. 2017)
STATE UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES (SUCs)

refer to public HEIs which are financed and maintained by the national government, and are governed by their respective independent board of trustees or regents in accordance with the law. 


Source: (UNIFAST Implementing Rules and Regulations)
TVET FOR SOCIAL EQUITY

aims to resonate with the TESDA's commitment to supporting the basic and marginalized sectors and special clients in order to enable them to engage in gainful and productive economic activity


Source: (TESDA Circular No. 001 s. 2019)
WORK SPECIFICATION

a document describing the way in which the work is to be carried out. It may define the materials, tools, time, and standard.


Source: (TESDA Circular No. 59 s. 2017)
21st CENTURY SKILLS

refers to a broad set of knowledge, skills, work habits, and character traits believed to be critically important to success in today’s world, particularly in contemporary careers and workplaces. 


Source: (Competency Standards, Basic Competencies Integrated with 21st Century Skills)


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