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
LEARNERS
  • as used in TESDA, the term refers to a person hired as trainees in semi-skilled and other industrial occupations which are non-apprenticeable.  (Revised Guidelines in the Implementation Apprenticeship and Learnership Programs)/RA 7796/TESDA Law)
  • an inclusive term referring to anyone learning, including pupils at school; students at colleges, traditional universities, comprehensives, and universities of technology; apprentices, learners in learnerships, interns; people undergoing training, and people learning non-formally and informally as well as people enrolled for particular qualifications or part qualifications. (SAQA 2013, South Africa)
  • also referred to as a trainee, who participates in the learning activities in SIL to enhance competencies initially attained from an institution-based training.  (TESDA Circular No. 089 s. 2019)
  • refers to a person hired as a trainee in industrial occupations that are non-apprenticeable and which may be learned through practical training on the job not exceeding three (3) months, whether or not such practical training is supplemented by theoretical instructions. (section 1, Rule VII, Book II, Omnibus Rules Implementing me Labor Code)

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LEVEL ALIGNMENT MATRIX (LAM)

a tool to ensure that the level of Qualification matched/aligned to the PQF and AQRF Level Descriptors. 


Source: (Philippine AQRF Referencing Report)
LEVY-AND-GRANT SYSTEM

refers to a legal contribution from participating employers who would-be beneficiaries of a program (often a percentage of the payroll) which is subsequently turned over or rebated to enterprises offering employee training programs. 


Source: (RA 7796/TESDA Law)
LIFEBOAT JOB

is one that is available, unlikely to go away, and pays enough to provide some shelter until the crisis is past.


Source: (Burning Glass Technologies, 2020)
LITERACY TRAINING SERVICE (LTS)

is a program designed to train students to become teachers of literacy and numeracy skills to school children, out of school youth, and other segments of society in need of their service.


Source: (TESDA Circular No. 017 s. 2018)
LOAN PROCEEDS

refer to loan or loan and grant disbursements for ODA-assisted projects. 


Source: (www.neda.gov.ph)
LOCAL/LOCALLY INITIATED PROGRAMS

attendance to conferences, conventions, training programs, seminar-workshops, etc. conducted in their respective office/region. 

 


Source: (Memorandum No. 209, s. of 2020) (TESDA-OP-AS-01)
LONG TERM UNEMPLOYED

refers to persons with continuous periods of unemployment extending for one year or longer (52 weeks and over); it is expressed as a percentage of the overall labor force (long term unemployment rate) and total unemployment (incidence of long-term unemployment). 


Source: (TESDA Circular No. 131 s. 2019)
LONG TERM UNEMPLOYMENT

refers to people who have been unemployed for 12 months or more. 


Source: (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
MAINTENANCE

work required to preserve or restore buildings and equipment to their original condition or to such a condition that they can be effectively used for their intended purpose. 


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


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