TESDA and FindWork Team Up to Connect Its Certified Graduates To Jobs

Partnership brings job opportunities for millions of TESDA graduates across the Philippines.


July 30, 2019
— FindWork, the fastest growing recruitment platform startup in the Philippines and TESDA, last Tuesday successfully launched “911 TESDA”, a free web-based booking platform which connects users in need of technical services to TESDA’s network of certified graduates.

The launch was attended by no less than President Rodrigo Roa Duterte himself. In his speech, the President shared: 

“I am confident that this program will significantly contribute to our efforts to provide livelihood opportunities that will enable our people to make a decent living in the process, empower them to contribute to our overall growth as a nation.” 

FindWork Sales Executive Christine Palarca and FindWork COO Liziel Villavicencio-Cosgayon with TESDA Executive Director Edwin Talavera during 911 TESDA’s MOU Signing

911 TESDA is is a two-way marketplace. For TESDA and its roster of partner Digital Online Service Providers referred to as “DOSP’s”, the platform will serve as an effective solution to the nations growing issues of job matching and workforce hiring. For users, TESDA 911 will be an easier and faster way to access a variety of services from skilled and certified workers. 

TESDA graduates during the onboarding event at the TESDA Women’s Center in Taguig

President Rodrigo Duterte, TESDA officials and 911 TESDA Digital Online Service Providers (DOSP’s)  during the program launch at TESDA last July 30, 2019

To ensure quality of services, only holders of National Certificates (NC’s) are allowed to enroll and offer their skills onto the platform. Certified graduates will then have the freedom and flexibility to choose which digital online service provider they would like to work with based on whichever best fits their skills, qualifications and lifestyle. 

*911 TESDA is currently available across NCR, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Batangas, Rizal, Cavite, and Laguna. With plans of further expanding its reach and services across the Philippines over the next few years.