With the objective of bridging the skills gap and equipping individuals with the necessary expertise, Coast Guard Station (CGS) IGACOS spearheaded by Captain Arwin Ardon, PCGA reached out to RTC-KPVTC Davao, a renowned organization with expertise in vocational training. They proposed a partnership to conduct a livelihood skills training program that would enable Coastguard auxiliaries to acquire the knowledge and skills needed in servicing, troubleshooting, and repairing window-type air conditioning units.
RTC-KPVTC Davao readily embraced the proposal, recognizing the synergy between their goals and the needs expressed in the letter. They shared a common vision of empowering individuals, improving livelihoods, and fostering economic growth. Together, they meticulously designed a five-day training program, blending theoretical knowledge with practical hands-on experience, to ensure the participants would receive holistic training.
In a collaborative effort to address the growing demand for skilled workers and promote economic development, the CGS IGACOS and RTC-KPVTC DAVAO recently concluded an intensive training program on window-type air conditioning units. The five-day program aimed to equip individuals with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in servicing, maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing these popular cooling appliances.
The closing ceremony, held with great anticipation, served as a moment of celebration for the participants who showcased their dedication and hard work throughout the training. Esteemed speaker CG CPT Gary Dale C. Gimotea delivered an inspiring keynote speech, motivating the trainees to strive for excellence in their chosen field. He emphasized the importance of continuous learning and skill development in an ever-evolving world driven by technology.
Engr. Constantino B. Panes Jr. E.d.D, the distinguished guest and RTC-KPVTC DAVAO Center Administrator, also addressed the enthusiastic participants during the closing ceremony. Engr. Panes highlighted the significance of vocational training in meeting the rising demand for skilled workers across various industries. He commended the trainees for their commitment to learning and encouraged them to leverage their newfound skills to secure employment or even establish their own businesses.
The comprehensive theoretical and practical training provided participants with the confidence and expertise to undertake maintenance, troubleshooting, and repairs of window-type air conditioning units effectively. By equipping individuals with these essential skills, CGS IGACOS and RTC-KPVTC DAVAO agreed to conduct another livelihood skills training directly related to just concluded skills training for the coastguard auxiliary that would further their capabilities and livelihood.