Wanting to acquire skills in your desired trade? Don’t know where and how to start? Well that wouldn’t be a problem at all. If you are a resident of Dumaguete City, then acquiring free skills training in Dumaguete is easy! There are few requirements and the cost is virtually minimal. Just a note, only local residents of Dumaguete of at least 14 years old are qualified. A local resident means having been living in Dumaguete for at least 6 months and can be attested by a Barangay Captain. Get me? So let go on!
The local government of Dumaguete has been providing free community based skills training since the 1960’s. Today, the City Livelihood and Home Industries Development Office (CLHIDO) caters between 200 – 250 training participants per quarter. The courses that CLHIDO offers are as follows :