PROCOR CAMP BADO DANGWA: Police Regional Office-Cordillera (PROCOR) hierarchy led by PCSUPT ELMO FRANCIS O. SARONA, in coordination with JAIME V ONGPIN FOUNDATION Inc., represented by Mr. Reinaldo A. Bautista Jr., the incumbent Chairman of PROCOR Regional Advisory Council, and King’s College of the Philippines represented by Mr. Higinio R. Abella Nosa, initiated the opening of the first ever Skills Development Training to dependents of PROCOR uniformed and non-uniformed personnel.

The opening of the training for the first batch of 75 beneficiaries currently undergoing the training at King’s College of the Philippines, La Trinidad, Benguet, was made through JAIME V ONGPIN FOUNDATION Inc. (JVOFI) by Embrace, the CSR Program of the PMFTC Inc. The Skills Development Training made possible thru public-private partnerships, is an emerging PROCOR best practice aligned with the goals and objectives of the Peace and order Agenda for Transformation and the Rule of Law (P.A.T.R.O.L.) Plan 2030 roadmap of the Philippine National Police. It is set to be replicated in other Police Regional Offices nationwide.

The training consists of Basic Cookery with 25 participants, Electrical Installation and Maintenance with 23 participants, and Automotive Servicing with 27 participants. The skills development training program is geared towards expanding the beneficiaries’ capacities for productivity and self-reliance, and enhance their full and effective participation in economic activities thru entrepreneurship.

The training officially opened during the PROCOR PNP Anniversary celebrations on October 6, 2017, with no less than the Chief, PNP, PDG RONALD M DELA ROSA, witnessing the signing of the Memorandum Of Agreement (MOA). The MOA stipulated, among others that JAIME V ONGPIN FOUNDATION Inc. will handle the training expenses, King’s College of the Philippines will provide the trainers, module/s, training venue and equipment, while PROCOR will provide the attendees to the project.

After completion of the course, the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) will conduct an assessment to determine if the students can meet the standards expected in the workplace, and check on their levels of productivity, quality and global competitiveness. After the assessment, TESDA will award certificates of completion to beneficiaries who will pass the competency standards. (PROCOR RPIO)