Fernandez College of Arts and Technology is an institution accredited by TESDA that offers Technical and Vocational Education and Training Programs (TVET) under the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and the Commission on Higher Education (CHED).
Fernandez College of Arts and Technology started as a technical skills school in Cruz na Daan, San Rafael, Bulacan in June 1993 with about 250 students. With a dream to help many more financially challenged but deserving students, FCAT established its’ main branch in Baliuag, Bulacan. By June 1996, there were around 900 students and this would continue to increase over the years because of the school’s pursuit of it’s mission and vision.
Currently it has 3 branches: 2 in Baliuag and 1 in Cruz na Daan with a total of around 1500 students. The College is now a non-stock non-profit organization which offers a variety of 4-year courses and 2-year technical skills courses as well as offering review and modular courses such as caregiver. The college emphasizes effective education that helps its’ graduates face life’s challenges.
Fernandez College of Arts and Technology – Baliuag
Address: Gil Carlos St., Poblacion, Baliuag, Bulacan, Philippines
Telephone Number: (044) 673-1876; 6731712
The Fernandez College of Arts and Technology (FCAT) has put a separate site for TESDA courses in La Rosa Street, Baliuag, Bulacan near to its R.E. Chico Annex. This is in preparation to offer more technical courses in the areas of construction, metals, engineering, and later on in agriculture and fishery. The annex has a dormitory facility and a 3-storey multi-purpose building for the planned technical courses.
TESDA Approved Programs
Here is the list of available TESDA registered programs and short courses offered in Fernandez College of Arts and Technology in the province of Bulacan.
List of Tesda Courses Offered / Registered Programs
|Automotive Servicing NC II||529 Hours|
|Baking and Pastry Production NC II||not available|
|Bartending NC II||not available|
|Bookkeeping NC III||292 hours|
|Caregiving NC II||996 Hours|
|Commercial Cooking NC II||472 Hours|
|Electrical Installation and Maintenance NC II||402 hours|
|Finishing Course for Call Center Agents NC II||100 Hours|
|Food and Beverage Services NC II||472 Hours|
|Front Office Services NC II||472 Hours|
|Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) NC II||268 Hours|
|Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) NC II||354 hours|
|Health Care Services NC II||996 Hours|
|Household Services NC II||372 Hours|
|Housekeeping NC II||472 Hours|
|Masonry NC II||258 Hours|
|Performing Arts (Dance) NC II||2 Years|
|Performing Arts (Song) NC II||2 Years|
|Plumbing NC II||258 hours|
|Programming NC IV||not available|
|Seafarers Rating Course NC II||10 Months|
|Tour Guiding Services NC II||472 Hours|
|Travel Services NC II||472 Hours|
|Two Year Marine Transportation Tech.||2 years|
|Two-year Secretarial||2 Years|
Basic Requirements for TESDA Courses:
- At least 18 years of age
- At least High School Graduate
- Copy of NSO Birth Certificate
- With good moral character
- Undergone a pre-training assessment
- Can communicate both orally and in written form
Training Fees and Schedule
The cost of training and tuition fees may vary depending upon the specific course of interest and the school offering the training. Training centers also may have slightly different syllabus to teach to students in a class.
For inquiries, tuition fees, enrollment procedures, class schedule and other concern, it would be better that you visit their school/training center and inquire for other documents they may need.
Location and Contact Information
For further information, please contact the school directly at telephone number (044) 673-1876/1712. You can also visit Fernandez College of Arts and Technology. The assessment center is located at Gil Carlos St., Poblacion, Baliuag, Bulacan, Philippines.