Mary Our Help Technical Institute for Women Cebu 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).
MOH-TIW Cebu Mary Our Help Technical Institute for Women (Cebu) formerly known as Mary Help of Christians School – Women Development and Teachnology Center located in Tunghaan, Minglanilla, Cebu is the first technical vocational school of the Salesian Sisters in the Philippines. It was established in the year 1985 to answer the needs of the poor of young women of Minglanilla and the nearby localities. The technology center was originally integrated in the Basic Education Department of Mary Help of Christians School, Cebu.
Realizing the need to uplift the lives of the disadvantaged families in nearby localities, development through the provision of education became an imperative for the Salesian Sisters in Cebu. Thus, they decided to open Mary Help of Christians School which offered free night high school following a trade curriculum – training the students in dressmaking, baking, culinary arts and home management and cosmetology. The same technical-vocational training was also offered to mothers, household helpers and other young women. In order to support the operations of the free night high school and vocational training a regular-paying pre-school was also started adding the next grade or year level every year. And thus, at the start of this institution, the technical vocational school is attached to the Basic Education Department of Mary Help of Christians School. In 1991, a one-year Computer Education course and Basic Office Practice course was offered.
Since the beginning until the present, Sewing or Garments Technology has been one of the courses in the technical-vocational school. Food Technology Course was also offered to Computer Education students in 1992-1994 and this provided an income-generating source for the students’ transportation allowance. From 1993-2004 Computer Secretarial Course was offered in place of Computer Education and Basic Office Practice Courses. With the growing demand for technical vocational education a new building was built and was finished in 1998 with the help of a Spanish foundation, the Manos Unidas. This building was built to provide better facilities for the technical-vocational trainees.
The technical vocational school became a new department of Mary Help of Christians School. And thus in 1998 this was known as Mary Help of Christians School – Women Development and Training Center. Electronics and Computer Technology Course was introduced in 1999 and lasted until 2004. Another course of Electronics Technology was offered in 2001-2003 and became Industrial Electronics since school year 2003.
With the increasing needs of the Training Center that require special attention, the management decided to separate the department of the Women Development and Training Center from the Basic Education of Mary Help of Christians School and it became a new entity as Mary our Help Technical Institute for Women (Cebu), Incorporated of the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians since May 2005. The management of Mary Our Help Technical Institute for Women (Cebu), Incorporated, having the desire for greater excellence, pursued and has achieved ISO Certification on October 2005.
Mary Our Help Technical Institute for Women Cebu City – MOH-TIW
Address: Km. 17, Tungha-an, Minglanilla, Cebu, Philippines
Telephone Number: (032) 272-6717; 272-8435
TESDA Approved Programs
Here is the list of available TESDA registered programs and short courses offered in “Mary Our Help Technical Institute for Women” in the province of Cebu.
List of Tesda Courses Offered / Registered Programs
|Bartending NC II||286 Hours|
|Bookkeeping NC III||292 hours|
|Consumer Electronics Servicing NC II||438 Hours|
|Dressmaking NC II||275 Hours|
|Housekeeping NC II||436 Hours|
|Mechatronics Servicing NC II||180 Hours|
|Travel Services NC II||3,880 Hours|
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 (032) 272-6717; 272-8435. You can also visit Mary Our Help Technical Institute for Women Cebu. The assessment center is located at Km. 17, Tungha-an, Minglanilla, Cebu, Philippines.