People Empowerment and Advancement Center for Employment (PEACE Training Center) 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).
The People Empowerment and Advancement Center for Employment (PEACE) school was launched last April 28, 2008. It’s the first school of its kind the the Philippines and is located on a 400 sq. m. lot near the New Public Market in Barangay Suklayin, Baler, Aurora.
Gov. Bella Angara-Castillo secured a Php 5 million grant from the government of Japan to fund the construction of the center. The provincial government contributed a counterpart funding of Php 1.68 million while Cong. Sonny Angara, through his Countrywide Development Fund, donated Php 1 million to provide all the equipment necessary to launch educational courses.
The PEACE educational center is open to all residents of Aurora and is geared to help the socially disadvantaged sectors of society; namely, women, people with disability, out of school youth and senior citizens. Admission requirements are as follows:
- A bonafide resident of Aurora Province
- Barangay / Police clearance for enrollees above 21 years old
- Certificate of indigency from the PSWDO or MSWDO
PEACE will be operated by the provincial government of Aurora and the courses are certified by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA). The program is also in collaboration with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).
PEACE offers the following courses:
This course is designed to enhance the knowledge, skills and attitude of massage therapists in accordance with industry standards.
Personal Computer operation
This course consists of competencies that will allow effective and efficient use of personal computers.
This course is designed to enhance the knowledge, skills and attitudes of any kitchen staff on food preparation.
This course is designed to pursue a range of occupations associated with hairdressing.
This course provides experience in beauty care services such as hand and foot spa, body massage, body scrub and many others.
Dressmaking and Tailoring
This course covers basic common and core competencies on dressmaking and tailoring.
This course provides training on housekeeping services to guests.
Other Courses Offered
- Shoe repair and slipper making
- Flower arrangement
- Dance and Music
More training courses will be offered depending on demand.
Individuals from the private sector have already signified interest to either help provide employment or capital funding to graduates who wish to start their own business.
People Empowerment and Advancement Center for Employment
Address: New Market Compound,Brgy. Suklayin, Baler, Aurora, Philippines
TESDA Approved Programs
Here is the list of available TESDA registered programs and short courses offered in People Empowerment and Advancement Center for Employment (PEACE Training Center) in the province of Aurora.
|List of Tesda Courses Offered / Registered Programs||Duration|
|Beauty Care NC II||1098 hours|
|Commercial Cooking NC II||436 hours|
|Hairdressing NC II||1098 hours|
|Housekeeping NC II||436 hours|
|Massage Therapy NC II||560 hours|
Basic Requirements for TESDA Courses:
- At least 15 years of age
- Copy of NSO Birth Certificate
- Certificate of Good Moral Character from last school attended.
- 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 visit People Empowerment and Advancement Center for Employment (PEACE Training Center). The assessment center is located at New Market Compound,Brgy. Suklayin, Baler, Aurora, Philippines.