Tesda Courses Offered in Marcos Agro-Industrial School

Marcos Agro-Industrial School 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 Marcos Agro-Industrial School as a model Center of Technical Excellence for education and training in Agriculture and allied fields.

The Marcos Agro-Industrial School is a technical vocational education and training institution in agro-trades and entrepreneurship development for high school graduates, out-of-school youths, and interested farmers and adults. It develops value-laden, world class skilled workforce through formal post secondary education and extension services to improve the quality of life of responsive citizens.

Marcos Agro-Industrial School

Address: Brgy. Lydia, Marcos, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
Telephone Number: (077) 784-7456; 1287

MAIS was created by virtue of the Barrio High School Charter which gave birth to the three Barrio High Schools of the municipality of Marcos. First in 1966, Lydia and Santiago Barangay High Schools and later in 1967, the Agunit Barangay High School.

  • Later in 1970 – the three barangay high schools were converted into a municipal high school with its new name Marcos Municipal High School through the Municipal Resolution No. 18 dated July 1, 1970 with its main campus at Barangay Lydia.
  • In 1977 – the Marcos Municipal High School was again converted into a national vocational high school by virtue of Presidential Decree No. 1050 dated June 16, 1977 bearing the name Marcos Agro-Industrial School. With its nationalization, it started offering secondary vocational courses under Mr. Adriano L. Lazaro, the first Principal of the school.
  • November 2, 1989 – rapid growth and development of the school was continued under the leadership of Mr. Froilan B. Salem, the second Vocational School Principal/Vocational School Administrator II.
  • 1992-1993- Post secondary courses started to be offered in this school year.
  • August 25, 1994 – the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) under the Republic Act 7796 was signed into law by President Fidel V. Ramos made MAIS one of the fifty nine (59) technical vocational schools under the authority. A rapid re-engineering of the programs, projects and facilities was pursued.
  • 2002-2003 – The rationalization of the educational system brought about the total transfer of the secondary program of MAIS to DECS now DepEd resulting to greater focus on post-secondary education and skills training. With this, the school was accredited by TESDA as an Assessment Center in the various programs it offers.
  • June 9, 2003 – the launching of the new Competency Based Curriculum on Crop Production NC II took place and this program emerged as its Distinctive Area of Competence (DAC). MAIS was recognized as Center of Technical Excellence (CenTex) on Crop Production and Processing.
  • February 26, 2004 – MAIS has manifested exemplary commitment in implementing Quality Management Systems in pursuance of the Philippine TVET Quality Awards wherein it has satisfied the Program Accreditation Commitment Level Criteria that resulted to the achievement of the PQA Bronze Level Award.
  • July 4, 2007 – Mr. Regino T. Sebastian was appointed as the school administrator and brought numerous improvements on school programs and facilities. Full implementation of the Competency Based Curriculum was carried out in all its registered programs. Likewise, acquisition of training equipment is being done in order to provide quality trainings. At present, continuous improvement is being pursued in order to attain its goals an objectives as a TVET institution.

TESDA Approved Programs

Here is the list of available TESDA registered programs and short courses offered in “Marcos Agro-Industrial School” in the province of Ilocos Norte.

List of Tesda Courses Offered / Registered Programs

TESDA Course Authorized Duration
Agricultural Crops Production NC III 445 Hours
Animal Production NC II 860 Hours
Automotive Servicing NC I 480 Hours
Automotive Servicing NC II 524 Hours
Bartending NC II 322 Hours
Beauty Care NC II 1,230 Hours
Bread and Pastry Production NC II 578 Hours
Carpentry NC II 200 Hours
Commercial Cooking NC II 436 Hours
Computer Hardware Servicing NC II 635 Hours
Consumer Electronics Servicing NC II 438 Hours
Dressmaking NC II 240 Hours
Food and Beverage Services NC II 356 Hours
Food Processing NC II 1,236 Hours
Front Office Services NC II 472 Hours
Hairdressing NC II 1,350 Hours
Horticulture NC II 1,440 Hours
Household Services NC II 216 Hours
Housekeeping NC II 400 Hours
Masonry NC I 144 Hours
Masonry NC II 160 Hours
Motorcyle/Small Engine Servicing NC II 278 hours
Plumbing NC II 258 Hours
Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) NC II 268 hours
Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) NC II 375 hours
Tailoring NC II 240 Hours
Trainers Methodology Level I 264 Hours

Marcos Agro-Industrial School – TESDA Language Skills Institute

Address: Brgy. Lydia, Marcos, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
Telephone Number: (077) 784-7456; 1287

TESDA Course Authorized Duration
English Language Course 100 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 (077) 784-7456; 1287. You can also visit Marcos Agro-Industrial School. The assessment center is located at Brgy. Lydia, Marcos, Ilocos Norte, Philippines.

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  1. Mom, sir, wala bang electrical maintenance sa marcos

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