June 7, 2023


Automotive and technology

TESDA, Angkas Launch Basic Motorcycle Driving Program


The Technical Schooling and Capabilities Progress Authority (TESDA) and bike experience-hailing firm Angkas on Wednesday launched a fundamental motorcycle driving software created to professionalize motorcycle teaching in the nation.

Jointly intended and formulated by TESDA and Angkas, the five-working day system will topic bike riders to formal schooling within a 400-sq.-meter facility inside TESDA, which include an precise demonstration.

The system will also contain pre-ride actions, monitoring, and maintenance of motorbike effectiveness.

“I’ve witnessed the great importance of education, of schooling, specially in this company. For the reason that of the lack of institutionalized instruction, there were being lots of incidents (in the previous),” Angkas main government officer George Royeca said through the launch at the TESDA Advanced in Bicutan, Taguig.

Royeca acknowledged the government’s observation that motorbike ride-hailing has however to be dependable in the state. “Because even if ‘habal-habal’ has been there for numerous a long time, with no TESDA or teaching in the equation, it spells disaster,” he stated.

The executive included that for the reason that Angkas has been applying the TESDA training as a model. “The firm was able to verify that if you practice the Filipino men and women and if you are actually fully commited to schooling them and earning them gurus, then they turn into successful citizens of our place,” he mentioned.

TESDA Secretary Isidro Lapeña reported the launch of this plan was extremely timely and needed. “The instruction is no cost and even provides an allowance. We should really encourage them (riders) to practice mainly because it’s not just for their possess basic safety but also the (passengers),” he claimed.

The TESDA chief also noted that availing of the training would assist persons get superior employment alternatives, presented that motorbike-hailing and shipping and delivery providers are in demand these days.

In the beginning, the system will be obtainable in TESDA-Metro Manila and would accommodate an original of 25 trainees in April. By piloting the application in Metro Manila, TESDA and Angkas goal to tackle the raising variety of bike riders in the region.

Royeca mentioned this method would empower and capacitate much more motorcycle owners, and may perhaps help in rebuilding the economic climate. Angkas, in accordance to TESDA, has 27,000 accredited riders. (PNA)


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