Batch 48 who have enrolled in SMAW NCII started their EIM NCII classes as part of the enrichment program bundled with their SMAW NCII. This is intervention of Don Bosco TVET Center to partner companies who need welders who are multi-skilled like a welder-electrician.
This enrichment program will be a big help in deploying the graduates since they are multi-skilled and most especially they have the Bosconian Values or the “Tatak Bosconian.”
Cirrus Global has chosen Don Bosco TVET Center Balamban as the venue for the trade test for their welder applicants bound for employment in Australia. Mr. Frank Amante has been chosen to be their “Trade Test” Inspector. God is good all the time.
Last July 25, the Team of Fr. Brian Butanas visited the Negros Oriental TESDA Provincial Office. They submitted the credentials of Don Bosco TVET Center Balamban as a Mobile Training Provider in the qualification of SMAW NCII so that the center can conduct training in the rural areas of Negros Oriental.
They met with Mrs. Beth Aimee Tubog, the Supervising TESDA Specialist. She was very welcoming to the idea of a Don Bosco TVET Mobile Training presence in Negros Oriental.
They also got the assurance of Fr. Julius Sanchez of making available an Office Space for the Mobile Training as part of the Community Outreach of St. Louis School of Don Bosco
Last July 22, 2022, Fr. Brian Butanas and Dr. Eugene Ynclino IV representing Don Bosco TVET Center Balamban travelled to Dumaguete City to make courtesy visits to some stakeholders so that DB TVET Center Balamban can roll out its SMAW NCII Mobile Training Program in Negros Oriental.
The first courtesy visit was made to Fr. Julius Sanchez the Rector of St. Louis School of Don Bosco where the Physical Office of Don Bosco TVET Center Balamban will be located and where SLSDB student clubs will be asked to teach English, Math and Ethics to the trainees of the SMAW NCII Mobile Training Program as part of the school’s community extension outreach program
The next stop was a courtesy visit TESDA Directory Divinigracia but was not available. Dr. Pepito Suba, the Senior TESDA Specialist was able to entertain us and gave us a lot of tips on how Don Bosco can roll out its SMAW NCII Mobile Training Program.
The last stop was a courtesy visit to Vice-Mayor Maisa Sagarbarria. She welcomed the concept of bringing Quality Technical Education to the poorest of the poor. Don Bosco
TVET Center Balamban through Fr. Brian Butanas will make follow-up visits to come-up with MOAs with the different stakeholders.
Today July 20, 2022, the Board of Trustees (BOT) had their First Meeting of the Academic Year. We welcome Fr. Anastacio Oroc as the new member of the BOT. Don Bosco TVET Center Balamban remains attached to the Salesian Community of Don Bosco Provincialate.
The Board congratulated the Fr. Brian Butanas for the new Program EIM NCII for its UTPRAS Registration from TESDA. He also presented the BDO Building Donation Updates and the future engagement for Mobile Training in Dumaguete, La Libertad and Bohol which are all under Region VII.
A highlight of the presentation was the EGACE report of the TVET Center where Batches 45, 46 and 47 were able to complete their training even during the height of the Pandemic of Covid 19. Students were graduated, assessed, certified and mostly employed. To God be the Glory.
Over the weekend July 17, 2022, the Click Squad of Western Cebu organized their Outreach Feeding Program at Lamesa, Balamban.
Many of the instructors of Don Bosco TVET Center own CLICK Motorcycles and are members of the CLICK SQUAD West Chapter like Sir ANthony, Sir Dominic, Sir Ernie, Mam May Jean, Mam Redz and Fr. Brian joined the afternoon activity.
Don Bosco once again offered free haircuts to the children of Lamesa, Balamban.
Last July 16, 2022, another medical mission was organized at Manguiao, Asturias that provided surgical medical procedures , Dental and laboratory tests and eye check-ups were the services provided by the mission. This is the same group of civic-minded organizations that organized a similar mission at Cordova Sports and Cultural Complex last July 10, 2022.
Don Bosco TVET Center Balamban was again very happy to offer free haircut to the children of Manguiao, Asturias.
Happy birthday Sir Frank Amante. May God bless you always with His choicest blessings, more birthdays to come, more candles to blow and remain always a True Blue Bosconian Educator. We love you Sir Frank.
He is our instructor in SMAW NCII, GMAW NCII and EIM NCII. He is also a certified assessor in SMAW NCII and EIM NCII
Fr. Anastacio Oroc or Fr. Tass as he is fondly called assumes the Pastoral Animator (PA) Role at Don Bosco TVET Center Balamban. Tonight, Fr. Tass gave his first good night talk to Batch 48 and the DB Scholars as Pastoral Animator of Don Bosco TVET Center Balamban.
The Lay PA Emeritus Mr. Anthony Adollada will continue his role as SIL Coordinator, Instructor and Assessor at DB BTVET Center Balamban.