TESDA offers Foreign Language Course

Do you want to go and work abroad? If Yes, did you know how to speak with the countries you wanna go? If you want to learn their language, you might like to enroll at the course of TESDA (Technical Education and Skills Development Authority) that teach foreign language.

Available TESDA Foreign Language Course

The program offers the 6 following foreign language in TESDA partner agencies and schools:

  1. Basic Japanese Language and Cultures (150 hours duration)
  2. Basic English Language (100 hours duration)
  3. Basic Korean Language and Cultures (100 hours duration)
  4. Basic Mandarin Language and Cultures (100 hours duration)
  5. Basic Arabic Language and Saudi/Gulf Cultures (100 hours duration)
  6. Basic Spanish Language for Different Vocations (100 hours duration)

Requirements for the Courses

Before you go to the nearest TESDA, make sure you are a Filipino citizen at least 18 years old and be pre-selected/pre-qualified to work locally or in-country foreign-owned company or overseas. Don't forget to bring the following documents:
  1. Original copy of NSO Birth Certificate
  2. (3) pcs. 1x1 and (1) pc. 2x2 ID pictures with white background
  3. 1 long brown envelope
  4. Original copy of Any of the following:
  • College or High School Diploma
  • Transcript of Records
  • Training Certificate from TESDA registered program
  • National Certificate or Certificate of Competency issued by TESDA
  • Computer-based Manpower Profile to be encoded upon submission of all documentary requirements

Update: TESDA Offers FREE Foreign Language Course

Enrolment to this courses is on a first-come, first-serve basis only. It open to the public with no tuition fees (FREE). 


Monday to Friday Morning Session 7:30 am – 11:30 pm
Monday to Friday Afternoon Session 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Training Centers who offer Foreign Language

Marcos Agro Industrial School
Brgy. Lydia, Marcos, Ilocos Norte
(077) 784 7956

Regional Training Center San Fernando, La Union
Catbangen, San Fernando, La Union
(072) 242 5584 / 700 0613

Regional Training Center
Consuelo Village, Pengue, Tuguegarao, Cagayan
(078) 844 4224 / 846 8619
rtc02_tesda@yahoo.com / tesdartc@yahoo.com

Southern Isabela College of Arts and Trades (SICAT)
Provincial road, Caloocan, santiago City, Isabela
(078) 682 3924 / 682 8654

TESDA LSI - Cabanatuan Provincial capitol
Old CapitolCmpd., Cabanatuan , Nueva Ecija
(044) 463-1904

Regional Training Center Central Luzon
MacArthur Highway, Tabang, Guiguinto, Bulacan
(044) 794-4767

Jacobo Z. Gonzales Memorial School of Arts and Trades
San Antonio, BiƱan, Laguna
(049) 511-6133

Regional Training Center, Batangas
P. Herrera Street, Batangas City
(043) 300-0388

Puerto Prinsesa School of Arts and Trades
Felix Rafols, Sta. Monica, Puerto Princesa City
(048) 433-2224 / 433-4364
tesda.ppsat@yahoo.com / ppsat.tesda@gmail.comv

Likha Ka Provincial Capitol, Calapan City
Provincial Capitol Compound, Camilmil, Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro
(043) 288-2352

Regional Training Center Pili, Camarines Sur
San Jose, Pili, Camarines Sur
(054) 477-7204

San Francisco Institute of Science and Technology
San Francisco, Malilipot, Albay
(052) 830-5093 / 830-1874

 Regional Training Center – Iloilo City
Zamora St., Iloilo City
(033) 337-0739

New Lucena Polytechnic College
Don Epifacio Sonza Sr. Ave, New Lucena, Iloilo
(033) 526-2015 / 396-0562

Regional Training Center Banilad, Cebu City
Archbishop Reyes Ave., Banilad, Cebu City
(032) 412-7267

Provincial Training Center – Jagna, Bohol
Poblacion, Jagna, Bohol
(038) 531-0018

Regional Training Center – Tacloban City
San Gerardo Subdivision, Brgy. Abucay, Tacloban City
(053) 321-8249 /523-9229

Balicuatro College of Arts and Trades
Sabang Zone 2, Allen, Northern Samar
(055) 300-2125

Regional Training Center – Zamboanga City
San Roque, Zamboanga City
(062) 991-9586

Prov'l. Trng Center Sindangan ZDN
Goleo, Sindangan, Zamboanga del Norte
(065) 224-2227

Dipolog School of Fisheries, Zamboanga del Norte
Olingan, Dipolog City, Zamboanga del Norte
(065) 212-7248 / 212-5237

TESDA Cagayan de Oro Bugo School of Arts and Trades
Bugo, Cagayan de Oro City
(08822) 742-576 / 740404

Regional Training Center 
Maria Cristina Road, Maria Cristina, Iligan City
(063) 223-6541

Regional Training Center – Korea - Philippines Vocational Training Center, Davao City
Buhisan, Tibungko, Davao City
(082) 236-0556 / 238-0007 / 09193885250

Carmelo de los Cientos National Trade School
Padada, Davao del Sur
(082) 272-0295

Surallah National Agricultural School, Surallah, South Cotabato
Brgy. Dajay, Surallah, South Cotabato
(083) 238-5111 / 238-3050

Cotabato City TESDA Extension Office - Cotabato City
ORC Compound, Cotabato City
(064) 421-4460 / 421-6108

ARMM Regional Manpower Development Center
Rebekun, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao

Zamboanga Regional Coordination Office – Zamboanga City
2nd Flr. LHB Bldg. Veterans Ave. Zamboanga City
(062) 990-2959

Regional Training Center – Baguio City
Magsaysay Drive, Loakan Rd., Baguio City
(074) 424-8724 / 305-2405

 Provincial Training Center – Tabuk, Kalinga
Bulanao, Tabuk, Kalinga

Agusan del Sur School of Arts and Trades
Gov't. Center, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur
(085) 343-7709 / 343-7132

Northern Mindanao School of Fisheries, Butuan City
Matabao, Buenavista, Agusan del Norte
(085) 343-4201
nmsf _adn@yahoo.com

Lingkod Bayan Skills Development Center, Quezon City
Barangay Hall, Dahlia Street, Fairview, Quezon City
(02) 937- 4248

TESDA Complex, Taguig City
Bldg. 10, TESDA Complex, East Service Rd., South Superhighway, Taguig City

To know more about the program, you can contact TESDA hotline (Tel. No: (02) 887-7777) (Send Text to 0917-4794370 or Email: contactcenter@tesda.gov.ph. You can also check this link of  TESDA.