Cagayan State University

CIT hosts skills olympis, trade fair, regional training on vocational education

By Rio Averil Carmen

Posted on May 04, 2015

The College of Industrial Technology (CIT) in Carig hosted two big events in March as part of its continuous efforts to make learning and teaching meaningful and fun.

The first was the Olympics Skills and Trade Fair on March 10 with judges coming from the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and experts from other academic institutions.

Teachers and students engaged actively in contest categories along mechanical, architectural, electrical, foods, automotive, garments, electronics and refrigeration and air conditioning technology.

CIT, on the following day up to March 12, conducted a regional seminar-workshop on “Spearheading Access and Equity of Quality Technical Vocational Education” among participants from CSU, Pangasinan State University, University of Northern Philippines, Isabela State University and Abra State College.

The College headed by Dean Aurelio Caldez invited speakers from HYTEC Power Incorporated, a Manila-based company specializing in industrial technology, namely, Mr. Bengie Ocumas, Mr. Armando Tomas, Ms. Mary Ruth Arante, and Mr. Edmund Guzman.

Topics included welding technology, computerized numerical control, physics and chemistry, microscopy and automated weather station, computer hardware, networking, and electrical machines.