TESDA offers Foreign Language Courses for Free

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There are people who prefer to take shorter term courses than the regular 4-year course – these people tend to take up vocational services for them to get a recognition in the form of certificate. The Technological Education and Skills Development Authority or TESDA, a government branch which enables students to undergo professional training for them to land the jobs available.

TESDA offers different institutes and in this article, you will be informed about one of TESDA’s most fruitful and professional yielding institutes – the Language Skills Institute.

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TESDA offers these courses in the field of Language Skills:

  • English Proficiency for Customer Service Workers – course duration is 100 hours
  • Basic Mandarin Chinese Language and Culture – course duration is 100 hours
  • Basic Arabic Language and Saudi/Gulf Culturea – course duration is 100 hours
  • Basic Spanish Language for Different Vocations – course duration is 100 hours
  • Basic Japanese Language and Culture – course duration is 150 hours

In order to see if you are qualified to take this course, you have to pass certain requirements to cope with what the government asks. The required documents you shall pass are:

  • Original copy of NSO – authorized birth certificate or Marriage certificate
  • Three (3) 1 x 1” and one (1) 2 x 2” ID pictures with white background
  • ANY of the following (Original and photocopy)
    • Transcript of Records
    • College or Highschool Diploma
    • Training Certificate from TESDA registered program
    • National Certificate or Certificate of Competency issued by TESDA
  • Trainees or future students who will undergo the program should be:
    • Must be at least 18 years of age
    • Male or Female
    • Filipino
    • At least High School Graduate

Remember that enrollment is on a first come first serve basis and all language courses are FREE OF CHARGE and is offered to the public. Just submit the said requirements.


Schedules vary; you can take the course in a morning shift and in an afternoon shift. NO WEEKEND OR NIGHT CLASSES

  • Moning Session: 7:30am – 11:30am (Monday to Friday)
  • Afternoon Session: 12:30pm – 4:30pm (Monday to Friday)

TESDA courses are offered to those willing to learn even if you are not given the opportunity and the blessing of wealth and finance. The Philippine government takes pride in offering free education to Filipinos.

TESDA Language Skills Institute in the Philippines

These are the TESDA language skills institute that you can visit if you want to take advantage the free language training from TESDA. You can find the address, contact numbers and emails in the list below.


Tesda Language Skills Institute Quezon City
Barangay Hall, Dahlia Street, Fairview, Quezon City
(02) 937- 4248

Tesda Complex Taguig City
Building. 10, TESDA Complex, East Service Rd., South Superhighway, Taguig City
(02) 818-8062/ [email protected]


Tesda LSI Ilocos Norte
Brgy. Lydia, Marcos, Ilocos Norte
(077) 784 7956

Tesda LSI San Fernando La Union
Catbangen, San Fernando City, La Union
(072) 242 5584 / 700 0613 / rtc_tesda1(at)yahoo.com


TESDA Language Skills Institute Tuguegarao , Cagayan
Office address: Consuelo Village, Pengue, Tuguegarao, Cagayan
Phone number: (078) 844 4224 / 846 8619 / rtc02_tesda(at)yahoo.com / tesdartc(at)yahoo.

TESDA LSI Santiago, Isabela
Provincial road, Caloocan, santiago City, Isabela
(078) 682 3924 / 682 8654 / sicat_tesda(at)yahoo.com


TESDA Language Skills Institute Cabanatuan Nueva Ecija
Address: Old CapitolCmpd., Cabanatuan , Nueva Ecija
Telephone number: (044) 463-1904

TESDA Language Skills Institute Guiguinto Bulacan
MacArthur Highway, Tabang, Guiguinto, Bulacan
(044) 794-4767 / korphil_bul(at)yahoo.com


TESDA Language Skills Institute Biñan, Laguna
San Antonio, Biñan, Laguna
Phone numbers: (049) 511-6133 / jzg_msat(at)yahoo.com

TESDA Language Skills Institute Batangas
P. Herrera Street, Batangas City
(043) 300-0388 / rtccalabarzon(at)yahoo.com


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

TESDA LSI Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro
Provincial Capitol Compound, Camilmil, Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro
(043) 288-2352 / tesda_ormin(at)yahoo.com


TESDA Language Skills Institute Pili, Camarines Sur
San Jose, Pili, Camarines Sur
(054) 477-7204 / tesdartc5(at)yahoo.com

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


TESDA LSI Iloilo City
Zamora St., Iloilo City
(033) 337-0739

TESDA LSI New Lucena, Iloilo
New Lucena Polytechnic College, Don Epifacio Sonza Sr. Ave, New Lucena, Iloilo
(033) 526-2015 / 396-0562 / nlpc_8596(at)yahoo.com


TESDA Language Skills Institute Cebu City
Archbishop Reyes Ave., Banilad, Cebu City
(032) 412-7267 / rtcvii(at)yahoo.com

TESDA Language Skills Institute Bohol
Address: Poblacion, Jagna, Bohol
Phone number: (038) 531-0018


TESDA LSI Tacloban City
San Gerardo Subdivision, Brgy. Abucay, Tacloban City
(053) 321-8249 /523-9229 / tesda8rtc(at)yahoo.com

TESDA LSI Allen, Northern Samar
Balicuatro College of Arts and Trades, Sabang Zone 2, Allen, Northern Samar
(055) 300-2125 / tesdabcat(at)yahoo.com


TESDA LSI Zamboanga City
San Roque, Zamboanga City
(062) 991-9586

TESDA LSI Zamboanga del Norte
Dipolog School of Fisheries, Olingan, Dipolog City, Zamboanga del Norte
(065) 212-7248 / 212-5237 / dsf_zn9(at)yahoo.com.ph

Prov’l. Trng Center Sindangan, Zamboanga del Norte
Goleo, Sindangan, Zamboanga del Norte
(065) 224-2227/[email protected]


TESDA Language Skills Institute Cagayan de Oro City
Office address: Bugo, Cagayan de Oro City
Phone number: (082) 742-576 / 740404 / cobsat(at)yahoo.com

Tesda LSI Iligan City
Maria Cristina Road, Maria Cristina, Iligan City
(063) 223-6541 / tesdartciligan(at)yahoo.com


TESDA Language Skills Institute Davao City
Buhisan, Tibungko, Davao City
(082) 236-0556 / 238-0007 / 09193885250 / tesdartckorphil(at)yahoo.com

TESDA LSI Digos, Davao del Sur
Carmelo de los Cientos National Trade School, Padada, Davao del Sur
(082) 272-0295 / ccnts11(at)yahoo.com.ph


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

TESDA Language Skills Institute Cotabato City
ORC Compound, Cotabato City
(064) 421-4460 / 421-6108 / ptccot_12(at)yahoo.com


TESDA LSI ARMM Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao
Rebekun, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao
(064)429-0091 / rmdc(at)tesda-armm.ph

TESDA LSI Zamboanga City
2nd Flr. LHB Bldg. Veterans Ave. Zamboanga City
(062) 990-2959


TESDA Language Skills Institute Baguio City
Magsaysay Drive, Loakan Rd., Baguio City
(074) 424-8724 / 305-2405 / rtcbaguio09(at)yahoo.com

TESDA LSI Tabuk, Kalinga
Bulanao, Tabuk, Kalinga


TESDA Language Skills Institute Agusan del Sur
Agusan del Sur School of Arts and Trades, Gov’t. Center, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur
(085) 343-7709 / 343-7132 / agusansat(at)yahoo.com

TESDA Language Skills Institute Butuan City
Northern Mindanao School of Fisheries, Matabao, Buenavista, Agusan del Norte
(085) 343-4201 / nmsf _adn(at)yahoo.com

There you have it, you can go directly to the TESDA Language Institute and inquire for the language course that you want to enrol, remember that this is a first come, first serve basis.

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