On 24 July 2018, two hundred seventy-three (273) Tacurongnons graduated from the 6-month skills training program provided by TESDA and LGU Tacurong through the City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWD) under Ms. Eufemia Robles.
Present during the graduation ceremony were City Mayor Lina O. Montilla, SP members Hon. Lalaine Montilla, Hon. Chit Collado, Hon. Geronimo Arzagon, Hon. Welson Ferrer, and Hon. Ariel dela Cruz. From TESDA, also present to support the graduates were Mr. Rafael Y. Abrogar, Regional Director TESDA XII, and Engr. Amir M. Ampao, Provincial Director TESDA-Sultan Kudarat.
The enrollment took place on a first come, first serve basis on February 27, 2018 during the National TVET Enrollment Day held at the city cultural and sports center.
The skills training on offer were Driving NC II, Plumbing NC II, Dressmaking NC II, Food Processing NC II, Automotive Servicing NC II, Housekeeping Services NC II, Food and Beverage Services NC II, Shielded Metal Arc Welding NC II, Electrical Installation and Maintenance NC II, and Heavy Equipment Operation NC II (Backhoe Loader).
Because of the successful run of the skills training program in Tacurong City, TESDA promised another batch to be opened next year.(YMR, LGUTac-Info)