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CMDF now an industry partner of PHILCONSTRUCT Visayas

Engr. Rene E. Fajardo, CMDF Executive Director handing out CMDF certificate of completion to Industry Supported Program attendees   The Construction Manpower Development Foundation was recognized by the Cebu Contractors Association, Inc. and the Association of Carriers & Equipment Lessors, Inc. as an industry partner for Philconstruct-Visayas. The expo which ran from 7-9 June 2018 […]

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MDC Technical Training and Assessment Center is now CMDF accredited

(L-R: Mr. Roberto Genato, Head-Technical Training Unit, MDC; Engr. Rene Fajardo, Executive Director-CMDF; Engr. Dan Abando, President-MDC; Usec. Ruth B. Castelo, DTI; Ms. Ofelia Usigan, Acting Division Chief, CMDF-CACD) The Makati Development Corporation Technical Training and Assessment Center (MDC TTAC) in Circuit, Makati becomes the first CMDF accredited training center under the new Construction Training […]

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DTI-CIAP establishes the National Construction Human Resource Development Committee

(L-R: Dir. Dominique Tutay, Bureau of Labor and Employment-DOLE; Ibarra Paulino, Philippine Constructors Association; Katherine Amor Zarsadias, TESDA; Engr. Ofelia Bulaong, PRC; Engr. Guillermo Bernabe, PUP; Roberto Genato, MDC) “Collaborative capacity building is the key, given that human resource development is a multi-disciplinary and multi-sectoral field. By initiating the involvement of stakeholders at the early […]

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DTI-CIAP gears towards a more competent construction industry workforce with stronger and more holistic HRD programs

  3rd COMTCP committee review- approved the new structure and eligibility requirements (Standing, L-R) Jan Amiel C. de Leon, Engr. Angelito V. Zulueta, Engr. Victoriano V. Lahoz, Engr. Rene E. Fajardo, Anthony Mariano, and Michael John V. Cataquian; (Seated, L-R) Ofelia R. Usigan, Arch. Felicitas A. Pio Roda, Dr. Ernesto S. De Castro, and Bianca S. […]

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PHILIPPINES-JAPAN STRENGTHEN COLLABORATIONS IN IMPROVING THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY THROUGH MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT

(Kensetsu News / May 17, 2017) Atty. Ruth B. Castelo, Undersecretary of the Department of Trade and Industry-Construction Authority of the Philippines led the Philippine delegation of 20 participants from the government and local construction industry in the Technical Benchmarking on Construction Techno-Academy Training Centers in Japan. The Philippine delegation as well as the 30 […]

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PHILIPPINES-JAPAN PARTNER UP TO DEVELOP CONSTRUCTION SKILLS OF FOREIGN HUMAN RESOURCES IN JAPAN

The Construction Manpower Development Foundation (CMDF) in partnership with the Ministry of Land Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) of the Government of Japan, and the Foundation for International Transfer of Skills in Construction (FITS, Japan) conducted a seminar on ‘Measures to develop construction skills of Foreign Human Resources in Japan’ last March 16, 2017 at […]

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DTI-CIAP HOLDS WORKSHOP ON THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY ONE REGISTRY SYSTEM (CIORS)

Construction Manpower Development Foundation (CMDF), the human resource development arm of the Department of Trade and Industry – Construction Industry Authority of the Philippines (DTI-CIAP), recently organized a collaborative workshop to further develop the Construction Industry One Registry System (CIORS) concept. The workshop, held last September 20, 2016 at the St. Giles Hotel Makati, drew […]

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BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN THE PHILIPPINE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY AND THE ACADEME THROUGH THE DTI-AiTECH PARTNERSHIP

The Department of Trade and Industry formalized its partnership with the Antipolo Institute of Technology (AiTECH) by tying up with TESDA, CHED and the Local Government of Antipolo to implement a course in Construction Management imbued with Engineering technologies. The recently concluded Memorandum of Understanding signing in partnership with The Construction Manpower Development Foundation earlier […]

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DTI : “CMDF IS NOW ISO CERTIFIED”

The Construction Manpower Development Foundation (CMDF) was recently granted an ISO (International Organization for Standardization) 9001:2008 Certification for its compliance with the global Quality Management System (QMS) Standards. After undergoing a series of organizational improvements, paperworks, and audits, CMDF, the Department of Trade and Industry’s (DTI) construction manpower training arm, was certified compliant on December […]

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DTI APPOINTS TWO NEW CMDF BOARD MEMBERS

The Construction Manpower Development Foundation Inc. (CMDF), the DTI’s training arm for the skills development of workers in construction industry has two new board members. DTI Secretary Gregory Domingo recently appointed Atty. Teodoro C. Pascua, Deputy Director General of Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), and Augusto F. Manalo, President of Philippine Constructors Association […]

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