TVL 101: Your Essential Guide to the SHS TVL Track in the Philippines

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Oct 08, 2018

The Technical-Vocational-Livelihood or TVL is one of the tracks offered in Senior High School under the K-12 Basic Education Curriculum and it has been designed to equip students with job-ready skills that they can use for employment. After finishing TVL, graduates from this track can immediately apply for jobs, start their own business, or go to college for further education. There are four strands in TVL that students can choose from: Agri-Fishery Arts, Home Economics, Industrial Arts, and the Information and Communication Technology strands.

Agri-fishery Arts Strand

As part of the SHS TVL track, this strand will provide you with relevant knowledge and skills related to agriculture and aquaculture. Discover numerous career opportunities you can pursue and apply to various agricultural scholarships in the Philippines.

Home Economics Strand

If your dream is to become a fashion designer or a chef, Home Economics is one of the strands in the SHS TVL track that might be the best choice for you. Under this strand, you will earn valuable skills that you can use for employment or starting livelihood projects such as beauty and wellness, cooking, fashion, tourism, hospitality, and handicrafts.

Industrial Arts Strand

The  Industrial Arts strand is designed to provide students with technical and manual skills such as carpentry and construction, electronics, automotives, repair and installation, welding, plumbing, and many more.

Information and Communication Strand

In the Information and Communications strand, you will learn different skills like troubleshooting computers, programming, computer graphics operating different softwares.

National Certificates in TVL

Aside from the knowledge and skills that you will gain from the SHS TVL track, you will also receive National Certificates if you pass competency-based assessments from TESDA. A National Certificate is awarded to students who did well in all units of competency required.

Difference between TESDA and SHS TVL Track:

Choose which path is best for you by knowing the similarities and differences between the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and the Technical-Vocational-Livelihood Track (TVL) in senior high.

List of schools in the country that offer SHS TVL Track

Ready to start your senior high journey under the TVL Track? Browse through thousands of schools in the country that provide SHS TVL Track programs and apply through Edukasyon.ph now!

 

Written By:

Karl Nicole Nucum

Karl has been in the writing industry for more than five years now. She finished Bachelor of Arts in English Major in Broadcast Journalism. Aside from happily doing household chores, her most productive spare time includes reading tech articles and learning more about digital marketing.

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