CITY OF BAGUIO: The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority declared Noriel Ramos the Overall Champion at the 2022 National Tagsanay Awards Ceremony held at Tesda Central Office in Taguig City on Tuesday, September 27, 2022.
Out of 17 nominees from Private Technical Vocational Institutions (TVI) and Tesda Technology Institutions (TTI) nationwide, Ramos was included in the Top 8 finalists.
After beating the field, he snatched the title with 386 out of 500 points.
He was followed by first runner-up Regina Valencia from Universidad de Sta. Isabel from Naga Inc.-Region 5 and Mateo Alin Jr. from Regional Training Center-Cebu, Region 7, second runner-up.
Ramos was a volunteer trainer at Tesda in 2010 and worked for five years as a work order before landing a permanent position as a trainer at the Baguio Regional Training Center in 2016.
He is a Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) trainer in Machining, CNC Turning and Milling and he has also extended his services and expertise in electronics, technical drawing and computer related qualifications.
“One of the challenges I faced was keeping up with new technologies because they are constantly changing and the things I teach have to be adapted to industry needs,” Ramos said.
In 2016, he was also named Top Trainer at RTC-Baguio for his contributions to the success of the institution (including 2 star rating in NC 2 machining, 1 star in NC 2 CNC lathe operations and 1 star in CNC milling) . NC machine operations 2).
Ramos has also been active in the development and implementation of the higher level diploma program, improvement of facilities and maintenance and other TVET related programs and projects.
As an innovator, he also developed a 7-in-1 multi-tool, 32-in-1 precision screw and hammer, which are not yet available in the market.
These innovations can be patented and will be useful in the construction industry.
Ramos also initiated research on the prototyping of a self-contained generator funded by the Tesda central office, another research on the use of a heat treatment furnace, and research on the prototyping of a 5-point trunnion table. axes for CNC milling machines.
“Local and international training has shaped me to become a better trainer and be competitive in delivering skills-based training,” he said.
Ramos urged his fellow coaches to be passionate about what they do.
As the winner of the National Tagsanay Award, he won a cash prize of P25,000.
Ramos also received four special awards – Best Trainer Portfolio, Best Computer-Based Examination Trainer, Best Experience Sharing Trainer and Best Activity-Based Assessment Trainer.
The Tagsanay Award is one of Tesda’s institutional awards that rewards and incentivizes private and public TVI and TTI trainers who have exceeded the requirements for TVET trainers and demonstrated skills beyond expectation.
Candidates for the Tagsanay are subject to a rigorous process of selection and elimination from the provincial level.
In this last stage of the process, the candidates’ logic, balance, negotiation skills, courage, taste and ability to take on new challenges are tested and assessed.
At the same time, their wallets are also scrutinized.
Meanwhile, the Baguio Regional Training Center was awarded as an overall TVET institution champion for supporting the career of a quality TVET trainer who exceeded the standards and expectations of the TVET institution. ‘institution.
The administrative region of Tesda-Cordillera has regularly won several awards in the past – Mary Kristine Iris Pasion, first runner-up for the 2021 National Tagsanay Award; Joseph Sab-it Jr., second runner-up for the 2020 Tagsanay Prize; and Marybeth So, first finalist for the 2017 Tagsanay Prize.