TESDA TRAINING PROGRAMS

Photography NC II
Training & Certification

Visual Graphic Design NC III
Training & Certification

Photography NC II

This course is designed to enhance the knowledge, desirable attitudes, and skills in operating a camera and composing a subject; setting up studio lights, equipment, and accessories; performing post-production stages; and presenting finished products in accordance with the industry standards.

Nominal Duration: 132 hours

Basic Competencies

Unit of CompetencyLearning Outcomes
1. Participate in workplace communication1. Obtain and convey workplace information
2. Complete relevant work related documents
3. Participate in workplace
2. Work in a team environment1. Describe and identify team role and responsibility in a team
2. Describe work as a team member
3. Practice career professionalism1. Integrate personal objectives with organizational goals
2. Set and meet work priorities
3. Maintain professional growth and development
4. Practice occupational health and safety1. Evaluate hazards and risks
2. Control hazards and risks
3. Maintain occupational health and safety awareness

Common Competencies

Unit of CompetencyLearning Outcomes
1. Develop self as an artist1. Identify and apply strategies to develop appropriate skills in art practice
2. Use discussion and evaluation opportunities to develop technical and conceptual skills
3. Develop own style through exploring and experimenting with new ideas in making and/ or interpreting work
2. Develop and update industry knowledge1. Identify and access key sources of information on the industry
2. Access, apply and share industry information
3. Update continuously relevant industry knowledge
3. Perform computer operation1. Identify and explain the functions, general features and capabilities of both hardware and software
2. Prepare and use appropriate hardware and software according to task requirements
3. Use appropriate devices and procedures to transfer files/ data
4. Produce accurate and complete data according to the requirements
5. Maintain computer system
4. Provide effective customer service1. Apply effective verbal and non-verbal communication skills to respond to customer needs
2. Provide prompt and quality service to customer
3. Handle queries promptly and correctly in line with enterprise procedures
4. Handle customer complaints, evaluation and recommendations
5. Select and prepare work for exhibition1. Identify the organizer and its criteria for selection of work for exhibition
2. Select and organize work to submit for exhibition

Core Competencies

Unit of CompetencyLearning Outcomes
1. Operate Camera and Compose A Subject1. Operate the camera
2. Select and use lens
3. Address lighting and exposure 
4. Compose a subject
5. Experiment with techniques to capture photographic images
6. Review images
7. Restore equipment
2. Set Up Studio Lights, Equipment and Accessories1. Plan lighting requirements
2. Prepare specific work environment 
3. Light the subject 
4. Capture image
5. Restore work environment and equipment
3. Perform Post Capture Processing1. Prepare work environment for post capture processing
2. Process images by analog or digital means
3. Test techniques to produce proof sheet(s) 
4. Test techniques to make work-print(s) and screen images
5. Store photo images
6. Restore work environment and equipment
4. Present Finished Products1. Prepare photo images and material for final packaging
2. Select appropriate printing equipment
3. Apply finishing touches
4. Package finished products
Trainees or students wishing to enroll in this course should satisfy the following requirements:
  • Be able to read, comprehend, and discuss printed information in English.
  • Be able to write simple statements, recognize numbers, and perform basic numeric calculations.
  • Must own or have access to a Digital SLR (DSLR) or Mirrorless Interchangeable-Lens Camera (MILC)
  • Computer literate and willing to learn new software.
  • At least 18 years of age at the time they finishes the training program.

Institutional Requirements (for online sessions)

  • Must have access to computer
  • Must have stable internet connection
  • Submit the duly accomplished Learners Profile Form (MIS 03-01)
  • Four pieces of passport-size colored photo
    – white background
    – shirt with collar
    – with name in front (digital name is acceptable)
  • Photocopy of any valid government ID (with full name and correct spelling).
  • Photocopy of birth certificate.
  • Face-to-Face Learning: ₱30,000 inclusive of VAT
  • Blended Learning: ₱20,000 inclusive of VAT

Flexible payment plan is available. 

TESDA, thru accredited training centers like PCCI, offers several scholarship grants. These scholarship grants are subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply.

Type of Scholarship:

Training for Work Scholarship Program (TWSP)

Available training programs at PCCI:

    • Photography NC II
    • Visual Graphic Design NC III

For more details, please visit SCHOLARSHIP page.

Please fill up this Google Form if you want to be notified of upcoming schedule and announcements regarding our TESDA programs.

Visual Graphic Design NC III

This course is designed to develop & enhance the knowledge, skills, & attitudes of a Visual Graphic Design Provider in accordance with industry standards. It covers the basic & common competencies in addition to the core competencies such as to develop designs for logo, develop designs for print media, develop designs for user interface and user experience as well as develop designs for product packaging and booth & product window display.

The nominal duration of 501 hours covers the required units at Visual Graphic Design NC III. TVET providers can however, offer a longer, ladderized course covering the NC III basic, common and core units.

Nominal Duration: 501 hours

Basic Competencies

Unit of Competency

          Learning Outcomes

Lead workplace   communication

  1. Communicate information about workplace processes

  2. Lead workplace discussions 

  3. Identify and communicate issues arising in the workplace

Lead Small Teams (Guide and Lead Others/Be Responsible to Others)

  1. Provide team leadership

  2. Assign responsibilities

  3. Set performance expectations for team members

  4. Supervise team performance

Develop and practice negotiation skill

  1. Plan negotiations
  2. Participate in negotiations

Solve problems related to work activities

 

  1. Identify the problem
  2. Determine fundamental causes of the problem
  3. Determine corrective action
  4. Provide recommendation/s to manager

Use Relevant        Technologies (Apply technology effectively)

  1. Study/select appropriate                 technology
  2. Apply relevant technology
  3. Maintain/ enhance relevant               technology

Apply critical thinking and problem solving techniques in the workplace

  1. Identify the problem
  2. Determine fundamental causes  of the problem
  3. Determine corrective action
  4. Provide recommendation/s to manager

Use information         creatively and critically

  1. Use technical information systems and information technology
  2. Apply Information Technology (IT)
  3. Edit, format and check information

Work in a diverse   environment

  1. Develop an individual’s cultural awareness and sensitivity
  2. Work effectively in an environment that acknowledges and values  cultural diversity
  3. Identify common issues in a       multicultural and diverse             environment

Note: Basic competencies may be embedded in the core competencies.

Common Competencies

Unit of Competency Learning Outcomes
Apply Quality Standards
  1. Assess quality of received materials
  2. Assess own work
  3. Engage in quality improvement 
Perform computer operations
  1. Plan and prepare for task to be  Undertaken
  2. Input data into computer system
  3. Access information using computer
  4. Produce/output data using computer system
  5. Maintain computer equipment and systems

Core Competencies

Unit of CompetencyLearning Outcomes
Develop designs for a logo
  1. Receive and interpret the logo design brief
  2. Select materials & equipment to develop logo design
  3. Develop logo design concepts
  4. Edit / Revise logo design
  5. Finalize logo design
Develop designs for print media
  1. Interpret and analyze the print media design brief
  2. Prepare  equipment & materials for print media design
  3. Develop designs for the  specific print media output
  4. Finalize print media design layout
  5. Prepare final print output & documentation
  6. Color separate artwork file for final printing
Develop designs for user experience
  1. Receive and interpret the user experience design brief
  2. Select media/materials for user experience design
  3. Produce wire flow designs
  4. Create page template / user experience wire framing
  5. Finalize wireframe and design flow of the selected user experience media
Develop designs for user interface
  1. Receive and interpret the user interface design brief
  2. Select tools, delivery platform and appropriate software
  3. Generate and develop designs for user interface
  4. Finalize user interface design
Develop designs for product packaging
  1. Receive and interpret the product packaging design brief
  2. Develop design concepts for specific product packaging
  3. Create specific product packaging mockup
  4. Finalize design for specific product packaging
Design booth and product/ window display
  1. Receive and interpret the booth & product window / display design brief
  2. Develop design concepts for specific booth and product window / display
  3. Finalize selected design using precise specifications provided
  4. Produce colored 3D model images & views of the approved booth or product/ window display design

Trainees or students should possess the following requirements:

  • Must have completed at least 10 yrs. basic education or an alternative learning systems (ALS) certificate of completion with grade 10 equivalent holder.
  • Must have drawing and drafting skills.
  • Can communicate either oral and written
  • Must have computer operation skills and at least 1 graphic software knowledge and skills.
  • Must pass the aptitude and artistic/talent determination test given by the institution

Institutional Requirements (for online sessions)

  • Computer with the following software already installed:
    • Adobe Photoshop or Gimp
    • Illustrator or Inkscape
    • InDesign or Scribus
    • Autodesk Sketchbook
    • TextEdit, Microsoft Word or any Open Office
  • Must have stable internet connection
  1. Submit the duly accomplished Learners Profile Form (MIS 03-01
  2. Four pieces of passport-size colored photo
    – white background
    – shirt with collar
    – with name in front (digital name is acceptable)
  3. Photocopy of any valid government ID (with full name and correct spelling).
  4. Photocopy of birth certificate.
  • Face-to-Face Learning: ₱80,000 inclusive of VAT
  • Blended Learning: ₱60,000 inclusive of VAT

Flexible payment plan is available. 

TESDA, thru accredited training centers like PCCI, offers several scholarship grants. These scholarship grants are subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply.

Type of Scholarship:

Training for Work Scholarship Program (TWSP)

Available training programs at PCCI:

    • Photography NC II
    • Visual Graphic Design NC III

For more details, please visit SCHOLARSHIP page.

Please fill up this Google Form if you want to be notified of upcoming schedule and announcements regarding our TESDA programs.

This course is designed to enhance the knowledge, desirable attitudes, and skills in operating a camera and composing a subject; setting up studio lights, equipment, and accessories; performing post-production stages; and presenting finished products in accordance with the industry standards.