DO 3, s. 1996 – Addendum to DECS Order No. 45, S. 1994 Entitled “Providing For Minimum Requirements in the Certificate and Diploma Courses in Trade-Industrial Technical Education”
To: Bureau Directors
Presidents, State Colleges and Universities
Heads of Private Schools, Colleges and Universities
Vocational School Superintendents/Administrators
- Pursuant to DECS Order No. 45, s. 1994 implementing the Competency-Based Vocational Education (CBVE)as a new deliv¬ery system in technical and vocational education, this Office hereby approves the herein policies and minimum standards for Food Preparation and Service Technology as additional offering of the programs under the Certificate and Diploma Courses in Trade-Industrial Technical Education Curriculum.
- Food Preparation and Service Technology (FPST) shall be implemented utilizing the Competency—Based Vocational Education (CBVE) approach. FPST as a CBVE program shall be taken normally for a duration of three years made up of three levels with the following schedule of implementation:
SY 1995-96 for Level I – Operator
SY 1996-97 for Level II – Craftsman
SY 1997-98 for Level III – Technician
This innovative delivery approach allows for multiple entry and exit points (Please refer to DECS Order1 No. 45, s. 1994). Levels of competencies will be assessed based on the National Skills/Competency Framework provided by industry. (Inclosure No. 2)
All technical and vocational education institutions (TVEIs) including private technical schools and colleges offering post secondary technical courses in line with this curricular program are encouraged to apply for the implementation of this program.
- The new program will take effect starting SY 1995-96. Schools qualified to pilot this program and those who qualify to implement it in subsequent school years but are offering any of the courses under DECS Order No. 56, s. 1987, sha11 undertake a gradual phasing-out procedure of such courses. That is, no enrolment for first year shall be allowed for the old curricular offering beginning SY 1995-96. Students previously enrolled in this course, however, should be allowed to graduate.
- This Order supersedes all previous orders and other issuances on the curricular program in Food Technology for technical—vocational courses, particularly DECS Order No. 56, s. 1987.
- Compliance with this Order by all concerned is desired.
DECS Orders: (Nos. 56, s. 1987 and 45, s. 1994)
Allotments 1-3-4—(M.O. 1-87)
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