High demand for computer, phone technicians seen


High demand for computer, phone technicians seen

Mayen Jaymalin (The Philippine Star) – November 16, 2020 – 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines — A high demand for computer and mobile phone technicians is seen in the country as more people adopt digital technologies amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) deputy director general Aniceto Bertiz said high school graduates and even returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) could undergo training to fill the growing demand.

“High school graduates, especially those who failed to enroll in college, (may) consider training with us for free either as computer systems servicing technicians, or as cellphone servicing technicians,” Bertiz said.

“Once they are trained, they will never run out of personal computers, laptops, tablets or mobile phones with problems to diagnose and fix. They can open their own repair shops at home, while the more enterprising ones can offer computer servicing at

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