The application/screening for the 6-month "Preparatory Japanese Language and Culture for Nurses and Careworkers" under the Japan-Philippine Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA) is being conducted at the POEA. TESDA only provides classroom and dormitory. For those who are interested, please contact POEA through telephone numbers 722-1144 or 722-1156. Thank you.

    This is to inform the public that the National Language Skills Institute (NLSI) email address will no longer be used. Please send your official communications and inquiries to To avail our free language training, you can register through our online registration which can be found in the TESDA homepage. Thank you.

    Applicants for the language training (English, Mandarin, Spanish, Arabic) of TESDA, please register your name and contact number at the lobby guard of TESDA NLSI.   You will receive a text if you are included in the next batch.   

    For applicants of the TESDA free language training (English, Japanese, Mandarin, Spanish and Arabic), please register through TESDA online registration and wait for our text or call. Priority will be given to those who are pre-selected/nearly-hired by the potential employer.


 1. English Proficiency for Customer Service Workers  100 hours
 2. Basic Japanese Language and Culture  150 hours
 3. Basic Mandarin Chinese Language and Culture  100 hours
 4. Basic Arabic Language and Saudi/Gulf Culture  100 hours
 5. Basic Spanish Language for Different Vocations  100 hours



  1. Original and photocopy of ANY of the following:
    1. College or High School Diploma
    2. Transcript of Records
    3. Training Certificate from TESDA registered program
    4. National Certificate or Certificate of Competency issued by TESDA
  2. Original copy of NSO birth certificate/marriage certificate
  3. Three (3) pcs. 1”x1” and (1) pc. 2”x2” ID pictures with white background
  4. Career Profiling (to be scheduled during enrolment)


  1. Filipino
  2. Male or Female
  3. Must be at least 18 years old
  4. High School Graduate

*Enrolment is on a first-come, first-serve basis.


Morning Session 7:30 am – 11:30 am /Monday to Friday
Afternoon Session 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm /Monday to Friday

**All our language courses are offered to the public FREE OF CHARGE



Region LSI Site Address Telephone Number Email Address
I TESDA LSI - Marcos Agro Industrial School, Marcos, Ilocos Norte Brgy. Lydia, Marcos, Ilocos Norte (077) 784 7956  
TESDA LSI - Regional Training Center - San Fernando, La Union Catbangen, San Fernando City, La Union (072) 242 5584 / 700 0613
II TESDA LSI - Regional Training Center - Tuguegarao , Cagayan Consuelo Village, Pengue, Tuguegarao, Cagayan (078) 844 4224 / 846 8619 /
TESDA LSI - Southern Isabela College of Arts and Trades, Santiago, Isabela Provincial road, Caloocan, santiago City, Isabela (078) 682 3924 / 682 8654
III TESDA LSI - Cabanatuan Provincial capitol, Nueva Ecija Old CapitolCmpd., Cabanatuan , Nueva Ecija (044) 463-1904  
TESDA LSI – Southern Isabela College of Arts and Trades, Santiago, Isabela MacArthur Highway, Tabang, Guiguinto, Bulacan (044) 794-4767
IV A TESDA LSI – Jacobo Z. Gonzales Memorial School of Arts and Trades, Biñan, Laguna San Antonio, Biñan, Laguna (049) 511-6133
TESDA LSI – Regional Training Center, Batangas P. Herrera Street, Batangas City (043) 300-0388
IV B TESDA LSI – Puerto Prinsesa School of Arts and Trades, Puerto Prinsesa, Palawan Felix Rafols, Sta. Monica, Puerto Princesa City (048) 433-2224 / 433-4364 / ppsat.tesda@gmail.comv
TESDA LSI – Likha Ka Provincial Capitol, Calapan City Provincial Capitol Compound, Camilmil, Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro (043) 288-2352
V TESDA LSI – Regional Training Center – Pili, Camarines Sur San Jose, Pili, Camarines Sur (054) 477-7204
TESDA LSI – San Francisco Institute of Science and Technology, Malilipot, Albay San Francisco, Malilipot, Albay (052) 830-5093 / 830-1874  
VI TESDA LSI – Regional Training Center – Iloilo City Zamora St., Iloilo City (033) 337-0739  
TESDA LSI – New Lucena Polytechnic College, New Lucena, Iloilo Don Epifacio Sonza Sr. Ave, New Lucena, Iloilo (033) 526-2015 / 396-0562
VII TESDA LSI – Regional Training Center – Cebu City Archbishop Reyes Ave., Banilad, Cebu City (032) 412-7267
TESDA LSI – Provincial Training Center – Jagna, Bohol Poblacion, Jagna, Bohol (038) 531-0018  
VIII TESDA LSI – Regional Training Center – Tacloban City San Gerardo Subdivision, Brgy. Abucay, Tacloban City (053) 321-8249 /523-9229
TESDA LSI – Balicuatro College of Arts and Trades, Allen, Northern Samar Sabang Zone 2, Allen, Northern Samar (055) 300-2125
IX TESDA LSI – Regional Training Center – Zamboanga City San Roque, Zamboanga City (062) 991-9586  
Prov'l. Trng Center Sindangan ZDN Goleo, Sindangan, Zamboanga del Norte (065) 224-2227
TESDA LSI – Dipolog School of Fisheries, Zamboanga del Norte Olingan, Dipolog City, Zamboanga del Norte (065) 212-7248 / 212-5237
X TESDA LSI – TESDA Cagayan de Oro Bugo School of Arts and Trades, Cagayan de Oro City Bugo, Cagayan de Oro City (08822) 742-576 / 740404
Regional Training Center - Iligan City Maria Cristina Road, Maria Cristina, Iligan City (063) 223-6541
XI TESDA LSI – Regional Training Center – Korea - Philippines Vocational Training Center, Davao City Buhisan, Tibungko, Davao City (082) 236-0556 / 238-0007 / 09193885250
TESDA LSI – Carmelo de los Cientos National Trade School, Digos, Davao del Sur Padada, Davao del Sur (082) 272-0295
XII TESDA LSI – Surallah National Agricultural School, Surallah, South Cotabato Brgy. Dajay, Surallah, South Cotabato (083) 238-5111 / 238-3050  
TESDA LSI – Cotabato City TESDA Extension Office - Cotabato City ORC Compound, Cotabato City (064) 421-4460 / 421-6108
ARMM TESDA LSI – ARMM Regional Manpower Development Center, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao Rebekun, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao (064)429-0091
TESDA LSI – Zamboanga Regional Coordination Office – Zamboanga City 2nd Flr. LHB Bldg. Veterans Ave. Zamboanga City (062) 990-2959  
CAR TESDA LSI – Regional Training Center – Baguio City Magsaysay Drive, Loakan Rd., Baguio City (074) 424-8724 / 305-2405
TESDA LSI – Provincial Training Center – Tabuk, Kalinga Bulanao, Tabuk, Kalinga (074)423-2126  
CARAGA TESDA LSI – Agusan del Sur School of Arts and Trades, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur Gov't. Center, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur (085) 343-7709 / 343-7132
TESDA LSI – Northern Mindanao School of Fisheries, Butuan City Matabao, Buenavista, Agusan del Norte (085) 343-4201 nmsf
NCR TESDA LSI – Lingkod Bayan Skills Development Center, Quezon City Barangay Hall, Dahlia Street, Fairview, Quezon City (02) 937- 4248  
National LSI - TESDA Complex, Taguig City Bldg. 10, TESDA Complex, East Service Rd., South Superhighway, Taguig City