Complementation of Automotive Technology Programs and Industry Standards of State Universities and Colleges in the Philippines
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AuthorTorres, Ronie G.
Universidad de Granada
ComplementationAutomotive Technology CoursesIndustry StandardsAutomotive Industries
Ronie G. Torres (2023). Complementation of Automotive Technology Programs and Industry Standards of State Universities and Colleges in the Philippines.Journal for Educators, Teachers and Trainers,Vol.14(4).166-189.[DOI: 10.47750/jett.2023.14.04.015]
The study conducted to determine the complementation of automotive technology courses and industry standards among State Universities and Colleges in Region 2, Cagayan Valley Region. The descriptivenormative method of research through convenience sampling was used and the questionnaire as the main data gathering tool for automotive students, automotive faculty and automotive industry partners as respondents. Results of the study showed that the automotive faculty qualification, availability of equipment, and students’ competencies along automotive servicing NC-III and NC-IV core competencies has no complementation with the training regulations. Using the SWOT analysis, the strengths of the automotive technology courses were: compliance to CHED minimum requirement along curriculum and instruction, laboratories and physical facilities, extensive exposure of automotive students to automotive industries, competent automotive students along soft skills, automotive servicing NC-I and NC-II, basic and common competencies of NC-III and NC-IV and the complementation of required competencies of automotive faculty and automotive industries.