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Semirara Mining and Power Corporation believes that education will secure a better future for the island’s youth and their families.  Thus, the company continues to pay for the tuition and fees of workers’ dependents enrolled at the Divine Word School of Semirara Island Inc..  It also built and turned over buildings and education support facilities and equipment to various schools on the island.

Education support facilities, 2003 - 2012


Also, Semirara Mining and Power Corporation continues to support the operations of Semirara Training Center, Inc. (STCI) which was established as a non-stock corporation in 2006 to support the manpower requirements of the company and to allow locals and workers’ dependents opportunities to acquire marketable skills.

STCI, a TESDA-accredited technical and vocational school, offers certificate courses on automotive servicing (NCII), industrial electricity, machining (NCII), metal welding technology (NCI), mobile equipment technology, and industrial equipment technology.

Applicants who are accepted into STCI receive free skills training and meal allowance for the duration of their course.  Performing students receive apprenticeship and job offers when there are positions that need filling up in the company.

Since its establishment until end-December 2012, STCI has had 940 enrollees, of which, 697 have graduated. Of the graduates, 460 or 67% have found employment in the company. 

Semirara Mining Corporation 2F DMCI Plaza Building, 2281 Chino Roces Avenue Extension, Makati City, Philippines 1231 Telephone: (+632) 888-3055 Fax No.: (+632) 888-3955 / 888-3553