Driving Passenger Bus, Straight Truck NCIII TESDA Course

Driving (Passenger Bus/ Straight Truck NCIII is one of the courses offered by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority.


This training program will guide you to operate buses or straight trucks under LTO restriction codes 3, 4 and 5. You are required to perform to do minor repairs in the vehicle being operated.

You will also learn on how to apply right type of adhesive or sealant, vehicle positioning procedure, work area maintenance, job estimate operation, following traffic rules and regulation, safety and health practices, following signage, technical drawing interpretation, coolant and lubricant application, bus driving operations, truck driving operations, minor repair procedure, knowledge in basic tools.

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Course duration (Training time that will be consumed) :Driving (Passenger Bus/ Straight Truck NCIII takes 122 hours to finish.

Requirements to apply as a Course Trainee:

Certificate of Birth (NSO copy)

1×1 or 2×2 Photo ID (for record purposes)

High School Diploma

Police Clearance Certificate

Barangay Clearance Certificate

Good Moral Character Certificate or Honorable Dismissal

Job opportunities after the Program

Driving (Passenger Bus/ Straight Truck NCIII assessment passers/ Certified may work in any field related like:

TESDA certified Drivers may apply as a Bus and Truck Driver in any company related to your interest. Bus Driving operations in the Philippines are also in demand nowadays.

You are required to get a driver’s license before applying job in this field. TESDA will also help you to undergo a DTS (Dual Training System) which will guide you in performing driving operations and earn salary at the same time.

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