Mitsubishi PH, TESDA announce 2021 National Skills Competition winners


Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation (MMPC) and Technical Education and Skills Development Authority’s (TESDA) recently concluded the 2021 Philippine National Skills Competition (PNSC).


  • Who are the winners at the 2021 Philippine National Skills Competition?

    The champion at the event is Aldrin Ulep while the second- and third-placers are Mark Luis Angel and Warren James Olita, respectively.
  • What is next for the event champion?

    Ulep will be competing at the 46th World Skills Competition in Shanghai, China this coming October 12-17.
  • The annual nationwide activity was designed to acknowledge individual technical excellence and cultivate transformative learning and international exposure among the youth and skilled professionals.

    The event was held last December 13-16 at the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Training Center inside MMPC Main Office in Laguna. The local arm of the Japanese automotive brand provided the mechanical tools and 10 test units including Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEV) for the in-person event.


    This was one of three competition formats employed by TESDA this month in response to the ongoing pandemic.

    “MMPC is honored to be a part of the 2021 PNSC. We are glad that we were able to share our world-class facility and equipment to further hone and put in display incredible, young talent. This is actually not the first time we have worked jointly with TESDA, in fact a lot of our line workers are graduates of an Apprentice Program that we have established with them which dates back to 2013. So we are looking forward to even more partnership breakthroughs geared towards the betterment of the lives of Filipinos”, MMPC President and Chief Executive Officer Takeshi Hara was quoted as saying. “To all the participants, on behalf of MMPC, congratulations for making it through! And to the top performers, know that we will be in support as you go on to compete internationally.”

    The following were declared as the winners of the Automobile Technologies Transportation and Logistics leg:





    1. Aldrin Ulep



    Joel Dominador Canapi

    2. Mark Luis Angel



    Jayvie Madayag

    3. Warren James Olita



    Joever Amaro

    “To all coaches, experts and competitors, congratulations to all of you! Especially to our competitors, I would like to extend my gratitude that you took the courage to participate and demonstrate your unique skills. And more importantly, because you are here today to show your desire to get some experience when it comes to automobiles and aspirations to eventually work for this industry,” TESDA Laguna Provincial Director Czarina Dacuma said in her closing remarks.


     “I hope you were also able to develop camaraderie among one another. In the spirit of newfound friendships, my wish is for you to share with others all the new learnings you have gained from the latest technologies provided to you by Mitsubishi in the past days. Because it is through that can we help our country grow and progress in the right direction.”

    Ulep is currently training in preparation for the 46th World Skills Competition in Shanghai, China scheduled October 12-17 this year. Representatives from 60 member countries shall be competing for the prestigious international recognition.

    Photos from Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation

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