The Guidance Center as part of student services promotes students’ familiarity with facts about himself, his interests, abilities, previous developments and plans. It also assists students to find maximum satisfaction in his EDUCATIONAL, VOCATIONAL and SOCIAL-PERSONAL GROWTH.                
As a Testing office, it administers psychological tests to assess students’ interests, skills, potentials, and personality identification.

RATIONALE

    As an Educational Institution, PLT College, Inc. believes that an educational institution should have a Guidance and Counseling Program.  It is set primordially to plan and direct the guidance and counseling program of the institution.  Each faculty and staff member cooperates and assists the guidance personnel in the attainment of the goals and objectives of the programs as well as its implementation.  The Guidance and Counseling Program focuses on helping students achieve full academic potential, establish and reach career goals and develop interpersonal skills that will enable the students to adjust the changing society.

 VISION

    We envision PLT College, Inc. Guidance Office as an excellent entity in enabling individuals makes intelligent choices and adjustments to overcome their problems and difficulties.

 MISSION

    To provide assistance to individuals to meet and solve their problems by their own efforts, to make wise choices and adjustments, to achieve up to level of their own identities, to gain personal satisfaction in as many aspects of their lives and make their maximum contributions to society.

OBJECTIVES

  • To assist students to live a well-balanced life in all aspects.
  • To direct students to come up with wise decision for their personal concern and become socially adjusted individuals.
  • To provide adequate information in order to prepare students to progress on their vocational careers.
  • To help students in their full and wholesome developments.
  • To help the students lay a permanent foundation for sound and mature adjustments.

SERVICES OFFERED

1. INFORMATION  

Educational, occupational and personal-social information are made available to students to enhance their awareness. This covers a) job-hunting tips, and b) work-related issues.

Objectives:

  • To disseminate relevant information to students

To enhance the awareness of students regarding social information and even occupational information. 

2. INDIVIDUAL INVENTORY/APPRAISAL 

Relevant information about students is collected for better understanding of the individual such as a) personal information data, b) test data, c) anecdotal entry, and d) interview / counseling results. 

Objectives:

to collect relevant data from students for better understanding.

3. COUNSELING

                 Counseling is the “HEART” of the guidance program. Counseling is available to help students come up with wise decision, achieve self-understanding, social adjustment and to live their life towards positive change. The following are conducted a) individual counseling, b) group counseling, c) peer counseling, and d) follow-up.

Objectives:

  • To attend to the needs of students most especially their personal problems
  • To guide the students in the process of problem solving

To enhance their decision making skills

4. TESTING

Psychological tests are administered to assist students to identify and appreciate their personal interests, skills, values and intellectual capacities.

 The said tests are administered every semester, two weeks after the start of classes. Schedule of examination are given to department Heads for easy dissemination and for their reference.

Available tests are as follows with the following areas:

A. Differential Aptitude Tests

  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Numerical Reasoning
  • Abstract Reasoning
  • Mechanical Reasoning
  • Space Relations
  • Spelling
  • Language Usage

Objectives:

  • To be able to know the strengths and weaknesses of the students
  • To understand better the students through the personality tests
    • To measure their knowledge and their interest

 5. PLACEMENT/ CAREER DEVELOPMENT 

The placement/ career development is an indispensable program designed to enhance the development of students by helping them select and utilize opportunities within and outside labor market. Students are guided in preparing for the ultimate challenges in their future careers through a) placement seminar-workshops, b) career counseling, c) career information, and d) dissemination of job openings..

Objectives:

  • to help students utilize opportunities in and out of the labor market

to prepare students for the different challenges in their future careers. 

6. OTHER SERVICES

A. MONITOR STUDENT’S ATTENDANCE

Instant monitoring of student’s attendance helps identify prevalent problem, which   serves as basis for guidance and counseling. The guidance office is tasked to issue a) admission slip, b) conduct interview relative to absences, and get on referrals from concerned instructors.

B. REPORTING TO PARENTS

The Guidance Office is responsible in reporting to parents regarding student’s academic work/performances/dropping/absences or readmission.

C. SCHOLARSHIPS AND ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

1. ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP

Valedictorian  – Full tuitional  scholarship

Salutatorian    – Half tuitional scholarship

These scholarships are good for one semester only. For the continuance of said scholarship, the grantees must maintain an average grade specified in the Student Manual.)

 2. SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION

CLT (Consolacion Lorenzana Tiam Scholarship Foundation)

LAT (Luis A. Tiam  Memorial Scholarship Foundation) 

                         Requirements:

Application Letter addressed to the President

Certificate of Good Moral Character

Parents’ Annual Income Tax

Qualifying Examination (written or oral)

3. FINANCIAL GRANTS

Philippine Veterans Awards, US Veterans Awards

PESFA,SEGEAP, ONCC

CHED/TESDA Scholarships Grants

Scholarships sponsored by Private Agencies

Dance Troupe Member

National Integration Study Grant Program

Fund for Assistance to Private Education

4. EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Academic Scholarships

Full tuitional scholarship

Half tuitional scholarship

Title Holders

Ms. PLTC (1 Year Full Scholarship Free)

PLTC Candidates (1 Semester Scholarship Free)

SEC President (100% Full Scholarship)

Editor-in-chief (100% Full Scholarship)

ROTC Corps Commander (100% Tuitional Scholarship)

5. SERVICE GRANTS FOR WORKING STUDENT

(Screening is done during the months of April-May)

Benefit: 20 units free with monthly allowance

6. DISCOUNT OF STUDENTS WITH RECRUITS

For old students only

Benefit: 5% discount for first semester

            10% discount for second semester