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.
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.
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.
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 the level of their own identities, to gain personal satisfaction in as many aspects of their lives and make their maximum contributions to society.
Educational, occupational and personal-social information is made available to students to enhance their awareness. This covers a) job-hunting tips, and b) work-related issues.
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.
Counseling is the “HEART” of the guidance program. Counseling is available to help students come up with a 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.
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 the examination is given to Department Heads for easy dissemination and for their reference.
Available tests are as follows with the following areas:
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 the 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.
6. OTHER SERVICES
A. MONITOR STUDENT’S ATTENDANCE
Instant monitoring of student’s attendance helps identify the prevalent problem, which serves as the 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 for reporting to parents regarding student’s academic work/performances/dropping/absences or readmission.
C. SCHOLARSHIPS AND ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS
1. ACADEMIC 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
3. FINANCIAL GRANTS
4. EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM