South Korea in the Perspective of a Filipino Expatriate

Monday, February 26, 2018

HRD KOREA ANNOUNCES DATE OF REGISTRATION AND EXAMINATION FOR 1ST ROUND OF TEST FOR EPS-TOPIK IN THE PHILIPPINES 2018


Since last year, the HRD KOREA has changed the process on how to apply as a factory worker in Korea. The process is more strict and rigid because the qualification for the applicants is now based on a point system. In a 25 pages press releas, HRD KOREA has elaborated the processes and the series of test that an applicant must go through to get listed in the roster of workers bound for South Korea. If you wish to read in details the information about the upcoming Point-Based System, please check the link at the end of this article.

 

One of the highlights of the press release is the announcement of the registration of the EPS-TOPIK. It is an examination to test the Korean language skill of an applicant. If you wish to work in South Korea, you must learn the basics of Korean language. The exact date of examination will be on April 21-22, 2018 but the registration for the examination will be on March 7 to 9, 2018 via the online portal which will be posted at the POEA website (www.poea.gov.ph).

 

Please note that passing the EPS-TOPIK is just the first round out of the three rounds of tests. The second round will be the Skills test and the third round will be the Competency Test. Points from the EPS TOPIK, Skills Test and Competency Test will be combined and will serve as a determining factor if an applicant is qualified to work as a factory worker in South Korea.

 

For the complete mechanics of the point based system and for the requirements to apply, please download the PDF file below for more information.

 

DOWNLOAD THE PRESS RELEASE THROUGH THIS LINK-> http://hrdkoreaph.com/www/xe/?module=file&act=procFileDownload&file_srl=80525&sid=5803f21c4a798f05d1668769bfd7237a

 

Good Luck

13 comments:

  1. hi.. ask ko lang po if ano pinagkaiba ng CBT at PBT.. pag nakapasa po ba ng CBT need pa ulit mag exam for PBT? Thanks

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    1. Hi, CBT is a computer based test designed for Ex Korea OFWs. PBT is paper based test for first timers

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    2. hi saranghae.. Thanks sa idea :)

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  2. "In the second round of the test, the candidates who have work experiences
    in the chosen industry, national certificates corresponding to the chosen
    industry, and training course completions and College(University)
    graduation certificates related to the chosen industry must submit
    documentary evidence for the Competency test. Also all passers of first
    round must take Skills test. The candidates who do not take Skills test will
    not pass the point system. " -- regarding on this statement, what if we don't have any working experience in the chosen industry , how it works? Thanks in advance :)

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    1. It's ok, you are not required to have experience, kaso lang, zero point ka na nga lang sa competency test. so it is important, kung wala kang experience, to make bawi sa skills test at saka sa klt para kahit zero ka sa competency, at least, mataas pa rin points mo

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  3. Hello ^^
    Ask ko lang kung saan puede makakuha ng kopya ng past cbt exam? Salamat. Nice blog by the way

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  4. Ask ko lang po kung need po ba ng certificate sa isang Korean learning center para makapagtake ng exam sa POEA?tnxxx....

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    1. No, you just need to register. The registration has a corresponding date so please take note of the announcement from POEA.

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  5. May bayad po ba ang magexam sa POEA pati narin po ang visa paalis.may kakilala po kasi ako na magaaral sa isang learning center at yun daw po yung inirrient sa Manila.

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    1. May bayad po ang exam which is 1200+ every take, galing din ako sa orientation, lagpas din ng 50k yung gagastusin if mahire ka. I suggest na mag attend ka ng orientation nila kasi libre naman for more details.

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  6. Hi ask lng po regarding sa nbi requirements, pagba nakulong ka ng isang Gabi sa kulungan recorded naba yun sa NBI? THANKS PO GODBLESS

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  7. Yung skill test po ba yun ba yung sa free training ang ibabase?

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  8. Hi good day may I have some advice. recently i already passed my requirements 3 weeks ago in poea bec im one of the lucky passers and passed all the exams in eps topik, i just wanna know how long does it take for poea to input my data in eps site in my account? does it really takes so much time input the data, bec on my eps acc when i view the imigration process it says still no data and its been 3 weeks that i pass all my requirements. thank you so much for your response.๐Ÿ˜Š and as of now im still waiting to input my data in my eps acct.

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