Key officers and staff from the Head Office and Region No. 4 attended a three day training-workshop last 8 to 10 June 2011 entitled “Basic Quality and Productivity Improvement Approaches” at Quezon City.

The training-workshop was facilitated by the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) as part of their continuing technical guidance and services to the PCIC to make its systems and operations compliant with international standards under ISO 9000:2008.

The PCIC has just been certified as 9001:2008 (Quality Management System) with Certificate Registration No. 01 100 1 17448 dated 16 May 2011. The conferment of ISO certification by TUV Rheinland which is a Germany-based ISO certifying body was the highlight of the 30th Anniversary Celebration of the PCIC which was held at San Juan City, Metro Manila last 19 May 2011.