Training Courses, Seminars and Workshops for ₱2,000 or Less

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We can’t emphasize it any more than we already have: investing in your self-improvement is an investment for your future. But we also believe that it doesn’t mean that learning has to burn a hole in your pocket.

If we’re talking about budget, there are numerous online courses that you can take for free. But if sitting in front of the computer for hours on end doesn’t appeal to you, attending onsite training courses, seminars, and workshops is the way to go. So we’ve rounded a list that you can attend for 2,000 or less.

Affordable Training Courses, Seminars, and Workshops in Metro Manila

This is a 3-hour hands-on workshop where participants will be taught basics about art maki and sushi. They will also learn how to make four kinds of colorful flowers just in time for the Valentine season.

Class is open to kids (ages 10 years old and above) and adults, and is a perfect valentine treat for couples.

Price: ₱2,000
Location: Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila

This course will teach you how to prepare goodies and package them for giveaways and for business. This includes cupcakes with various icings, petit fours, cake favors for parties, empanadas and tartlets, and other cute goodies.

Price: ₱800
Location: Quezon City, Metro Manila

The Advanced MS Excel Training will level up your skill in order to efficiently process data in the spreadsheet. This course goes beyond VLOOKUP– you will learn to look up data regardless of data orientation. You will also learn how to make advanced pivot table features such as Calculated Fields, Slicers, etc.

Price: ₱999
Location: Makati City, Metro Manila

This Power Image Seminar basically aims to help the participants improve their overall image thereby increasing more their market value as individuals and as professionals.

Price: ₱1,000
Location: Quezon City, Metro Manila

“Jumpstart Your Freelance Writing Career” (JYFWC) has very practical tips on how to get published, finding stories, and living a sustainable life as a creative entrepreneur. It also aims to dispel the myths—and highlight the realities of freelance writing and help the participant start out with the proper mind frame needed to start a career as a writer.

JYFWC is all about creating a career as a writer. If you are already working as a freelance or full-time writer, this workshop can help you learn about the other different writing opportunities that are available, to help diversify your income.

You will also learn how to market and brand yourself as a writer.

Price: ₱2,000
Location: Taguig City, Metro Manila

The hands-on workshop is best suited for grade school teachers handling grades 1 to 3. Participants will learn the various bar-models used to solve one-step to two-step word problems using four operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division).

Price: ₱500
Location: Pasig City, Metro Manila

This one-hour class is a fun-social opportunity for both your mind and body fitness. Learn the proper warm up exercises, footwork (advance, retreat, lunge), body conditioning, blade-work and drills (attack, parry, riposte, etc.). You may apply them within the same day and practice with the other members! All you have to do is book one of our available group training schedules and come in sportswear.

This course is open to everyone from 6 years old and up. We have all the fencing equipment for all three weapons required to begin learning.

Price: ₱1,000
Location: Makati City, Metro Manila

Karate Lessons for kids and adults

Price: ₱1,000
Location: Parañaque City, Metro Manila

This is a one-hour session that includes basic archery instruction, rental of equipment, and safety gear.

Price: ₱580
Location: Parañaque City, Metro Manila

Learn all about stance, form, scoring, and gear, in a 60-minute introductory class on this Olympic sport.

Price: ₱550
Location: San Juan City, Metro Manila

This combined Basic Life Support and First Aid certification course will enable healthcare providers to refresh their memory about enhancing crucial skills of saving lives, reviving arrested patients and providing initial treatment.

Facilitators are from the Philippine National Red Cross Quezon City Chapter.

Price: ₱1,500
Location: Quezon City, Metro Manila

This Basic Life Support (BLS) Training (Basic First Aid and CPR) is accredited by the American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI). This is open for both non-medical and medically-inclined professionals and lay personnel.

Price: ₱1,800
Location: Manila, Metro Manila

This is an introductory course to basic water safety with focus on personal safety and basic survival techniques.

Price: ₱2,000
Location: Manila, Metro Manila

This is a 2-day seminar with certification on Disaster Preparedness and Earthquake and Landslide Search and Rescue Orientation Course (ELSAROC). You will learn skills on the basics in preparation, survival, and post-disaster scenarios. Learn safety, search, rescue, and retrieval techniques for incidents of earthquakes and landslides involving collapsed structures.

Price: ₱2,000
Location: Manila, Metro Manila

The program helps develop basic first aid knowledge, skills, and the confidence to respond.

BLS (CPR, AED) and Basic First Aid combination training is an excellent choice for
both the community and workplace setting, and is consistent with recommendations of the 2015 National First Aid Science Advisory Board and OSHA’s best practices for first aid training programs in the workplace.

Price: ₱1,800
Location: Makati City, Metro Manila

Phlebotomy is the practice of drawing blood from patients and taking the blood specimens to the laboratory to prepare for testing.

This course aims to provide students (healthcare providers) with ample hands-on practice on blood extraction using the proper techniques and equipment.

Price: ₱1,800
Location: Makati City, Metro Manila

Altitude Maritime Training Center, Inc. ‘s mission is to provide continuous and systematic teaching to our seafarers to keep them always be competitive internationally and always have high value through training and education.

Price: starts at ₱900
Location: Manila, Metro Manila

TLRCE (Techno Learning Resources and Community Empowerment) Livelihood Center, Inc. offers Business and Livelihood Seminar Program to create entrepreneurial opportunities for the setting up and establishment of micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs).

Their entrepreneurial seminars include food business, agri & aqua business, chemical-based courses, services, handicrafts, management and other related courses that are practically short-term, easy to adopt and commercialize.

Price: starts at ₱1,518
Location: Makati City, Metro Manila

Carl Balita Livelihood and Culinary Center offers over 100 livelihood training courses. Programs include Business Start-Up Courses, Business Skills Enrichment Courses, Creative Handiworks (Arts & Crafts), Commercial and Household Food Preservation, Culinary Arts Courses, Body Wellness Courses, Chemical and Industrial Courses. They also have TRIPLE A (Agri-Api-Aqua) Technology Transfer Courses, and Computer, Information Technology (IT) Courses.

Price: starts at ₱1,750
Location: Manila, Metro Manila

Ultima Entrepinoy Forum Center (UEFC), a Livelihood & Skills Training Center, is a sister company of Spices and Foodmix House.

Spices and Foodmix House serves the needs of meat entrepreneurs and those who wish to engage in meat processing as a livelihood opportunity while Ultima Entrepinoy continues to cater to people who want to expand their horizon in terms of acquiring skills that would eventually lead to entrepreneurship.

Price: starts at ₱1,500
Location: Quezon City, Metro Manila

Price: starts at ₱500
Location: Quezon City, Metro Manila

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