Manila, January 13, 2016 --- The Professional Regulation Commission has undergone auditing by the Certification International Philippines (CIP) last December 22, 2015 at PRC Main Office, Manila pursuant to Executive Order No. 605, series of 2007 and DOLE Memorandum Order No. 42-168, series of 2013. Acting Chairperson Angeline T. Chua Chiaco was joined by PRC officials Assistant Commissioner Aristogerson T. Gesmundo, who is consequently the Quality Management Representative, Dir. Sarah Edna A. Tabije, Dir. Cirila L. Eden. CIP was represented by its lead Auditor Ms. Clarissa Oracio and her team Ms. Ermelinda Andres, Mr. Carlos I. Somera, Mr. Justo Batoon and Mr. Ernesto O. Dela Cruz. The group held its opening meeting to establish the environment of the audit, purpose of the audit, audit plan and to address questions from the auditees, if any. The said auditors then proceeded to their assigned divisions for evaluation and began to interview the division’s respective OICs. During the closing meeting the auditors declared that the PRC system is in place and recommended that the findings be properly addressed prior to the stage 2 audit. Its implementation aims to affirm the Commission’s compliance with the ISO 9001:2008 Standard and be issued the corresponding ISO certification.
On October 2015, PRC and the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) conducted two sets of training, i.e. ISO and Internal Quality Audit, at DAP Conference Center in Tagaytay City which were participated by several Board Chairmen and Members, PRC Officials and employees. Mr. Antonio P. Santos and Ms. Arlene A. Castillo of DAP were the resource speakers.