One step ahead of its competitors, Pollution Control Association of the Philippines Inc. Region 4A (PCAPI Calabarzon) is now the first and only training institution under the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to have been accredited as a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Provider for Mechanical and Sanitary Engineers, by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC).

In the certificate given on June 28,2018, signed by the PRC Chairman Jesus M. Redelosa, PCAPI Calabarzon’s accreditation was issued through Resolution No. 1032, Series of 2017 with accreditation number 2018-025. It is in accordance with the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act No. 10912 otherwise known as the CPD Act of 2016.

The accreditation, which is effective until June 27, 2021, covers the organization’s Basic Training and Refresher Course for Pollution Control Officers and the Accredited 8-hr Orientation Seminar for Managing Heads of PCOs, crediting 40 and 8 units respectively for Mechanical Engineers and 17 and 5 units for Sanitary Engineers.

PCAPI Calabarzon applied for this accreditation last May 16, 2018.