The USEP-ETEEAP shall be the flagship of all higher institutions offering technological and professional education in harnessing the full potentials of individuals from industry through the non-traditional approach in education.


The USEP-ETEEAP commits itself to contribute to the development of globally competent teachers, technologists, engineers, foresters, agriculturists, environment resource manager, and administrators through academic equivalency and accreditation of relevant learning and experiences gained in the workplace.


Anchored on the general goals and objectives set by CHED, the USEP-ETEEAP has formulated the following, institutional objectives:

  • To accredit and assess prior non-formal and informal learning of individual towards the granting
    of equivalency certificates and awards in higher education through:
    • developed instrument to determine the learning competencies of applicants;
    • developed models of instructional materials for use of ETEEAP students; and
    • supplementary course delivery system (SCDS) which includes self-instructional modules,
      face-to-face learning session and one-on-one tutorials.
  • To act as channel for the industry to have access to educational opportunities through the ETEEAP scheme.
  • To provide consultancy services and other forms of assistance to campuses and other institutions of
    higher learning offering the same scheme.
  • To assist the USEP Management in the development of internal policies and systems of
    program implementation consistent with R.A. 330.


Ensuring the highest standards of quality that are acceptable to employers and academe, consistent with international standards.

  • Non-discrimination to entry of applicants to the program.
  • Fairness, creativity and appropriateness of the assessment process.
  • Adherence to the highest principles of integrity and excellence.
  • Partnership between the industry, professional associations, professional regulatory bodies and
    the academe.
  • Promotion of career guidance, self-evaluation and further competency enhancement.