The Commission was created with the signing of Presidential Decree No. 223 on June 22, 1973 by President Ferdinand E. Marcos. The first PRC Commissioner, Architect Eric C. Nubla assumed office on January 2, 1974.
The PRC Coat-of-Arms designed by the Heraldry Commission was officially adopted on February 1, 1974. The Commission made its offices at the burned Civil Service Commission building at P. Paredes Street in Manila. The structure later became the PRC Main Building. The PRC began issuing certificates of registration in Filipino with English translation. Proclamation No. 1276 is issued declaring June 22 to 29 of 1974 as “Professional Consciousness Week.”
1974 also saw the computerization of the database of registered professionals with the assistance of the National Computer Center. The Implementing Rules and Regulations of P.D. 223 are promulgated on December 9 of that year.
In 1975, PRC began issuing computer-printed registration cards with one-year validity. PRC starts accrediting professional organizations.
1986 saw the Hon. Julio B. Francia assume office as Commission Chairman and launch drive against graft and corruption. During his term the Chairman & a member of the Board for Deck Officers were caught to be checking wrong answers (273 examinees from Master to Third Mate)resulting in their termination as Board Members and suspension of examination for two years for the 273 whose answer sheets were marked.
In 1992, Atty. Hermogenes P. Pobre|Hermogenes P. Pobre assumes office as third Commission Chairman.
The PRC Vision and Mission is adopted during the Annual Planning Conference in 1998.
In 1999 the commission was formally awarded ISO 9002 certification by the Anglo-Japanese-American Environmental Quality and Safety Certification Services for the licensing and certification of marine deck and engineer officers.
2001 saw Commissioner Alfonso G. Abad assume office as Acting Chairman in February. The Implementing Rules and Regulations of R.A. 8981 are adopted on February 15. Hon. Antonieta Fortuna-Ibe assumed office as the first lady Chairperson on August 1.
Former Philippine Court of Appeals Justice Nicolas P. Lapeña Jr formally assumed office on August 26, 2008, as Chairman of the PRC succeeding Dr. Leonor T. Rosero, who finished her term last July. He joins incumbent PRC Commissioners Nilo L. Rosas and Ruth Raña Padilla.
Without finishing his term, Chairman Nicolas P. Lapeña Jr. retired on December 31, 2010. Commissioner Antonio S. Adriano assumed as Officer-in-Charge from January 1 to 9, 2011. Atty.Teresita R. Manzala assumed office as the new PRC Chairperson on January 10, 2010. The New Chairperson joins Commissioner Alfredo Y. Po and Commissioner Jennifer J. Manalili, who replaces Commissioner Nilo L. Rosas and Commissioner Antonio S. Adriano, respectively.
The Professional Regulation Commission announces the vacancies for the following positions. Interested applicants are advised to submit the following documents prior to the deadline being posted.
- Fully accomplished Personal Data Sheet with recent Passport Sized picture (CSC Form No. 212, 2017), which can be downloaded here,https://bit.ly/2pHPOiH .
- Performance Rating in present position for 1 year (if applicable).
- Photocopy of Eligibility/ Rating/ License and;
- Photocopy of Transcript of Records.
Please submit all of the required documents via courier, email or personal delivery to:
Professional Regulation Commission
Human Resource Development Division
P. Paredes St., Sampaloc, Manila 1008
Email address: email@example.com
Professional Regulation Commission
Baguio Regional Office
Pine Lake View Building, No. 09 Otek Street
Corner Benjamin R-Salvoza Drive
Brgy. Rizal Monument, 2600, Baguio City, Benguet
Kindly be advised that only applications with complete requirements will be entertained.
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