Bert Padilla is also a Certified E-Commerce Trainer. He is part of the pool of trainers under the continuing Mentorship of Janette Toral. Janette is the owner of DigitalFilipino.com, a site which has contributed greatly in the area of Philippine eCommerce. She created training programs in eCommerce, Digital Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Graphic Design, Virtual Assistance, Website Development, Personal Development, and more.
Bert is one of the Trainers for the country’s #DigitalJobsPH
program (formerly Rural Impact Sourcing Technical Training or RISTT) by the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), where he teaches the comprehensive course, eCommerce and Digital Marketing
, an intense 12 or 14 Days (of a 7-week period) training for Student-Freelancers, coupled with a 21-Day digital marketing campaign for Partner-MSMEs. He also teaches SEO / SEM and Advertising, Virtual Assistance, and Freelancing.
This DICT initiative is in-line with the digital industry trends and growth, not just in the country but also the world. The agency’s advocacy is to empower the local talent in the countryside with ICT-based knowledge and skills, to help address unemployment through online jobs and freelancing. Disadvantaged individuals, such as person with disabilities (PWDs) can then gain employment, without leaving the comfort of their home.