Under Presidential Decree No. 1572 as amended by Article 128 of the Republic Act (RA) 7394, otherwise known as the Consumer Act of the Philippines, no person shall operate a repair and service firm or act as technical personnel therein without first being accredited by the DTI.
The accreditation of repair and service enterprises and their technical personnel aims to protect the interest of the consumers availing their services. The accreditation, likewise, ensures that the enterprises have the necessary tools, equipment, and facilities, and its technical personnel have the required expertise to provide the services.
The DTI-FTEB accredits business enterprises in the National Capital Region (NCR), engaged directly or indirectly, in the repair, service or maintenance of motor vehicles; heavy equipment and engines and engineering works; electronics, electrical, air-conditioning and refrigeration; office machine and data processing equipment; medical and dental equipment and other consumer mechanical and industrial equipment, appliances or devices.