The Advanced Construction Training Academics the training arm of the National Construction Association of Sri Lanka (NCASL). ACTA was established as a model training center with Public and Private sector Partnership (PPP) to serve the construction industry sector.
ACTA is the only training center with ISO 9001-2008 IWA II standard certification in the construction industry at present. ACTA is considered as one of the successful projects of Agence Francasie De Development (AFD) of the Government of France. AFD has made a considerable financial contribution to establish ACTA and to provide technical consultancy services for training & development.
ACTA is also registered with the Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission (TVEC) as a Training Provider (TVEC Reg. No. PO1/0358). ACTA is the only Public - Private Partnership organization authorized by TVEC to conduct diploma programs at NVQ Level 5 & 6.
ACTA has already received accreditation from EDEXCEL - UK to conduct BTEC HND Programs in Quantity Surveying.
Further more, ACTA is recognized by Northumbria University – UK. Those who successfully complete Diploma level courses at ACTA are eligible to enter Northumbria University to follow Degree level programs.