In 1990 the National Apprentice & Industrial Training Authority was established with a wider mandate as the successor to NAB, under the TVE Act. No. 20 of 1990.
To become the most efficient training providing organization effectively contributing to achieve prosperity in Sri Lanka through Human Resource Development.
Providing vocational and Technical Training for youth, to acquire employable skills through well formulated skills programs with highest professional Standards to meet the skilled manpower requirement in the industry.
All courses have been designed under Dual Training System. Accordingly Basic Training will be provided within the Institution during the first half of the training period. Further training will be provided in Government & Private Organization during the second half of the training period.
The NVQ framework provides for persons to acquire certificates through undergoing a formal institutional training as well recognizing competencies acquired through informal non - institutional means.