Sri Lanka Institute of Advanced Technical Education - SLIATE
As per the recommendations of the Committee appointed by Prof. Wiswa Waranapala, Deputy Minister of Higher Education in 1994, the Sri Lanka Institute of Advanced Technical Education (SLIATE) was formed in 1995, under the Sri Lanka Institute of Advanced Technical Education Act No. 29 of 1995, In 2001 the name of the institution was amended as Sri Lanka Institute of Advanced Technological Education, (SLIATE). It functions as an autonomous Institute for the management of Higher National and National Diploma courses.
The main purposes of establishing SLIATE were to reform and restructure the entire technical and vocational education system in relation to the changing needs of economic development, to meet manpower requirements of national development strategies, and the promotion of privatization, With special concern of meeting the scarcity of trained technological manpower resources at the technician level.
The SLIATE is a statutory body operating under the purview of the Ministry of Higher Education and is one of the leading higher educational institutions in Srilanka.
SLIATE has been focusing on fostering Advanced Technical Education at post secondary level. It is mandated to establish Advanced Technological Institutes (ATI) in every province for technological education. At present it manages and supervises 11 ATIs and 7 ATI Sections. Its Chief Executive Officer is the Director General while each ATIs and ATI sections are headed by a Director and an Academic Coordinator respectively.
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Courses @ Sri Lanka Institute of Advanced Technical Education - SLIATE
The Higher National Diploma Program in Engineering (HNDE) serves to convert the school leavers with specialized mathematical knowledge to middle level technologists who possess relevant Engineering capabilities.
3 ½ years long
After the completion of 2 1/2 year academic program you will be placed at a Tourism & Hospitality organization to follow industrial training under NAITA supervision for 15 weeks.
3 years long
This Higher National Diploma in Business Finance provides students with a strong foundation education in Business and Finance. Students will also be provided with specialized knowledge in selected areas of study with accompanied technical skills in finance, management, and business strategy.
2 1/2 years long
The Higher National Diploma in Engineering (Building Services) is a new discipline under HNDE program which was started in 2012.
3 years long
The Higher National Diploma in Food Technology (HNDFT) programme at the SriLanka Institute of Advance Technological Education (SLIATE) was developed and introduced in the year 2012 with the objective of producing the middle level Food Technology professionals required for the new millennium.
2 1/2 years long
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