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  Vocational and Technical Training Program

A new project was launched to provide a Vocational and Technical Training to the students who are waiting for G.C.E.(OL) examination results and for students who completed studies and looking for a career on their own. Pahansila General Coordinating Committee member, Ishika Lokuge had a meeting with students of Polgollawatte Vidyalaya and explained the goals of this project. The meeting was organized by the Principal of Polgollawatte Vidyalaya, Mr. Nishantha Tennakoon. As the stage one, 16 students were selected, mostly from the Polgollawatte School to follow a range of vocational and technical courses offered by National Youth Council, Polgolla under the Ministry of Youth Affairs. This program offers a variety of courses including computer courses, information technology, web designing, graphic designing, quantity surveying, landscaping, motor mechanism, beauty culture, hotelier and bakery course, refrigerator and air condition repairs, industrial machine operating, electrical and electronic repairs etc. Selected student are allowed to follow a program of their choice. Course fees range from Rs.3000 to Rs.14,000 and the period of training varies from 3 months to one year. Some of these are diplomas and all those who successfully complete the course will receive a valid certificate. Pahansila-Davis Educational project pays part of the course fees at the beginning and after an evaluation about the progress of the student will pay the balance half way through.

Stage One

Under the stage one, we have allocated approximately US$550 for the year 2008. There are 16 students following 6 different courses as follows:

Hotel Management (6 months) - 3 students (Course Fees: Rs.4,000)
Refrigerator and AC Repairs (6 months) - 5 students (Course Fees: Rs.4,500)
Motor Mechanism (12 months) - 1 student (Course Fees: Rs.5,000)
Beauty Culture (6 months) - 3 students (Course Fees: Rs.3,500) 
Landscaping & Gardening (6 months) - 2 students (Course Fees: Rs.1,500) 
Computer (4 months) - 2 students (Course Fees: Rs.2,400)


Mr. Nandasena Perera
Ms. Ruwangani Jayasundara
Mr. Nishantha Tennakoon

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