200 trainees have been recruited for Orugodawatte Sri Lanka Korea national vocational training institution. The inauguration ceremony took place this morning at the institute. The vocational training institute under the vocational training authority has been built on a concessionary loan given by the EXIM bank of the Korean government. The government has invested 2,900 million rupees for the institute. Nine diploma programmes of vocational level 5 and 6 related to the modern technology have been launched at the institute. For the first time, it has commenced automation and robotic technology, Pneumatic and Hydraulic technology and computer Numerical control technology programmes. Those who have passed GCE Advanced Level in Mathematics or passed three subjects in engineering technology or those who have obtained NVQ 3 or 4 level certificate can apply for the courses. The duration of courses is two years.
Chairman of the Sri Lanka vocational training Dhamitha Wickremsinghe was present at the ceremony.