Receiving applications for admitting students to grade 12 for learning vocational subject stream in Advanced Level under the 13 years ensured education program, is postponed until 20th of July.
For this purpose, the relevant applications and the list of schools where the vocational subject stream is implemented can be obtained by entering the website of the ministry of education www.moe.gov.lk and also for more information inquiries can be made by using the telephone number 0112 787136 of the Education for All Branch of the ministry of education.
Furthermore, the opportunity has been provided for obtaining more details about the vocational subjects available in the schools where the vocational subject stream is taught in each province by addressing the provincial coordinating officers using the following telephone numbers.
Southern Province – Mr. Chamil Ganegoda (Assistant Director of Education) 0912233164 – 0703017401
Northern Province – Mr. T. Thevadas (Assistant Director of Education) 0772342140
Uva Province – Mr. D.M.G.K. Disanayaka (Assistant Director of Education) 0552229827 -0777614333
Central Province – Mr. A. Abeywikrama (Assistant Director of Education) 0812224041 -0719783574
North Central Province – Ms. E.M.B.S. Ekanayaka (Deputy Director of Education) 0252225222 -0718077583
Sabaragamuwa Province – Ms. C.R. Mataraarachchi (Deputy Director of Education) 0452222403 -0718027590
Western Province – Mr. Prabhath Withanage (Deputy Director of Education) 0112883470 -0718617295
Eastern Province – Mr. S. Shahid (Assistant Director of Education) 0262222110 – 0764936661
North Western Province – Mr. U.G. Uyangoda (Deputy Director of Education) 0372221362 -0718197307
The opportunity has been given to any student who sat for the General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level Examination and also the students can select any vocational subject according to their preference from among the 26 vocational subjects introduced under the Vocational Subject Stream.
Advanced Level Vocational Subject Stream is being already implemented in 311 schools representing all education zones throughout the island and the actions have been taken to start vocational subject stream in another 112 schools from this year representing all educational divisions. The students following this vocational subject stream will be provided a theoretical training in the selected vocational subject within the school and a job oriented training in collaboration with a vocational institution during their study period. All students learning the Advanced Level Vocational Subject Stream will receive the National Vocational Qualification Level 4 certificate (NVQ Level 4) and the proficiency certificate confirming the pass of advanced level issued by the Sri Lanka Examinations Department. And also the students will receive a Rs. 500/= daily allowance according to their attendance during their vocational training period.