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News of VTA

The pilot of Vocational Training , Sri Lanka Vocational Training Authority Release 35000 trainees in per year till 2019. As per the instructions of Hon. President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, it was instructed to gradually increase the number of the trainees from 50,000 to 75,000 by 2020. Through this, we are happy to inform the positive news that VTA will produce skilled workers through VTA who have developed more skilled technical training as well as skills and leadership skills as part of the President's Decade of Skills program. According to a plan of the Hon. Chairman / CEO of VTA, Mr. Damitha Wickramasinghe, VTA is moving towards the relevant goal by systematically changing the activities of the training centers island wide. When increasing the number of skilled workers issued for employment per year VTA consider of developing the skills of the youth as 1. Development of Soft skills 2. Attitude development 3. Personality development etc. By creating a perfect worker, his or her job advancement in the world of work is secure as well as having the mental strength to overcome challenges easily. Focusing on the issues, the Chairman invited the launch of these programs through a Memorandum of Understanding with a government agency responsible for the same. Accordingly, the National Youth Corps (YOUTH COPE) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with VTA today. Mr. YOUTH COPE will be directing the apprentices who join the Vocational Training Authority of Sri Lanka to study the soft skills training course at YOUTH COPE from now on. Vice President Sanjaya Jayamanne and Hon. Chairman of the National Youth Corps Colonel Dharshana Ratnayake were also present.