This programme is conducted in all three languages: English, Sinhala and Tamil. The duration of the programme is one (01) year.


The primary objectives of the programme are:

  • to enable the students gain knowledge, skills and attitudes related to the total development of the pre-school child
  • to enable students master the competencies related to the teaching-learning process in the pre-school.




The programme consists of theoretical and practical course units, all of which are compulsory

Brochure - English

Brochure - Sinhala

Brochure - Tamil

Programme Code :
Programme Category :
Certificate Programme
Conducted by :
Dept. of Early Childhood, Faculty of Education
Programme Duration :
Minimum One year
Discipline(s) / Course(s) :
Applicants should be over 18 years of age and should have passed the G.C.E. (O/L) Examination (six subjects including First Language and Mathematics, and 'B' pass for English Language if they wish to complete the programme in the English Medium).
Issuing of Applications :
24th March 2019
Closing Date for Applications :
30th April 2019
Registration date :
7 th , 8 th and 10 th June


Application Fee: Rs. 250/=
Tuition fees : Rs. 26,800.00
This Certificate programme is conducted by the department of Early Childhood, Faculty of Education. Contact the coordinator, Mrs. P.L.N.Randima Rajapaksha for further details.
Address :
Department of Early Childhood 2nd Floor, Faculty of Education
Contact :
011 288 1482
Email :
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