This programme will train students at basic levels in the fast-developing tourism and hotel industry. It is suitable for schools leavers who are interested in a career in tourism and hotel industry, and others who are already employed in the industry.

This is a short course with classes on Sundays for 30 hours, followed by 3 weeks (21 days) of on-the-job training at approved hotels, guest houses, restaurants, airlines or travel agencies upon completion of theory classes.


        • Leisure & Tourism Industry
        • Customer Service
        • Personal and Professional Development
        • Accommodation Operations
        • Food & Beverages Operations
        • Basic Cookery



Programme Code :
Programme Category :
Short Programme
Conducted by :
Department of Social Studies, The Open University of Sri Lanka PO Box 21, Nawala, Nugegoda.
Programme duration :
Minimum 03 months
Discipline(s) / Course(s) :
Tourism Industry
Should be over 18 years of age, and should have the ability to follow the course in the English medium.
Issuing of Applications :
31st Match, 2019
Closing Date for Applications:
28th May 2019

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Course Fee: 10,000/=
This Certificate programme is conducted by the Department of Social Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. Contact the Coordinator, Mr. Nizam Lantra for further details.

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Address :
Contact :
0112881427 / 0703795360
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