This short course is mainly designed to provide an in-depth knowledge to those who are learning ICT for their G.C.E. (A/L). Highly recommended for those who have done their G.C.E. O/L and awaiting results

Short Course in  Enhancing Teacher Capacities in Teaching ICT

Course Structure:

    • The basic concepts of ICT
    • Computer Architecture
    • Representing Computer Data, use of Logic Gates to design Basic Digital Circuits and Devices
    • Operating Systems
    • Computer Applications
    • Using Programming Languages to solve problems (Software Development)
    • Data Communication & Computer Network Technologies
    • Designing and developing Database systems
    • Web Technologies
    • Multimedia Technologies
    • The role of ICT in the world of business
    • New trends and future directions of ICT


Achievement gained through this short course will be assessed by twelve Assessment Tests (practical/written) to be held at the end of each module

Course Delivery:

Classes/Practicals will be held on Sundays from 8.30a.m to 4.30pm

    • Course material
    • Free computer laboratory facilities with sufficient no. of hands on practical hours
    • Lectures/ practical classes will be conducted by a qualified panel of university staff


The candidates will be awarded a certificate based on their performance after all the evaluations obtain an average of 60% in order to be eligible the certificate of completion


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Programme Code :
The printed course material will be only in English medium. Examinations will be in English medium
Conducted by:
Department of Computer Science
Programme duration:
6 Months(192 Hours)
Discipline(s) / Course(s):
Information and Communication Technology
Issuing of Applications :
02nd September 2019
Closing Date for Applications:
 16th Februar 2020
Programme Commencing Date :
 16th Februar 2020

How to Apply

Applications can be obtained from the Computer Science Laboratory of the Dept. of Computer Science (Block 07)

The programme fee for a student will be Rs. 25,000/=

Address :
Duminda de Silva, Department of Computer Science,
Faculty of Natural Sciences,
The Open University of Sri Lanka,
Contact :
More details :
31st July 2018