Advanced Certificate in Apparel Technology

This programme is designed to provide an opportunity to those engaged in the relevant industry to gain an in-depth knowledge in the subject of specialisation. Obtaining six passes at G.C.E.(O/L) examination including Mathematics and the first language is required for admission to the Study Programme.

Objectives of the program

  • The employees, who are already in the apparel industry but without relevant basic theoretical and practical knowledge about the garment manufacturing process, will be able to gain a sound fundamental knowledge on raw material and production process.
  • Potential candidates get opportunities to enter into the job market in the area of Textile and Apparel industry.
  • The programme provides a path for candidates, who do not have the required entry qualification (GCE A/L three passes or equivalent qualifications) acceptable to the university, to enter the Diploma in / Bachelor of Industrial studies.

Teaching mode: Distance mode, limited lecture hours and laboratory work, comprehensive printed course materials for reading and self-studying

Language of study: Sinhala/English

Programme Code :
Programme Category :
Advanced Certificate
Conducted by :
Dept. of Textile and Apparel Technology, Faculty of Engineering Technology
Programme duration :
1 year
Discipline(s) / Course(s) :
Apparel Technology

• Obtained six (06) passes including mathematics and the first language in the G.C.E. (O/L) Examination, or
• Secured an equivalent or higher qualification acceptable to the OUSL Senate.

Accepting online applications :
12th January 2024
Closing Date for Applications :
31st March 2024
Last date for requesting exemptions :

Course fee for a student is calculated as given below.

1 Credit = Rs. 880/=

This programme is conducted by the department of Textile and Apparel Technology, Faculty of Engineering Technology. Contact the Head of the Department for further details.

Address :
Department of Textile and Apparel Technology, Faculty of Engineering, OUSL
Contact :
Email :

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