Short course in Tourism and Hotel Operations

35th batch

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

Explore tourism and the hotel industry. Our next intake begins in April 2024.
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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 :
30 Hours (10 Weekends)
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:
  08th April 2024
Closing Date:
  Extended 17th May 2024
Registration on or before:
  26th April 2024

Mode of conduct:  Online on learnousl platform and ZOOM sessions

Course fee:  Rs. 12,000/= paid in one instalment.

This Certificate programme is conducted by the Department of Social Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. Contact the Coordinator,
Mr. M.N.L. Lantra for further details.

Address :
Department of Social Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, The Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala, Nugegoda.
Contact :
Email :
The Open University of Sri Lanka
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