SLT-MOBITEL, the national ICT solutions provider, held the Graduation Ceremony of its education arm, SLT Training Centre (SLTTC).
Degrees and diplomas were conferred on graduates of the BEng (Hons) Degree Program awarded by the University of Hertfordshire, UK, and the BTEC HND Electrical and Electronic Engineering, by Pearson, UK.
The SLT Training Centre’s Graduation Ceremony celebrated the achievements of students who obtained globally recognized qualifications. Gracing the occasion were Guests of Honour, Professor. Rodney Day, Dean of School of Physics, Engineering and Computer Science and Associate Professor Felix Zhu, Associate Dean (International) School of Physics Engineering and Computer Science, University of Hertfordshire; with Rohan Fernando, Chairman, SLT Group.
Lalith Seneviratne, Group Chief Executive Officer of SLT; Janaka Abeysinghe, Chief Executive Officer of SLT; the senior management members of SLT-MOBITEL, lecturers, delegates representing the University of Hertfordshire and Pearson Education, family members of graduates and well-wishers.
Addressing the audience, Guest of Honour, Professor Rodney Day, said, “It is both an honor, and a great pleasure for my colleagues present here today to confer degrees on some of the brightest young engineering minds in Sri Lanka. The SLT Training Center has formed a close bond with the University of Hertfordshire, imparting world-class knowledge, supported by state-of-the-art facilities, and backed by SLT-MOBITEL, the leading ICT company on the Island. Education and the acquisition of advanced technical skills are pivotal for success in this modern high technology field. My heartiest congratulations to you, who have earned your qualification through hard work and commitment. All the best for what I am sure will be very successful futures!”
Thirty-three students received BEng (Hons) degrees from the University of Hertfordshire.
L. M. Illeperuma received The Best Student Award in the BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering degree program. The Best Student Award for the BEng (Hons) Electronics and Communication Engineering degree was bestowed on K. M. Nelundeniya. The ceremony also saw 34 students receiving the Pearson BTEC Higher National Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
The Gold Medal for the Best Academic Performance was awarded to R.M.N.Heshani.
Speaking at the ceremony, Rohan Fernando, Chairman, SLT Group, stated, “Today, our students graduate equipped with internationally accepted qualifications from acclaimed institutions. Electrical and Electronic Engineering play a pivotal role in our country’s economic growth. The graduates entering the workforce do so at a critical juncture when the country needs their services. I believe they can enhance the nation’s economic and social development and support infrastructure growth, enabling the nation to take the next leap forward. I congratulate all the Graduates and Diplomats and wish them the very best in their future endeavors.”
The SLT Training Centre holds the sole franchisee for the University of Hertfordshire’s BEng (Hons) Engineering Degree programs in South Asia.
SLTTC operates to the stringent standards of its ISO 9001:2015 certification.
Pearson UK qualifications are career-focussed and globally recognized by industry and higher education authorities worldwide.
Developing youth ICT skills and knowledge further, the SLT Training Centre also offers a specialized range of Pearson BTEC qualifications, including the Pearson BTEC International Level 3 foundation, the Pearson BTEC HND in Digital Technologies, and the Pearson BTEC HND in Business.
SLTTC recently obtained NVQ level 6 equivalent status for BTEC HND in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from TVEC.
The SLT Training Centre, one of the country’s flagship institutes, contributes significantly to developing the upcoming generation of ICT professionals necessary to transform the nation into a tech hub.
Students can update their skills by obtaining the Certificate in Applied Information Technology (CAIT), Telecommunication Technician NVQ Level 3/4, and other programs, including Optical Fibre Courses, Network Security Courses, and DataCom courses at the Centre.
Further information on the courses and qualifications offered by the SLT Training Centre contact is available on slt.lk/training