Strengthening links between training and business needs, Singer Vocational Academy,an arm of the Singer Group now offers vocational aspirational training programmes empowering Sri Lankan youth to enhance their potential and contribute to the country’s growth.
Leveraging Singer’s heritage built over 164 years and its unmatched power as the No.1 brand in the country for 10 consecutive years, the Vocational Training programmes are adept in helping local youth develop new skills and advance educational goals, fostering a new generation of well qualified and highly motivated workforce. “The students who participate in our vocational programmeswill gain a better opportunity to support themselves as they acquire new competencies and skills, enhancing their employability. By educating a local workforce, we generate; value for our businesses and a positive effect on the economy, whilst the students themselves will gain a brighter future,” said Asoka Pieris, Group Chief Executive Officer, Singer (Sri Lanka) PLC.
Through a dual structure of vocational education coursework and on-the-job training, the Academywill initially offer a Computer Hardware Technician training programme and a Sales Management programme.
Singer Vocational Academy has embarked on conducting these two training programmes as the Singer Group has an exceptionally successful track record in sales, a deep understanding of Lanka’s culture and its context, internal expertise and the largest branch network of over 400+ locations within the country.