Textile IndustryTraining Schools (Pehekam Sip Piyasa) – 14
There are 02 training courses in operation in the training schools situated throughout the Island aimed at producing trained personnel for the handloom textile industry.
1. Six months Basic Training Course
2. Final Certificate Course in Textile Industry (NVQ Level 04) / 13 months
The residential facilities and uniforms for the male and female pupils studying at these training schools are provided by the Department.
|1||Pehekam Sip Piyasa, Katubedda||280/1,Galle Road, Katubedda, Moratuwa||0113054424|
|2||Pehekam Sip Piyasa, Kottala||Kottala, Veyangoda||0113054414|
|3||Pehekam Sip Piyasa, Boyagane||Boyagane, Kurunegala||0113054415|
|4||Pehekam Sip Piyasa, Pinnawala||Pinnawala, Rambukkana||0113054419|
|5||Pehekam Sip Piyasa, Matale||Kongahamula, Palapathwala, Matale||0113054420|
|6||Pehekam Sip Piyasa, Watapuluwa||Aruppala Road, Watapuluwa, Kandy||0113054421|
|7||Pehekam Sip Piyasa, Getambe||Getambe, Peradeniya||0113054423|
|8||Pehekam Sip Piyasa, Bandarawela||Kinigama, Bandarawela||0113054418|
|9||Pehekam Sip Piyasa, Matara||Hakmana Road, Matara||0113054412|
|10||Pehekam Sip Piyasa, Kirama||Middeniya Road,Kirama||0113054413|
|11||Pehekam Sip Piyasa, Thalawa||Mihirigama, Thalawa||0113662639|
|12||Pehekam Sip Piyasa, Galle||Government Carpentry School building, Kalegana Road, Ginthota, Galle||0113662638|
|13||Pehekam Sip Piyasa, Sammanthrai||Sammanthurai||0113054417|
|14||Pehekam Sip Piyasa, Nallur||194, Point Pedro Road, Nallur, Jaffna||–|
Advanced Textile Industry Training Schools of Designs – 2
Male and female pupils who succcessfully complete the Final Certificate Course in Textile Industry (NVQ Level 04) are recruited to this course. (12 months) The residential facilities and uniforms for the male and female pupils studying at these training schools are provided by the Department.
|1||Design Training School, Katubedda||280/1, Galle Road, Katubedda, Moratuwa||0112607210/ 0113054424|
|2||Design Training School, Getambe||Getambe, Peradeniya||0812387286 / 0113054423|
Rajagiriya Natural Colour Mixing Unit
The first ever textile industry training school founded in the year 1912 was the Hewawitharana Training School in Rajagiriya. This school founded by Anagarika Dharmapala is in the custody of the Hewawitharana Foundation and it has been made available for the use of the Department of Textile Industries. As at present, the textile industry training and research activities are carried out here making use of the natural colours.
Research, Training, Designs and Services Institute, Katubedda, Moratuwa
This institute comprises of the following divisions:-
1. Pehekam Sip Piyasa and Training School of Designs in Katubedda
5. Designs Division
7. Hostel of the male and female pupils and the Pehesaraniya Hostel
8. Official residence of the Director and official quarters of the Officer in charge
9. Record Room