Training Centers

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.

Srl:No. Institution Address Contact No
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.

Srl:No. Institution Address Contact No
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
2. Office
3. Auditorium
4. Museum
5. Designs Division
6. Laboratory
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
10. Stores