Advanced Certificate in English for Business and Professional Communication 2017/2018 by The Open University of Sri Lanka

The Open University of Sri Lanka invites applications for the above programme conducted by the Department of Language Studies. This programme consists of 02 parts:

Stage I

This Stage is relevant to those who need to develop language skills in English and enhance their career growth.

Stage II

This Stage pays special attention to communication skills in order that students could function efficiently in English particularly in their place of work.

A certificate will be issued to those who successfully complete Stage II of the above programme.

To be conducted at the following Regional/Study centres:

Ambalangoda, Ambalantota, Ampara, Anuradhapura, Badulla, Bandarawela, Batticaloa, Colombo, Galle, Gampaha (Miriswatte), Hatton, Jaffna, Kalutara, Kandy, Kegalle, Kilinochchi, Kurunegala, Matara, Monaragala, Mannar, Polonnaruwa, Puttalam, Ratnapura, Trincomalee and Vavuniya.

Entry requirements

  1. All applicants should be above 18 years of age.
  2. Successful completion (any 6 subjects) of the G.C.E. (O/L) examination.
  3. The Stage I/ll for which an applicant is selected will depend on his/her performance at a Placement Test to be held on 17th December 2017.
  4. Applicants who have successfully completed the OUSL Certificate in Basic English are eligible to apply and will be registered for Stage 2 of this programme. Such applicants are not required to sit the Placement Test. Such applicants should send in duly completed application forms on or before the closing date of application.

Students who successfully complete this programme may gain entry to the ‘Diploma in English Language & Literature’ conducted by the Open University of Sri Lanka, based on their performance in the final assessment.

Application Procedure

Apply online by visiting our web page:

Submission of Applications from: 05th November 2017

Closing Date of Applications: 02nd December 2017

Application fee : Rs 500/=

Brochures containing details of the above programme can be downloded from

For further information contact: Public Information Office, The Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala, Nugegoda from g.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m. (on all days except public holidays), All other centres from 9.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m. (on all days except Sundays,Mondays and Public Holidays)

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Advanced Certificate in English for Business and Professional Communication 20172018 by The Open University of Sri Lanka

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