The Colombo International Nautical and Engineering College (CINEC), a leading educational and training institution in Sri Lanka is sponsoring EDEX Expo 2012, the 9th in its series, in the Gold category.
|From left –Asst Director – Think Green EDEX I. Mahakalanda, Director- Sales EDEX Lalith De Alwis, Secretary- Royal College Union Manju Ariyaratne, Chairman- EDEX Kamal Abeysinghe, Group Managing Director- Ceyline Holdings Capt. Ajith Peiris, Director Administration and Development – CINEC Dr. Capt. Nalaka Jayakody, AGM Finance & Planning – CINEC Ms. Tharanga Gamage, Manager Marketing – CINEC Maduranga Perera
CINEC is the largest private higher education institution in Maritime, Logistics and Engineering related fields, with branches in Colombo, Trincomalee and Jaffna providing world class education to discerning students.
Over 14,000 students annually gain entry to more than 150 educational and training programmes conducted by CINEC. These programmes are geared to produce employable youth in highly sought-after fields such as the maritime sector, logistics, transportation, engineering and information technology.
“CINEC believes EDEX is the best platform to meet a cross section of students, parents and opinion leaders in education. It is a best medium to get the message to our target group, and to get an exact idea of upcoming market trends. Interacting with students and parents gives us an idea about the future educational aspirations and this helps us plan our programmes accordingly”, said Capt. Ajith Peiris, Group Managing Director, Ceyline Holdings, the holding company of CINEC.
“We are proud that CINEC was the first sponsor 9 years back when EDEX was launched. As a leading professional educational institute we have decided to extend our support to EDEX to continue its noble service to the young generation”, he added.
Established in 1990, CINEC has the distinction of having won the Sri Lanka National Quality Award three times in 1999, 2004 and in 2009.CINEC also adheres to ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Standards, ISO 14001: 2004 Environmental Management Standards, OHSAS 18001:2007 Occupational Health and Safety Management Standards and DNV Maritime Academy Standards, concurrently, ensuring outstanding quality of education and training with highest levels of safety, for all its educational and training programmes.
“CINEC is the largest institution employing students in the Maritime field. The professionals who qualify from CINEC are empowered to meet the needs of the job market and are a source for the country to gain foreign currency. CINEC graduates are also sought after in the field of Logistics and Transport, and can be gainfully employed in airports, seaports, logistic companies, multimode transportation companies, shipping/freight forwarding/cargo survey companies, research and other similar organizations”, opined Capt. Peiris.
CINEC also provides specialized programmes in technical education such as welding technology, aluminum fabricating and electrical technician programmes, creating options for students who desire to enter these industrial markets. These programmes are conducted targeting local as well as international student markets”, he noted. Kamal Abeysinghe, Chairman EDEX acknowledging the sponsorship said, “Presently CINEC offers a range of world class courses and specialized technical training useful to several industries with significant growth potential. They are credited with providing a remarkable service to Sri Lankan youth during the past two decades by offering globally competitive career options. We welcome CINEC as a Gold sponsor at EDEX Expo 2012 and their presence will greatly add value to the diversity and magnitude of the event”.
EDEX is the pioneering higher education and careers exhibition in Sri Lanka organized by Royal College Union attracting the largest and most diverse number of local and overseas participants. EDEX Expo 2012 will be held on January 20th, 21st and 22nd at BMICH Colombo and on 26th & 27th at the Kandy City Centre, respectively. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or web site www.edex.lk