ICBT Campus launches BTEC Edexcel HND in Engineering

The undisputed leader in Private Sector Education in Sri Lanka, ICBT Campus is now offering in Sri Lanka for the fist time British Edexcel Higher National Diploma (HND) in Engineering, This is a unique opportunity for aspiring students to becoming qualified engineers.

ICBT Campus will be offering three specialized areas of Engineering in the form of Civil Engineering, Electrical & Electronic Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. Those students who have sat and awaiting GCE A/L results can apply to the program subject to favorable results.

Speaking at the launching ceremony held in Colombo recently, Mr. Ishan Sadique the Country Manager of Edexcel in Sri Lanka, Maldives and the Mauritius said the HND in Engineering is one of the most sort after qualifications globally and the demand and acceptance both by students and employers would be certainly the same in Sri Lanka.

Mr. Mohan Pathirana CEO/Executive Director of ICBT Campus speaking at the function said that the HND in Engineering was a need of the nation helping thousands of students achieving the dream of becoming an engineer whereby also contributing to the economy.

ICBT Campus is offering these HND Programs in all their branches in Colombo, Kandy and Matara. This British qualification is quality assured by BTEC Edexcel UK which is the world's largest qualification awarding body. Students who complete these HND Engineering program can enter the Engineering field directly or study further to obtain a full bachelors degree in Engineering from some of the best Universities in UK, Australia or the USA. At present ICBT has made articulation agreement with the prestigious Bradford University in UK to complete the degree, while other Universities such as Deakin University is on the pipe-line. The HND`s in engineering offered at ICBT Campus are also approved by the Engineering Council of UK and those complete the program can get exemptions up the final year in some areas.

The delivery of the HND in Engineering would be done to International Standards by using top facilities, accadamics and foreign and local industry experts said the Dean of ICBT Campus Professor R.D. Sirisena ICBT Campus established in 1999 is a part of the Ceylinco group, Boi approved project and ISO 9001:2000 certified Institute offering a range of qualifications association with some of the best Universities and educational Service providers in UK, Australia, Thailand, India and Sweden.

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