Diploma Programs

Extended Diploma in Business Management (Level 04) - EDBM

This is an ideal course of study for students keen on qualifying in Business Management to join the private sector or the public sector organizations at mid level executive positions or as a recognized qualification to progress to higher levels in their present jobs. It delivers an ideal foundation knowledge reaching into many areas of a Business. Course value is guaranteed by the Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission of Sri Lanka (TVEC Sri Lanka) and Award for Training and Higher Education of the UK (ATHE UK). This is a one-year program.

  • Students who have successfully completed the G.C.E Ordinary Level Examination with a minimum of 2 years working experience.
  • Students who have successfully completed the G.C.E Advanced Level Examination with a minimum of two passes.
  • Students who have successfully completed the GCE Ordinary Level Examination and followed an Approved Certificate Course equaling to level 03.
  • Duration : 12 months
  • Students could obtain the Professional Qualification of CMI-UK with no extra learning or examinations
  • Dual Qualification from ATHE- UK & TVEC approved VLT Certificate
  • Lectures conducted by a well-qualified and an experienced lecturer panel
  • Excellent and comfortable facilities for students
  • Weekend class schedules
  • E-learning platform for students who cannot take part in class room lectures
  • Arrange loan facilities up to 80% from the course fee through our campus
  • Pathway to Bachelors
  • Free English diploma
  • Principles of Management
  • Economics for Business
  • Business Low
  • Communication Skills for Business
  • Management
  • Computer Assistance
  • The Marketing Mix
  • Financial and Management Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship Management
  • The Business Environment
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Business Ethics
  • Project Management
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Introduction of Research Methodology
  • Project Work

Business and administration careers are really different and today's top establishments hold on giving occupations to graduates who can reveal fresh concepts and offer their firm a modest advantage. Through increasing solid professional skills and incorporating industry training while you study, you can target for a sensational administration career that offers you flexibility in the present place of work.

What you'll learn

Business and administration graduates are expert decision-makers, problem-solvers and natural leaders who can work through all sides of an association. With good administration abilities you can pick to specialize in exact parts such as marketing, public relations or event administration.

Jobs in business

This requirement can open doors to many different careers in business and administration.


Advanced Diploma in Business Management (Level 05)-ADBM

The Advanced Diploma in Business Management (L5) is designed to provide students with a qualifying level knowledge and skills in Business Management for progression to study for more complex and highly developed study programs at VLT Campus Colombo.

The Advanced Diploma in Business Management Program is a one year full-time programme. Learners will be awarded the dual qualification with ATHE L5 certificate ad TVEC authenticated certificate is issued by VLT Campus Colombo. ATHE is a prestigious UK qualification and TVEC represent the Tertiary Vocational Education commission of Sri Lanka.

Pathway to transfer Diploma credits to a Degree program of another Higher Education Institution such as Aston University - United Kingdom, Birmingham City University - United Kingdom, Brunel University - United Kingdom, KCA University - Kenya, London South Bank University - United Kingdom, Lincoln or QUEST University, Malaysia to name a few.

The emphasis is on combining Business Management theory and practice with international thinking and a professional experience. Advanced Diploma in Business Management courses and instructors are the same as the second years of the degree program, covering all of the key areas of business, including Accounting, Finance, Production, Marketing, Industrial relations, Law, Business ethics, Business strategy and Human Resources Management.

Diploma in Business Management (Level 4) offered by VLT Campus Colombo
Or
Diploma Level 4 awarded by ABE, ATHE, OTHM or NIBM advanced diploma
Or
Applicants with qualifications equivalent to Level 4 Business Administration can be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis.

The objectives of the Advanced Diploma in Business Management program
  • To provide students with the requisite business and management knowledge and skills
  • To develop students' competencies and values related to the social roles played by business entities
  • To provide students with the necessary theoretical and practical knowledge of business
  • To lay the foundation for future professional development
  • Resource Management
  • Business Strategy
  • Finance for Managers
  • Digital Communications
  • Applied Statistics
  • Business Organization in a global context
  • Operation Management
  • Managing Information and Knowledge
  • Problem Solving & Decision Making
  • Planning a new business venture
  • Marketing Management
  • People in Organizations
  • Business Research Methodology
  • Project Work
  • Achieve industry-recognized certification.
  • Excellent and comfortable study facilities
  • Scholarship opportunities for students best in their studies
  • Loan facilities up to 80% from the course fee from a leading commercial bank.
  • Gain valuable experience and confidence
  • Prepare yourself for a successful future.
  • Lectures are conducted by a well-qualified, experienced lecturer panel.
  • E-learning platform for candidates who cannot attend class room lectures
  • Immediate progression to BBA degree program.
  • Duration : 12 months

Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management (Level 04) -DTHM

Our Study Programs are designed to exceed parameters of local and global standards and are approved by Business and Technology Education Council (BITEC) Singapore, Organization for Tourism and Hotel Management (OTHM) UK and Awards for Training and Higher Education (ATHE) UK.

While studying at VLT Campus Colombo, students get an opportunity to undergo an intensive internship period of 3 months in Colombo’s classy 5 Star Hotels relevant to their modules. Students have the opportunity to transfer their post education to foreign universities after obtaining fundamental education in Tourism and Hotel Management at VLT Campus Colombo.

  • Completed the GCE Ordinary Level Examination + an Approved Certificate Course
  • or
  • GCE Advanced Level Examination with minimum of 2 simple passes or Level 03 equivalent Certificate
  • or
  • Considered on a case-by-case basis
  • Duration : 12 months
  • Introduction to tourism & hospitality industry
  • Principles of Tourism Management
  • Business Communication in Hospitality Managemen
  • Economics for Business
  • Marketing Management
  • Human Resource Management and Staff Training
  • Planning and scheduling work at workplace
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Public Relations
  • Business Research Methodology
  • Project Work + 3 months Internship
  • Achieve industry-recognized certification.
  • Excellent and comfortable study facilities
  • Scholarship opportunities for students best in their studies
  • Loan facilities up to 80% from the course fee from a leading commercial bank.
  • Gain valuable experience and confidence
  • Prepare yourself for a successful future.
  • Lectures are conducted by a well-qualified, experienced lecturer panel.
  • E-learning platform for candidates who cannot attend class room lectures
  • Immediate progression to BBA degree program.
  • There are opportunities for further study with off-shore degree programs and industry placements in Sri Lanka & Overseas depends on the country's visa requirements or entry.

Advanced Diploma in Tourism & Hospitality Management(Level 05) -ADTHM

This Study Programme help students to gain essential subject knowledge and skills to progress to further studies in Tourism and Hospitality Management and enter the world’s most lucrative fast lane carriers in the Hotel and Tourism industry. You could enroll for a related one year full time study programmes.

Our study programs are designed to exceed parameters of local and global standards and approved by Business and Technology Education Council (BITEC) Singapore, Organization for Tourism and Hotel Management (OTHM) UK and Awards for Training and Higher Education (ATHE) UK.

While studying at VLT Campus Colombo, students get an opportunity to undergo an intensive internship period of 5 months in Colombo’s classy 5 Star Hotels relevant to their modules. Students have the opportunity to transfer their post education to foreign universities after obtaining fundamental education on Tourism and Hotel Management at VLT Campus Colombo.

VLT Campus Colombo provide working opportunities for best students recognized during the program and will guarantee them work opportunities in star class hotels through our recommendations.

  • Completed the GCE Ordinary Level Examination + 2 year working experience in this field
  • Or
  • Level 4 Diploma in Tourism & Hotel Management that’s equivalent to VLTC’s Level 4 Diploma
  • Or
  • Considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Duration : 12 months
  • Front Office Management
  • House Keeping Management
  • Food and Beverage Management
  • Accounting & Finance for Business
  • Restaurant Operation Management
  • Risk management in tourism and hospitality
  • Stores Maintenance and other logistics
  • Kitchen Operations in Hospitality Management
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Business Research Methodology
  • Business Plan Preparation for Intra Entrepreneurs & Entrepreneurs
  • Project Work + 3 months Internship
  • Achieve industry-recognized certification.
  • Excellent and comfortable study facilities
  • Scholarship opportunities for students best in their studies
  • Loan facilities up to 80% from the course fee from a leading commercial bank.
  • Gain valuable experience and confidence
  • Prepare yourself for a successful future.
  • Lectures are conducted by a well-qualified, experienced lecturer panel.
  • E-learning platform for candidates who cannot attend class room lectures
  • Immediate progression to BBA degree program.
  • There are opportunities for further study with off-shore degree programs and industry placements in Sri Lanka & Overseas depends on the country's visa requirements or entry.

Diploma in Computing (Level 04) -DC

Graduates will be conferred with the Awards for Training and Higher Education of the United Kingdom (ATHE UK) L4 Certificate. ATHE is a prestigious UK qualification that reflects quality and allows for a brighter future.

These computing qualifications cover a broad range of computing specialties and are developed to provide a fundamental level of skills and knowledge for those working in a variety of roles such as Programming, Information Systems Management, Web Development, Software Engineering and more.

  • GCE Advanced Level qualified with 2 or more subjects supported by 5 or more GCE Ordirnary Level at grades 4 to 9 (C and above).
  • or
  • Other related NVQ level 03 subjects. (Certificate level course)
  • Duration : 12 months
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Computer Systems and Software
  • Relational Database Systems
  • Management Information Systems
  • Information Systems Theory and Practice
  • IT and Society
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Computer Programming
  • E-commerce Applications
  • Software Engineering
  • Achieve industry-recognized certification.
  • Excellent and comfortable study facilities
  • Scholarship opportunities for students best in their studies
  • Loan facilities up to 80% from the course fee from a leading commercial bank.
  • Gain valuable experience and confidence
  • Prepare yourself for a successful future.
  • Lectures are conducted by a well-qualified, experienced lecturer panel.
  • E-learning platform for candidates who cannot attend class room lectures
  • Immediate progression to BBA degree program.
  • There are opportunities for further study with off-shore degree programs and industry placements in Sri Lanka & Overseas depends on the country's visa requirements or entry.
  • Software Developer
  • Software Tester
  • Trainee
  • IT Marketing
  • Lecturer
  • Web Designer
  • IT ware Engineer / Programmer

Advanced Diploma in Computing (Level 05) -ADC

The Study Programme provides core knowledge, understanding and skills to support students planning to further their studies in computing. It is equivalent to the second year of a Degree programme in computing and students could opt to do jobs in the field of computing or remain at VLT Campus Colombo to progress into the Final Year of a Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology.

Graduates will be awarded the Awards for Training and Higher Education of the United Kingdom (ATHE UK) L5 Certificate. ATHE is a prestigious UK qualification that reflects quality and allows for a brighter future.

Graduates could transfer Diploma credits to a Degree Program of another institution including nominated foreign Universities such as Aston University - United Kingdom, Birmingham City University - United Kingdom, Brunel University - United Kingdom, KCA University - Kenya, London South Bank University - United Kingdom, Mahsa University - Malaysia to list a few.

  • Prior study in computing or related subjects at level 4 or above a level 4 qualification
  • Or
  • Other equivalent international qualifications.
  • Duration : 12 months
  • Cyber Security
  • Database Design and Development
  • Web-Based Development
  • Ethical, Legal and Regulatory Issues and Professional Responsibilities in IT
  • Strategic Management Information Systems
  • Managing a Computing Project
  • Innovative Technologies in Computing
  • Software Development Methodologies
  • Network Design
  • Computing Research Methods
  • Achieve industry-recognized certification.
  • Excellent and comfortable study facilities
  • Scholarship opportunities for students best in their studies
  • Loan facilities up to 80% from the course fee from a leading commercial bank.
  • Gain valuable experience and confidence
  • Prepare yourself for a successful future.
  • Lectures are conducted by a well-qualified, experienced lecturer panel.
  • E-learning platform for candidates who cannot attend class room lectures
  • Immediate progression to BBA degree program.
  • There are opportunities for further study with off-shore degree programs and industry placements in Sri Lanka & Overseas depends on the country's visa requirements or entry.
  • Software Developer
  • Software Tester
  • Trainee
  • IT Marketing
  • Lecturer
  • Web Designer
  • Support Engineer
  • Network Administrator
  • Database Administrator
  • Network Programmer
  • System Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Web Designer

Diploma in HR Management (Level 04) -DHRM

Behind the creation of every product or service, there is a mind, an effort and a human being working round the clock. A human being therefore is a valuable resource to bring into being “anything”.

In this context, every organization aims to have the finest of human beings with cutting edge skills and competencies to make their enterprises benchmark in the corporate world.

VLT Campus Colombo’s HR Management Diploma Programme is fine tuned to make all its Graduates be able not only to stand tall amongst all others but excel with unmatched superiority in whatever the pursuit they wish to lay their hands on. The Diploma in HR Management is awarded by Awards for Training and Higher Education of the United Kingdom (ATHE UK).

  • GCE Advanced Level qualified with 2 or more subjects supported by 5 or more GCE Ordinary Level at grades 4 to 9 (C and above).
  • Or
  • Other related level 3 subjects. (Certificate level course)
  • Duration : 12 months
  • Principles of Management
  • Economics for Business
  • Business Low
  • Communication Skills for Business
  • Computer Assistance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Occupational Safety and Health Management
  • Entrepreneurship Management
  • The Business Environment
  • Business Accounting
  • Business Ethics
  • Project Management
  • Teamwork and leadership
  • Performance Appraisal
  • Industrial Relations and Employment Low
  • International Human Resource Management
  • Introduction of Research Methodology
  • Project Work
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Nonprofit Human Resources Expert
  • HR Consultant
  • Human Resources Executive
  • Training & Development Manager
  • HR Entrepreneur
  • Executive Recruiter

Advanced Diploma in HR Management (Level 05) -ADHRM

The one-year duration Advanced Diploma in HR Management Programme aims to update a student’s knowledge about latest trends and practices of Human Resource Management.

The Diploma is awarded by Awards for Training and Higher Education of United Kingdom (ATHE UK). ATHE is a prestigious UK qualification that reflects quality and allows for a brighter future.

The Programme focuses on strategic and individual level enhancements through analyzing the role of human resource management in modern-day organizations. Through specialized human resource management only a modern-day organization could develop and execute organizational strategy.

  • Prior study in HRM or related subjects at level 4 or above a level 4 qualification.
  • Or
  • Other equivalent international qualifications.
  • Duration : 12 months
  • Resource Management
  • Business Strategy
  • Compensation Management
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Digital Communications
  • Psychology
  • Applied Statistics
  • Human Resource Development
  • International Business
  • Human Resource Management and Staff Training
  • Managing Information and Knowledge
  • Problem Solving & Decision Making
  • Planning & Managing Stakeholder Relationship
  • Marketing Management
  • Human Resource Information System
  • People in Organizations
  • Business Research Methodology
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Nonprofit Human Resources Expert
  • HR Consultant
  • Human Resources Executive
  • Training & Development Manager
  • HR Entrepreneur
  • Executive Recruiter

Diploma in Banking & Finance (Level 04) -DBF

Our mission is to create, a cut above the rest professional who could effortlessly fit into any kind of carrier in this specialized field. The Diploma is awarded by Awards for Training and Higher Education of UK (ATHE UK.) ATHE is a prestigious UK qualification that reflects quality and allows for a brighter future.

  • GCE Advanced Level qualified with 2 or more subjects supported by 5 or more GCE Ordinar Level at grades 4 to 9 (C and above).
  • or
  • Other related level 3 subjects. (Certificate level course)
  • Duration : 12 months
  • Principles of Management
  • Communication Skills for Business
  • Personal & Professional Development
  • Business Mathematics
  • Computer Assistance
  • Business Environment
  • Information Technology and Systems
  • Business Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Financial Accounting
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Quantitative and statistical Methods
  • Company Low
  • Leadership skills & Human Relations
  • Bank Manager
  • Financial Advisor
  • Investment analysis
  • Banking Executives

Advance Diploma in Banking & Finance (Level 05) -ADBF

We have designed our course to equip you with essential competencies to provide you a comprehensive finance education for you to excel and lead in a wide range of specializations including commercial and investment banking, financial derivatives, risk management, financial regulations and behavioral finance. The Diploma is awarded by Awards for Training and Higher Education of United Kingdom (ATHE UK). ATHE is a prestigious UK qualification that reflects quality and allows for a brighter future.

  • Prior study in Banking & Finance or related subjects at level 4 or above a level 4 qualification.
  • or
  • Other equivalent international qualifications.
  • Duration : 12 months
  • Banking and Finance Low
  • Investment Decision
  • Understanding the Markets and Consumers
  • Industrial Security Law
  • Merchant Banking Operations
  • Community Service
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Services and Marketing
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Financial Market and Institution
  • Credit Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Business Research Methodology
  • Project Work
  • Bank Manager
  • Financial Advisor
  • Investment analysis
  • Banking Executives

Diploma in Professional Marketing (DPM)

Marketing drives a consumer economy, promoting goods and services and targeting consumers most likely to become buyers. Higher sales for a business that employs successful marketing strategies translate into business expansion, job creation, higher tax revenue for governments and eventually, overall economic growth.

In addition, the marketing industry itself creates jobs and wealth as businesses seek new and innovative ways to promote themselves and their products. Becoming proficient therefore in marketing will provide a student with endless openings for top jobs with high incomes.

DPM’s value centric curriculum includes market segmentations, advertising and promotion, marketing communication, public relations, market research, consumer behavior, marketing strategy, marketing management and sales.

  • Completing GCE Ordinary Level or any other work experience relevant to the field
  • or
  • Could be consider on a case-by-case basis
  • Duration : 06 Months
  • Introduction to Management
  • Fundamentals of Marketing
  • Business Organization
  • Information Technology for Marketers
  • Fundamentals of Sales Management
  • Marketing Communication
  • Accounting Information for Beginners
  • Soft Skills in Marketing
  • Marketing Executives
  • Marketing Specialist
  • Web content writer
  • Sales Manager
  • Product Manager

Diploma in Digital Marketing (DDM)

Marketing is the key point of any sector to bring the brand promoted to the world to reach it's ultimate goal. Leaning marketing will provides the opportunity to any individual to become a superior in the sector through his creativity and knowing the concepts of marketing such as Market segmentations, advertising & promotions, Marketing Communication, Public relations, Market research, consumer Behavior, Marketing strategy, Marketing management and sales.

  • Completing GCE Ordinary Level or any other work experience relevant to the field
  • or
  • Could consider on case by case basis
  • Duration : 06 Months
  • Digital marketing introduction
  • Website planning process
  • Search engine optimization
  • Search engine algorithms
  • Local seo & seo project essentials
  • Social media marketing
  • Google analytics, Google adwords & online
  • Display advertising
  • Email marketing
  • Lead generation for business
  • Content marketing
  • App store optimization
  • Affiliate marketing
  • Blogging & freelancing to make money
  • Marketing Executives
  • Marketing Specialist
  • Web content writer
  • Sales Manager
  • Product Manager

Diploma in Business Studies (Level 03) -DBS

Diploma in Business Studies Program is designed to provide students with a sound knowledge and skills for progression to advanced study programs at VLT Campus Colombo.

We have two kinds of Certificates - The TVEC Registered Certificate issued by VLT Campus Colombo and the Diploma Certificate issued by OTHM- UK.

This Certificate Program help students to gain essential subject knowledge and skills to progress to advanced studies in Business Management and related areas offered by VLT Campus Colombo. The Certificate Programme is especially designed for GCE Ordinary Level qualified students.

Duration : 08 Months

Course Fee : LKR 60,000/-

  • Business Communication
  • Economics for Business
  • Planning and scheduling work at workplace
  • Teamwork and Leadership
  • Managing information and knowledge
  • Management Process
  • Accounting Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Project Management Fundamentals
  • Business Research Methodology
  • Project Work
  • To provide knowledge and understanding to students on specified subject areas so that they could easily pursue further studies in Business Management and in related areass
  • To deliver an acceptable level of English proficiency
  • To enhance self-confidence and learning orientation of participants
  • To equip participants with appropriate skills for academic success

Foundation Program certificate will be awarded to participants who satisfy all the following requirements:

  • Successfully complete all written final examination and take home assignments by obtaining 50% for each module.
  • Maintain an attendance of at least 70% for each module.

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