PATHE ACADEMY is a pioneer and leading private sector educational institution of Sri Lanka providing tertiary and vocational education and training in numerous streams, including Information Communication Technology. ICT is no doubt a must and the most sought after profession in the present day world, be it in industry, commerce, banking, mass media or other services.
Hence, the career prospects for those conversant and qualified in information technology are truly abundant, both in Sri Lanka as well as overseas. Accordingly, Pathe Academy will be pleased to guide you to acquire an appropriate qualification and training in this prestigious field of study by assisting you to prepare for the FIT and BIT programmes of the University of Colombo (UCSC) as well as the DIT programme conducted by PATHE itself. Comprehensive information is available on our website www.patheacademy.org.
Foundation in Information Technology (FIT)
FIT - Foundation in Information Technology programme is a stepping stone to the vast arena of information communication technology. It is aimed at creating computer awareness along with Mathematics and English. The programme consists three courses, namely ICT applications, English for ICT and Mathematics for ICT. It provides the aspirants with adequate knowledge to continue further studies in ICT or seek employment where FIT is considered as an acceptable qualification. It is also accepted as an alternate to GCE (A/L) which is required for enrolment to the BIT programme.
Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT)
BIT - Bachelor of Information Technology - is an external degree programme conducted by the University of Colombo (UCSC) with the intent of developing human resources in information and communication technology. It is of 3 years duration, each year consisting two semesters. Any one with three passes in GCE (A/L) and a credit pass for Mathematics in GCE (O/L) or any other equivalent qualification is eligible to apply. FIT is primarily accepted as an equivalent as mentioned above.
The University of Colombo conducts the examinations and awards the degree of Bachelor of Information Technology. It is a nationally and internationally recognized ICT qualification and private educational institutions provide training for the programme with the resources and experience available with them. Pathe Academy is a foremost one among them with its expertise and vast resources.
Diploma in Information Technology (DIT)
The primary objective of the DIT programme conducted by Pathe Academy is to develop students with a strong, broad-based education in computing as a scientific and technological discipline. Students will gain an appreciation of the foundations of computation, an understanding of the structure of web designing languages and the skills to put these concepts and technologies into practice.
The programme is part-time, conducted in a mix of English and Sinhala languages and includes components like Introduction to Computers, Windows/Vista, Ms Word XP/2007, Ms Excel XP/2007, Ms Power Point XP/2007, Ms Access XP/2007, Internet and E-mail, Web Designing and Final Project