Certificate in Computer Applications and Skills

Certificate in Computer Applications and Skills (CCAS) programme has been designed to increase the efficiency of the activities of office environment as document preparation, communication and information exchange. This course provides participants with an understanding of the fundamentals of ICT and hands-on experience in office management software. This course is also prepare the students to assume their place in the demanding Information Technology industry.

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  • To enhance basic computer skills
  • To provide the proficiency in computer office applications
  • To improve the knowledge of on line communication and information searching through the web
  • enhance the career prospects of the school leavers
  • To develop the job security of the employees
  • To extend the services of the University to the community

The participants, after completing this course will be able to

  • to create, edit, revise, store, and print documents such as letters, memos, reports, and manuscripts
  • to calculate, create graphs and charts on an electronic environment
  • to make presentation using a computer.
  • to create database and handle the data efficiently, correctly and on time.
  • to work in network environment.
  • work in electronic communication system

The duration of the course will be 6 months.

LKR 28000/= (First installment 15,000/= and Second installment 13,000/=)

08 April 2023 (14th Intake)

Educational qualifications

  • Passed the G.C.E. (O/L) examination with Ordinary pass for English and Mathematics Or
  • Passed the G.C.E. (A/L) examination in any subject stream

Note: Those who are registered in any University as an internal students are also eligible to apply for CCAS

Application and selection process

  • Through paper advertisement.
  • Applicants are short listed on educational qualifications. Only a selected number of applicants are called for the placement test / interview.
  • A placement test or interview will be held to select potential applicants and to classify them into appropriate groups according to their performance at the test / interview


Course Code Subject Area
CCAS 01 Concepts of IT
CCAS 02 Operating systems – MS DOS, Windows, Linux
CCAS 03 Word Processing using MS Word and Open Office
CCAS 04 Spreadsheets using MS excel  and Open Office
CCAS 05 Graphical presentation using MS PowerPoint
CCAS 06 Database Management using MS Access
CCAS 07 Introduction to programming –VB.Net
CCAS 08 Internet, e-mail & Internet communications
CCAS 09 Introduction to web development and design
CCAS 10 Introduction to e-commerce
CCAS 11 Introduction to networking
CCAS 12 Computer security essentials
CCAS 13 Computer maintenance and Management

Prof. WJSK Weerakkody – Course Director
Dr. WKGKS Weerasinghe – Course Coordinator
Dr. HACK Jayathilake
Mr. WD Samanwickrama
Mr. KLJ Lasantha
Mr. CP Herath
Dr. HWH Premachandra
Mr. WMDS Ekanayake

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