Skills Online
Sri Lanka Programme

Skills Online Sri Lanka is a skill development program implemented in Sri Lanka by the National Library in partnership with the Commonwealth of Learning.

No more scholarships available for this cohort (March 2021-September 2021)
Your application can be considered for the next cohort (1st October 2021 – 31st March 2022)

To all Learners...

Do you see Commonwealth of Learning Logo when you logged in to Coursera –  Grow with Google – Udemy Learning Platform?

If you don’t see then you have not joined the programme as a Commonwealth of Learning Scholarship Learner!!!!!!!!!!!

This means you will NOT be able to get your certificates for FREE

Let us know as soon as possible if you do not seethe COL-Logo on the learning platform or if you have asked to provide ID verification.

Email: skillsonline@mail.natlib.lk
Remember to attach clear full screenshots to your email.

SKILLS FOR WORK CERTIFICATION PROGRAMME

Through COL-Skills for Work Initiative, Commonwealth of Learning aims to support the efforts of Member States to provide skills required for decent employment and entrepreneurship and pave the way for attaining skills, enhancing skills, lifelong learning and growth.

COL - COURSERA SKILLS FOR WORK CERTIFICATION PROGRAMME

This scholarship is ideal for those who wish to attend high quality e-learning courses developed by the world’s top universities and companies. Earn industry-recognized credentials and demonstrate your new skills by sharing your Course Certificate.

COL - UDEMY SKILLS FOR WORK CERTIFICATION PROGRAMME

Learn skills through Udemy for Business to advance your career in a variety of fields including business, Entrepreneurship, IT Project Management, Personal Development, Digital Marketing, Language, Marketing, communications and many more.

COL - GROW WITH GOOGLE SKILLS FOR WORK CERTIFICATION PROGRAMME

This scholarship provides job-ready skills and in 6 specialized areas – IT Automation with Python, UX Design, Data Analytics, IT Support, IT Project Management & Android Development that can earn you a place as an employee of world’s top companies through this unique Google professional certificate.

Fashir Muna's Story

“I have gone through many lecture lessons from reputed universities [40+] across the world. I have gained enormous knowledge and insights by going through these lecture sessions and by doing the question papers and assignments.”

COL-Coursera Asia Virtual Convocation

TIMELINE OF SKILLS FOR WORK INITIATIVE FOR 2021

1ST COHORT

April 2021 – 30 September 2021 (6 months)

Online Classes in Progress

2ND COHORT

1 October 2021 – 31 March 2022 (6 months)

Registration is now opened

BENEFITS OF COL-SKILLS FOR WORK INITIATIVE

STUDY ONLINE

Learn 24/7. Anytime, Anywhere. At your own pace. Flexible schedule.

FREE OF COST

There is no registration or tuition fee for accessing courses. 100% free.

GET CERTIFICATE

Get a certificate each time you complete a course. Verifiable and shareable.

Who can join the programme

Apply Now

Commonwealth of Learning invites citizens of Sri Lanka to apply for Commonwealth of Learning – Skills for Work Initiative to acquire skills to gain employment, better work opportunities and improved livelihoods.  We invite all citizens to apply, especially women, girls, youth, adults and persons with disabilities.