FLITS – Future Links Institute of Technological Studies, a Sri Lankan Vocational Training Institute which is registered under Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission (TVEC) to deliver National Vocational Qualifications (NVQ), registration no. P01/0535 and an approved institute under City & Guilds of London Institute, U.K., centre registration number 844120, to deliver International Vocational Qualifications (IVQ). FLITS is the training arm of Arabian Motors (Pvt.) Ltd, the well-known Automobile Service and RepairOrganization located at Colombo 10.
City & Guilds vocational qualifications are recognized worldwide today across 120 countries and a bright student can progressively reach the status of Chartered Engineer through this path. A Sri Lankan student with mere G.C.E.O/L knowledge could take this path to reach heights
July 2008 – Commencement of City & Guilds courses in FLITS; started with 3905 – Motor Vehicle Engineering – Technician Certificate level.
Year 2013 – One of our senior lecturer won City & Guilds Gold Medal for the ‘Outstanding Trainer’ for engineering; for the first time this medal was awarded in Asia.
Year 2014/2015 our student have achieved City & Guilds ’Gold Medal for the ‘Outstanding Learner’ award from City & Guilds – UK.
FLITS geared with workshops, laboratories, facilities and qualified lecturers those are conducive to an environment that develops qualified technicians and engineers of the future. An average 600 students pass out from FLITS annually.
Current Situation with conducted courses:
Automobile Engineering/ Hybrid Technology/ Electric Vehicle, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering/ Quantity Surveying, Electrical & Electronics Engineering
The Level 6 Graduate Diploma in Engineering is set at the standard of the final (third) year of aBritish BEng (Honours) degree course. & Post Graduate Diploma in Engineering is equivalent to British MEng.
Easiest path to become a Qualified Engineer
Chartered Engineer – C.Eng.
Incorporated Engineer – I.Eng
Engineering Technician – Eng.Tech
Enrolment is through forwarding an application and subsequent individual interviewing process. Good results for G.C.E. O/L Mathematics, Science and English& G.C.E. A/L Commerce and Arts stream students are considered for Certificate level in Engineering, G.C.E. A/L Set forMathematics and Science stream students can directly join to Diploma Level in Engineering.
Intake of students to FLITS takes part in each year January, March, June & September months and faces exams in June/December each year
FLITS is the official training provider in City & Guilds Engineering programme for Career Guidance, Counseling & Skills Development Centre of Royal College – Colombo 07
As their social responsibility to guide Sri Lankan students for a bright future, FLITS took the decision to involve with current vocational training path under government school education system.Programme is directed and supported by Chairman Mr. Suraj Dandeniya, Director Mr. Roshan Abeysiriwardhane, Head of Academics Mr. Sarath Abeysinghe, Training Manager Mr. Victor Fernando, Business Development Manager Mr. P.Rathnasekara, Head of Administration Ms. Nuwanthika Fernando and all other technical staff in FLITS. For more information, kindly contact us on 0773 124 440