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Six top corporates onboard as CA Sri Lanka strategic level training partners

The training partner base of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) continued to grow with six new leading companies recognized recently as strategic level training partners.

At a ceremony held recently, Softlogic Finance PLC, Orit Apparels Lanka (Pvt) Ltd., Lanka Walltiles PLC, BPO Connect (Pvt) Ltd., Abans Auto (Pvt) Ltd., and Abans Electricals PLC were recognized as strategic level training partners of CA Sri Lanka, which plays a significant role in helping produce qualified chartered accountants to the world.

Training partner certificates were awarded to the six companies by CA Sri Lanka President Arjuna Herath, in the presence of Vice President Lasantha Wickremasinghe, Chairman of the Student Training and Development Committee Manil Jayasinghe, alternate Chairman Sanjaya Bandara and Chief Executive Officer Aruna Alwis.

Speaking at the event, Mr. Herath emphasized that training partners play an important role in helping produce quality and competent chartered accountants. He also noted that significant focus has been given in the upcoming curriculum on how to build proficient chartered accountants with the required knowledge and experience. He also invited training partners to offer feedback on how to further improve the quality of training.

In its capacity as one of the largest tertiary education providers in the country, CA Sri Lanka at present has an active student base of over 44,000 who are currently following the institute’s globally recognized chartered accountancy qualification. In 2013 alone, over 12,000 new students registered for the programme, which was the highest ever registration in the institute’s 54 year old history.

Mr. Alwis noted that the CA Sri Lanka practical training requirements have been improved to ensure the quality and relevance of the practical training of the registered students of CA Sri Lanka in compliance with the competency based approach and standards of the International Education Practice Statement issues by the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), the world’s apex body of the accounting profession.

At present, the institute has over 600 training organisations from both the public and private sectors.