The ICT skills council aims to prepare Sri Lankan workforce for Digital Sri Lanka and make Sri Lanka an ICT skill hub for the global ICT industry. With this ambitious yet achievable objective in mind, the council consisting of industry leaders and key industry stakeholders are developing skills, attitudes, knowledge and capacity to increase the current industry revenue by $5 billion in the next 5 years.
ICT Skills Council shall prepare an up-to-date national competency standards for ICT to prepare the workforce for local and global ICT requirements with an overall objective of making Sri Lanka a global ICT skills hub
ICT Skills Council shall prepare and maintain national training standards for ICT training with the understanding that all ICT training shall lead to skillful engagement with ICT and shall drive towards hands-on training vs theoretical training
ICT skills council shall guide, set standards and quality assure the national e-learning platform and available ICT courses
ICT Skills council shall release ICT career and training handbooks
ICT Skills council shall carry out endorsements for ICT curriculums in terms of compliance to national standards
ICT Skills council shall set guidelines for the workforce survey and work with partners to carry out national ICT workforce survey