The Anuradhapura branch of the Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management was inarguably established in 1992 by offering two courses for Front office and Housekeeping, using a space managed by the tourist board. This college is situated by the Sri Maha Bodhi Road within close proximity to the sacred Boo – tree & other places of religious & archeological interest.
By 1994 SLITHM Anuradhapura offered courses in Restaurant and Bar and Cookery. Altogether, the courses were extended to four courses and languages. In 2005, SLITHM Anuradhapura was permanently established in Dharmasiri Tourist Information Centre in Sri Maha Bodhi Mawatha. By 2008 a training kitchen and a restaurant were established permanently to provide a holistic learning environment for the students.
Currently, SLITHM Anuradhapura branch offers 4 courses in the areas; Cookery, Restaurant and Bar, House Keeping and Front Office to prepare students to be globally competitive in the hospitality and tourism industry. The college has enabled many unemployed youth in areas such as Batticaloa, Ampara, Trincomalee, Vavuniya, etc to secure career positions in the hospitality industry.
We have also planned to introduce short courses for pastry and bakery, tour guiding, one month curse, 13-year school course for students in government schools and language courses.
1. Craft Course
2. Certificate level – Management Diploma in Hotel & Catering Operation
3. Foundation course – Pastry Bakery
SLITHM, Sri Maha Bodhi Mawatha, Anuradhapura.
025 2223315 / 2236667
Thank you for your interest in visiting the official website of Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management (SLITHM). As the principal of the Anuradhapura branch of SLITHM, I would like to take this opportunity to express my sincere gratitude to all who have contributed towards the success of this institution since its inception.
The Anuradhapura branch of SLITHM was established in the year 1992, turning another chapter of SLITHM book. Since the beginning of our journey, we are proud to claim that we have delivered hundreds of successful individuals to the hospitality and tourism industry.
The tourism and hospitality sector being identified as one of the key sectors to propel the economic growth in the country, Anuradhapura Branch has provided professional training to youth who have entered the tourism and hospitality industry and doing quite well with many in leading jobs as responsible human beings. Our primary vision is to prepare the youth in the North Central province in order to obtain rewarding opportunities in the Hotel and tourism industry by providing quality and industry-oriented education. The latest facilities and technology involved in the course programs enable students to get a world-class learning experience.
Currently, we offer a wide range of course programs that are conducted by well-experienced professionals in the industry. Our learning environment offers opportunities to nourish the innovation and creative spirit of the students.
I wish to thank you all for your support and endurance to fly the flag high. We invite you to explore the many opportunities available at SLITHM and achieve your life goals.