Skills International (SKILLS) is a multidisciplinary organization engaged in Consultancy, Training, and Research studies & Assessments. Its consultancy activities started with an initial focus on the Technical & Vocational Education and Training (TVET) sector, but have now expanded well into consultancies related to Infrastructure Development & Evaluation Studies both in Sri Lanka & the region. SKILLS’s training arm; Skills College of Technology (SCOT), is amongst the largest TVET providers in Sri Lanka and operates through five branches. In Pakistan, SKILLS is the authorized representative of the awarding body City & Guilds, the Royal Chartered heritage brand of UK for Technical & Vocational qualifications. Its operation in Pakistan is mandated with promotion of qualifications, implementation support and capacity building of institutions delivering TVET programs. Incorporated in 2003, SKILLS has over 75 members in its permanent cadre and works with a regular pool of sector specialists in excess of 200, who can be drawn for a variety of assignments related to its key focus areas.
The company’s training activities are compliant with the quality management systems & delivery standards of Tertiary & Vocational Education Commission (TVEC) of Sri Lanka and City & Guilds of UK. The company’s consultancy division was awarded the ISO 9001: 2008 standard in 2014.