Training Program on Pneumatics & Electro-Pneumatics for Industrial Automation

Calling Applications: Deadline 16th February 2023
Intake 1: 19th and 26th March and 2nd and 8th April
(3 Sundays and 1 Saturday)
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Selection is done on the first come first served basis if the applicant is qualified.
Target group: Engineers, technical officers, supervisors, and technicians from industry or technical institutes; teachers at technical institutes; students of higher education or vocational training.
Entry requirement:

completed or studying for a degree, diploma, certificate from a recognized university or technical institute in Sri Lanka
minimum of 3 years relevant industry experience in the capacity of a technician or above.

Duration: 4 Weekends (from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM)
Medium: Sinhala / English (Delivered in Sinhala while the notes are in English)
Course fee: LKR. 25,000/=

Course Content

  •  Introduction to compressed air systems
  •  Compressed air system design
  •  Basics of pneumatics and electro-pneumatics
  •  Pneumatic actuators and actuator selection
  •  Control valves and selection
  •  Measuring instruments and sensors
  •  Pneumatic and Electro-pneumatic circuit design
  •  Maintenance, energy performance, and troubleshooting
Program Introduction:
  • The goal of this program is to equip industry professionals and tech enthusiasts with the knowledge, skills, and confidence necessary to build and maintain compressed air systems for industrial automation applications.

  • The program better suited to beginners and intermediate skill level personnel.

Contact: Mr. Priyantha Upul (Senior Technical Officer)
Control Systems & Automation Laboratory,
Department of Mechanical Engineering.
Phone: 011 2650301 Ext. 4540
Mobile: 071 4185333
Course Coordinator : Dr. Manoj Ranaweera (Senior Lecturer),
Department of Mechanical Engineering,
University of Moratuwa,
Email: manoj[at]
Phone: 011 2650301 Ext. 4521