The Training Centre has been entrusted with the major responsibility to coordinate, supervise and monitor the all the activities in respect of the training programmes conducted by the satellite training centre of the Extension and Training Centre which are scattered Island wide Accordingly, two In service Training Institutes (ISTI) viz. Gannoruwa and Angunakolapelessa, four district Agriculture Training Centres (DATC) viz. Weerawila, Polonnaruwa, Wavinna and Addalachchena have been established with the intension of imparting knowledge, improving skills and inculcating attitudes of farmers those who directly involve with food crop production process of Sri Lanka and officers those who provide advisory services to the farmer community concerned. In addition, training programmes are conducted by the farm mechanization Training Centre (FMTC) under the Extension and Training Centre in order to improve knowledge and skill in respect of the manipulation of farm machineries. Furthermore, National Vocational Qualifications level – 3 and Level – 4 (NVQ-3 and NVQ – 4) courses conducted in those training Centres and the schools of Agriculture, Bibile, Labuduwa and Wariyapola for a period of 13 years are also supervised by the Training Division.
To improve knowledge, skills and attitudes of technical staff and other related stakeholders through high Quality training programmes in order to ensure the sustainable agriculture development.