DIMO has always recognized the need to impart quality technical training to our customers, dealers and staff as we believe the success of a company lies in the skill and competence of its people.

With DATS, you will not be left behind in the competitive world of automobile technology. Our training program is of the highest caliber in a fully-equipped modern training centre located in Weliweriya. The program is conducted in-conjunction with the pioneering organization that brings you the future of the automobile, Daimler AG of Germany, the Principal of Mercedes-Benz. DATS is registered with the Tertiary & Vocational Education Commission. The DATS training syllabus is accredited to receive NVQ level IV Certificate.

German Diploma in Plant Engineering for Sanitary Heating and Air Conditioning (PESHA)

Be qualified as a skilled professional highly in-demand in Germany and worldwide. Ample opportunities for higher education in Germany. Be a professional skilled in handling the latest and most sophisticated plant engineering systems


Whether you are finishing school, have been out of school for a few years, or interested in being re – trained, DATS will give you the skills you need to launch a rewarding career in the automotive industry.

Our History

In 1990, The DIMO Automobile Training School (DATS) was established at Jethawana road, Colombo 14 in collaboration with Daimler AG, Germany to develop a course of international standards.

The school became the first and largest one of its kind in the private sector to offer an automotive technological education as a social service to Sri Lanka.

DATS was later shifted to Siyambalape in 1997. More than 500 students have graduated from our school with exceptional skills to utilize in the growing global automotive industry.

In 2010, in celebration of our 20th anniversary, DATS introduced its courses in Jaffna in the new branch established in the liberated war torn area. Later DATS-Jaffna established in Ariyalai with enhanced training facilities.

DATS at Siyambalape was moved to present location in Weliweriya in 2016 further developing the training facility into a new dimension.

Our Support

01. 2 year FREE OF CHARGE certificate course in Automobile Mechatronics
(over 450 graduates since 1990)

02. 3 year German Diploma in Automobile Mechatronics leading to worldwide career opportunities.

03. Courses in Hybrid and high Voltage Technology

04. Custom designed training courses on demand

DATS provides outstanding training to 35 students every year without any charge or obligation on their part. During the training, trainees will receive meals, uniforms and footwear at the cost of DIMO.

Company medical facilities and insurance coverage too are provided free of charge as well.

Our Training

Our courses exposes you to Mercedes-Benz, Bosch, Komatsu and TATA vehicle maintenance, electrical as well as electronic related technology adapting student centered education approach for better results.

Individual and group-based projects and competitive examinations are designed to keep you challenged and motivated.

Our Education Policy

  • By combining our technical and instructive competence with our long-standing experience in Germany, we cover the complete training spectrum needed for automobile technology training.
  • The program features over 70% hands-on training at our state-of-the-art workshops.
  • Links are maintained with professional institutions to source candidates and to improve professional knowledge.
  • Continuous updating of learning material following the latest international standards.

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