Sri Lanka School of Animal Husbandry (SLSAH), Kundasale has been established to impart advanced knowledge and skills in animal husbandry to Sri Lankan youth. The SLSAH offers a two (02) year diploma course in Animal Husbandry, which is conducted in three mediums; Sinhala, Tamil and English. The Diploma awarded by this Institute is well recognized for employment in both public and the private sector.
The SLSAH, which functions under the Human Resources Development Division of the DAPH, has a capacity of 100 students per batch with residential facilities. Farm units of livestock species have been established to provide-hands on experience in animal husbandry. The SLASH has a team of eight (08) lecturers and some visiting lecturers who have specialized in various disciplines. Courses are provided free of charge and the course structure consists of theory, practical training and six (06) months project work (in-plant type) in private livestock enterprises.