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Officer Training 
It's a golden opportunity for all young Sri Lankans to be an officer and a gentleman/lady of high calibre, capable and innovative in a challenging sea faring career, in any of the following branches in the  Sri Lanka Navy.
Executive
Logistics
Patrolman
Legal
Engineering
Medical
Shipwright
Information Technology
Electrical & Electronics
Dental
Provost
Music
Presently officer training is mainly conducted at the Naval and Maritime Academy (NMA) Trincomalee and short / specialised officer training is conducted at the Sri Lanka Naval Ship Gemunu, Welisara. This training includes theoretical aspects covered at the training institute followed by a practical exposure onboard the Sri Lanka Navy fleet at sea.
 
Officer's Entry Schemes

Cadet Entry Degree Programme
Have passed  General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) with minimum qualifying results for University admission.

Cadet Entry Non-Degree Programme
Have passed  General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level).

Direct Entry Stream for Regular Force
Should have a Degree from a recognized University or Higher National Diploma (minimum one year duration) with two years working experience.
 
Volunteer Stream
Should have a Degree from a recognized University or Higher National Diploma (minimum one year duration)  with  two years working experience.
 
Service Entry
Ratings with special aptitudes, qualifications & outstanding Leadership abilities are selected, trained & granted a commission.
 
Eligibility for Cadet Entry Officers
*           Citizen of Sri Lanka             
*           Unmarried males                 
*           Age between 18-22 years  
*           Height 5'6"
*           Weight 110 lbs
*           Chest 32 inches (minimum)
*           Vision Colour STD II
*           Distance 6/6 each eye
   
Eligibility for Direct Entry/Volunteer  Officers
*           Citizen of Sri Lanka
*           Married/Unmarried
             Males/Females
*           Chest Male 32 inches (minimum)
*           Height:            Male      - 5'6"
                                   Female   - 5'3"
*           Distance 6/6 each eye
*           Vision Colour STD II
*           Weight:           Male      - 115lbs
                                   Female  -  90lbs
 

Officers on completion of their basic training, are offered the advance courses in following fields, mostly abroad.
*           Technological
*           Specialization
*           Management
*           Administration
*           Naval combat related
*           Modern warfare/equipment training
*           Staff Colleges
*           National Defence Colleges
Selections for limited berths  in  basic  training  abroad (International Midshipmen course at the Britannia Royal Naval College in Dartmouth, UK or the Sub Lieutenant Technical (Executive) course in India or Bangladesh etc) will be based on performance during training.

 

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