CERTIFICATE AWARDING CEREMONY OF NON COMMISSIONED OFFICERS’ MANAGEMENT COURSES

The Non Commissioned Officers’ Management School at SLAF Academy China Bay conducted the Certificate Awarding Ceremony of the No. 17 English Medium and No. 88 Sinhala Medium Non Commissioned Officers’ Management Courses yesterday (09 September 2022) under the patronage of the Senior Air Staff Officer of the Directorate of Air Operations, Air Commodore SDGM Silva as the Chief Guest. The Chief Guest was received by the Commanding Officer of the Non Commissioned Officers’ Management School, Wing Commander RND Senadheera.

The primary objective of conducting this course is to transfer a sound knowledge on academic and managerial skills and also sharpening leadership qualities within the Non Commissioned Officers of the Tri-Forces and even foreign services. The course ran through a well-formed syllabus over a scheduled period of 14 weeks. Both courses were affiliated to the University of Rajarata and all Non Commissioned Officers who fulfilled the required criteria were awarded with a Certificate in Management.

The No. 17 English Medium and No. 88 Sinhala Medium comprised of 77 Senior Non Commissioned Officers, 68 Junior Non Commissioned Officers from the SLAF, 02 Senior Non Commissioned Officers from the SL Navy, 01 Senior Non Commissioned Officer from Zambian Air Force and 02 Senior Non Commissioned Officers from Pakistan Air Force. This was the second time in the history of Non Commissioned Officers’ Management School that foreign students attached to the course. At the Ceremony 150 awardees received certificates to mark the successful completion of the courses.

Warrant Officer DA Ariyarathne (Aeronautical Engineering) and Corporal Samarasinghe SSSL (Administrative Assistant) were awarded as the Best All-Round Senior and Junior Non Commissioned Officers of the No. 17 English Medium whilst Flight Sergeant Wijethunga KPEP (Computer Technician) and Corporal Hennayaka CD (Dental Technician) were awarded as the Best All-Round Senior and Junior Non Commissioned Officers of the No.88 Sinhala Medium Course. CHF TECH Ansar Hayat (Pakistan) awarded as the Best All-Round foreign student and other special award winners are as follows.

AWARD WINNERS OF NO.17 ENGLISH MEDIUM NCO MANAGEMENT COURSE

BEST ALL ROUND SENIOR NON COMMISSIONED OFFICER
Warrant Officer DA Ariyarathne -    Aeronautical Engineering

BEST ALL ROUND JUNIOR NON COMMISSIONED OFFICER
Corporal Samarasinghe SSSL -    Administrative Assistant

BEST ALL ROUND SENIOR NON COMMISSIONED OFFICER (Foreign Students’ Category)
CHF TECH Ansar Hayat -    Pakistan


BEST STUDENT IN MANAGEMENT   
SNR TECH Muhammad Siddique -    Pakistan

BEST PUBLIC SPEAKER - SENIOR NON COMMISSIONED OFFICER
CHF TECH Ansar Hayat  - Pakistan

BEST PUBLIC SPEAKER – JUNIOR NON COMMISSIONED OFFICER
Corporal Amith Bandara BMNG   - Certified Nurse


AWARD WINNERS OF NO 88 SINHALA MEDIUM NCO MANAGEMENT COURSE

BEST ALL ROUND SENIOR NON COMMISSIONED OFFICER
Flight Sergeant Wijethunga KPEP -    Computer Technician

BEST ALL ROUND JUNIOR NON COMMISSIONED OFFICER
Corporal Hennayaka CD -    Dental Technician

BEST STUDENT IN MANAGEMENT
Corporal Hennayaka CD -    Dental Technician

BEST PUBLIC SPEAKER - SENIOR NON COMMISSIONED OFFICER
Flight Sergeant Abesekara DEAB -    Physical Training Instructor

BEST PUBLIC SPEAKER – JUNIOR NON COMMISSIONED OFFICER
Corporal Weerasooriya WMSB -    Operations Ground


COMMON AWARD WINNERS

BEST PHYSICAL FITNESS – SENIOR NON COMMISSIONED OFFICER
Sergeant Kumara HMHS    Ground Steward

BEST PHYSICAL FITNESS – JUNIOR NON COMMISSIONED OFFICER
Corporal Porogama KKJ    Physical Training Instructor

Commandant

Air Commodore A V Jayasekera

WWV and Bar, RWP, RSP and two Bars, USP, fawc (Pak), psc, qfi

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