The Logistics Staff Course (LSC) is the highest professional course in the fields of Logistics and Administration conducted for the Officers of the Sri Lanka Army. The Course is conducted at Army School of Logistics (ASL) as a full time residential course for a period of one year (50 Weeks). The Student Officers who successfully complete the course will have the title "Lsc".

The course is accredited to General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) to award the Master of Business Administration in Logistics Management (MBA in LM). Apart from these a comprehensive English Package for a period of three months will be conducted at KDU to ensure that the Student Officers are well prepared to meet the demanding requirements in the coming 50 weeks.


The aim of the course is to develop professional knowledge, skills and attitudes of the selected Student Officers of the Sri Lanka Army and to extend the same towards sister services and friendly foreign countries later on, in order to train them for being posted as senior logistics appointment holders in the Army or their respective organizations.


The aim is met through the following principal objectives:

To know and be able to apply the functions and techniques on management of the logistics staff in war and peace.
To know and apply the principles and techniques involved in the employment of respective services in general, and in the whole spectrum of military on combined operations.
To analyse the functions of logistics command structure up to Division level in the Army.
To know the structure, deployment, role & tasks of the administrative units, sub units and installations of the Army and the interdependence of them within the Sri Lanka Army.
To understand how the Sri Lankan military administrative and logistics policy is formulated and the relationship with military doctrine.
To analyse those issues of national and international importance, which influence the logistics policies and procedures of Sri Lanka and her allies.