28th December 2022 09:26:17 Hours
According to the instructions given by the Directorate of Training and under the supervision and guidance of the Commanding Officer of 12 Field Engineer Regiment Lt Col DGEMRB Dhammanthota psc SLE, 12 Field Engineer Regiment have conducted a Sapper to Lance corporal course. The promotion course commenced on 10 November 2022 and it has been scheduled to conduct within 26 working days and terminated on 10 December 2022 with the participation of 35 sappers from 1 SLE, 5 SLE, 6 SLE, 7 SLE, 8 SLE, 11 SLE, 12 SLE, 14 CBRN SLE, 16 Wk Shop SLE units.
As the first promotion course of the soldiering the student sappers have learned Basic Tactics, Internal Security, Map Reading, Counter Insurgency Operations, Physical Fitness training, Weapon Training, Military Communication, Drill and General responsibilities of a Noncommissioned officer within a camp premises which allowed them to uplift their military career with high graded military knowledge and leadership potential. S/249645 Spr Dananjaya AK from 8 SLE became the first in the course and all the participants who passed the promotion course were awarded a certificate.