Sri Lanka Armoured Corps

Whither the Fates Call

26th March 2022 22:33:31 Hours


As per a concept of Colonel Commandant SLAC, Armoured Corps Training Centre has conducted the Phase II of Two-Day Leadership Workshop for the Senior Non-Commissioned Officers of Armoured Corps with the close supervision of Brigadier P A M Peiris RSP USP psc, the Commander Armoured Brigade on 23 and 24 March 2022. During the first day session Lieutenant Colonel W C L Ratnapala psc, the Commanding Officer of 7 (V) SLAC spoke on ‘Aspects of Tasks Management’ and Major GIDD Dharmaratne RSP USP USACGSC, the Chief Instructor Armoured Corps Training Centre enlightened the audience with Social Etiquettes. The first day of the work shop concluded with evening group activities.

Second Day of the workshop commenced with the lectures of veteran instructors Warrant Officer I Waduge Piyarathna (Rtd) followed by Warrant Officer 1 K R A Senavirathna (Rtd) based on personality development, discipline, behaviour at a function and man management. A Diners’ Club event was held with the guest lecture assistant from Mr. Sampath Dinesh Yapabandara, a Regional Manager of Sampath Bank PLC to enhance the Knowledge of SNCOs on managing life, finances and being good citizen. A total no of 78 x SNCOs including SNCOs from Mechanized Infantry Regiment and Sri Lanka Electrical & Mechanical Engineers participated for the aforesaid workshop.

During the Opening and Closing addresses; Centre Commandant SLAC and Commander Armoured Brigade highlighted the scope and timely importance of the workshop, where many guidelines were given to develop and enhance the career of SNCOs through positive attitudes in order to face future challenges.