Sri Lanka Military Academy

Serve to Lead

MILITARY TRAINING WING

Col K V N P Premaratne RSP USP psc
Chief Instructor (Overlooking)

INTRODUCTION

The Military Training Wing is responsible for planning, programming and conducting of various courses under the direction of the Commandant. All military exercises conducted in varying terrain, are designed and conducted by this Wing. The training emphasis is on three important aspects; leadership, military subjects and academic subjects.

ROLE OF THE MILITARY TRAINING WING

  • To educate and train officer cadets in basic military techniques
  • To facilitate the smooth functioning of officer cadets training

TASK OF THE MILITARY TRAINING WING

Primary Tasks :

  • Conduct of military training to achieve training standards laid down by the Headquarters
  • Management and supervision of military training including indoor and outdoor exercises
  • Conduct of exams for officer cadets
  • Maintenance of records pertaining to officer cadets assessments
  • Assessing and provision of grading for officer cadets within the stipulated time period
  • Allocating and programming lecture hours for academic subjects
  • Updating of all lesson plans, instructor service writing, staff duty notes and précis for all military subjects

Secondary Tasks :

  • Preparation of progression of instructions
  • Preparation of master sheet programmes/calendar of events
  • Preparation of block syllabuses for all courses
  • Preparation of weekly timetables
  • Preparation of programmes, visits and special events
  • Preparation of exercise papers
  • Selection of training areas

Miscellaneous Tasks :

  • Coordinate refresher courses for officers and obtain views on the following:
    • Revising of block syllabuses
    • Changes needed for assessments
  • Assess the standard by conducting tests for officers posted to the Academy as instructors
  • Continuous assessment of officer instructors and other rank instructors

ORGANIZATION

Military Training Wing is headed by the Chief Instructor. This Wing mainly consists of Training Cell, Exam Cell, Training Support Cell, DI Course, Mounted Section and Demonstration Company (Attached). Training Support Cell again divided into Physical Training Team and Support Team.

MILITARY SUBJECTS

  • Physical Training
  • Drill
  • Weapons Training
  • Tactics
  • Field Craft
  • Map Reading
  • Leadership
  • Service Writing and Staff Duties
  • Signal Communication Training
  • Field Engineering and Mine Warfare
  • Peacetime Administration
  • Military Law
  • Regimental Accounts
  • Human Rights and Humanitarian Law
  • Methods of Instruction