Vacancies for Artificers – Regular Naval force

You can now apply for Vacancies for Artificers – Regular Naval force. You can get details on Educational Qualifications, eligibility and salary structure from official website of Sri Lanka Navy.
Closing date: 28 February 2017.


  • Avenues open for career as a Sailor

    Non-Artificer Sailors
    Artificer Sailors
    * Seaman* Engine Room Artificer
    * Diver* Radio Electrical Artificer
    * Naval Patrolman* Electrical Artificer
    * Communicator* Shipwright Artificer
    * Musician* Civil Engineering Artificer
    * Physical Training Instructor* Auto-Mobile Artificer
    * Provost
    * Special Boat Squadron
    * Transport Assistant
    * Engineering Mechanic
    * Engineering Mechanic – Hull
    * Engineering Mechanic – Work Service
    * Engineering Mechanic – Tradesman
    * Electrician Mate
    * Radio Electrician Mate
    * Supply Assistant
    * Writer
    * Catering Assistant
    * Mess Assistant
    * Medical Assistant
    * Dental Assistant
    * Information Technology

    Sailors’ basic training ( approximately six months ) is conducted at Advanced Naval Training Center (Nipuna), Naval Recruit Training Center (Shiksha), SLNS Gemunu (Welisara), SLNS Ruhuna (Tangalle) and SLNS Vijaya (Kalpitiya) . This basic training will be followed by “on-the-job” training onboard fleet units and at shore establishments.

  • Non-Artificer Training

    Basic training, of about 6 months will be followed by the “on-the-job” training (both ashore & afloat) and advanced training (sub specialization) of 6 to 12 months, either locally or abroad.

  • Artificer Training

    On completion of 3 to 6 months of basic training, Artificer training is provided either locally or abroad which will confer a Diploma in Naval Engineering in the specified fields to those successfully complete this training.

  • Eligibility for Sailors
    * Citizen of Sri Lanka* Weight 105 lbs
    * Unmarried* Chest 32 inches
    * Age between 18-22 years* Vision STD II distance 6/6 each eye
    * Height minimum 5′ 3″
  • Service Benefits

    To increase the welfare and well being of the officers and sailors in Sri Lanka Navy with the aim of boosting up the morale and enhancing the productivity, following services and welfare measures have being organized

    Free Meals, Accommodation, Uniforms and Traveling

    All officers and sailors receive meals, lodging, uniforms and traveling free of charge.

    Medical & Dental Care

    Practitioners and facilities are available to all members and their families.


    Avenues are opened to excel at international level in any sport include Shooting and Sailing.


    After completing a period of service, Government loan benefits can be obtained. Holiday Resorts Navy encourages Naval families to proceed to Naval holiday resorts available island wide.

Details and Application

Gazette Notification






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