Airmen and Airwomen can choose from a wide range of support roles to specialized technical roles. Airmen and Airwomen make up the majority of personnel in the Sri Lanka Air Force, bringing in their specialist skills to provide vital support roles such as Engineering and Technical, Force Protection, Logistics, Personnel Administration, Medical Support and Intelligence. The Command Recruiting Officer will ascertain the number of vacancies available in respective Trades which require to be fulfilled.

Nationality Must be a citizen of Sri Lanka
Civil Status Candidates must be Unmarried
(Not be consider for Direct Entry Candidates)
Age :

Age as at 01 st January 2024

Male - Not less than 18 years and not more than 23 years.
Female - Not less than 18 years and not more than 22 years.
Male - Not less than 18 years and not more than 28 years.
Female - Not less than 18 years and not more than 26 years.
Height Male: 162 cm (5’ 4”) and above
Male: 157 cm (5’ 2”) and above for Motor Transport Mechanic (Volunteer) Male
Female: 157 cm (5’ 2”) and above
Weight Male: 17 < BMI < 26
Female: 17 < BMI < 25
Chest Male: 32” (Minimum)
Visual Acuity Left eye : 6/6 (without spectacles)
Right eye : 6/6 (without spectacles)


Passes in 06 subjects at the GCE (O/L) Examination in not more than two sittings including Simple (S) passes in Sinhala / Tamil, English language Mathematics and Science. Furthermore, a Credit (C) pass for Mathematics or Science is mandatory or Pearson Edexcel International General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) exam and Cambridge International Ordinary Level exams: Passes in 06 subjects in not more than two sitting including English, Mathematics, all Science subjects (Physics, Chemistry, and Biology). A Grade is compulsory for all Science subjects (Physics, Chemistry, and Biology) or Mathematics and the marks obtained for a grading to be (equal or above) the lowest marks required for a credit pass in GCE O/Ls. While inducting personnel to Aero Electrical & Instrument Trade, priority would be given to personnel who have successfully completed a two (02) years fulltime National Certificate Course in Engineering Craft Practice (Electronics / Electrical) at a Technical College recognized by the Ministry of Vocational and Technical Training or equivalent. Further, candidates with NVQ level qualifications / training on mechanical subjects from a reputed institute and work experience would be an added advantage while considering for Air Frame and Aero Engine trades.


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