SERASA, FRIDAY, 18 November 2022 – The graduation ceremony for the Leading Hand Leadership Course series 02/2022 was held today for 26 Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) personnel at the RBN Watermanship Complex Multipurpose Hall, Serasa.
Present as the guest of honour to officiate the ceremony was Lieutenant Dyg Norlinda Hanani Bte A.Sapihi, Staff Officer 3 Naval Operations Centre, RBN. Also present at the ceremony were the participants' Heads of Departments, colleagues and course instructors.
The Leading Hand Leadership Course Series 02/2022 aims to expand professional knowledge and leadership for a junior rank to carry out their duties and responsibilities. The course was conducted by RBN's Naval Training Centre (NTC) over 4 weeks starting on 21 October 2022 to 18 November 2022.
The ceremony began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by one of the course participants, Acting Leading Hand Pg Muhd Wafiuddin Bin Pg Mohd Jailani, RBN who also recited Surah Al-Mukminun verses (1-11). The ceremony continued with a speech from the participant representative of the Leading Hand Leadership Course series 02/2022. This was followed with the presentation of certificates by the Guest of Honour on the completion of the course as well as the certificate presentation for the best student, Acting Leading Hand Hj Abdul Wadut bin Hj Yaakub. Participants of the course also presented a token of appreciation to the Guest of Honour.
The completion of this course marks a Leading Hand's qualification to lead other junior ranks and prepares them for their promotion to become a Petty Officer.