3rd Training Centre

3rd Training Centrе is intended for individual basic training primarily for soldiers on military service, but also for cadets, students and personel from the reserve component who did not serve military service with weapons. In addition, it implements part of the training of all categories of staff (from professional soldiers to officers, from active and reserve component).

The 3rd Training Centre is located in garrison Leskovac, in the barracks "Vojvoda Petar Bojović". 

The 3rd Training Centre comprises HQ, HQ Company, Training Battalion and Logistic Company.

Colonel Zoran Cvetković is Commander of the 3rd Training Centre.

Tasks of the 3rd TC

The 3rd Training Centre is tasked with:

  • basic training of soldiers doing voluntary military service,
  • organization and realization of courses for specialization of professional personnel,
  • certification of the training of soldiers doing voluntary military service after completed phases of the basic and specialized training.

Training in the 3rd TC

Basic training of soldiers of all military occupational specialties in the 1st Phase of the 1st Period – individual training period, is conducted at the Centre, in accordance with the unique plan and program of soldiers’ basic training. Due to the expressed needs, the Centre also conducts specialized training for soldiers-shooters (infantry) within the 2nd Phase of the 1st Training Period.

Training Structure: 

  • military training (tactical training, firing training, service regulation and drill),
  • physical training,
  • morale.

Basic training phase (1st Phase of the 1st Period – individual training period) lasts 6 weeks, i.e. 30 workdays or 180 classes.

Basic training is the same for all and its aim is the creation of a reliable, physically ready and motivated soldier who possesses the quality needed for combat, as well as the basic skills which would enable him to survive in the battle field and work as a member of a team or crew.

Background of the 3rd TC

The 3rd Training Centre was established on July 11, 2011 through reorganization of the 7th Training Centre.

The Day of the Unit is celebrated on October 7, in remembrance of the day when Leskovac was liberated by the Serbian military in 1918.

Contact Information

Address: Kralja Milutina St., Leskovac
Phone: +381 (0) 16 249-014
Fax: +381 (0) 16 294-206
Email: 3.co@vs.rs

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