The Professional Soldiers Course started on the 25th of February, 2014 at the Training Center “Pepelishte”. There are 167 candidates attending the course including 11 females.
The training which is conducted in this course is a part of The Basic Combat Training Plan for Professional Soldiers. The aims of basic combat training is to train the soldiers in weapons handling, weapons maintenance, and rifle shooting in various conditions and environments. Additionally, they are trained in small team tactics and individual movement techniques.
Upon completing this course the soldiers are expected to be able to perform individual and team tasks in the units of the Army of Republic of Macedonia. Moreover, they are expected to be motivated and physically fit ARM servicemen who will continue their professional development.