Leader in training excellence!
The SA Army Training Formation is to provide, maintain and sustain
landward common training capabilities to the SA Army.
SA Army College. To qualify senior members of the SA Army in the
theory of command and management during peacetime and war.
SA Army Combat Training Centre. To provide and maintain a
practical common training ability for the SA Army.
SA Army Gymnasium. To provide transformational leaders to the SA
3 SAI Bn. To present training to non-leader group including basic
soldering skills to members of the SA Army.
- SA Army College.
To qualify senior members of the SA Army in
the theory of command and management during
peacetime and war.
- SA Army Combat
Training Centre. To provide and
maintain a practical common training ability
for the SA Army.
- SA Army Gymnasium.
To provide the SA Army with transformational
- 3 SA Infantry
Battalion. To present training to
non-leader groups including basic soldering
skills to members of the SA Army.
The South African Army Training Formation was
established in April 1999 and mandated to
provide, maintain and sustain landward common
training to the SA Army. Brigadier General B.D.
Steyn was the first appointed General Officer
Commanding with Brigadier General V.A.
Nelwamondo as his successor in 2003. Warrant
Officer Class 1 I. van Rooyen was the first
appointed Formation Sergeant Major who handed
over office to Warrant Officer Class 1 M.T.
Mbedzi on 7 March 2007.
Basic Military Training
Clearing In: Recruits clear in to be transformed into South African
Fitness: Running becomes daily routine
Drill: Drills on the parade ground gradually installs discipline into
Teaching Continues: And you thought you would never have to study again!
Discipline + Neatness = Soldier: You might believe it is neat, but no Corporal will
ever be satisfied with this effort!
Meeting New Friends (R4): The R4 rifle is a SA soldier's best friend,
during a battle and recruits are soon introduced and "married" to their very
Electronic Learning: At the indoor rifle range learners are prepared for
the real thing
The Real Deal
Tradition: A time-honoured ritual for receiving anything from your
previous (civilian) life, is executed
"Make-Up" for SA Soldiers: Camouflage techniques are taught to recruits
"Another New Friend": Buddy Aid is an essential part of a SA soldier's
Where are We? Map reading enable soldiers to navigate and orientate
Made It! Proudly South African Army Soldier!