Platoon Commander Course (PCC)
The PCC are organised once a year.
The Platoon Commander Course (PCC) lasts for 20 weeks, including 4 weeks for section commander course and 16 weeks for platoon commander training.
The officers who have passed the PCC selection process and are qualified as department commanders are invited to become the participants of the Platoon Commander Course.
The PCC takes place on working days, i.e., 5 days a week during daily service, except for field exercises or at a time specified by the Commandant of the Military Academy of Lithuania.
Field exercises take place under the military service conditions of the barracks regime without providing rest time for service. The classes are held daily and last for 8 hours (7 hours on Fridays). The duration of one theoretical session is an hour and a half (2 academic hours).
After theoretical and practical exercises, the participants have time for self-study or tasks.
After successful completion of the PCC, the participants obtain platoon commander qualification, and they are commissioned as Second Lieutenants.