Ghana Air Force Nationwide Recruitment 2024/2025

Ghana Air Force Nationwide Recruitment 2024-2025

In this article, you will understand the step by step guide involved on how to apply for the Ghana Air Force Recruitment 2023/2024. Stay focused and read through.

The Ghana Air Force is one of the sub-body of the unified armed force of Ghana, which is supervised by the Ghanaian Ministry of Defence.


IMPORTANT: Please as of the time of publication, the Ghana Air Force 2023/2024 recruitment is yet to commence. This post is to guide interested applicants on the requirements and application process into the Ghana Air Force. Once the recruitment process commences, this post will be updated.


Contents

Ghana Armed Forces Recruitment Eligibility for Recruits

Eligible applicant must:

a. Be a Ghanaian citizen by birth.

b. Be of good character.

c. Be not less than 18 years of age and not more than 25 years for Non – Tradesmen and not more than 27 years for Tradesmen by 30 December 2021.

d. Be medically fit by Armed Forces standards.

e. Be not married.

f. Be not bonded.

g. Be of minimum height of 1.68m (5’6”) for males and 1.57m (5’2”) for females. For Military Police only; be of a minimum height of 1.75m (5’9”) for males and 1.70m (5’7”) for females.

h. Have six (6) Credits (not less than Grade 6)at BECE including English and Mathematics.

i. Have six passes (Not below Grade D7 for Army Candidates in English and Mathematics and other 4 passes and Grade C6 for Navy and Airforce in all subjects) or the requisite credits/passes in respective trade qualifications from GES at Intermediate or Advance Level.

Air Force Candidates

a. Administration Branch.

(1)        Air Force Police.        In addition to the General Eligibility applicants must have 6 credits (not less than C6) at WASSCE including English and Mathematics.

(2)        General Duties Clerk. In addition to the General Eligibility applicants must have any of the following:

(a)        6 credits (not less than C6) at WASSCE including English and Mathematics;

(b)        RSA Stage III in secretarial duties and credit in typing.

(c)        Typist Grade I and II Certificate from Government Secretarial School.

(d)       Stenographer Grade II Certificate.

(e)        DBS (Secretarial Option).

(3)        General Duties.          In addition to General Eligibility applicants must have 6 credits (not less than C6) at WASSCE including English and Mathematics.

(4)        Hospitality & Catering Management.   In addition to General Eligibility applicants must have any of the following:

(a) 6 credits (not less than C6) at WASSCE (Home Economics Option) including English and Mathematics.

(b) GES Intermediate Certificate in Hospitality and Catering Management.

(c) GES or COTVET Certificate II in Hospitality and Catering Management.

b. Supply Branch.

(1)        Storeman/Supplier.   In addition to the General Eligibility applicants must have any of the following:

(a)        6 credits (not less than C6) at WASSCE (Business Option) including English and Mathematics.

(b)        City and Guilds or GES certificate in storekeeping/purchasing and supply.

(2)        Cobblers/ Leather Works & Tailor. In addition to the General Eligibility applicants must have:

(a)        GES Intermediate Certificate in any of the above.

(b)        GES or COTVET Certificate II in any of the above

c. Engineering Branch.

(1)        Airframe, Engines, Radio, Electronic, Instruments, Photo and Armament Trades.             In addition to the General Eligibility applicants must have any of the following:

(a)        6 credits (not less than C6) at WASSCE (Science or Technical Option) including English and Mathematics

(b)        City and Guilds Part I /II or GES Intermediate/Final Certificate in Mechanical Engineering Plant/Automotive Engineering/Electrical Technician/Electrical Installation/ Electronic Technician.

(2)        Plumbers/Masons/Welders/Machinist/Carpenters/Refrigeration. In addition to the General Eligibility applicants must have GES or City and Guilds Intermediate Certificate in the related field.

(3)        Safety and Surface.   In addition to the General Eligibility, all applicants must have 6 credits at WASSCE including English, Mathematics, and credit in Graphics and Design or Fine Art.

(4)       Vehicle Mechanic.  In addition to the General Eligibility all applicants must have City and Guilds Intermediate or GES Technical Examination Unit Certificate in Auto Mechanics/Auto Electrician plus a Professional Driver’s Licence of minimum class C.

d. Air Branch.

(1) Air Traffic Controller/Operations Clerks. In addition to General Eligibility applicants must have 6 credits (not less than C6) at WASSCE including English, Mathematics, and Integrated Science.

(2)        Aero Firemen.           In addition to the General Eligibility applicants must have 6 credits (not less than C6) at WASSCE, including Mathematics and English plus a driving licence class D.

5. Medical Candidates (Army/Navy/Air Force)

a. In addition to the General Eligibility applicants must have credit in English and Mathematics (not less than Grade C6) at WASSCE.

b. Must have any of the following from an accredited institution of higher learning with at least one (1) year working experience in a recognized health facility:

(1)        General Nurses. Diploma in Nursing (Registered General Nursing/Registered Mental Nursing/Registered Community Nursing/Emergency Nursing) and must have completed the mandatory rotation.  Must have registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council of Ghana.

(2)        Nurse Assistants.  Certificate in Nursing (Community Health/Health Assistant Clinical) and must have completed the mandatory rotation. Must have registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council of Ghana.

(3)        Midwives.         Diploma in Midwifery (Registered Midwifery) and must have completed the mandatory rotation.  Must have registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council of Ghana.

(4)        Pharmacy Technicians.          HND in Dispensing Technology  must have completed the mandatory national service.  Must be a registered member and be in good standing with the Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana.

(5)        Technical Officers (Dental Surgery Assistant).  Diploma in Dental Surgery option and must have completed the mandatory national service.

(6)        Technical Officers (Dental Technology). Diploma in Dental Technology option and must have completed the mandatory national service.

(7)        Technical Officers (X’Ray). Diploma in Radiology Technology and must have completed the mandatory national service.  Must be a registered member and in good standing with the Allied Health Professions Council.

(8)        Technical Officers (Health Promotion).  Diploma in Public Health (Health Promotion) and must have completed the mandatory national service.

(9)        Technical Officers (Medical Laboratory).  Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology plus one (1) year mandatory national service. Must be registered and be in good standing with the Allied Health Professions Council.

(10)      Technical Officers (Physiotherapy).   Diploma in Physiotherapy plus one (1) year of mandatory national service.  Must be registered and be in good standing with the Allied Health Professions Council.

(11)      Technical Officers (Orthotics).  Diploma in Orthotics plus one (1) year mandatory national service.  Must be registered and be in good standing with the Allied Health Professions Council.

(12)      Technical Officers (Health Information).  Diploma in Public Health (Informatics)  plus one (1) year of mandatory national service.

(13)      Technical Officers (Biostatistics).  Diploma in Statistics plus one (1) year of mandatory national service.

(14)      Technical Officers (Veterinary).  Diploma in Field Animal Health/Veterinary Laboratory Techniques plus one (1) year mandatory national service.

(15)      Biomedical Engineering Technologists.  Diploma in Medical Equipment Technology from an accredited institution of higher learning and must have completed the mandatory national service.

(16)      Technical Officers (Environmental Health).  Diploma in Public Health (Environmental Health)plus one (1) year mandatory national service.  Must be registered with the Allied Health Professions Council.

(17)      Technical Assistant (Environmental Health).  Certificate in Public Health (Environmental Health). Must be registered with the Allied Health Professions Council.

(18)      Emergency Medical Technicians.   Certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) –Basic/Advanced level.

(19)      Physiotherapist Assistants.   Certificate in Physiotherapy Must be registered with the Allied Health Professions Council.

(20)      Medical Laboratory Assistants.  Certificate in Medical Laboratory Technology plus one (1) year post qualification internship. Must be registered with the Allied Health Professions Council.

(21)      Environmental Health Assistants.   Certificate in Environmental Health Must be registered with the Allied Health Professions Council.

(22)      Biostatistics/Record Assistants.   Certificate in Health Records Management

(23)      Ambulance Drivers.   Certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) – Basic with a drivers licence “B”.

6. Band Candidates (Army/Navy/Air Force)

a. Applicants must have 2 credits and 4 Passes at WASSCE.

b. Must not be more than 27 years for Regimental Band and not more than 28 years for Dance band respectively.

c. Must have the following;

(1)        Ability to sight-read musical notes.

(2)        Ability to play Woodwind or Brass instruments.

(3)        Proficiency in Basic Music (ABRSM) Theory Grade 4 will be an added advantage.

Location: Nationwide Recruitment

How to Apply

All applicants are required to carefully read through the entry requirements for clarification before application. Take note of all the required data in the subsequent steps.

    1. Acquire a scratch card at FIFTY GHANA CEDIS (GH? 50.00) from selected post offices nationwide.
    1. Scratch gently to reveal the “PIN” code. The scratch card can be used for three times until a record is successfully submitted.
    1. Log on to the recruitment portal @ http://www.gafrecruitment.com with any of the following browsers:
        • Mozilla Firefox.
        • Google Chrome.
    1. Read through the entry requirements thoroughly.
    1. Ensure your mobile phone’s Cell Broadcast Message Service is turned “ON”. This can be done by going through the following steps on your phone:
        • Messages
        • Message Settings
        • Find “Cell Broadcast/Broadcast Message/CB Activation/Advertisement” depending on your brand of mobile phone.
        • Set activation “ON”.
        • Set all channels to “RECEIVE” and exit message settings.
    1. Then, click on the Apply Now Tab to open the applicant authentication page.
    1. Enter your card Serial Number, PIN code and select your preferred Arm of Service, type of commission and click “Submit”.
    1. Enter your personal details and take note of the following from Pages 1 to 3:
        • Page 1; Select your desired vacancy and provide all other required data.
        • Page 2; Upload a scanned copy of your passport-sized photograph of dimension (170 x 150 pixels), enter a valid e-mail address, personal mobile phone number in the format (233244123456) and enter any other required data.
        •  Page 3; Enter the results of only the TWO required core subjects on your WASSCE/SSSCE Certificate, that is; CORE MATHEMATICS AND CORE ENGLISH. Enter your WASSCE or SSSCE Index number, WASSCE or SSSCE Certificate Serial Number. Upload only scanned copies of the following; WASSCE or SSSCE Certificate and Degree Certificate.  NB:  Each scanned document (Passport picture, WASSCE or SSSCE Certificate, Degree Certificate) to be uploaded, should not exceed 1(One) Megabyte and should be in JPEG picture format only.
    1. Click on the Preview Button to see a summary page of all data provided. Read through this page carefully and click on the back button, if there are any modifications to be made.
    1. Click on the submit button and expect an instant e-mail and text message, which includes your unique system generated Identification Number.
  1. Print and keep a copy of the generated report as you will be required to present it, if you are Qualified. However, if you lose your copy of the final report, go back to the recruitment portal, click on the PRINT SUMMARY Tab, enter your unique identification number sent to you by SMS/E-mail and order a reprint.

Similar Posts

4 Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *