Nigerian Air Force begins recruitment process [SEE HOW TO APPLY]

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, has commenced its recruitment process for
Airmen and Airwomen.

NAF disclosed that the recruitment exercise commenced on January 12,
2019, and will close on February 23, 2019.

In a post on its Facebook page, the service also highlighted how
prospective candidates can apply, adding that the process is free.

The full statement on how to apply is as below:

Online Registration starts on 12 January 2019 and closes 23 February
2019. Application is free!!!

This is to inform the general public that the Application For Nigerian
Air Force Airmen/Airwomen Recruitment Exercise 2019 has commenced.

Candidates that qualify after the registration process would be
invited for Zonal Recruitment Exercise which would hold from Saturday,
9 March – Saturday, 23 March 2019. Also, candidates that qualify after
the Zonal Recruitment Exercise would be invited for Final Selection
Interview Exercise, after which the list of successful candidates
would be published for Basic Military Training.

Nigerian Air Force Recruitment General Instructions.
1. Nationality: Applicant must be a Nigerian citizen by birth.

2. Age: Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 22 years for
non-tradesmen/women, 18 and 25 years for tradesmen/women. Those
applying as assistant chaplains/assistant imams and drivers must be
between the ages of 18 and 28 years.

3. Marital Status: All applicants must be single.

4. Height: Minimum height is 1.66meters or 5.4ft for males and 1.63
meters or 5.3ft for females.

5. Medical Fitness: All applicants must be medically fit and meet the
Nigerian Air Force medical and employment standards.

6. Attestation Forms: Applicant's attestation Form must be signed by a
military officer from the same state as the applicant and not below
the rank of Squadron Leader or equivalent in the Nigerian Army,
Nigerian Navy and Nigerian Air Force. Also a Police Officer of the
rank of Assistant CP and above. Local Governments
Chairmen/Secretaries, Magistrates and Principals of Government
Secondary Schools from applicants' state of origin can also sign the
attestation forms. The signees passport photograph and either
photocopy of drivers licence, international passport, national
identity card or voters identity card must be attached. In addition,
applicants are to bring with them Local Government Indigene
Certificate to the Zonal Recruitment Centers and final selection
interview.

7. Presentation of original credentials: Applicants are required to
submit their original credentials for scrutiny, at the zonal and final
selection exercises. The credentials include the following:

Two recent passport size photographs to be stamped and countersigned
by officer of appropriate rank specified, Local Government
Chairmen/Secretaries and other specified officers in Paragraph 6.
Photocopy of Birth Certificate/Declaration of Age (Any age declaration
done later than 4 years to this exercise will not be acceptable)
Photocopy of Educational/Trade Certificates
Indigeneship certificate from applicant's State of Origin
Attestation of Parent/Guardian Consent Form
Attestation of Local Government Area Form
Acknowledgment Card
Writing Materials (for aptitude test)
Any applicant suspected to have impersonated or submitted false
document(s) shall be disqualified from the selection exercise. Also,
any false declaration detected later may lead to withdrawal from
training. Such applicants will be handed over to the Nigeria Police
for prosecution. The Nigerian Air Force will not entertain any
enquiries in respect of applicants whose applications have been
rejected. Interested applicants are to note that the online
registration is free of charge. Applicants are required to fill valid
email addresses and Telephone numbers in the appropriate spaces
provided in the application form.

8. On completion of the application forms, applicants must print out
the underlisted documents:

Acknowledgment Card
Attestation Form
Local Government Indigeneship Form.
Nigerian Air Force Recruitment Academic/Professional Requirements.
1. Non-Tradesmen/women: Applicants must possess a minimum of 5
creditsincluding Mathematics and English Language in
SSCE/NECO/GCE/NABTEB. In addition, applicants are also required to
possess their school's testimonials.

2. Tradesmen/women:

a.Applicants must possess ND (with minimum of Lower Credit), NABTEB,
RN/RM/NCE or City & Guild Certificate.

b. Candidates with only Trade Test Certificate (including Drivers) are
required to also have a minimum of 2 passesin GCE/SSCE/NECO including
English Language.

Note: that applicants with HND or First Degrees/Post-Graduate
Certificates, University Diplomas and Grade II Teacher's certificates
will not be considered for recruitment as airmen/airwomen into the
Nigerian Air Force and should not apply. Applicants with medical
qualifications should possess evident of registration with relevant
professionals bodies and current practicing licence.

3. Requirements:Applicants are advised to carefully read the
requirements below before filling the Form:

a. Medical Records: ND Medical Records.

b.Nursing:RN-RM.

c.Lab Technician:ND Medical Lab Science.

d.X-Ray Technicians:ND X-ray Technology.

e.Dental Technician: ND Dental Technology/ Dental Therapy.

f.Pharmacy Technician: ND Pharmacy Technology.

g.Environmental Health Technician: ND Environmental Health Technology.

h.Biomed Technician: ND Biomed Technology.

i.Optometry Technician: ND Optometry Technology.

j. Physiotherapy: ND Physiotherapy.

k. Medical Supply: ND Medical Supply.

l.Dieticians/Nutrition: ND Dietetics/Nutrition.

m.Assistant Chaplain:Diploma in Theology.

n.Assistant Imam:ND Arabic/Islamic Studies.

o. Engineering Technicians: ND Mechanical Engineering/Electrical
Electronics Engineering/Chemical Engineering/Air Engineering
Technology.

p. Works: Trade Test Cert in Welding/Carpentry/Painting/Sign
Writing/Plumbing/Mason/Domestic Electrician/Refrigeration and Air
Conditioning/Tailors.

q. Domestic Electricians: ND Electrical Electronics, ND/Trade Test
Certificate 1,2,3 Domestic Electrician, Works.

r. Building Technology:ND Building Technology/Quantity Surveyor/ Land
Surveying/ Civil Engineering.

s.Statistics:ND Stats.

t. Meteorologist:WMO Class III Meteorology Assistant Certificate,
Certificate in ATCA/Base Operator and Fire.

u. Public Relations/Info:ND Mass
Communication/Journalism/Broadcasting/Trade Test Certificate in
Videography/Photography.

v. Secretarial Assistants: ND Office Technology Management.

w. Library Assistants:ND/NCE Library Science.

x. Music:ND Music. In addition, playing experience in any recognised
Band will be an advantage.

y. Driver/Mechanic:Trade Test and current driver's license with
practical experience.

z. Computer/Space Tech:ND/Computer Hardware Engr/Tech, Software
Engr/Tech, Satellite Image Interpreter/GIS Tech, SatCom Hub
Installation Tech, Fiber Optic Tech, Network Tech, Cyber Security
Tech, Web Designer/Master and Software Developer. Possession of
recognized certifications will be an advantage.

aa. Sports: Certificate of participation/Medals in National and
International sporting competitions and in addition ND/NCE Physical
Education can be an added advantage.

ab. Catering: ND Catering Services/Catering Certificate.

ac. Education:NCE Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, English,
Home Economics, Nigerian Languages, French, Business Management, Fine
Art, Basic Science/Integrated Science, Computer Science, Music,
Technical Education/Basic Technology, Christian Religious Knowledge,
Islamic Religious Knowledge.

ad. Administration/Logistics: ND Business Studies/Business
Administration and Management/Purchasing and Supply/Financial
Studies/Economics.

ae. Legal Clerks: ND/Diploma in Law.

Nigerian Air Force Zonal Recruitment Exercise.
Qualifying Recruitment Tests will hold in the following Centers:

a. Bauchi: 251 Nigerian Air Force Base, Bauchi.

b.Benin: 107 Air Maritime Group, Nigerian Air Force Benin.

c. Enugu: 155 Nigerian Air Force Base, Enugu.

d.Ilorin: 303 MAG – Nigerian Air Force, Ilorin.

e.Ipetu-Ijesha: 209 Quick Response Group, Ipetu-Ijesha.

f.Jos: 451 Nigerian Air Force Station, Jos.

g. Kaduna: Nigerian Air Force Base, Kawo – Kaduna.

h.Kano: 403 Flying Training School, Kano.

i. Lagos: Sam Ethnan Air Force Base, Ikeja – Lagos.

j.Maiduguri: 105 Composite Group Nigerian Air Force Base, Maiduguri.

k.Makurdi: Nigerian Air Force Base, Makurdi.

l. Minna:351 Nigerian Air Force Base, Minna.

m.Port-Harcourt: 115 Special Operations Group, Nigerian Air Force,
Port-Harcourt.

n.Sokoto: 119 Forward Operation Base Mabera, Sokoto.

o.Yola: 103 Strike Group, Nigerian Air Force, Yola.

How to Apply for Nigerian Air Force Recruitment.
Interested candidates who meet the criteria listed above should apply
by clicking on the "Apply" button below:

APPLY HERE OFFICIAL LINK

Online Registration starts on 12th January 2019 and closes on 23rd
February 2019.

ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS

1. Applicants will be required to submit for scrutiny, the original
copies of their documents at the recruitment centers and during the
final selection interview. Applicants will be required to present
following documents if selected for the zonal recruitment test:

a. Two recent passport size photographs to be stamped and
countersigned by officer of appropriate rank specified, Local
Government Chairmen/Secretaries and other specified officers in
Paragraph 8.

b. Photocopies of:

(1) Birth Certificate/ Declaration of Age (Any age declaration done
later than 4 years to this exercise will not be acceptable).

(2) Educational/ Trade Certificates.

(3) Indigeneship certificate from applicant's State of Origin.

2. Any applicant suspected to have impersonated or submitted false
document(s) shall be disqualified from the selection exercise. Also,
any false declaration detected later may lead to withdrawal from
training. Such applicants will be handed over to the Police for
prosecution.The Nigerian Air Force will not entertain any enquiries in
respect of applicants whose applications have been rejected.
Interested applicants are to note that the online registration is free
of charge. Applicants are required to fill valid email addresses and
Telephone numbers in the appropriate spaces provided in the
application form.

3. On completion of the application forms, applicants must print out
the Acknowledgment Slip.

For Technical Support, please call: 09064432351, 09055840142,
08053440802 or Email: careers@airforce.mil.ng. Note: All phone lines
are available Monday – Friday between 8:30AM and 5:30PM.
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