Air Force Recruitment: General Guidelines for Applicants of airmen/airwomen Recruitment Exercise for year 2020
Application Process is FREE OF CHARGE and no payment should be made at any point throughout the Exercise.
PLEASE READ ALL THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY !!!
Online Registration starts on 24 July 2020 and closes on 21 August 2020. Qualified applicants after the registration process would be invited for Selection Board Interview Exercise after which the list of successful candidates would be published in newspapers and online for Basic Military Training.
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLICANTS
1.Nationality:Applicants must be Nigerian citizens by birth.
2.Age:Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 22 years by 30 June 2021 for non-tradesmen/women, 18 and 25 years by 30 June 2021 for tradesmen/women. Those applying as Assistant Chaplains/Assistant Imams and Drivers must be between the ages of 18 and 28 years by 30 June 2021.
3.Marital Status:All applicants must be single.
4.Height:Minimum height is 1.66 metres or 5.4ft for males and 1.63 metres or 5.3ft for females.
5.Medical Fitness:Applicants must be medically and physically fit and must meet the Nigerian Air Force medical and employment standards.
6.Local Government Area Attestation Form:Applicants’ Local Government Area Attestation Form must be signed by a military officer from the same State as the applicants not below the rank of Wing Commander in the Nigerian Air Force or equivalent in the Nigerian Army and Nigerian Navy or a Police Officer of the rank of Assistant Commissioner and above, or Local Government Area Chairmen/Secretaries and Magistrates from the Local Government Area of the applicants. The Local Government Area Attestation Form must be accompanied by the passport photograph and photocopy of the signees’ Drivers Licence or National ID Card or International Passport. The signee is also to authenticate behind the applicants’ passport photograph.
7.Presentation of original credentials:Successful applicants are required to submit their original credentials for scrutiny at the Selection Board Interview Exercise. The credentials include the following:
a.Two recent passport size photographs to be stamped and countersigned by the officer of appropriate rank as specified in Paragraph 6.
b.Original and Photocopy of Birth Certificate or Declaration of Age.
c.Original and Photocopy of Educational/Trade Certificates.
d.Original and Photocopy of Indigeneship certificate from applicant’s Local Government/State of Origin.
e.Original and Photocopy of Letter of Attestation of Good Character signed by Officer of appropriate rank as specified in paragraph 6.
8.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 in valid email addresses and telephone numbers in the appropriate spaces provided in the Application Form.
9.Attestation Forms:On completion of the application forms, applicants must print out the underlisted documents:
b.Attestation of Parent/Guardians Form.
c.Local Government Area Attestation Form.
10.Successful applicants would be invited for Selection Board Interview Exercise through the portal.
ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS FOR THOSE APPLYING AS NON-TRADESMEN AND WOMEN
11.Non-Tradesmen/women:Applicants applying for Non-Tradesmen/Women must possess a minimum of 5 credits including Mathematics and English Language in not more than 2 sittings in SSCE/NECO/GCE/NABTEB. In addition, applicants are required to possess their school testimonials.
ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THOSE APPLYING AS TRADESMEN AND WOMEN
a.Applicants must possess at least a Lower Credit/Merit in ND/NCE or any relevant trade certificates from reputable and government approved institutions/organisations.
b.Applicants applying as drivers must possess a minimum of 3 passes in SSCE/ GCE/NECO/NABTEB including English Language, with a trade test certificate and valid drivers licence.
c.Applicants applying as sportsmen/women must possess 2 passes in SSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB with a credit in English and evidence of professional experience which should include certificates and medals.
Note: Applicants with HND or First Degrees/Post-Graduate Certificates and University Diploma certificates will not be considered for recruitment as airmen/airwomen into the Nigerian Air Force and should not apply. Applicants with medical qualifications must possess evidence of registration with relevant professional bodies and valid current practicing licence(s).