NIGERIAN ARMY

RECRUITMENT PORTAL

SECTION 'B'

QUALIFICATION
GUIDE TO CANDIDATES ON CATEGORY AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ENTRY AS TRADESMEN/WOMEN AND NON TRADESMEN/WOMEN INTO THE NIGERIAN ARMY.
REFERENCE CATEGORY QUALIFICATION
A1 DRAUGHTSMAN SSCE/NECO From Trade center, NBTC Trade Certificate.
A2 CARTOGRAPHER SSCE/NECO From Trade center, NBTC Trade Certificate.
A3 METEOROLOGIST SSCE/NECO From Trade center, NBTC Trade Certificate.
A4 ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE Federal Craft Certificate (FCC), National Technical Certificate (NTC).
A5 PROJECT TECHNICIAN Certificate or OND in relevant discipline such as Architecture, Quantity Survey, Civil/Structure/Building Technology, Electrical/Mechanical Installation, Urban and Rural Planning, Estate Management, Land Economy. The candidates must also posses SSCE/NECO with 4 credits including Maths and Physics.
A6 BRICKLAYING/BLOCK LAYING AND CONCRETE WORK, CARPENTRY AND JOINERY, FURNITURE MAKING, PAINTING AND DECORATING, PLUMBING AND PIPE FITTING National Technical Certificate (NTC) or Labour Trade Test (LLT), the candidate must also posses SSCE/NECO with 2 credits including English Language and 4 passes in other subjects, and would have 2 years experience as well as letter of recommendation from past or present employer is required.
B1 RADIO/TV AND ELECTRONIC WORKS Federal Craft Certificate (FCC), National Technical Certificate (NTC).
B2 COMPUTER STUDIES Federal Craft Certificate (FCC), National Technical Certificate (NTC).
B3 COMMUNICATION SSCE/NECO with 3 credits in English Language, Maths and Physics and passes in 2 other subjects.
C1 DRIVER National Technical Certificate (NTC), SSCE/NECO with 2 credits including English Language, Trade Test, Current Drivers License, 2 years driving experience as well as letter of recommendation (as driver) from past or present employer is required.
C2 COOK/STEWARD SSCE/NECO with 3 credits including English Language, Home Economics/Food Nutrition and passes in 2 other subjects. Certificate or proven experience as a Waiter or Steward is an advantage.
D1 MEDICAL RECORDS/HEALTH ADMINISTRATION OND/Professional qualification in Medical Records or Health Administration (at least lower credit). The Candidate must also posses SSCE/NECO with 4 credits including English Language, Maths Biology/Health Science.
D2 PHYSIOTHERAPIST, PUBLIC HEALTH, OCCUPATION THERAPIST, DENTAL THERAPIST AND DENTAL LAB ASSISTANT EHO (WAHEB), HND, OND/Professional Qualification in relevant fields and must also posses SSCE/NECO with 4 credits in English Language, Maths Biology/Health Science.
D3 NURSE Single qualification RN and double qualification in any relevant qualification such as RM, A&E, ENT Psychiatric, Pediatric, Orthopedic/Trauma, Ophthalmic, Anesthetic, Public Health, Occupational Health, Nephrology/Dialysis all Theater Nursing and must also posses SSCE/NECO with 5 credits including English Language, Maths, Biology/Health Science, Physics and Chemistry.
D4 DENTAL Dental Technologist OND, dental Therapist OND, Dental Surgery Asst (DSA) OND.
D5 PHARMACY TECHNICIAN (OND)
D6 LAB SCIENTIST/PATHOLOGIST Technician (OND)
D7 RADIOGRAPHY TECHNICIAN OND in X-ray technology
E1 STORE ASSISTANT SSCE/NECO with 5 credits including English Language, Mathematics and Economics, Computer Skill would be an added advantage.
F1 AUTOMOBILE MECHANIC SSCE/NECO with 4 credits including English Language, Maths, Physics, and chemistry, Also intermediate City Guild, NBTC Trade Certificate, C&G/Apprenticeship Trade proficiency could be considered, also technical bias is an advantage
F2 REFRIGERATION AND AIR CONDITIONING Federal Craft Certificate (FCC), National Technical Certificate (NTC)
F3 INSTRUMENTATION MECHANIC WORKS (Trade Test Grade I-III) Federal Craft Certificate (FCC), National Technical Certificate (NTC)
F4 FITTERS Trade Center Certificate, NBTE Trade Certificate
F5 COMPUTER TECHNICIAN OND in computer studies, Programming or Engineering (at least lower credit) and must posses 4 credits including English Language and Maths
G1 EDUCATION NCE in Arts/Science/Technical subjects in addition to SSCE/NECO with 4 credits including English Language and Maths for Science/Technical subjects, or 4 credits including English Language and at least a pass in maths for Arts subjects.
H1 PHYSICAL TRAINING INSTRUCTOR SSCE/NECO with 3 credits including English Language and passes in 2 other subjects. Interest and proven talents in sports as well evidence of participation in sports at secondary School/State/YSFON level is required
H2 SPORTS MEN/WOMEN  
J1 BANDSMEN SSCE/NECO with 2 credits including English Language and passes in 4 other subjects. Certificate in music and proficiency in any musical instrument will be an added advantage. Buglers and trumpeters would be an added advantage
K1 JOURNALIST Certificate or OND in Mass Communication, Journalism, Photography, Printing Technology, Information Library, Public Relations, Graphic Arts, Film making and Cinematography. The candidate must also posses SSCE/NECO with 4 credits including English Language and Maths
L1 CHAPLIN ASSISTANT SSCE/NECO with 3 credits including English Language and Christian religious Knowledge and passes in 2 other subjects. Two years experience as clergy/church worker as well as letter of recommendation by 2 clergy/church recognized by the NA is required
L2 IMAM ASSISTANT SSCE/NECO with 3 credits in Arabic, Islamic Religious Knowledge and English Language. Two years experience as imam/Mosque attendants as well as letter of recommendation by 2 Islamic Clerics/organizations recognized by the NA is required
M1 BOAT OPERATOR/DIVER SSCE/NECO with 3 credits including English Language and passes in 2 other subjects