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Ghana Armed Forces Recruitment For Army Candidates (Nationwide Recruitment)

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1 Oct, 2014

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GENERAL ELIGIBILITY.

1.Eligible applicant must:

a.Be a Ghanaian citizen by birth.
b.Be of good character.
c.Be not less than 18 years and not more than 25 years by 31st December, 2014.
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.Must have six (6) Credits (Not less than Grade 6) at BECE including English and Mathematics.

a.     Infantry /Armour/Artillery/Military Police.

In addition to the General Eligibility applicants must have 6 Credits (Not less than grade C6) at WASSCE including English and Mathematics.

b.      Pay Corps.

In addition to the General Eligibility applicants must have any of the following:

(1)   Six Credits (Not less than grade C6) at WASSCE including English and Mathematics.  (Preference will be given to candidates with Accounting & Business Studies background).
(2)   RSA Stage III in Accounting.
(3)   Diploma in Business Studies.(Accounting Option).

c.       Engineer Corps.

(1)     Electricians. In addition to the General Eligibility applicants must have any of the following.

(a)     Ghana Education Service (GES) Intermediate Certificate in Electrical Installation.
(b)     Ghana Education Service (GES) or COVERT Certificate II in Electrical Works.
(c)     City and Guilds Certificate in Electrical Engineering.

(2)     Plant Mechanics/Fitters.  In addition to the General Eligibility applicants must have any of the following:

(a)     Ghana Education Service (GES) Intermediate Certificate in Plant Mechanic/Fitting.
(b)     Ghana Education Service (GES) or COVET Certificate II in Plant Mechanic/Fitting.
(c)     City and Guilds Certificate in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering.

(3)     Survey Assistants.  In addition to the General Eligibility applicants must have any of  the following or equivalent:

(a)     Ghana Education Service (GES) Intermediate Certificate in Surveying
(b)     Ghana Education Service (GES) or COVET Certificate II in Surveying.

(4)    Painting/Sign writing.   In addition to the General Eligibility applicants must have any of the following:

(a)     Ghana Education Service (GES) Intermediate Certificate in Painting/Sign Writing.
(b)     Ghana Education Service (GES) or COVET Certificate II in Painting/Sign Writing.
(c)     City and Guilds Certificate in Painting/Sign Writing.

(5)     Plumbers  & Masons.    In addition to the General Eligibility applicants must have any of the following:

(a)     Ghana Education Service (GES) Intermediate Certificate in one of the above.
(b)     Ghana Education Service (GES) or COVET Certificate II in one of the above.
(c)     City and Guilds Certificate in one of the above.

(6)     Wood Construction Technology.  In addition to the General Eligibility applicants must have any of the following:

(a)     Ghana Education Service (GES) Intermediate Certificate in Wood Construction Technology.
(b)     Ghana Education Service (GES) or COVET Certificate II in Wood Construction Technology.
(c)     City and Guilds Certificate in Carpentry/Joinery.

(7)     Welding & Fabrication Technology.  In addition to the General Eligibility applicants must have any of the following:

(a)     Ghana Education Service (GES) Intermediate Certificate in Welding and Fabrication Technology.
(b)     Ghana Education Service (GES) or COVET Certificate II in Welding and Fabrication Technology.

(8)    Topo Draughtsman/Architectural Drafting.  In addition to the General Eligibility applicants must have any of the following:

(a)     Ghana Education Service (GES) Intermediate Certificate in Architectural Drafting.
(b)     Ghana Education Service (GES) or COVET Certificate II in Architectural Drafting.

(9)     Plant Operators (Grader, Excavator, Dozer, Backhoe, Wheel Loader, Low Bed and Compactor Roller).  In addition to the General Eligibility applicants must have any of the following:

(a)     Ghana Education Service (GES) Intermediate Certificate in any of the plants stated above.
(b)     Ghana Education Service (GES) or COVET Certificate II in any of the plants stated above.

d.   Electrical and Mechanical Engineers Corps (EME).

(1)     Motor Vehicle Engineering. In addition to the General Eligibility applicants must have any of the following:

(a)     Ghana Education Service (GES) Intermediate Certificate in Motor Vehicle Engineering with Driving Licence Class D.
(b)     Ghana Education Service (GES) or COVET Certificate II in Vehicle Engineering with Driving Licence Class D.
(c)     City and Guilds Intermediate (Internal combustion Engines and Motor Vehicles) with Driving Licence Class D.
(d)     City and Guilds Certificate in Motor Vehicle Engineering Driving with Licence Class D.

(2)     Auto Electrician & Electrical/Electronic Engineering.   In addition to the General Eligibility applicants must have any of the following:

( a)    Ghana Education Service (GES) Intermediate Certificate in one of the above.

(b)     Ghana Education Service (GES) or COVET Certificate II in one of the above.

(c)     City and Guilds in one of the above.

(3)    Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Technology.  In addition to the General Eligibility applicants must have any of the following:

(a)    Ghana Education Service (GES) Intermediate Certificate in one of the above.
(b)     Ghana Education Service (GES) or COVET Certificate II in one of the above.
(c)     City and Guilds in one of the above.

(4)     Metal Smith & Weapon Fitters.  In addition to the General Eligibility applicants must have any of the following:

(a)     Ghana Education Service (GES) Intermediate Certificate in one of the above.

(b)     Ghana Education Service (GES) or COVET Certificate II in one of the above.

(c)     City and Guilds Certificate in Electric and Gas Welding.

(5)     Office Machine Mechanic & Industrial Mechanic. In addition to the General Eligibility applicants must have:

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(a)     Ghana Education Service (GES) Intermediate Certificate in Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Technology.
(b)     Ghana Education Service (GES) or COVET Certificate II in Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Technology.
(c)     City and Guilds in Refrigeration Technology.

(6)     Driver Recovery Mechanics.   In addition to the General Eligibility applicants must have any of the following:

(a)     Ghana Education Service (GES) Intermediate Certificate in Mechanical Recovering.
(b)     Ghana Education Service (GES) or COVET Certificate II in Mechanical Recovering.

(7)     Wood Construction Technology/Creative Art Technology.     In addition to the General Eligibility applicants must have any of the following:

(a)     Ghana Education Service (GES) Intermediate Certificate in Wood Construction Technology and Creative Art Technology.
(b)     Ghana Education Service (GES) or COVET Certificate II in Wood Construction Technology and Creative Art Technology.
(c)     City and Guilds Certificate in Carpentry and Painting.

e.      Signals Corps.

(1)     Operation Group.    In addition to the General Eligibility applicants must have 6 credits (Not less than grade C6) at WASSCE including English and Mathematics.  Possession of valid driving license is an advantage.
(2)     Radio Technician.    In addition to the General Eligibility applicant much have Mathematics, Physics, Elective Mathematics and any of the following:

(a)     City and Guilds Certificate in Electronics.
(b)     City and Guilds Certificate in Telecommunications.

(3)     Line Technician.   In addition to the General Eligibility applicants must have 6 credits (Not less than grade C6) at WASSCE including English and Mathematics and any of the following:

(a)     Certificate in Fibre Optics Technology.
(b)     Certificate in RF Engineering.
(c)     Certificate in Satellite Communications.

f.       Directorate of Information Technology.

In addition to the General Eligibility applicants must have 6 credits (Not less than grade C6) at WASSCE including English and Mathematics and any of the following:

(1)     Network Technicians.  N+ Certificate from a recognised Institution including knowledge in LINUX/Windows Server 2003 and 2008 management.
(2)     Database Administration. Certification in MySQL, SQL, and Oracle from a recognised Institution.
(3)     Computer Programming Language. Certification inVB, C++ and Java from a recognised Institution.
(4)     Web Design. Certification in HTML, PHP, CSS, CMS and Photoshop from a recognised Institution.

g.      Supply and Transport Corps.

In addition to the General Eligibility applicants must have 6 credits(Not less than grade C6) at WASSCE including English and Mathematics and any of the following:

(1)     Drivers. Professional Driving Licence Class D.
(2)     Supply Clerks/Storeman.  Certificate in Storekeeping/Marketing Grade II or Stenographer/Typist Grade I.
(3)     Movement. Certificate in Freight Forwarding/Air Ticketing/Cargo Handling from recognised Institution.
(4)     Fireman/Woman. Certificate in Fire Fighting from National Fire Service plus professional Driving Licences class D.

h.      Public Relations Corps.

(1)     Information Assistants. In addition to General Eligibility applicants must have Diploma/Certificate (not less than one year continuous study) from a recognised/accredited institution in Journalism, Public Relations, English Language /Literature, Broadcasting, Communication Studies or Photo journalism.
(2)     Photographers.   In addition to General Eligibility applicants must have Diploma/Certificate (not less than one year continuous study) from a recognised/accredited institution in general photography.
(3)     Cinematographer.      In addition to General Eligibility applicant must have Diploma/Certificate (not less than one year continuous study) from a recognised/accredited institution in Fine Art, Film Editing, Camera Work, Lighting, Film Directing, Sound, Graphic Design or Animation.

i.        Medical Corps.

In addition to the General Eligibility applicants must have credit in English and Mathematics (Not less than grade C6) at WASSCE and any of the following from accredited institutions:

(1)  Nurses –   Diploma: Registered General Nurse (RGN). Certificate: Health Assistants (Clinical)/Community Health.
(2)   Laboratory Technicians – Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology.
(3)  Laboratory Assistants – Certificate in Medical Laboratory Technology.
(4)  Dispensing Technicians – HND Dispensing/ Pharmacy Technology.
(5)   X-Ray Technicians – Diploma in Radiography.
(6) Dental Surgery Assistants – Diploma/Certificate in Dental Surgery Assistance.
(7)  Dental Technicians – Diploma in Dental Technology
(8)  Environmental Health Officers – Diploma in Environmental Health and Sanitation.
(9)  Environmental Health Assistants – Certificate in Environmental Health and Sanitation.
(10)  Field Technician – Certificate in Community Health.
(11)  Medical Storemen – HND in Purchasing & Supply.
(12)  Technical Officers – Diploma in Health Information or Diploma in Disease         Control or Diploma in Veterinary Technology.

j.       Ordnance Corps.

(1)     Storeman/Woman. In addition to General Eligibility applicants must have 6 credits(Not less than grade C6) at WASSCE and Diploma in Business Studies.
(2)     Ammunition Technicians.  In addition to General Eligibility applicants must have 6 credits(Not less than grade C6) at WASSCE including science subjects.
(3)     Tailor/Textiles & Cobblers/Leather Works.  In addition to General Eligibility applicants must have any of the following.

(a)     Ghana Education Service (GES) Intermediate Certificate in any of the above.
(b)     Ghana Education Service (GES) or COVET Certificate II in any of the above.

k.       Clerk General Duties.

In addition to General Eligibility applicants must 6 credits(Not less than grade C6) at WASSCE including Credit in English and Mathematics and any of the following.

(1)     Certificate in Secretaryship.
(2)     Certificate in computer software applications (Word, Excel, Access, Coral Drawing etc) from recognised Institution.

l.        Education Corps.

In addition to General Eligibility applicants must have 6 credits(Not less than grade C6) at WASSCE including English and Mathematics and any of the following.

(1)     Teachers Post-Secondary Certificate A.
(2)     Diploma in Education.

m.      Military Police.

In addition to General Eligibility applicants must have 6 credits(Not less than grade C6) at WASSCE including Credit in English and Mathematics.

n.      Bandsmen.

In addition to General Eligibility applicants must have 6 credits(Not less than grade C6) at WASSCE including English and Mathematics and any of the following:

(1)     Ability to sight-read musical notes.
(2)     Ability to play Wood wind or Brass instruments.
(3)     Proficiency in Basic Music (ABRSM) Grade 4. Theory will be an added advantage.

Location: Nationwide Recruitment

How To Apply

•   Acquire a scratch card at FIFTY GHANA CEDIS (GH¢ 50.00) from the Designated Regional Post Offices.
•   Scratch gently to reveal the pin code.
•   Log on to the recruitment portal @ http://www.gafrecruitment.com with any of the following browsers;

1)  Mozilla Firefox
2)  Google Chrome.

•   Read through the entry requirements thoroughly.
•   Click on the Apply Now tab to open the applicant authentication page.
•   Enter your card serial number, pin code and select your preferred Arm of Service, and Educational Level and click submit.
•   Select your preferred Branch and provide your Bio Data. Upload a scanned copy of you passport size photograph of dimension 200 x 180 pixels in JPEG or PNG picture formats. The picture should not exceed 2 megabytes. Click next to continue.
•   Provide your Educational Data and click next to continue.
•   Carefully review the information provided on the Summary page and click submit.
•   Print the application Summary Report for subsequent inspection and documentation.

Closing Date: 30 September, 2014

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