The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, has commenced the enlistment of Nigerian graduates and post-graduates for training into its Direct Short Service Cadets (DSSC) 2018.
NAF stated that interested persons who wish to apply must be Nigerian not less than 1.66m tall for male and not less than 1.63m tall for female.
In a statement on its official Twitter handle, the Force said applicants should be between 22 and 30 years by 30 September 2019 (22-35 for consultants).
NAF stated that those interested must possess a bachelor’s degree with a second class upper division or HND with upper credit in the following fields as stated below.
The statement reads, “Engineering: Software, Network, Computer, Electrical/Electronic, Mechanical, Chemical, Satellite Communication, Satellite Control, Satellite Ground Station, Telecommunication, Aerospace and Aeronautical Engineering.
“Administration: Mass Communication, Public Relations, Journalism, Television and Film Production, Sports, Music/Instrument Technology, Accounting, Sociology, Criminology, Psychology, Economics, Marketing, Purchasing and Supply, Business Management.
“IT/Sciences: Database/Network Administration, Web Developing, Network & Cyber Security, IT Robotics, GIS/Remote Sensing, Satellite Image Analyst, Data Telecommunication, Intelligence and Security Studies, Geography, Cartography, Astronomy, Cosmology, MET, ATCO and Fire, Statistics/Record Analyst.
“Education: Biology, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Arts, History and Languages namely French, German, Russian, Mandarin and Arabic languages.
“Professions Allied to Medicine: Nutrition, Lab Tech, Nursing, Ph@rmacy, Biomedical Engineering, Vet Medicine, Dental Techs/Therapists, Dietetics, Medical Laboratory, Medical Records, Optometrist, Preventive Health, Clinical Psychology, Radiography, Physical & Health, Health Education & Human Kinetics, Biochemistry.
“Medical Consultants: General Surgeons, Physicians, Paediatricians, Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Anaesthetists.
“Chaplaincy /Islamic Affairs: Theology, Arabic & Islamic Studies. “Legal Studies: Criminal, Constitutional, Procurement, Land and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Law.”
The Force advised interested applicants to apply “free of charge online at www.airforce.mil.ng.”
It also stated that applicants are to print out the under listed documents after completion of application online.
“Local Government Indigeneship Form. “Attestation Form. “Acknowledgment Form.
“Serving Military personnel are to note that documents listed in a – c above are not applicable to them, however, the special attestation form is to be filled by their current Unit Commander,” the statement added.
It said the online registration will begin October 19, 2018 and close on November 16, 2018.
NAF noted that its online registration and all other enlistment processes are free of charge and no payment should be made at any point throughout the exercise.