Requirements For Short Service Commision (Army/Navy/Airforce)

Ghana Armed Forces

This article leads you to the Short Service Commission (Navy/Army/Air Force)’s recruitment qualifications. Read on for more details.

Roles And Qualifications For Short Service Commission

1. Engineer Corps

You must not be more than 30 years by 30 January, 2025 and must have any of the following:

  • Civil Engineering with Master’s in Sewage Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering with Master’s in Building Services
  • Civil Engineering with Master’s in Structural Engineering
  • MSc/MBA in Project Management with First Degree in any Building Environment Discipline.
  • Applicants must have a minimum of two (2) years of work experience in the relevant field of application and must be registered member of GHIE or requisite Professional body. Applicants must have good standing with a practicing Licence and Certificate from the regulating Professional Body.

2. Supply Branch (Air Force Only)

In addition to the general eligibility criteria, applicants must have a Masters Degree from a recognised university/institution in any of the following:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Procurement
  • Commerce
  • Economics
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management

3. Medical and Dental Specialists

Applicants must not be more 40 years of age for Medical and Dental Specialist and must have all of the following:

  • MB ChB/BDS or its equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Relevant post-graduate qualification to the level of Membership / Fellowship or its equivalent from an accredited college
  • Permanent registration with the Medical and Dental Council (Ghana) and be in good standing.

4. Medical Officers and Dental Surgeons

Candidates must not be more 35 years of age and must have all of the following:

  • MB ChB/BDS degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Permanent registration with the Medical and Dental Council (Ghana) and in good standing
  • At least one (1) year post-permanent registration work experience.
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5. Nursing Officers

  • BSc degree in Nursing from an accredited institution with a permanent registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Council of Ghana.

6. Specialised/Specialist Nurses

Prospects must not be more 35 years of age and must have all of the following:

  • BS degree/Membership in any of the following specialties: Critical Care, ENT. Peri-Operative, Emergency Care, Pacdiatrics, Ophthalmic Nursing, Nephrology Nursing and other specialties.
  • least one (1) year post-permanent registration working experience in a recognised health facility.
  • Must be in good standing with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana.

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7. Midwifery Officers.

Applicants must have either:

  • BSc degree in Midwifery from an accredited institution with at least two (2) years of post-permanent registration work experience Or
  • BS degree in Midwifery from an accredited institution and a Diploma in Midwifery (RM) with at least one (1) year post-permanent registration work experience and must be in good standing with the Nursing & Midwifery Council of Ghana.

8. Certified Registered Anesthetists (CRA)

  • Applicants must have a BS degree in Anesthesia and an Advanced Diploma in Nurse Anaesthesia with at least one (1) year work experience post-permanent registration. Must be in good standing with the appropriate Regulatory body.

9. Physician Assistants (Medical)

  • Applicants must have a BS degree and an Advanced Diploma in Physician Assistantship from an accredited institution with at least one (1) year working experience in an accredited health facility. Applicants must have a permanent registration with the Medical and Dental Council (Ghana) and be in good standing.
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10. Chaplains (ARMY/NAVY/AIR FORCE)

The incumbent must not be more than 35 years of age by 30 January 2025 and have the following:

  • First Degree not below Second Class Lower (BA) in Theology or Religion from a recognised university/Theological Seminary/College.
  • An ordained Minister of the Roman Catholic, Anglican, Methodist, Presbyterian, Evangelical Presbyterian, DA and the Church of Pentecost and be recommended for commissioning into the Ghana Armed Forces by the Head of the Church.
  • A minimum of four (4) years of pastoral working and probation/internship experience including two (2) years of post-ordination service in the pastoral field.
  • Ability to speak English and at least one of the main Ghanaian languages fluently.

11. Imam

Candidates must not be more than 35 years of age by 30 January, 2025 and have the following:

  • First Degree not below Second Class Lower in Islamic Theology (Religion) from a recogniued university, Islamic institution or college.
  • An Alim Phedeen (Islamic Theologian).
  • Fluent in both spoken Arabic and English Languages.
  • Ability to read and write good Arabic and English Languages.
  • Practised as Imam for four (4) years and be recognised by a recognised
  • Islamic Religious Institution/Body in Ghana ie. The Office of the National Chief Imam, the Ghana Muslim Mission, the Muslim Representative Council, the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Islamic Research and the Ahmadiya Muslim Mission.
  • Recommended for commissioning into the Ghana Armed Forces by the Head of a recognised Islamic body in Ghana.

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