SHORT SERVICE COMMISSION (ARMY/AIR FORCE CANDIDATES ONLY)

 ENGINEER CORPS.

 Architecture. In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have a Degree from a recognized University/Institution in Architecture (Registered member of Ghana Institute of Architects and must not be more than thirty-five (35) years of age by 17 May 2018.

MEDICAL (ARMY Candidates Only). In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have a Degree in any of the following from a recognized University or equivalent Professional Institution in any of the following:

  1. Clinical Specialist. In addition to the general eligibility, applicant must have MB ChB/BDS or its equivalent from an accredited institution plus a relevant post-graduate qualification to the level of Membership/Fellowship (GCPS/WACS/WACP or its equivalent from an accredited College. Must have permanent registration with the Ghana Medical and Dental Council and not more than 40 years of age by 17 May 2018.
  2. Medical officer & Dental Surgeon. In addition to the general eligibility, applicant must have MB ChB/BDS or its equivalent from an accredited institution. Must have permanent registration with the Ghana Medical and Dental Council. At least one (1) year working experience after housemanship in a recognized health facility and not more than 35 years of age by 17 May 2018.
  3. General Nurse.In addition to the general eligibility, applicant must have BSc/BA degree in Nursing from an accredited institution and must have completed the mandatory clinical rotation or national service. At least two (2) years working experience is required. Must be registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council of Ghana and not more than 33 years of age by 17 May 2018.
  4. Midwifery Officer.In addition to the general eligibility, applicant must have BSc degree in Midwifery from an accredited institution. Must have completed the mandatory clinical rotation. At least two (2) years working experience is required and not more than 33 years of age by 17 May 2018. Must be registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council of Ghana.
  5. Physician Assistant (Medical).   Applicant must have BSc degree in Physician Assistantship or its equivalent from an accredited institution with at least two (2) years working experience after housemanship in an accredited health facility. Must have permanent registration with the Ghana Medical and Dental Council and not more than 33 years of age by 17 May 2018.
  6. Audiologist. Applicant must have an MSc degree in Audiology or its equivalent. At least one (1) year working experience as an audiologist. Must be registered with the Allied Health Professions Council and not more than 33 years of age by 17 May 2018.
  7. Specialized Nurses. In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must be a Registered General Nurse and have Certificate in any of the following specialties: Critical Care, ENT, Peri-operative, Emergency Care, Plastic & Burns and Pediatrics Nursing. At least two (2) years working experience in a recognized health facility is required. Must have registered with the Nurses and Midwives council of Ghana and not more than 33 years of age by 17 May 2018. A degree in any of the related fields is an advantage.
  8. Nursing Tutor. In addition to the general eligibility, applicant must have MPhil in Nursing/Midwifery or MSc/MA in Nursing/Midwifery with postgraduate certificate in Education. Must be registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council of Ghana. At least one (1) year teaching experience in an accredited Nursing/Midwifery institution is required and not more than 35 years of age by 17 May 2018.

Chaplains (ARMY/AIRFORCE Candidates Only). In addition to the general eligibility applicants must have any of the following:

  1. Must have been ordained as a minister of the Roman Catholic, Anglican, Methodist, Presbyterian, Evangelical Presbyterian, SDA and the Church of Pentecost.
  2. He/she must have a minimum of 4 years pastoral working experience including probation/internship period.
  3. Applicant must have GCE ‘O’ Level/SHS/WASSCE with aggregate 24 or better in 6 subject including English and Mathematics or GCE ‘A’ Level passes in 3 subjects.
  4. He/she must not be more than forth (40) years of age before commission.
  5. Must be a holder of Degree (in Theology or Religion ie BA)
  6. He/she must be recommended by Head of Church who must be prepared to release him to the Ghana Armed Forces.
  7. He/she must have the ability to speak English fluently and at least one of the main vernaculars of Ghana.

Imam (ARMY/AIR FORCE Candidates Only). In addition to the general eligibility applicants must have any of the following:

  1. He must have practiced as an Imam for four (4) years, recognized by an Islamic Religious Institution/Body.
  2. He must be fluent in spoken and written Arabic and English.
  3. He must be an Alim Phedeen (Islamic Theologian).
  4. He must be recommended by a recognized Islamic body in Ghana i.e 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.
  5. He must have a good GCE ‘O’ Level/SSSCE/WASSCE with aggregate 24 or better in 6 subjects including English and Mathematics or GCE ‘A’ Level passes including Islamic Studies Arabic Language.
  6. He must be a holder of 1st Degree and a Diploma in Islamic studies from a recognized Islamic Institute, Local or Foreign. A degree in Islamic Theology or Religious from a recognized University may be an advantage.
  7. Must not be more than 40 years of age at time of enlistment.