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Harry to join the army, you need to buy the forms and get recruited. Mostly the army forms are not online. The forms are hard copy that needs to be filled with ink. There are several requirements for eligibility that comes with the forms. To be able to get recruited in the army, this are all what they are looking for. Unless otherwise stated, the army normally needs your grades and not your certificate. Wassce grades and certificate have been combine into one. IF IT IS STATED THAT YOU MUST SUBMIT A CERTIFICATE, THEN YOU MUST USE A PHOTOCOPY OF THE ORIGINAL NOT THE RESULTS SLIPS. ALL CERTIFICATES FOR 2013 WASSCE ARE OUTS SO YOU CAN GO FOR YOURS FROM YOUR SCHOOL.THE FORMS ARE NOT YET OUT SO KEEP CHECKING BUT READ THE REQUIREMENTS BELOW.

GENERAL RECRUITMENT EXERCISE-2014 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS INTO THE GHANA ARMED FORCES
Recruitment

  1. General Eligibility. 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 23½ years for non-tradesmen and not more than 25 years for tradesmen by the time of call up for training.

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.

h. For Military Police only; be of a minimum height of 1.75m (5’9”) for males and 1.70m (5’7”) for females.

  1. NAVY CANDIDATES. Trades Requirements are as follows:

a. Executive Branch.

(1) Seaman Gunners, Radar Plotters. Must have 6 passes in SSSCE inclusive English and Mathematics.

b. Supply and Secretarial Branch.

(1) Writer (General Duties).

(a) RSA II in Typing or

(b) Six (6) passes in SSSCE Certificate (Secretarial option) with credit in English and Mathematics.

(c ) Stenographer GD II.

(d) Computer literacy including working knowledge in MS Word, Spreadsheets and databases.

(3) Writer (Pay)

(a) Must have either RSA in Accounting and Business; or

(b) Six (6) passes at SSSCE inclusive English and credit in Mathematics (Preference will go to candidates with Accounting & Business Studies background).

(3) Stores.
(a) SSSCE Certificate in Business Programme with passes in 6 subjects inclusive English and Mathematics; or

(b) City and Guilds or GES Technical Examinations Unit Certificate in Storekeeping/Purchasing & Supply.

(4) Physical Training Instructors.

(a) SSSCE with passes in 6 subjects inclusive English and Mathematics.

(b) Must be a skilled sportsman in at least two sports with proven participation at district or regional level in Ghana.

(5) Cooks/Stewards.

(a) City and Guilds (Intermediate or Advance) or

(b) SSSCE Certificate (Home Economics) option I or II with at least passes in 5 subjects including English, Maths and Foods and Nutrition.

(6) Tailors.
(a) City and Guilds (Intermediate or Advance) in tailoring or;

(b) Five (5) Passes in SSSCE Cert and Trade Test or

(c ) Intermediate or Advance from GES Technical Examinations Unit in tailoring.

(7) Bandsmen.

(a) BECE/SSSCE Certificate.

(b) Ability to sight-read musical notes.

(c ) Ability to play any 2 pieces wind instruments.

(d) Proficiency in Basic Music Theory will be an advantage.

(c.) Technical Branch. Computer literacy is a general requirement for all technical branch applications.

(1) Engineering Artificers and Mechanics.

(a) SSSCE/WASSCE with minimum passes of C or C6 respectively in English, Maths, Science and two other Technical related subject or

(b) City and Guilds or GES Technical Examination Unit Certificate or equivalent certificate in any of the following:

(i ) Mechanical Engineering Craft and Practice Advance.

(ii) Mechanical Engineering Technician Part I or II.

(iii) Ordinary Technician Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.

(2) Electrical and Weapon Artificers and Mechanics.

(a) SSSCE/WASSCE with minimum passes of C or C6 respectively in English, Maths, Science and two other Technical related subjects or

(b) City and Guilds or GES Technical Examination Unit Certificate or equivalent certificate in any of the following:

(i) Electrical Engineering Technician Part I or II (Heavy Power Option).

(ii) Ordinary Technician Diploma in Electrical Engineering Part I or II (Power Option).

d. Shipwright Artificers and Mechanics. City and Guilds or GES Technical
Examinations Unit Certificate or equivalent certificate in any of the following:

(1) Advance Craft or

(2) Intermediate or Advance Certificate in Welding and Fabrication, Plumbing, Carpentry/Woodwork, Painting and Decoration.

e. Radio Artificers and Mechanics. City and Guilds or GES Technical Examinations Unit Certificate or equivalent certificate in any of the following:

(1) Advance or Intermediate in Radio, Television and Electronics Servicing.

(2) Electrical Engineering Technician Part I or II (Light Electronics Option).

f. Refrigeration Mechanics. City and Guilds or GES Technical Examination Unit Certificate or equivalent certificate in Refrigeration and/or Air Conditioning
Technology (Advance or Intermediate).

g. Vehicle Mechanic and Drivers.

(1) Professional Driver’s Licence with minimum of ‘C’ classification and

(2) City and Guilds or GES Technical Examination Unit Certificate or equivalent certificate in Auto Mechanics (Advance or Intermediate) or

(3) SSSCE/WASSCE with minimum passes of C or C6 respectively in English, Maths, Science and three other subjects.

i. Topo Draughtsman. City and Guilds/GES Technical Examination Unit Certificate or equivalent certificate in any of the following:

(1) Building and Construction.

(2) Architectural Draughtsman.

  1. AIR FORCE CANDIDATES.

a. Administration Branch.

(1) Air Force Police. SSSCE Certificate with passes in 6 subjects including Mathematics and credit in English. Also see height requirement in
general eligibility paragraph above.

(2) General Duties. SSSCE Certificate with passes in 6 subjects including English and Mathematics.

(3) Bandsmen. In addition to General Eligibility requirements:

(a) BECE/SSSCE Certificates.

(b) Ability to sight-read musical notes.

(c) Ability to play any 2 pieces wind instruments.

(d) Proficiency in Basic Music Theory will be an added advantage.

(4) Clerk General Duties.
(a) SSSCE Certificate with passes in at least 6 subjects, (Business
or Arts option) including Credit in English Language and Mathematics.

(b) Ghana Commercial Examination Certificate Stage II with credit in English Language.

(c) Certificate/Diploma in Computer Software Application (MS Office) from a recognized Institution.

(5) Cooks. SSSCE with passes in at least 6 subjects including English Language and Mathematics (Home Management option will be an advantage) or Diploma in Catering or GES Certificate in Cookery.

b. Supply Branch.
(1) Storeman/Supplier.
(a) SSSCE Certificate (Business Option) with passes in 6 subjects including English and Mathematics. (Preference will be given to candidates with Accounting Option); or

(2) Cobblers. SSSCE certificate with 6 passes including English and
Mathematics plus a Proficiency Certificate in Leather Works.

c. Engineering Branch.

(1) Airframe, Engines, Radio, Electronic, Instruments, Photo and Armament Trades.

(a) City & Guilds Intermediate/Advance or GES Technician: or

(b) SSSCE Certificate (Science or Technical Option) with credits in English and Mathematics, and at least passes in Physics and Chemistry and in any two other electives; or

(2) General Engineering Flight (GEF)

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