List Of Trades In The Nigerian Army

Many of my readers who wants to join the Nigerian Army Tradesmen Recruitment has been asking questions about the trades which is allowed in the Nigerian Army Recruitment. So we will be explaining in details all the trades in the Nigerian Army and the qualifications which is needed to apply for the recruitment. Before we go to the list of trades in the Nigerian Army, Let’s first explain what tradesmen means in the Nigerian Army.

List Of Trades In The Nigerian Army

Meaning of Tradesmen in the Nigerian Army

Tradesmen in the Nigerian Army is referred to as a type of recruitment meant for Applicants who has a hand work with a trade certificate to defend the work. So those people who wants to join the Nigerian Army Tradesmen must have a trade certificate according to the trade they are applying for. Note that there is another Recruitment that goes along with the Nigerian Army Tradesmen which is called the Nigerian Army Non Tradesmen. This trade certificate does not have anything to do with the Non Tradesmen. You can read about the difference between Tradesmen and Non Tradesmen in the Nigerian Army.

List Of Trades In The Nigerian Army And Qualifications

Below is the complete List of Trades In The Nigerian Army.

Serial
Corps
Tradesmen Required
Educational Qualification
Trades Qualification
1.
Nigerian Army Engineers
  1. Masons/Bricklayers.
  2. Carpenters.
  3. Plumbers.
  4. Electricians.
  5. Plant Operators.
  6. Refrigeration and Air Condition technicians.
  7. Tillers.
  8. Welders/Metal Works.
  9. Painters.
  10. Iron Benders.
  11. Aluminium Work.
Possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB. One of the credits must be in English.
  1. Government Trade Test 1.
  2. Apprenticeship Certificate.
  3. OND or certificate from approved Institutions.
2.
Nigerian Army Signals
  1. Electronic installations and maintenance.
  2. Radio TV and electronic works.
  3. Computer Operation and maintenance.
  4. Workshop practices.
  5. ICT competence in various fields.
  6. Data communication and network technician.
  7. Competence in VSAT installations, networking and infrastructural design.
  8. Knowledge in Urban Communication System (UCS) deployment, employment and networking.
  9. Surveillance technology.
  10. Fibre Optics Technology.
  11. Electrical technician.
  12. Computer technician.
  13. Proficiencies in French Language.
  14. Skills in CCTV installations and networking.
Possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB. One of the credits must be in English.

OND Physics, technical field or French, Pre ND, NCE technical or french, Certificates of Remedial studies (Physics, electrical electronics).

Vocational trade proficiency certificate for artisan.

3.
Nigerian Army Corps of Supply and Transport
  1. Caterers.
  2. Drivers.
  3. Boat Operators.
  4. Boat Engineers.
Possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB. One of the credits must be in English.
  1. Basic catering course.
  2. Valid drivers licence with 3 years experience.
  3. Basic Boat Operators/Engineering.
  4. OND or certificate from approved Institutions.
4.
Nigerian Army Medical Corps
  1. Nursing.
  2. Lab technician.
  3. X-Ray technicians.
  4. Dental technician.
  5. Pharmacy technician.
  6. Environmental technician.
  7. Biomed technician.
  8. Medical supply.
  9. Pysiotherapy.
Possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB. One of the credits must be in English.
OND/RN/RM or certificate from approved Institutions.
5.
Nigerian Army Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
  1. Fabrication/panel beater.
  2. Vehicle mechanic.
  3. Radio/Electronic technician.
  4. Instrument Technician.
  5. Mechanical/Electronic Engineering.
  6. Refrigeration & Air-Conditioner technician.
  7. Upholsterers.
  8. Spray painting.
  9. Vulcanizing.
  10. Electro-medical technician.
  11. Boat technician.
  12. Carpentry/Woodwork.
  13. Sign Writers.
  14. Blacksmiths.
  15. Generator/Plant technicians.
  16. Automotive Electricians.
  17. Welders.
  18. Automotive Electricians.
Possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB. One of the credits must be in English.
  1. NABTEB tech Certificate.
  2. Trade Test Certificate.
  3. City & Guilds.
  4. Graduate of technical College.
  5. OND or certificate from approved Institutions.
6.
Directorate of Army Physical Training
  1. Sportsmen/women.
  2. Sports instructors.
Possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB. One of the credits must be in English.
  1. NABTEB tech Certificate.
  2. Trade Test Certificate.
  3. City & Guilds.
  4. Graduate of technical College.
  5. Champions in national/international sports competition.
  6. OND or certificate from approved Institutions.
7.
Nigerian Army Intelligence Corps
  1. Computer Operators/technicians.
  2. Language Experts.
  3. Interpreters.
  4. Drivers.
  5. Electricians.
  6. Plumbers.
Possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB. One of the credits must be in English.
  1. NABTEB tech Certificate.
  2. Trade Test Certificate.
  3. City & Guilds.
  4. Graduate of technical College.
  5. OND or certificate from approved Institutions.
8.
Nigerian Army Education Corps
  1. Language teachers.
  2. Educationists.
  3. Library scientists.
Possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB. One of the credits must be in English.
  1. NCE.
  2. knowledge in languages like French, Arabic, Portuguese, Spanish and German.
  3. Library science qualifications.
  4. Teacher training certificate.
  5. OND or certificate from approved Institutions.
9.
Nigerian Army Ordnance Corps
  1. Tailors.
  2. Storemen/women.
  3. Printers.
  4. Bookkeepers.
Possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB. One of the credits must be in English.
  1. NABTEB tech Certificate.
  2. Trade Test Certificate.
  3. City & Guilds.
  4. Graduate of technical College.
  5. OND or certificate from approved Institutions.
10.
Nigerian Army Band Corps
  1. Singers.
  2. Song writers.
  3. Instrumentalists.
Possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB. One of the credits must be in English and Music.
  1. NABTEB tech Certificate.
  2. Trade Test Certificate.
  3. City & Guilds.
  4. Graduate of technical College.
  5. OND or certificate from approved Institutions.
11.
Directorate of Army Public Relations
  1. Journalists.
  2. Photographer.
  3. Video Cameramen/women.
  4. Video Technician.
  5. Graphic designers.
  6. Public address Operator/Audiography.

Possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2

  1. NABTEB tech Certificate.
  2. Trade Test Certificate.
  3. Photography.
  4. Video camera technician.
  5. Graphic design.
  6. Public address operator/audiography.
  7. OND Journalism or certificate from approved Institutions.

sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB. One of the credits must be in English

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