The Nigerian Airforce have two types of Recruitment which is meant for SSCE, NCE, and OND holders which they call the Nigerian Airforce Tradesman and The Nigerian Air force Non Tradesmen. Just as we have written about the difference between Tradesmen And Non Tradesmen In The Nigerian Army, it is applied to the Nigerian Airforce, but there is still a little different between them. In this Article, we will be explaining in details the difference between Tradesmen And Non Tradesmen In The Nigerian Air force.
Firstly let’s understand what Tradesmen And Non Tradesmen mean in the Nigerian Airforce.
Note that the Nigerian Airforce Tradesman and Non Tradesman is not for graduates. You can read on how to join the Nigerian Airforce as a graduate
Nigerian Air force Tradesman
The Nigerian Airforce Tradesman is for those who already have a hand work in which they are practicing in their Civil lives before they want to join the Nigerian Airforce. Now when they are are applying for the Nigerian Airforce, they apply as tradesman as they already have a job which they have the trade test.
Nigerian Air force Non Tradesmen
The Nigerian Airforce Non Tradesmen are those that does not have any trade certificate. They only posseses their SSCE Certificate and meet up with the Nigerian Airforce recruitment requirements.
Main Difference between Nigerian Airforce Tradesman and Non Tradesmen.
Unlike the Nigerian Army who don’t give ranks to the newly passed out Tradesman, the Nigerian Airforce gives the newly passed out recruit the rank of Lance Corporal or Corporal depending on the trade you entered with.
The Non Tradesmen always come out with the rank of Aircraft man.
Secondly, the Nigerian Airforce Tradesman are also deployed to their various trades in the Nigerian Airforce while the Nigerian Airforce Non Tradesmen are deployed to the Other fighting group.
You can read about the Nigerian Airforce ranks and salary HERE