ARMY JUNIOR STAFF COURSE SINGLE SERVICE PHASE
The aim of the Army Junior Staff Course is to give
young officers of the rank of Captain in the Army
training in the following areas:
a. Organization and roles of all Arms and Services
the Nigerian Army.
b. Principles and techniques involved in the
employment of all arms in conventional
military operations up to battalion level.
c. Logistics systems used in the Nigerian Army.
d. Principles and techniques of staff work.
e. Practical experience in command up to battalion
f. Principles of unit administration, inspection
procedures, and unit
g. Principles of Service Funds Accounting.
h. Principles of leadership and resource management.
i. The ability to collect and collate information
and to examine problems with
balance and imagination to arrive at logical conclusions and to
of their analysis clearly, accurately and concisely.
j. Knowledge of national issues and world affairs,
particularly African geo-political
NAVY JUNIOR STAFF COURSE SINGLE SERVICE PHASE
35. The aim of the Navy Junior Staff Course is to
develop the professional effectiveness and
administrative ability of Lieutenants in the Navy to
enable them undertake command, staff and training
appointments appropriate to their rank. Their
training curriculum is designed to cover the
a. Principles of leadership, and their application
in command and divisional responsibilities in the
b. Principles and some of the techniques of
management and their relevance to effective
operation of ships.
c. A broad knowledge of Naval Law and aspects of its
application in the course of establishing good
discipline in the Navy.
AIR FORCE JUNIOR STAFF COURSE SINGLE SERVICE
The aim of the Air Force Junior Staff Course is to
train Flight Lieutenants in order to develop their
professional effectiveness and capacity to undertake
command and staff appointments appropriate to their
The aim is achieved through instruction which is organized with the
following broad objectives in mind:
a. to develop in the students a capability to
appreciate social, economic, political and military
problems of national and international importance,
which interplay in the environment where force is to
b. Develop in students, an awareness of the
principles governing the employment of military
force (i.e. Principles of War). Also, the role of
air power in general and a sound knowledge of the
functions, organization and administration of the
Air Force in particular.
c. Give students a clear understanding of the
organization and functions, capabilities and
limitations of the Army and Navy, so as to enable
them to be effective members of an inter-Service