<!-- Deleted image removed: -->The rank of Second Lieutenant or Ikalawang Tenyente is a commissioned rank in the Armed Forces of the Philippines. Qualified personnel are appointed or commissioned by the President of the Republic of the Philippines through the Secretary of National Defense.
Graduates of Military Science - 43, Air Science - 43, and Naval Science - 43 (Officer's Preparatory Course)
Graduates of the Officer Candidate School (OCS)
Graduates of recognized Private Military Academies
Graduates of Technical Courses deem qualified by the G10 handbook for AFP Reservists
Organic Enlisted Personnel who have served (2) Enlistment Terms without any derogatory record in their personal file.
Second Lieutenants in the Army & Marine Corps handle Platoon size units and sometimes handle posts in the company staff level.<br/>Philippine Air Force Second lieutenants take further training in becoming pilots in their chosen aircraft and unit assignments.
Philippine Navy & Philippine Coast Guard Counterparts
A Second Lieutenant in the PN and PCG is known as an Ensign and receives the same paygrade.
A second lieutenant in the AFP carries the paygrade of O-1.