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NATS interview process

Old 6th Dec 2010, 18:47
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If you're in a car and headed for CTC, I can recommend the Express by Holiday Inn at M27 J7. It's about 55 a night if booked through Lastminute. stayed there last night. It's right by the Rose Bowl and the Hedge End retail park, so plenty of places to eat.

Anyway, just back from CTC myself. Hi to the 2 guy and 4 lovely lasses that were there with me. Keep me posted as to what happens. Hope you all got home alright!
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Old 7th Dec 2010, 10:08
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Medical

Hi.

Im having my medical at CAA at Gatwick on monday, can somebody tell me about how long does it take? I need to book a bus back to london and need to know

THX
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Old 7th Dec 2010, 13:12
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It'd appear that I hadn't hit Submit on the booking page, and when I went back to pick the 26th, it's fully booked! I'm now DEFINATELY bookde in for the 27th - best of luck to you all!

If a nice member of HR is reading this, I'd prefer the 26th!
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Old 7th Dec 2010, 14:41
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Rok - You'll be better off getting the train if you're coming from London - 2 stops from London Bridge station and the CAA building is about a 5min walk from Gatwick station.

I work around the corner from there currently
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Old 8th Dec 2010, 11:02
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Thanks for the tip just booked my train ticket. Wanted to go by bus, just because it's cheaper. But the time I will save and being able to travel anytime of the day is well worth the extra 5 pounds (or there about)
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Old 8th Dec 2010, 21:12
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hi i may not be an ATCO; however, my RAF medical for flying takes between 30 - 45 minutes. Therein the RAF are rather efficient at these sorts of things. not really sure what its like in Civi land.
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Old 9th Dec 2010, 18:41
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Hi all. I applied to Nats 2 weeks ago, gotinvited to take the online test. Then got an email a week later saying I had passed but due to changes no stage 1's were being given until April 2011. Fine with me, lots of study time. However, yesterday I received an email with the study material on to download/print off, and and invitation to attend stage 1 tomorrow!! So basically 1 nights notice. Is this normal, or do you think they have just had a slot come free and randomly trying to feel it? I'm feeling a little confused.

PS. I declined the invite btw due to work commitments and no studying!
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Old 10th Dec 2010, 11:04
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Hi folks

Does anyone know if there is an age limit for applicants?


I presume they can't officially set one, but whats the oldest
sort of age group people have seen getting on to the course?


Thanks
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Old 10th Dec 2010, 12:48
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Andy,

There is no official age limit as far as I'm aware. I was 32 when I started at the college. (There was an age limit of 36 when I started but I believe it's been scrapped now).
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Old 10th Dec 2010, 14:23
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I think there used to be an age limit of 35; this, I believe, was scrapped when a chappy who failed to be invited to selection took NATS to court over age discrimination and won.
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Old 10th Dec 2010, 17:10
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I was 32 when I started at the college.
Glam,
you must be ancient now
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Old 11th Dec 2010, 10:55
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Originally Posted by LEGAL TENDER
you must be ancient now
I certainly feel it
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Old 11th Dec 2010, 12:29
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Is anyone else off to fareham for their stage 2 on Monday?
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Old 12th Dec 2010, 08:52
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Ellienmeg

donn wrry abt the schedule.They keep on posting schedules randomly. Do check the site daily. You may get some suitable date
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Old 13th Dec 2010, 15:15
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Well, that's stage 2 failed. I found everything easy but completely hashed one bit. So ****** off
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Old 13th Dec 2010, 15:21
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Did you just do it or have you just recived results? Because if you've just did it I've heard that most people feel like it's gone terrible, so if you just did it don't lose hope yet!

If you recived the sad mail then I'm sorry it didn't work out for you
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Old 13th Dec 2010, 15:45
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Ive just done stage 2 today, but I made such a hash of one section that im 99% sure Ive failed.
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Old 13th Dec 2010, 16:44
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Anyone taking the Stage 2 tests tomorrow (14th Dec)?

How did the guys who have just completed Stage 2 find it? You all seem to think you've failed!

Got any tips/advice? What section was the hardest? :o
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Old 13th Dec 2010, 17:32
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If you felt one section was a mess then I can udnerstand you're not very happy, but as I said most people seem to feel that it went horrible so if we both cross our fingers maybe you will make it through. Let's try and keep some hope up I will have my fingers crossed for you!
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Old 14th Dec 2010, 08:46
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I think you crossing your fingers did it. I passed. Stage 3 here I come.
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