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Old 31st May 2012, 13:17
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I'll say the same here that I said to one of the HR people at the day of my stage 3. I told him I was writing on PPrune but also said that even if I hadn't been asked not to reveal anything, there would not be any real need.

The only thing I can give you that you don't know are the actual questions, stage 3 is exactly what it says on the box. A group excersice and an interview with questions surronding the key compentencies outlined in the information about stage 3. If you prepare according to what NATS tells you and have the competence they require, you should be able to pass stage 3. If you are not, well then you have another 2 tries before you're out.
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Old 7th Jun 2012, 12:35
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I will be attending stage 3 on June 14th. Is anybody else booked in for this date?
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Old 7th Jun 2012, 18:40
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Any news for the people who recently attended stage 3?

I've just been informed they're holding me until January instead of the planned start in July, seems HR can't make up their mind about how many trainees they need, oh well, my turn will come in time
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Old 7th Jun 2012, 19:21
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Really!? they told us they needed people for July!
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Old 7th Jun 2012, 20:00
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You've got to be kidding?!. How abusive. I'm sorry to hear Crazy Voyager. By that rule of three, it seems as though they won't be recruiting new candidates this year. Though you just seem to never know what is the next thing they are going to come up with. Rather flighty.

Were you provided with any sort of justification Crazy Voyager?

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Old 7th Jun 2012, 20:41
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@SebbyK, I'm aware of that, which is why I was quite suprised to hear they were pushing me forward to January.


@mts1, not really, they said they had reduced the course numbers and thereofer I had been reallocated to course 234.


I would be intrested to hear if anyone passed stage 3 recently have been given a provisional date though, but as I said it seems they can't make up their minds. They have confirmed they will run a course in July though so at least some people will start soon and move the process forward a bit.
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Old 7th Jun 2012, 21:09
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Crazy Voyager: with all, I wish you the best of luck. I yet haven't reached your stage and I don't know what will become of me in the future as far as NATS, but you keep at it and don't give up. You're almost there.
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Old 7th Jun 2012, 21:14
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I am still waiting my stage 3 results....maybe it means not many people have passed if they are reducing course numbers :/ or as they informed us that they might have corporate training and things can always change
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Old 8th Jun 2012, 07:48
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Unhappy

I'm a bit surprised that u've heard already Crazy. I was on the first day & still haven't heard. I can only assume the worst now! :-(
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Old 8th Jun 2012, 08:42
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GTA - crazy passed his stage 3 a long time ago....
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Old 8th Jun 2012, 10:10
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Phew! So I still have a chance! I thought I was out of it (though I prob still am!)
A bit happier now.
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Old 8th Jun 2012, 12:38
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Any news for the people who recently attended stage 3?

I've just been informed they're holding me until January instead of the planned start in July, seems HR can't make up their mind about how many trainees they need, oh well, my turn will come in time
I haven't heard anything back yet, I was on the 23rd with GTA.

I'm starting to get used to NATS adding half a year delays to everything now, although if I pass I wouldn't mind too much, just hate all this uncertainty!
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Old 9th Jun 2012, 07:42
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My medical was on September 5, my stage 3 over a year ago now. In other words don't worry, as said above I passed mine a long time ago.
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Old 9th Jun 2012, 12:53
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Just remember your medical is only valid for two years if your college date gets put back too much longer.
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Old 9th Jun 2012, 14:02
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Originally Posted by Svix
I'm starting to get used to NATS adding half a year delays to everything now, although if I pass I wouldn't mind too much, just hate all this uncertainty!
If you pass, it doesn't get much better
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Old 11th Jun 2012, 16:11
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Got the call about 40 minutes ago.
Been offered a place on the course starting 30th July :-D
Can't stop shaking with excitement haha.
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Old 11th Jun 2012, 16:24
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When did you sit stage 3?
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Old 11th Jun 2012, 16:42
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It was on May 25th
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Old 11th Jun 2012, 16:56
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Congratulations Sam0n, I just got a call as well saying I passed and have been offered the same course!

So glad all this time and work has been worth it, can't wait to get down to training now and all the best to those still waiting!
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Old 11th Jun 2012, 17:05
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Congrats Svix, be seeing you soon! :-D
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