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NATS interview process

Old 2nd Nov 2012, 21:54
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Guys, just because some people received their results quicker has no bearing on your own success.

We were told that you are only in competition with yourself and when people gets results ahead of others that only means HR wants them through the process quicker. Its anyone's guess as to why that happens but if you read the previous posts you will some across many applicants who had to wait a fair bit of time for their results.

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Old 2nd Nov 2012, 22:10
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Hi there!
Hi have the Stage1 the 27th of November. Could someone help me? I'd like to know the best way to arrive to Fareham from London...thank you so muach!!
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Old 3rd Nov 2012, 19:20
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Hi Assi,

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THanks OwenSamuel, i'll take a look!
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Old 4th Nov 2012, 10:53
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Hi All

I have my stage 1 on the 21st November, I live in London and is thinking of driving to Fareham would anyone advice this and does anyone know if there is parking facility there for visitors.
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Is the stage 1 numeracy test similar to this? How many questions are there, and what's the time limit?

Speed Distance Time | Test

What else does the test encompass?

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Hi,

I'm booked in for my stage 1 test on Wednesday and am just getting to grips with the document for the motivation test.

There's about 6 pages of info on different types of aircraft listing model numbers, seating numbers, cruising level, speed etc. Does anybody who has sat stage 1 recently know if you need to know this info in detail e.g an Airbus A318 has 107 seats and cruises at FL310 - FL370 or will a general idea of this info get you through e.g. if you're able to pick out the cruising speed from a list of possible answers?

Thanks!
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Where can I find cube and diagramming practice examples other than the ones on the PDF from NATS?

SHL link goes to homepage and I've tried searching the site with no luck.

Please someone point me in the right direction.

Thanks
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Old 5th Nov 2012, 11:02
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Contact Approach and others

Hi Contact Approach,

You will find that a quick search through this thread will certainly provide the answers you are looking for.

However, Speed Distance Time does play a big part of the numeracy at Stage 1. Remember it's all in Kts, so your division by 60 being good can be a real help.

Good luck,

Phil

P.S. For those still waiting to hear from NATS after applying in August, I would keep ringing and emailing, it sounds like they have lost your application. It's unlikely that you simply failed and they never got back to you!

P.P.S. For those wondering when to apply to start next year... Apply NOW and then you will be in the process. At your Stage 3, they will ask when you can start, and you could at that stage mention your preference for April next year.

Finally: I am nobody of importance and certainly nobody in the know about NATS HR. I had my stage 3 interview recently (awaiting results) and so I speak from a position of little knowledge and even less experience, however I hope my pennies helped.
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Old 5th Nov 2012, 12:14
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I had my stage 3 on 01/11/12 and have just received the email to say I was unsuccessful. I passed the initial interview but failed on the group stages although I cannot be sure as they have said they will not provide feedback due to the amount of applicants they have received. Good luck to everyone else.
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Old 5th Nov 2012, 12:30
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stage 3

yep owen, i'm exactly the same as you .
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Old 5th Nov 2012, 16:12
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Failed at stage 2 but I know exactly why that is

I'll be back next year though, bring it
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Old 5th Nov 2012, 18:28
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Stage 3 interview - 8th November

Hi all,

This is my first post. I have found this forum very useful with helping me prepare for the assessments.

Fortunately I have got through to stage 3 and have my interview on the 8th November.

Is there anyone else going on this date? I may be getting a taxi from Swanwick station at 07:30am. Would anyone want to share?

Thanks
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Old 5th Nov 2012, 19:10
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stage 3

sorry to the people who were unsuccessful could anyone enlighten me o. the kinds of questions that are asked in stage 3 and what happeneds in the group exersizes?

please help
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Old 5th Nov 2012, 19:19
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The NATS careers questions has details about the Stage 3 assessment
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Old 5th Nov 2012, 21:09
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Hi everyone,

I was on stage 2 on the 6th of sept. I couldn't do the second part because the system fell down. After two months I've been told I didn't pass it... I am wondering if anybody who couldn't do the second part of stage 2 has passed it.

Cheers and good luck to everybody
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Hey,

Well done to everyone that hs been successful so far !! Got my stage 1 Exam on the 15th and was wondering if anyone can help.
The question i have is the boxes. Do you have 40 different boxes or is one flat out box used for a few questions. Also the main thing i was wondering is what layout is the flat box. T shape? L Shape?

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Some other example shapes half way down this page from the link are they used?
Thanks for all your help.

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Old 5th Nov 2012, 23:35
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3 layouts
flat T and L shape
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Old 5th Nov 2012, 23:43
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Hey Vini,

Thanks for that. What stage are you at Vini? What is the third layout? tryingto get my head round the acutal shape. Does the weblinks cover the shapes? How many different cubes do you use to answer all the questions?
Thanks for all your help
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Old 6th Nov 2012, 09:45
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cubes

Stage 1 was a while ago for me, but from memory each cube diagram is used for somewhere around 3 - 5 questions.

The shapes become increasingly less obvious as far as I remember. Smash the practice in on cubes as hard as you can find and you can't go wrong.
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