Go Back  PPRuNe Forums > Ground & Other Ops Forums > ATC Issues
Reload this Page >

NATS interview process

ATC Issues A place where pilots may enter the 'lions den' that is Air Traffic Control in complete safety and find out the answers to all those obscure topics which you always wanted to know the answer to but were afraid to ask.

NATS interview process

Old 27th Feb 2013, 07:12
  #9181 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Wrexham
Age: 38
Posts: 8
The recruitment team are back on site apparently. Hopefully not to long now.

Not holding out much hope though to be honest, the whole thing just seems a little confused, but as the poster above says, no point worrying about it now, decision has already been made, just got to wait now.
K - Stand 89 is offline  
Old 27th Feb 2013, 15:48
  #9182 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Europe
Posts: 2
S2 27 February

Hi, just wondering if Mark/Marc reads here. We were chatting at lunch today during Stage 2 at Fareham (27 Feb). The lunch group with the two Scots. Flick me a private message and let me know how you got on!!
lulu lemon is offline  
Old 27th Feb 2013, 17:37
  #9183 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Surrey, UK
Age: 25
Posts: 2
S1 Results

Hi,
Has anyone who attended S1 at Southampton on the 26th (specifically 13:00) received anything yet?

I ask because some people who attended on the 25th received theirs the next day.

Thanks
Cpais is offline  
Old 27th Feb 2013, 18:08
  #9184 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: UK
Posts: 2
No Response

Hi All,

Just signed up to prune but I have been reading since I applied to NATS, I was in BHX last Friday and no response yet received from NATS.

Seems only those from SouthHampton on 14/19 got responses so far. Or did I see someone from 25th got a response.

It's almost pointless guessing but I estimate that there would have been 200-300 there on Friday, would others agree, about fifty per session. And I know from my group only 25 got through to the Ikea assembly quiz....

That leaves Yorkshire-21 & Birmingham-22 still to get replies.

Must be well over 1000 doing stage 1, madness

Best of luck to you all whatever way it goes

Homes
RadioActiveMan is offline  
Old 27th Feb 2013, 20:13
  #9185 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: UK
Posts: 40
Radioactiveman,

Back in October / November there were 22000 that sat stage 1. The HR guys will get through the pile of people when they can. If you haven't heard anything yet then you are still in the running. Not that this in anyway will stop you checking your emails every five minutes.
Jof_1999 is offline  
Old 27th Feb 2013, 23:07
  #9186 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: plymouth
Posts: 1
S1

Hello, I was in that session in Southampton and I heard back this morning.
IcarusFactor is offline  
Old 28th Feb 2013, 17:10
  #9187 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Reading
Age: 32
Posts: 11
My suspicions were confirmed today. I didn't pass those second tests. However, in the email it said I could reapply in 12 months time. There was no mention of the two year wait, so I'll try again in a years time if applications have been reopened.
Posijohn is offline  
Old 28th Feb 2013, 19:36
  #9188 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: UK
Posts: 2
Dude,

I feel for you, that e-mail must have been like a dagger, best of luck with your other endeavours. I know that's small words but true.

Has anyone heard if Birmingham results have been sent out, I haven't heard anything myself.

Regards,
Homes
RadioActiveMan is offline  
Old 28th Feb 2013, 20:47
  #9189 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Glasgow
Posts: 24
@Posijohn
My suspicions were confirmed today. I didn't pass those second tests. However, in the email it said I could reapply in 12 months time. There was no mention of the two year wait, so I'll try again in a years time if applications have been reopened.
Genuinely gutted for you mate

It's not the end of the world though. I know that goes no way to making you feel better, but it's true. Gotta put life's knock backs into perspective. Well, that's what I always do - best bit of advice I ever received.

And yeah, best of luck for your future - onwards & upwards!


@RadioActiveMan
Has anyone heard if Birmingham results have been sent out, I haven't heard anything myself.
Nothing yet. Hopefully soon, though!
GlasgowBoy is offline  
Old 1st Mar 2013, 13:30
  #9190 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Boulder, Colorado, USA
Age: 31
Posts: 7
Heard back just now. Didn't get through. Good luck to those that did.
gxleone is offline  
Old 1st Mar 2013, 14:30
  #9191 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Glasgow
Posts: 24
I didn't make it either. To say I'm gutted is a major understatement.

Everyone I'm still in touch with from Birmingham on the 22nd hasn't made it either.

Best of luck to everyone.
GlasgowBoy is offline  
Old 1st Mar 2013, 16:31
  #9192 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: far away
Age: 27
Posts: 1
has anyone been successful from those who went to Birmingham?
overall it was a nice experience. I did not get through though either
macCO100 is offline  
Old 1st Mar 2013, 17:43
  #9193 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: lesce
Posts: 4
I got and email i passed stage 2 on 27th Feb, now i'm already booking stage 3 for 15th March.
Anyone else going on that day?
FojkarM is offline  
Old 2nd Mar 2013, 17:55
  #9194 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Bracknell
Posts: 2
Hi FojkarM, I was on S2 on the 27th too and am booked for S3 on 15th, see you there! Hope the others from the 27th have had good news too
dmr_rory is offline  
Old 2nd Mar 2013, 20:05
  #9195 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Cheltenham
Age: 31
Posts: 16
I also passed stage 2 on the 27th, however getting a day off work for stage 3 is proving as difficult as the assessments.
aawallace is offline  
Old 4th Mar 2013, 22:39
  #9196 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: UK
Age: 28
Posts: 44
well done guys

anyone else through from the 27th S2?
tooomek is offline  
Old 6th Mar 2013, 17:44
  #9197 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: london
Age: 24
Posts: 1
Stage one

Hello all. i got a message to attend the first assessment stage on the 19th of march. My question is, do i need to know the whole of the 'air traffic control for candidates initial test stage document'. Really confused, if anyone who has done this stage could you please back to me as soon as possible, thankyou and goodluck to everyone
Mrpemberton2012 is offline  
Old 6th Mar 2013, 21:10
  #9198 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: UK
Posts: 40
If you apply for a job and they send you a document to learn, learn it.
Jof_1999 is offline  
Old 6th Mar 2013, 21:21
  #9199 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: UK
Posts: 30
As Jof_1999 said, learn the document, more you know of it, the better.

Only 5 months until I can reapply
Simon89 is offline  
Old 7th Mar 2013, 06:10
  #9200 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Down South
Posts: 287
Hello all. i got a message to attend the first assessment stage on the 19th of march. My question is, do i need to know the whole of the 'air traffic control for candidates initial test stage document'. Really confused, if anyone who has done this stage could you please back to me as soon as possible, thankyou and goodluck to everyone
If you found your way this far, I'd like to assume that you've read back a few pages on this thread. What you want to know is more than adequately covered if you put in a few minutes of effort and read this thread for half an hour.

There are no shortcuts in ATCO training, you have to put in the effort yourself, there's no teacher kicking you up the arse to make sure you do your homework

Last edited by The Many Tentacles; 7th Mar 2013 at 07:38.
The Many Tentacles is offline  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.