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NATS interview process

Old 27th Feb 2013, 23:07
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S1

Hello, I was in that session in Southampton and I heard back this morning.
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Old 28th Feb 2013, 17:10
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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.
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Old 28th Feb 2013, 19:36
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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
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Old 28th Feb 2013, 20:47
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@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!
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Old 1st Mar 2013, 13:30
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Heard back just now. Didn't get through. Good luck to those that did.
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Old 1st Mar 2013, 14:30
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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.
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Old 1st Mar 2013, 16:31
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has anyone been successful from those who went to Birmingham?
overall it was a nice experience. I did not get through though either
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Old 1st Mar 2013, 17:43
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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?
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Old 2nd Mar 2013, 17:55
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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
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Old 2nd Mar 2013, 20:05
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I also passed stage 2 on the 27th, however getting a day off work for stage 3 is proving as difficult as the assessments.
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Old 4th Mar 2013, 22:39
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well done guys

anyone else through from the 27th S2?
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Old 6th Mar 2013, 17:44
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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
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Old 6th Mar 2013, 21:10
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If you apply for a job and they send you a document to learn, learn it.
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Old 6th Mar 2013, 21:21
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As Jof_1999 said, learn the document, more you know of it, the better.

Only 5 months until I can reapply
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Old 7th Mar 2013, 06:10
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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

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Old 7th Mar 2013, 07:50
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hey guys and girls,

can anyone tell me the fastest way from london heathrow down to Fareham? Can you also recommend cheap places to stay ?

Thanks!
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Old 7th Mar 2013, 07:59
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Probably by train, National Rail Enquiries - Official source for UK train times and timetables.

If you're going to CTC at Whiteley, Swanwick is the nearest station. PLaces to stay depend on how rich you're feeling, there's a Holiday Inn in Fareham or the Solent Hotel in Whiteley which is a bit more, but closer.

There's plenty of other places to stay, have a look back through this thread and there's some recommendations

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Old 7th Mar 2013, 08:09
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I usually go coach to Southampton and then train to Swanwick, not sure if it is quicker though but it's usually a bit cheaper anyway.
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Old 7th Mar 2013, 23:30
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just wondered if anyone knows how are the roads looking during the morning rush hours around CTC especially M27 slip road? I'm looking to be coming down from M3 on to M27 around 7am on tuesday which gives me plenty of time in case something does come up on the way! really worried though I don't want to get caught up in the traffic

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Old 8th Mar 2013, 16:47
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Advise please

Hi guys/girls I am really interested in being a ATC and have been looking at NATS website for sometime now but would like some advise on what I need to Revise/learn for all the stages 1,2,3. Cheers.
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