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NATS interview process

Old 28th Mar 2013, 12:37
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Oooh hello fellow Scot! Well done on getting thru to stage 3!
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Old 28th Mar 2013, 14:51
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will do. checking me email thousand times a day doesn't make it apear no quicker though!
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Old 30th Mar 2013, 03:48
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nats recruitment

It looks like it could be two years before an opportunity to re-apply at present ......
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Old 30th Mar 2013, 10:51
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That is not new, NATS mentioned this the first time in February I believe

from the NATS careers facebook

currently, you will be able to apply from October, but from 1st April this will be changing and you will need ti wait 24 months in between applications. We are freezing recruitment from March but we can not at this stage say how long for.

That was in February, they also say the same day that it's due to eurocontrol guidelines.

The FAQ on their website reflect the same information

If I am not selected can I apply again?

Yes. You can have up to three attempts with a 24-month gap from the date at which you fail. If you are not selected, please do not be too disheartened the selection process is tough. Because training is very expensive, we have to be very sure about our selection decisions.
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Old 31st Mar 2013, 18:59
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@ Crazy Voyager

Many Thanks.

I suppose the numerical and verbal reasoning tests are new as well.....
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Old 1st Apr 2013, 00:04
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The new recruitment process seems very nice . It's a win for NATS, diminishing costs/time for result check/stress/human resources and its a win for the candidates as well who have to fly in only for FEAST tests and the interview so everyone should raise the roof . Overall it's a nice change except the 24 months gap.

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Old 3rd Apr 2013, 11:16
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NATS' online recruitment is now active. Stage 0 throws in something more except I am mistaken; an online verbal and numerical reasoning tests!!!

Stage 1 seems to now consist only of Spatial and Diagramming tests......

ATC motivation paper is now a Stage 2 process.

Anyone able to throw more light on these.....
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Old 3rd Apr 2013, 15:10
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I just got an email, and.. I didn't make it even though I was successful at the interview it was my third time, gutted!
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Old 3rd Apr 2013, 20:25
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Oh man, I'm so sorry you didn't get it
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Old 3rd Apr 2013, 20:34
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Omg That's gutting, I'm so sorry to hear that!
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Old 4th Apr 2013, 11:32
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It's hard to acknowledge the failure being soo close - twice. I guess I'm just not the right person - that's my dreams of being an ATCO shattered for good!

Hope the rest of you have more luck then I did!
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Old 4th Apr 2013, 13:36
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Anyone starting on the next course please PM me.
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Old 8th Apr 2013, 18:13
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Good Evening,

For those that have had a stage 3 in the recent months, can anyone confirm the start time for the day? Was it 09:15 local?

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Old 9th Apr 2013, 19:34
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I have my stage 3 tomorrow and it is an 08:15 start.
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Old 14th Apr 2013, 13:09
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Hi. I just completed my on line stage1. What will happen now? Should they send me an email or can i view my results from the site of the test?
THanks guys!
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Old 15th Apr 2013, 16:04
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Assi, the system has changed now so I am not sure but you used to get your results emailed through.
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Old 18th Apr 2013, 15:01
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anyone know if there doing interviews at prestwick yet or are they all still down south??
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Old 24th Apr 2013, 22:20
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All still done down Swanwick.
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Old 25th Apr 2013, 06:27
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Start dates

Is anyone who has passed stage 3 not starting in May and waiting for the next course?
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Old 28th Apr 2013, 11:07
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Stage 1 - Assessment dates

Hello all. I'm looking for a little piece of information regarding the assessment dates for stage 1.

I received an email on 05/03/2013 inviting me to the assessment. At the time, there were time slots available but I am just finishing my degree so wanted to focus on one thing first. It has been almost 2 months since my initial email.

On checking the email regularly for available dates, so far there hasn't been any available. Is it normal for this delay in available time slots and is it likely that more dates will be added soon or is it likely to be over 6 months?

The message on my email reads the following: "There are no available time slots remaining for this interview. Please contact the hiring manager listed above to schedule an interview time."

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