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NATS interview process

Old 17th Jun 2015, 14:52
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I'm going on 3rd August!

Want to wish good luck to everyone!
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Old 17th Jun 2015, 17:53
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Exclamation booking ASSESSMENT DATE ERROR???

Hi

This is not a joke
I have click to book and ...
"There are no time slots available for this event. Please contact us so that we can consider alternative options"



Anyone else ?
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Old 17th Jun 2015, 18:06
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Originally Posted by Megamc
Hi

This is not a joke
I have click to book and ...
"There are no time slots available for this event. Please contact us so that we can consider alternative options"



Anyone else ?
Hi there!

Yes exactly the same. It says below just to keep checking back Glad I'm not the only one !

Best of luck!

EDIT: I tried to book on at 1400 today and it said the same thing.
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Old 17th Jun 2015, 18:11
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buuuuaaaaaaa

I want to book now!!!!!!

Well, is there someone from spain?
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Old 17th Jun 2015, 18:19
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Smile

With a 1-2 year waiting period, there's probably a lot of people trying to lock into one of these dates. I got July 21st, anyone else?

I think I remember reading on the NATS website that stage 2 started with a written test. You had to study some material in advance, but now I can't find that reference. Can anyone confirm this?
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Old 17th Jun 2015, 18:28
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Btw, Megamc, I'm from Portugal. I actually looked into an ATC program in Spain before I found out about NATS (FerroNATS, I believe)
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Old 17th Jun 2015, 18:31
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Regarding Stage 3 again.

Has anybody heard back from their interviews? It's been around 2 weeks now and I'm getting a bit restless haha.
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Old 17th Jun 2015, 18:55
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That was some fast booking for Stage 2!

Originally Posted by Freddles
Has anybody heard back from their interviews? It's been around 2 weeks now and I'm getting a bit restless haha.
Not yet. But, after waiting a year and a half for Stage 3, a few weeks don't seem like that much
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Old 17th Jun 2015, 19:26
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I thought I was clear enough...this does not bode well for my communication skills! But yes, I'll be booking when they become available. I checked at 1900 today and the same "No date" message was displayed then too.
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Old 17th Jun 2015, 19:56
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Hey first time posting on this.
I applied about 3-4 weeks ago. Booked my date about 15 minutes after getting the email through today, worked aboslutely fine for me even did it on my phone :/

Although as soon as I had booked it I got an email informing me the time was incorrect and it was in fact 8 am not 9 am.
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Old 17th Jun 2015, 20:16
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I'm going 24 August
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Old 17th Jun 2015, 22:21
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Correct me if I am wrong but I don't think we have to study anything before stage 2 anymore. I have been reading previous discussions on this thread too (such as documents being sent to applicants) and nothing like this is mentioned in the email, so I am assuming it has been removed (or moved to stage 3?)

Weird about all dates being filled, btw. I also had no trouble booking 7th August. Hope you guys are able to book soon!
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Old 17th Jun 2015, 22:31
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Originally Posted by WelshPride1989
Correct me if I am wrong but I don't think we have to study anything before stage 2 anymore. I have been reading previous discussions on this thread too (such as documents being sent to applicants) and nothing like this is mentioned in the email, so I am assuming it has been removed (or moved to stage 3
Just mentioned feast and dart, which are cognitive tests really.
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Old 18th Jun 2015, 07:57
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Apologies if i'm doing this wrong, 1st post.

I got my stage 2 invitation email yesterday, clicked on the date and with a bit of hesitation (about 3mins) I decided to go for the 6th July, clicked confirm and the whole of July was fully booked. People obviously didn't mess about after receiving the email. Fortunately I managed to get booked in for the 3rd August

If anyone has any information regarding the Stage 2 that I can revise, it would be greatly appreciated
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Old 18th Jun 2015, 08:41
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Anyone have heard of FEAST TEST TRAINING!!!

I was checking online for some tests and found this, is available in App Store & Google Play Store.
Anyone in here has tried it, is it worth? The price on App Store is 27.99. I'm just wondering if it's similar to what we'll have to do???
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Old 18th Jun 2015, 12:13
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RobertSaturn, I did some digging as well to see what I could use to practice for the stage 2 tests. I found out about that app (and a few more like it), but I don't think I'll be buying anything. From what I've read in forums, FEAST is designed to test your skills, rather than your preparation. I'd guess it's a bit like the online assessments, preparation doesn't matter nearly as much as being able to think quickly and clearly. That's why I don't think the investment is worth it.

However, I've been checking out some nice tools to get acquainted with the brain exercises/ATC stuff. There's a few that I've found to be interesting:

Airport Madness - multitasking, awareness

Lumosity - full of little games to test speed, attention, memory, etc. Some contents used to be free, I believe, now after an initial test you have to pay a subscription fee (about 7 a month)

And, of course, the NATS games

Btw, what do you think would be a nice score on those NATS games? I struggle with some more than others. In particular, what do you think would be a good score for the sequential memory and reactive avoidance tests?
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Old 18th Jun 2015, 18:51
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I'd be surprised if anyone has been stupid enough to pay that much to find out
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Old 19th Jun 2015, 09:26
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Some have had to play them. A lot.
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Old 19th Jun 2015, 09:54
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I thought Strip Display management as it was then was quite fun at the time. Not sure what I'd think now though.

I used lumosity, it was quite good to pass the time but probably did little to improve or change my scores to the nats tests.

I also played a lot of tetris (Free Tetris | Tetris Friends Online Games I think I used) which was a similar thing, a good way to pass the time but probably did nothing to imrpove my scores.
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Old 19th Jun 2015, 14:39
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Hi, Hanima!

I think you're right, everything is about reaction in this tests and brain as well!

About the NATS games, they are ok, with the cards game I can't go past tthe level with 5cards, that starts to be difficult to me; the other is ok, I managed close to 4000.

But never mind, everything in the test will be new, never heard or played, so indeed is all about us!

I'm going on 3rd August - GOOD LUCK TO ANYONE!!!
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