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NATS interview process

Old 15th Sep 2017, 07:55
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Originally Posted by Daleboy93 View Post
Hi everyone.

So I had my stage 3 yesterday and this morning was contacted by NATS to arrange and confirm an appointment for an initial class 3 medical. All seems positive...

BUT I haven't actually had any confirmation from HR that I passed stage 3. Has this happened to anyone else??

I dont want to count my chickens before they've hatched but it would seem very unprofessional to arrange medicals and then withdraw them if people were unsuccesful.
This happened to someone else a few pages ago, and they eventually got confirmation of an offer. Hopefully you should hear very soon.
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Old 15th Sep 2017, 17:10
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I did hear from them today and luckily I was successful!

They've pencilled me in for November 29th which I was surprised about. Hopefully I'll have enough time to sort everything after my medical which is not until 2nd November.

I hope some more ppruners make it onto the same course
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Old 16th Sep 2017, 08:04
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Originally Posted by Daleboy93 View Post
I did hear from them today and luckily I was successful!

They've pencilled me in for November 29th which I was surprised about. Hopefully I'll have enough time to sort everything after my medical which is not until 2nd November.

I hope some more ppruners make it onto the same course
Congrats!
That's interesting though, because there's some of us that were accepted months ago who have been put on the January course...did they mention how many spaces were left for November?
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Old 16th Sep 2017, 08:40
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Originally Posted by Kirsteneg View Post
Congrats!
That's interesting though, because there's some of us that were accepted months ago who have been put on the January course...did they mention how many spaces were left for November?
Yeah I was very surprised. I was told at my stage 3 that it would most likely be an April course if people were successful as she thought November and January were full... so I can only assume they had a dropout
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Old 16th Sep 2017, 17:20
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Originally Posted by ybotnoskcaj View Post
Glad someone's else is in the same boat! I look forward to seeing you Monday.

Will you be driving? The car park detailed on the email seems to be a fair bit away from the actual centre?

- ybotnoskcaj
I was weighing up the options of driving vs train as I only need to travel from Portsmouth. Most likely I will drive, but I think I might try and scope out the car park tomorrow just to relieve the stress of figuring out where I'm going on the day!
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Old 17th Sep 2017, 04:13
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Originally Posted by Kmilford View Post
I was weighing up the options of driving vs train as I only need to travel from Portsmouth. Most likely I will drive, but I think I might try and scope out the car park tomorrow just to relieve the stress of figuring out where I'm going on the day!
I see, good idea. Well I'm driving just from chichester, I'll probably be in a blue suit so be sure to see you on a Monday.

Out for the day today so it's a couple of hours revision tonight then it's up to the gods :smile:
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Old 17th Sep 2017, 10:43
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Originally Posted by ybotnoskcaj View Post
I see, good idea. Well I'm driving just from chichester, I'll probably be in a blue suit so be sure to see you on a Monday.

Out for the day today so it's a couple of hours revision tonight then it's up to the gods :smile:
Good luck, do let us know how it goes!
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Old 17th Sep 2017, 14:08
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Hi everyone!

I'm new here however Ive been reading your posts for a long time!
Few questions that I couldn't find/understand:
1. Being not British, do I have to present any additional documents etc?
2. The firs online form, what sort of questions they ask? do I have to be prepared?

thanks so much!

D xx
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Old 18th Sep 2017, 14:14
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Well sadly I failed at stage 2! Good luck to everyone currently in the process, wish you all the best in the future guys :-)
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Old 18th Sep 2017, 17:21
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Originally Posted by ybotnoskcaj View Post
Well sadly I failed at stage 2! Good luck to everyone currently in the process, wish you all the best in the future guys :-)
Did you fall at FEAST or DART?
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Old 18th Sep 2017, 17:32
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multiple choice questions

Originally Posted by ybotnoskcaj View Post
Well sadly I failed at stage 2! Good luck to everyone currently in the process, wish you all the best in the future guys :-)
How were the multiple choice questions?
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Old 20th Sep 2017, 02:28
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I failed at feast! I found the majority of it extremely easy compared to the military ATC aptitude tests, but it works so if you fail one section then you fail the whole test and one of the sections I've never really been good at and knew I'd failed as soon as I finished it.

The multiple choice was also very easy, I wouldn't fret just have a decent mental maths brain, read the booklet through and through and also knowledge of distances to other countries was beneficial!
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Old 20th Sep 2017, 17:41
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Originally Posted by ybotnoskcaj View Post
I failed at feast! I found the majority of it extremely easy compared to the military ATC aptitude tests, but it works so if you fail one section then you fail the whole test and one of the sections I've never really been good at and knew I'd failed as soon as I finished it.

The multiple choice was also very easy, I wouldn't fret just have a decent mental maths brain, read the booklet through and through and also knowledge of distances to other countries was beneficial!
Ah, sucks. Got any other plans?
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Old 21st Sep 2017, 15:34
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Originally Posted by Prototoes View Post
Ah, sucks. Got any other plans?
Not sure really. I'm nearly 22 now and spent my 18-21 going away and seeing some of the world hoping I'd have the eureka moment. Still haven't hadn't it, so maybe uni!

Time will tell, good luck to all
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Old 27th Sep 2017, 10:29
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Hi there, search for NATS Atco Jan 18 on Facebook and it should come up. I'm not allowed to post the URL on here as I'm a new member. 🙄
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Old 28th Sep 2017, 15:17
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Hi guys, has anyone reading here been booked in for the 3rd of October for their stage 2 ?
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Old 29th Sep 2017, 14:11
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Hi all!

How long did you all need to wait until NATS sent an email to self register onto a stage 2 assessment day?

Been a week since I passed the online tests and still no email regarding assessment day...
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Old 30th Sep 2017, 16:06
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Hi,
Has anyone booked onto their stage 3 in November?
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Old 1st Oct 2017, 13:30
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Originally Posted by aapp View Post
Hi all!

How long did you all need to wait until NATS sent an email to self register onto a stage 2 assessment day?

Been a week since I passed the online tests and still no email regarding assessment day...
It glitched out for me and I had to go on outlook and "search the server" whatever that means and it had been sent the day after I passed the tests, mess about on outlook on your phone and you might fid it otherwise I'd phone up
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Old 1st Oct 2017, 13:51
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Originally Posted by aapp View Post
Hi all!

How long did you all need to wait until NATS sent an email to self register onto a stage 2 assessment day?

Been a week since I passed the online tests and still no email regarding assessment day...
Depends on how many days they have available. For me, it took two days from passing stage 1.
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