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Old 15th Feb 2018, 19:06
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chrismaccc7. My son is starting then. I cannot pm you so if you want to contact me at

[email protected]

I will forward you his email.

Rgds
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Old 15th Feb 2018, 19:48
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Originally Posted by dFixxx3r
hi everybody
simple question: if you become ATC trainee and pass the process, how long are you obligated to work for nats by contract?

anybody any info?
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Old 16th Feb 2018, 00:05
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Originally Posted by dFixxx3r
anybody any info?
3 years after completing college training and 3 years after validation.
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Old 16th Feb 2018, 09:53
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Originally Posted by dFixxx3r
anybody any info?
I think it's for 3 years after validation. What are you planning on doing after they invest in your training and the obligatory service is up?
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Old 17th Feb 2018, 11:24
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Good morning,
I am traveling down from Glasgow for my stage 2 on the 27th February. I am trying to plan the best method of travel and organize times etc. I was wondering if you are allowed to take bags into the facility? This would mean I could fly down the day before and fly home the night after without needing to book a second hotel room. My other question would be the dress code? Is it expected that you wear a suit or would a shirt and trousers be enough? Again for the reason of baggage and how much I need to bring.

Any help is much appreciated, thank you!
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Old 17th Feb 2018, 17:18
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Originally Posted by adam llewellyn
Good morning,
I am traveling down from Glasgow for my stage 2 on the 27th February. I am trying to plan the best method of travel and organize times etc. I was wondering if you are allowed to take bags into the facility? This would mean I could fly down the day before and fly home the night after without needing to book a second hotel room. My other question would be the dress code? Is it expected that you wear a suit or would a shirt and trousers be enough? Again for the reason of baggage and how much I need to bring.

Any help is much appreciated, thank you!
Hey.

I just sat my stage 2 on the 15th, there was a mix of us in full suits and just trousers and shirt so I think you'll be okay to just go shirt and trousers.

People also had back packs with them on the day. As long as your not bringing in a full fledged suit case you should be good.

Hope this helps!
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Old 17th Feb 2018, 18:26
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hello, i would like to ask about stage 3 if anyone has some info. they say that the day consists of 3 parts and the third part is a eurocontrol computer based asssessment. Does anyone have any insight of that??
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Old 17th Feb 2018, 19:05
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For those that have completed stage 3 is there anything that can be prepared for the Eurocontrol test of stage 3 ?
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Old 19th Feb 2018, 00:15
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Originally Posted by Kirsteneg
I think it's for 3 years after validation. What are you planning on doing after they invest in your training and the obligatory service is up?
Thanks for info to both of you.

Asking out of curiosity. Can't find this info anywhere else.

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Old 21st Feb 2018, 16:18
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Stage 3

Hello all!

Just recently passed my stage 2 and got my email invite for stage 3! I've got the chance to book onto one on 08/03, 15 days from now.

My question is for people who have passed stage 3, do you think 15 days is enough time to prepare for it? Or am I sabotaging myself by going for it so soon?
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Old 21st Feb 2018, 18:34
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Stage 2 assessment

Hi all, got my stage 2 assessment tomorrow morning and just wondering if anyone has any information about why the multi choice questions will be like?

Are they going to be very specific about numbers or is it a bit more vague?

Thanks, Cal.
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Old 22nd Feb 2018, 16:03
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Originally Posted by Witlock89
Hello all!

Just recently passed my stage 2 and got my email invite for stage 3! I've got the chance to book onto one on 08/03, 15 days from now.

My question is for people who have passed stage 3, do you think 15 days is enough time to prepare for it? Or am I sabotaging myself by going for it so soon?
15 days is enough time.
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Old 25th Feb 2018, 17:20
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Originally Posted by Freddles
I passed Stage 3 too! Start date December 7th pending medical.
any insight about stage 3 mate??
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Old 26th Feb 2018, 07:32
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Attending Stage 2 on Monday the 5th. Anyone else?
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Old 27th Feb 2018, 22:40
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Originally Posted by Timpsi
Attending Stage 2 on Monday the 5th. Anyone else?
Hi mate congrats on your stage 2.
Any clue on how to prepare for stage1 please
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Old 1st Mar 2018, 09:19
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Originally Posted by Atctrainee1
Hi mate congrats on your stage 2.
Any clue on how to prepare for stage1 please
Stage 1 isn't a particularly big deal in terms of preparing for it. Just do what the email/instructions say which is find a quiet room where you wont be disturbed for a couple hours. They give you practice questions throughout the test too so you know whats coming. Seriously don't stress stage 1.
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Old 2nd Mar 2018, 11:59
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if i have a plane departure from Heathrow at 8.30pm on the stage2 day, can i make it in time ? (with passing all parts of the test and leaving at 5pm as planned)


-also what are the costs of living while on a training salary ? is it enough to live in UK(renting place to sleep, food)




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Old 7th Mar 2018, 12:21
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Aircraft stats

Does anybody have any advice on how important it is to learn the stats on the aircraft in the final pages of the document for Stage 3?

Thanks!
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Old 10th Mar 2018, 13:18
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dFixxx3r;

As long as nothing major happens to mess with the timings, you should be fine. I completed the day at stage 2 then walked to Swanwick train station and got the train to London Victoria arriving at 17:45.

Probably won't be a life of luxury while training but I think it is possible to live off the training salary!
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Old 12th Mar 2018, 12:06
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Hi Guys,

With the dress code being smart for the stage 2 assessment day, are they wanting people to come in suit and tie or can it just be a smart shirt and trouser combo?

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