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Old 12th Mar 2018, 12:32
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Old 12th Mar 2018, 18:01
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I don’t know how the new pay deal affects TATC’s, however you may be able to add 3.2% onto the annual figure.
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Old 12th Mar 2018, 22:11
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Part of the pay deal is renegotiating TATC pay and conditions, so hopefully we'll see that figure rise soon.
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Old 13th Mar 2018, 13:48
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Hi all,

Literally just started the NATS recruitment process.

Is anyone aware of any good materials to use to prepare for the Verbal reasoning, Numerical reasoning, Diagramatical reasoning and Spatial awareness tests?

Any help will be really appreciated.

Thanks!
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Old 13th Mar 2018, 17:50
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Originally Posted by Zco
Hi all,

Literally just started the NATS recruitment process.

Is anyone aware of any good materials to use to prepare for the Verbal reasoning, Numerical reasoning, Diagramatical reasoning and Spatial awareness tests?

Any help will be really appreciated.

Thanks!
Hi Zco,
I am at the same stage. Looking forward to hearing some responses.
All the best!
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Old 14th Mar 2018, 10:43
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Originally Posted by ATCOnoob1
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.
many thanks mate
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Old 14th Mar 2018, 13:32
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STAGE 0 and 1

Hi everyone,
For those who have already passed online aptitude tests (stage 0 and 1), would be appreciated if could give some advise on any source of material to practice and any tips while taking the tests?
Many thanks!
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Old 14th Mar 2018, 16:01
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Unfortunately I failed my stage 2 FEAST today. I guess I'm just not made of The Right Stuff. Only 1 out of 7 of us got through to the DART.

I just thought I would give a bit of advice for people who are driving because I worried about this a little bit. There are visitor spaces in the NATS car park, probably about 16 overall and these remained half full up until 8am, but it may be that it wasn't a particularly busy day. You can also park on the road immediately outside the NATS compound (which I did). As a last resort you could park in the shopping centre car park, but I think there's a £2 charge for 6 hours and there's a bit of a walk (10-15mins) to NATS from there.

Also the day is rather straight forward, so don't worry too much about that aspect of things, everything is explained before you have to do anything.

Good luck to all.
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Old 14th Mar 2018, 16:16
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Originally Posted by ATCOnoob1
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.
Many thanks ATCOnoob1, It's been helpful!
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Old 14th Mar 2018, 16:19
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Sorry to hear that you failed!
Wish you all the best...
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Old 17th Mar 2018, 11:53
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What type of lunch is provided during the stage 3 assessment?

(Asking the real questions...)
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Old 20th Mar 2018, 17:30
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25th June - Jerez - Start Date

Hi all,

Has anyone else been allocated a start date in Jerez, Spain for this year? I got the email through today. Does anyone know if there are any courses due to start in UK in the near future?
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Old 20th Mar 2018, 19:20
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Originally Posted by mashman156
Hi all,

Has anyone else been allocated a start date in Jerez, Spain for this year? I got the email through today. Does anyone know if there are any courses due to start in UK in the near future?
Congrats! When did you do your Stage 3?
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Old 21st Mar 2018, 05:48
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Originally Posted by ATCkmmbbh1
Congrats! When did you do your Stage 3?
Thank you, I had my stage 3 on 1st November.
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Old 21st Mar 2018, 09:35
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Originally Posted by mashman156
Hi all,

Has anyone else been allocated a start date in Jerez, Spain for this year? I got the email through today. Does anyone know if there are any courses due to start in UK in the near future?
Hi mashman,

I have also been given this course.
I was told they have courses in Whiteley/Coventry in the coming months so itís completely voluntary to do a course in Jerez.

Personally, Jerez suits me better due to accommodation and food being provided - less expenses during the initial training!

Maybe see you in June!

Stu
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Old 21st Mar 2018, 09:49
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Originally Posted by stupotk
Hi mashman,

I have also been given this course.
I was told they have courses in Whiteley/Coventry in the coming months so itís completely voluntary to do a course in Jerez.

Personally, Jerez suits me better due to accommodation and food being provided - less expenses during the initial training!

Maybe see you in June!

Stu
Hi Stu,

Thanks for the reply, good news to finally get that start date email.

I like the idea of the accommodation all being provided etc because cost of living was obviously a concern. Iím sure Iíll see you in June mate.

Martin
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Old 21st Mar 2018, 11:29
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Originally Posted by Cheesefootball
I think the UK courses are in Whiteley or Cheltenham (Global ATS ). Just out of interest what courses are you getting in Jerez? Is it Basic, ADI and APS or is it just Basic and APS?

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Yes - you are correct, my mistake. Not sure where I got Coventry from! Haha

As far as Iím aware itís just the Basic at Jerez, after that - role specific training takes place in the UK.
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Old 21st Mar 2018, 11:36
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I think it is just the basic in Jerez as itís only 21 weeks, not the full 9-12 month process for the role specific training.

Under the impression that that will take place at Whiteley.
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Old 22nd Mar 2018, 10:17
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Originally Posted by mashman156
Hi all,

Has anyone else been allocated a start date in Jerez, Spain for this year? I got the email through today. Does anyone know if there are any courses due to start in UK in the near future?
Congrats- it is nice having a firm date now isn't it!

Am I wrong in thinking we will have a Facebook page set up to chat before starting...?
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Old 22nd Mar 2018, 16:23
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CTC 23rd May

Hi there,
Iíve been allocated a place on the course starting at CTC on 23rd May this year,
I was told Iíd revive an information pack and my contract about a month ago. However as yet Iíve not received anything of the kind, I have send a couple of emails and a voicemail with still no reply. Have any of you been able to get in contact with the recruitment department?? as Iím unsure of what to do now.

Many thanks
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