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NATS interview process

Old 28th Nov 2018, 08:38
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Join Date: Oct 2018
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Originally Posted by simba090 View Post
Hey man,

I have my stage 2 on next Friday and I'm flying from Australia.

They couldn't possibly expect us to memorise all the aircraft info could they? Let me know how yours goes!

Simon
I would try to memorise as much as you can for the knowledge test.
Sat my stage 2 yesterday so I'm now going to be checking my email daily to find out 😅 #fingerscrossed
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Old 28th Nov 2018, 22:43
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Found out this morning I have passed stage 2, so happy! Thanks again for all the advice on this thread, it helped a lot. No dates available for Prestwick yet to do stage 3 so just a waiting game.

How do you unlock private messages on this, getting notifications saying I have some but can't read them or send them.
Thanks
DG
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Old 29th Nov 2018, 06:08
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Originally Posted by simba090 View Post
Hey man,

I have my stage 2 on next Friday and I'm flying from Australia.

They couldn't possibly expect us to memorise all the aircraft info could they? Let me know how yours goes!

​​​​​​​Simon
The issue with someone saying "yes revise that" or "no, you won't need to worry so much about that" is that we all may sit slightly different tests. The test may be the same for all or it might be updated to place different emphasis on different learning areas - or they may have a selection of slightly different ones randomised per Stage 2 session. The only advice I'd give is learn everything in there but making sure you take out what you believe is key information first.

Originally Posted by DarrenG42 View Post
I would try to memorise as much as you can for the knowledge test.
Sat my stage 2 yesterday so I'm now going to be checking my email daily to find out 😅 #fingerscrossed
​​​​​​​DG
Good luck Darren!
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Old 29th Nov 2018, 11:31
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I agree with Trevor. Take out what you think are key bits of information. Then learn as much as you can after that. It will only harm to know too little here rather than too much.
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Old 29th Nov 2018, 13:00
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Originally Posted by DarrenG42 View Post
Found out this morning I have passed stage 2, so happy! Thanks again for all the advice on this thread, it helped a lot. No dates available for Prestwick yet to do stage 3 so just a waiting game.

How do you unlock private messages on this, getting notifications saying I have some but can't read them or send them.
Thanks
DG
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Congrats Darren, you must be buzzing!

That's handy they offer the further stages at Prestwick, I'd be in same boat if I make it past Stage 2. Still yet to book it though
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Old 29th Nov 2018, 14:47
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Originally Posted by DarrenG42 View Post
Found out this morning I have passed stage 2, so happy! Thanks again for all the advice on this thread, it helped a lot. No dates available for Prestwick yet to do stage 3 so just a waiting game.

How do you unlock private messages on this, getting notifications saying I have some but can't read them or send them.
Thanks
DG
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Well done Darren, I have also passed and I'm now just waiting for a date some time in February. That way I have plenty of time to learn the book inside out and prepare for the interview questions.

Wishing you good luck. Let me know how you get on! 👍
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Old 29th Nov 2018, 15:52
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Originally Posted by DarrenG42 View Post
Found out this morning I have passed stage 2, so happy! Thanks again for all the advice on this thread, it helped a lot. No dates available for Prestwick yet to do stage 3 so just a waiting game.

How do you unlock private messages on this, getting notifications saying I have some but can't read them or send them.
Thanks
DG
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OK, that's weird as when I replied above, this post wasn't there!

Well done on passing and keep checking for Prestwick dates - there aren't many of them and they fill fast!

Originally Posted by RussLee View Post
Well done Darren, I have also passed and I'm now just waiting for a date some time in February. That way I have plenty of time to learn the book inside out and prepare for the interview questions.

Wishing you good luck. Let me know how you get on! ��
Well done also Russ!
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Old 1st Dec 2018, 14:50
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For those of you who have been through the process, how long did it take you to get security clearance?

Also as far as I'm aware Global in Gloucester only do approach and aerodrome (as well as basic), is that correct? What about CTC? Do they do everything i.e. approach, aerodrome, and area as well?
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Old 1st Dec 2018, 15:56
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Originally Posted by ddkknntt View Post
For those of you who have been through the process, how long did it take you to get security clearance?

Also as far as I'm aware Global in Gloucester only do approach and aerodrome (as well as basic), is that correct? What about CTC? Do they do everything i.e. approach, aerodrome, and area as well?
I haven't received mine yet but was told 6-7 weeks. I'm hoping they'll want to clear the decks before Christmas as that could add extra time. I submitted mine about 3 weeks ago now.

And yes as far as I know CTC/Jerez do everything
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Old 1st Dec 2018, 17:20
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Originally Posted by ddkknntt View Post
For those of you who have been through the process, how long did it take you to get security clearance?

Also as far as I'm aware Global in Gloucester only do approach and aerodrome (as well as basic), is that correct?
Mine took about 8 weeks. And yes, only ADI and APS ratings.
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Old 3rd Dec 2018, 13:16
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Hi all!

I've been reading this forum for a while, and decided to join. I had my interview on the 21st of November, and found out I passed the next day. I'll be going to Global in Gloucester at the beginning of March, and was wondering if there were any WhatsApp/Facebook groups for people going to that course.
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Old 4th Dec 2018, 22:01
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Does anyone have the diagram showing the number of applicants getting through each stage of the process? Can't seem to access that page anymore on Nats site
DG
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Old 4th Dec 2018, 23:46
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Originally Posted by BARRY_SCOTT View Post
Mine took about 8 weeks. And yes, only ADI and APS ratings.
Did you get an e-mail from NATS or the UKVS to say that you'd received clearance?

Also, did NATS inform you when you're medical has been fully signed off?

Cheers
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Old 5th Dec 2018, 01:11
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Originally Posted by chips1 View Post
Did you get an e-mail from NATS or the UKVS to say that you'd received clearance?

Also, did NATS inform you when you're medical has been fully signed off?

Cheers

Your Class 3 medical certificate will be signed off there and then by the AME after the medical if you meet all the requirements. If there's something that needs further investigation then you'll need to go do that and it'll be referred to the CAA and they'll let you know.
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Old 5th Dec 2018, 07:51
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Originally Posted by DarrenG42 View Post
Does anyone have the diagram showing the number of applicants getting through each stage of the process? Can't seem to access that page anymore on Nats site
DG
Not allowed to post the link, but the page is no longer there.

Don't know why they'd take this down and leave others pages with out of date/incorrect info up.
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Old 5th Dec 2018, 11:44
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Hi all, I have my stage 2 soon and have received the email detailing what to bring. Those who have done stage two if you have a valid ID do you also have to bring your p45/60 and Birth Certificate or is that just for those without valid ID? Panicking slightly as can only find a copy of my birth certificate!
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Old 5th Dec 2018, 12:43
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Originally Posted by SHI64 View Post
Hi all, I have my stage 2 soon and have received the email detailing what to bring. Those who have done stage two if you have a valid ID do you also have to bring your p45/60 and Birth Certificate or is that just for those without valid ID? Panicking slightly as can only find a copy of my birth certificate!
Only need passport/DL if it's in date.
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Old 5th Dec 2018, 13:28
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Originally Posted by ddkknntt View Post
Your Class 3 medical certificate will be signed off there and then by the AME after the medical if you meet all the requirements. If there's something that needs further investigation then you'll need to go do that and it'll be referred to the CAA and they'll let you know.
Yeah I've had the medical but needed one bit of follow up completed which I sent to them weeks ago so just wondering when you hear in that instance, not sure how long it takes.
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Old 5th Dec 2018, 13:55
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@DarrenG42 - I have a copy - feel free to PM your email and I can forward onto you.

@Chips1 - As for medical, I never got mine there and then as I needed to confirm something, once I emailed this to the AME - I got my medical posted to me the same week by signed delivery.
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Old 5th Dec 2018, 15:34
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Originally Posted by YannLePentrec View Post
Only need passport/DL if it's in date.
Thank you. Thats very helpful.

I've had a good look at parking posts on here but couldn’t find information on parking on roads so just wondered if anyone had parked on the roads nearby instead of the shopping center?
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