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Old 3rd Dec 2018, 14:16
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Join Date: Nov 2018
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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, 23:01
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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
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Old 5th Dec 2018, 00:46
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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?

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Old 5th Dec 2018, 02:11
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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, 08:51
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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Don't know why they'd take this down and leave others pages with out of date/incorrect info up.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, 12:44
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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, 13:43
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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, 14:28
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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, 14:55
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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, 16:34
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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 couldnít 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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Old 5th Dec 2018, 16:43
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Originally Posted by Arg1203 View Post
@DarrenG42 - I have a copy - feel free to PM your email and I can forward onto you.
Would you mind to email me a copy too? I can pm you my email address. Thanks!

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Old 5th Dec 2018, 17:41
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For anyone interested in the infographic...

hopefully this works!
Attached Files
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BecomingAnAtco2016.pdf (238.2 KB, 28 views)
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Old 5th Dec 2018, 18:34
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Originally Posted by chips1 View Post
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.
Might be worth ringing up the AME to see if they have received the information. I had something similar where they had trouble receiving to follow up information to complete the medial.
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Old 6th Dec 2018, 07:09
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Originally Posted by SHI64 View Post
Thank you. Thats very helpful.

I've had a good look at parking posts on here but couldnít find information on parking on roads so just wondered if anyone had parked on the roads nearby instead of the shopping center?
Whilst you can't park on site, I parked on the road pretty much right outside. I did get there about 30 minutes early as its quite a busy business park.
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Old 6th Dec 2018, 18:50
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Hi guys,

I've stumbled upon this thread whilst looking online and found some of the comments really helpful. I'm applying to NATS for the 2nd time after failing the stage 1 tests last year through being completely unprepared and generally just not knowing what to expect.

I'm wondering if anybody that has failed stage 1 before has went on to pass it on their second attempt? I'm also wondering how often the stage 2 assessments are held, should be successful at passing stage 1 in the next day or two.

Cheers!
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Old 8th Dec 2018, 09:56
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Hi Calum.

I failed Part 1 a few years ago then passed at my second attempt this year. If you remember what you struggled on last year, take some time to work on those areas before you start the Stage 1 tests - I did that and it helped considerably.

As far as Stage 2 goes, there's assessment centres regularly and you'll get dates available for a few months ahead. I passed mine at the beginning of April but selected a Stage 2 date of end of August as it suited me better at the time.
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Old 10th Dec 2018, 18:44
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Hey has anyone who passed stage 2 on 23rd Nov or later had any dates for stage 3 yet?
I passed stage 2 and had the email saying congrats etc on Nov 26th, but still as of yet had no email with dates to book stage 3. Wondering if this is a normal waiting timeframe given how prompt everything else has been so far?
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Old 11th Dec 2018, 08:16
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Originally Posted by Beaves View Post
Hey has anyone who passed stage 2 on 23rd Nov or later had any dates for stage 3 yet?
I passed stage 2 and had the email saying congrats etc on Nov 26th, but still as of yet had no email with dates to book stage 3. Wondering if this is a normal waiting timeframe given how prompt everything else has been so far?
Hi Beaves,

Yes I had mine on Nov 27th and I had an email the day after with a link that I can book my dates on. Have you checked your spam folder as I recall someone saying to check there a few pages back. If not I would suggest you contact them.
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Old 11th Dec 2018, 10:48
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Originally Posted by YannLePentrec View Post
Not allowed to post the link, but the page is no longer there.
The infographic has already been posted, but if you need the whole page, it is on WayBack Machine - the Web Archive website.
You can find the link to that page on another page on the NATS website and paste it onto the Web Archive website.

Originally Posted by YannLePentrec View Post
Don't know why they'd take this down and leave others pages with out of date/incorrect info up.
I have heard from a NATS ATCO interviewer that the selection test is going to be "streamlined" or "trimmed a little bit" next year with "some bits removed". I don't have any further details :)
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Old 11th Dec 2018, 12:35
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Originally Posted by RussLee View Post
Hi Beaves,

Yes I had mine on Nov 27th and I had an email the day after with a link that I can book my dates on. Have you checked your spam folder as I recall someone saying to check there a few pages back. If not I would suggest you contact them.
Cheers Russ,
Thought it was a bit strange! But wasn't sure if Christmas time was getting in the way of admin.
Emailed them anyway last night and they've promptly replied with a link - booked onto 5th Feb at CTC.
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