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NATS interview process

Old 5th Mar 2019, 05:53
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Originally Posted by Beany1889 View Post

Hi, I passed stage 3 in late January, I havenít been given a start date yet but have been told it will be July at the earliest.
Have you been given a date yet? I emailed them and asked for the Gloucester one and got it so worth emailing them if you haven't heard yet!
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Old 5th Mar 2019, 09:17
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Hey!
I'm in the same situation. I passed stage 3 early February and apart from getting an email about my medical date, have not heard anything else!
Might try giving them an email. Is it just the recruitment email address you used?

Cheers
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Old 5th Mar 2019, 16:11
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Originally Posted by shaemartini View Post
Hey!
I'm in the same situation. I passed stage 3 early February and apart from getting an email about my medical date, have not heard anything else!
Might try giving them an email. Is it just the recruitment email address you used?

Cheers
Yep the HR one to Michelle Hart I think it was
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Old 5th Mar 2019, 19:53
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Originally Posted by Lemonair View Post
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I did read somewhere that the Jerez lot don't get the £60 as it's in lieu of having your accommodation and food paid for in Spain. But I don't know for sure.
Correct, we don't receive that payment. Accommodation and three meals per day are paid for by NATS directly to FTE Jerez.
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Old 5th Mar 2019, 19:57
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Originally Posted by Lemonair View Post
I believe flights are also included as well as a weekend allowance too.
Flights from the UK to here and back at the end of the course are provided as are flights for a "mid term break" (dates set by NATS/FTE) however those mid-term flights won't necessarily be to your home airport - it's likely to be London (any), Manchester, Edinburgh or Glasgow so if you live a bit from any of these (like I do up the north of Scotland), then you'll still have some travel to get home.

No weekend allowance - however with the lack of paying out for accommodation and food coupled with the cheap Social Club prices (and "interesting" measures!), you really don't need much more than your salary!
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Old 5th Mar 2019, 20:02
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Originally Posted by StuBob View Post
If anyone had had their Stage 3 interview recently and could help out with any tips or advice they found would be helpful it would be much appreciated.

Also is it just a straight forward interview? The latest posts relating to it on this thread would suggest it is but the email still contains reference to competency, technical and Eurocontrol test elements.
StuBob , know it's a bit late given your interview is tomorrow however make sure you've remembered the stuff in the Stage 2 document - and think about the content as well as remembering it!

There shouldn't be any Eurocontrol testing at Stage 3, think that was done at some CTC-based Stage 3 interviews but they're not setup at Prestwick for that. It'll be an interview, and some testing around the document.

Good luck!
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Old 5th Mar 2019, 23:57
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Thanks Trevor Hannant, I have been trying to get as much info as I could including learning the booklet an also managing to book a visit to Prestwick prior to Stage 3 however still hasn't helped with the pre-interview nerves.
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Old 6th Mar 2019, 21:17
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How long after stage 3?

Hey,

How long after stage 3 did it take you to find out if you passed or not? I did mine 15th Jan and still haven't heard

Thanks
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Old 7th Mar 2019, 07:43
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Originally Posted by Grinnald View Post
Hey,

How long after stage 3 did it take you to find out if you passed or not? I did mine 15th Jan and still haven't heard

Thanks
For myself it was the next day, but depending on how busy they are it sounds like it can take a couple of weeks. Nearly two months though is excessive so maybe drop them an email or give them a call?
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Old 7th Mar 2019, 08:24
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I was just under a week. I’d certainly get in touch with them and check as L says...
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Old 7th Mar 2019, 10:43
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Originally Posted by Grinnald View Post
Hey,

How long after stage 3 did it take you to find out if you passed or not? I did mine 15th Jan and still haven't heard

Thanks
I did my stage 3 at the beginning of February and found out about 6 days after. I think they quote something like 30 days (might be wrong) so this seems quite a long time - definitely would drop the recruitment people an email
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Old 7th Mar 2019, 10:53
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Hi all,
Heard from recruitment yesterday that my start date will be October in Jerez - wanted to see if anyone else on here has the same course?
I hope the weather is nice in the winter...
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Old 7th Mar 2019, 15:22
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Originally Posted by Tjro View Post
Hi all,
Heard from recruitment yesterday that my start date will be October in Jerez - wanted to see if anyone else on here has the same course?
I hope the weather is nice in the winter...
Hi Tjro,

I heard today that I will be starting in October at Jerez, if you would like to email me at [email protected] we can talk more 👍 well done!!
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Old 7th Mar 2019, 15:51
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CarolineS - I've seen your message and yes I am on the July course, but I can't message you as it says your inbox is full. Sometimes that happens if you're new and don't have a posting history! Post a little on here and then it should work.

Last edited by Lemonair; 7th Mar 2019 at 18:49.
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Old 7th Mar 2019, 16:01
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Ah yeah I just got an email saying that, didn't realise I could only have one message! Glad there's at least 2 of us on here
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Old 8th Mar 2019, 06:13
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Originally Posted by CarolineS View Post
Ah yeah I just got an email saying that, didn't realise I could only have one message! Glad there's at least 2 of us on here
Yeah I've not found anyone else yet. Am kind of surprised with there being 20 of us. Which stage 3 were you in?
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Old 8th Mar 2019, 08:48
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Originally Posted by Lemonair View Post
Yeah I've not found anyone else yet. Am kind of surprised with there being 20 of us. Which stage 3 were you in?
Mine was in February. I know a few more people passed on my day and might be going with us but no idea who they were
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Old 8th Mar 2019, 10:58
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Regarding FEAST and DART, i appreciate not too much can be done in regards to revision etc, however for all you folk who have progressed past the FEAST/DART exams in recent weeks/months, are there any final preparation tips you may provide to someone who is taking his Stage 2 next Wednesday?!

Thanks
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Old 8th Mar 2019, 11:04
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Originally Posted by Harry_h123 View Post


Hi Tjro,

I heard today that I will be starting in October at Jerez, if you would like to email me at [email protected] we can talk more 👍 well done!!
I'm on the same October Jerez course! Mayeb we can get a group going?
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Old 8th Mar 2019, 11:36
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So since I got my pass confirmation for stage 2 5 days ago I haven't had an email with a link to book my stage 3 interview. Is this normal as we were told to book them ASAP? Just wondering if I should follow up about it. Thanks
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