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Old 10th Apr 2019, 19:04
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Originally Posted by taybz
Hi there,

I've done stage 2 but waiting for an outcome, do you know how long it took for an email to come through?
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I got an email like 2 minutes after saying i passed stage 2
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Old 11th Apr 2019, 10:01
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Hi all!

I applied last year and got into assesment 2 (old system). I passed the FEAST but unfortunately I failed on the DART. I am applying again now, but I would like to know if anyone knows if the new assesment 3 tests are going to be FEAST and DART or different ones? There is also a group exercise.

Also, for those of you who have done the new assesment 1, how is it? Is it similar to the old assesment 0 and 1, or are they more like the FEAST?

Any advice would be appreciated!

Thanks in advance!
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Old 12th Apr 2019, 05:39
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Ok! Thanks!
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Old 12th Apr 2019, 17:58
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Hi!
This week I passed stages 1 & 2 of the process and I'm waiting to be given more details about the stage 3 (materials, date...). How much did it take by the old system to have date and all that stuff?

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Old 13th Apr 2019, 07:00
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Originally Posted by Calvin M.
Hi!
This week I passed stages 1 & 2 of the process and I'm waiting to be given more details about the stage 3 (materials, date...). How much did it take by the old system to have date and all that stuff?

Thanks
When I passed stage 0 and 1 in the old system, they sent me an email immediately inviting me to stage 2, that was in the assessment center. They gave you a link to book a date for the assessment.

Now, as some have pointed out, they are probably waiting to finish with the last candidates of the old system before starting with the new one, so they make take some time before sending out the invitations.
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Old 13th Apr 2019, 09:00
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I passed my stage 2 last month and my stage 3 isn't for another 2 weeks so I would guess I would be one of the last legacy people on the old system!
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Old 13th Apr 2019, 11:01
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I passed stage 1 , the email inviting me for stage 2 arrived in 2 min, but after taking stage 2 nothing has arrived, should I understand that that means im out???
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Old 13th Apr 2019, 15:09
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Just done the stage 1 and 2 assessments online. Passing stage 1 email took about an hour to come through. Passing stage 2 email came through literally within 3 minutes of passing. Just waiting now for the email to book on assesment day
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Old 13th Apr 2019, 16:31
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No, the feedback email can sometimes take a a few days to come through.
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Old 13th Apr 2019, 17:12
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i got an email yesterday for stage 2, now waiting for stage 3... is this usually an email invite as well or do they post it out? Apologies for my questions, first time going through this.
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Old 14th Apr 2019, 15:07
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Originally Posted by trolasux
I passed stage 1 , the email inviting me for stage 2 arrived in 2 min, but after taking stage 2 nothing has arrived, should I understand that that means im out???
if i understood it right, stage 3 is not remote, so after finishing stage 1 it is automated pass or fail - you go to 2nd stage if successful, but result from s2 maybe needs to be reviewed manually, so don't give up yet..
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Old 14th Apr 2019, 21:24
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I passed stage 2 on the new system yesterday and haven't had anything about booking the assessment day yet. I put it down to being the weekend, but it looks like we're all in a similar boat.
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Old 15th Apr 2019, 10:26
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Originally Posted by dFixxx3r
if i understood it right, stage 3 is not remote, so after finishing stage 1 it is automated pass or fail - you go to 2nd stage if successful, but result from s2 maybe needs to be reviewed manually, so don't give up yet..
My stage 2 pass email came through immediately and I did it on a Saturday, so maybe there are some scores that are an auto pass and some that need manual review. Seems likely especially because of the type of test Stage 2 is... there is no absolute right or wrong
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Old 15th Apr 2019, 10:39
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i emailed NATS recruitment and they said stage 3 dates will be sent out end of this week/ next week. Hope that helps anyone else who was wondering
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Old 15th Apr 2019, 16:12
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Originally Posted by taybz
i emailed NATS recruitment and they said stage 3 dates will be sent out end of this week/ next week. Hope that helps anyone else who was wondering
Ahhhh great, thanks for letting us all know! According to the NATS info, they expect people to book a date 3-30 days from the invite, seems like the new recruitment process is lighting fast compared to the old one! If you're quick enough, you could move from first application to stage 3 attendence in under a month...
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Old 15th Apr 2019, 17:39
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Originally Posted by hunteruk
Does anybody know if applicants who where unsuccessful in the old process may now reapply, without waiting 12 months? I read on here that people where being told they could reapply after the April change at their Stage 2, but I haven't seen or heard anything from NATS directly.
Yeah you can reapply if you failed the old process less than 12 months ago. I failed in Feb and i've been sucessful on the new system so far.

Go for it!
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Old 15th Apr 2019, 17:47
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Originally Posted by MattPudzilla
Ahhhh great, thanks for letting us all know! According to the NATS info, they expect people to book a date 3-30 days from the invite, seems like the new recruitment process is lighting fast compared to the old one! If you're quick enough, you could move from first application to stage 3 attendence in under a month...
Hi! Still havenít done stage 1&2 but was planning to do it this week. However, I am working abroad right now and would not be able to go to stage 3 until June. Do they say that you need to choose date between 3-30 days after you pass stage 2? Is it like stage 1&2 that if you take longer you are out and cannot apply until next year?
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Old 15th Apr 2019, 17:52
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Originally Posted by AndreaCass


Hi! Still havenít done stage 1&2 but was planning to do it this week. However, I am working abroad right now and would not be able to go to stage 3 until June. Do they say that you need to choose date between 3-30 days after you pass stage 2? Is it like stage 1&2 that if you take longer you are out and cannot apply until next year?
From what i've read/understand, the process is as follows:

Stage 1 - Online, must be completed within 14 days (success email within an hour usually)
Stage 2 - Online, must be completed within 14 days (success email within an hour usually)
Stage 3 - Centre, must be completed within 30 days (We are all awaiting invite emails, apparently within the week now)

Hope that clears it up for you! Personally I would wait until you're back in country
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Old 16th Apr 2019, 14:52
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Thanks!

I think I'll have to plan very well when I do the assessments, as I will be back from abroad for only a week. I just hope I'm able to book assessment 3 during that week, in case I pass stage 2.

When you are invited to book a date, do you mind sharing if they let you choose during the full 30 days?
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Old 16th Apr 2019, 15:01
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Originally Posted by AndreaCass
Thanks!

I think I'll have to plan very well when I do the assessments, as I will be back from abroad for only a week. I just hope I'm able to book assessment 3 during that week, in case I pass stage 2.

When you are invited to book a date, do you mind sharing if they let you choose during the full 30 days?
I'm afraid I don't know any further, we haven't recieved the invite emails yet. Personally I'd make sure to be in country before committing to anything, just in case! If you passed stage 2 and the week you needed wasn't available, you'd be stuffed.
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