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NATS interview process

Old 11th Jul 2019, 19:42
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Originally Posted by Serravelle View Post
Sorry to be asking you guys but the CAA medical application form is it asking current occupation and employer or NATS and ATCO?

There's obviously a few irrelevant questions also without the option of N/A. With a 48hr turnaround thought I might get a quick answer on here.
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Thanks!
I was told itís not important and you can put either. So I went with NATS and TATC :-)

Guess this means you were successful? Congratulations!!
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Old 12th Jul 2019, 12:35
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Good afternoon all

On Monday of this week I received a call informing me I had passed stage 3, I think I was probably in the first wave of responses. Had a busy week at work so struggled to get on here and update.

I was told the sameas other successful candidates that it will be early 2020 however thatís no bother to me.

I have completed the references and medical forms and returned them to their respective addresses however I havenít received an email regarding the security at this stage. Guess that will come at a later date.

For those who passed stage 3 in the OLD process and who will have requested their medical earlier than us recent folk, have you had any progression in booking your medical date or are you all still waiting?

Well done to everyone who have passed and good luck to everyone who are waiting on a response.

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Old 12th Jul 2019, 12:53
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Youíll probably be looking at Sep/Oct for your medical I imagine. Once youíve returned the medical form, youíll have that booked in... just sit tight and youíll hear back soon enough.
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Old 12th Jul 2019, 13:31
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I was accepted April 2nd and only just had medical on 4th July. Does take a while as they have all current controllers to go through the medical centre too.
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Old 13th Jul 2019, 06:49
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Security clearance process can't be started until you're within 6 months of your start date.
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Old 14th Jul 2019, 11:19
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Originally Posted by Whris View Post
I was accepted April 2nd and only just had medical on 4th July. Does take a while as they have all current controllers to go through the medical centre too.
That's quite a good speed, thanks for letting me know.

I've advised the medical team i'll be away on holiday in Sept so hoping they can get me in before then, if not it will probably be October.

I've never had a medical before so i'm intrigued - a quick look on NATS website and they display this infographic of all the tests completed on the day. Is this correct?
https://www.nats.aero/aeromedical-centre.html
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Old 14th Jul 2019, 15:00
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FAO The GP, who's just private messaged me - please clear your inbox/sentbox so I can reply As a new member I think the site temporarily limits your storage.
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Old 15th Jul 2019, 11:42
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inbox

Yep, apparently the limit is 1 message, either in or out! all clear now
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Old 15th Jul 2019, 13:22
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Stage 1

Hi everyone ,

First of all , congratulations to all who passed the Stage 3 and good luck to the rest of you waiting and/or about to apply for the job !
And second , I would like to ask if there is any maths test in Stage 1 ?

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Old 15th Jul 2019, 13:37
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Originally Posted by Mishelche View Post
Hi everyone ,

First of all , congratulations to all who passed the Stage 3 and good luck to the rest of you waiting and/or about to apply for the job !
And second , I would like to ask if there is any maths test in Stage 1 ?
There isn't anything maths related in Stage 1 or Stage 2, just cognitive tests / games and a personality questionnaire.
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Old 15th Jul 2019, 16:05
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Originally Posted by hunteruk View Post
There isn't anything maths related in Stage 1 or Stage 2, just cognitive tests / games and a personality questionnaire.
Hi hunteruk ,
Thank you so much as I was revising maths in my free time and now I can focus on cognitivity tests.
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Old 15th Jul 2019, 16:07
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Originally Posted by Mishelche View Post
Hi hunteruk ,
Thank you so much as I was revising maths in my free time and now I can focus on cognitivity tests.
​​​​​​​Search on YouTube for the Cut-e tests (such as "Cut-e Monitoring Ability") because they have uploaded a variety of example videos which will help you understand what to expect.
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Old 15th Jul 2019, 17:49
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Originally Posted by hunteruk View Post
Search on YouTube for the Cut-e tests (such as "Cut-e Monitoring Ability") because they have uploaded a variety of example videos which will help you understand what to expect.
Thank you for helping me out!
​​​​​​​I will check it out.
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Old 16th Jul 2019, 10:24
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Has anyone else received a phone call? I missed mine on Thursday as I was driving, they left a voice-message to call them back, I'm calling back but it keeps going to voicemail
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Old 16th Jul 2019, 10:28
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Originally Posted by taybz View Post
Has anyone else received a phone call? I missed mine on Thursday as I was driving, they left a voice-message to call them back, I'm calling back but it keeps going to voicemail
Iíd call the general recruitment phone number if I were you
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Old 16th Jul 2019, 11:41
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i called them but you need to leave a voice message with them and they call back. I think I will continue to try and get through, will get through at some point. will post if i hear back from them
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Old 16th Jul 2019, 14:16
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Medical emails are starting to come through. Iíve booked on for early October in Swanwick due to holiday commitments in September.
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Old 17th Jul 2019, 11:25
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Yep, they gave me early Sept too. No signs of security paperwork but i guess there is plenty of time.
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Old 17th Jul 2019, 14:15
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I got a reply back, I passed stage 3, thanks all for the help!
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Old 17th Jul 2019, 16:35
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Originally Posted by desrudy View Post
Hmm so from what i understand , there are only 2 person per date who will be selected ?
I donít think thatís correct.

Theres no limit, if youíre good enough and meet the criteria, you will pass. Whether thereís 0 or 6 people, it doesnít matter.
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