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NATS interview process

Old 10th Jul 2019, 07:30
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Originally Posted by Spacejam View Post


That's good to hear! I think there are a few of us on here with the same date
That's great, see everyone on the 24th Good luck to all!
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Old 11th Jul 2019, 09:22
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Success!

Just got a phone call through saying I've been accepted! Anybody else had a phone call?
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Old 11th Jul 2019, 09:39
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Just got a phone call through saying I've been accepted! Anybody else had a phone call?
Me too! Looks like it wasnít unlucky 13?
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Old 11th Jul 2019, 10:23
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Congrats hr97!!

Did they give any clues as to when the next courses are? I got through end of the old system but have just been told early 2020. Have they been any more specific with you?

Now comes security checks, referencing, and medical!
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Old 11th Jul 2019, 10:50
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Originally Posted by Whris View Post
Congrats hr97!!

Did they give any clues as to when the next courses are? I got through end of the old system but have just been told early 2020. Have they been any more specific with you?

Now comes security checks, referencing, and medical!
They just said the same to me, which I don't mind because I have to do my final year of my uni course first haha
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Old 11th Jul 2019, 11:03
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Congratulations on all who got their call today, or will get it later on! Well done!

I received an e-mail stating I was unsuccessful so I guess it will be a year of preparation for me.

Good luck to all and see you in the Tower somewhere haha
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Old 11th Jul 2019, 19:28
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Medical application form

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!
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Old 11th Jul 2019, 19:40
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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 put NATS & TATC on mine. Don't panic too much though as you have to bring a form with you for the medical and sign it witnessed by the doctor, so you can always fill in the blanks with them there.
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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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