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Old 3rd Mar 2020, 15:03
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Originally Posted by Jailhouse
Not Yet. Hoping for a call any day now!
I had stage 3 in January too, haven't heard anything yet (7 weeks and counting). Hoping the call comes soon to put me out of my misery!
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Old 4th Mar 2020, 07:35
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Originally Posted by WBrown0204
I had stage 3 in January too, haven't heard anything yet (7 weeks and counting). Hoping the call comes soon to put me out of my misery!
Yea me a Stage 3 Jan. Fingers crossed guys that it's not too long and that it's positive news!
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Old 15th Mar 2020, 15:00
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Anyone else on here have their stage 3 on Wednesday?
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Old 16th Mar 2020, 08:49
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Anyone heard any updates or reasons for delays letting people know the results of Stage 3 from the end of 2019/early 2020??

Seems like fairly poor form to not be communicating reasons for delays.
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Old 16th Mar 2020, 13:31
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Can't see my training course beginning April 27th due to the current global crisis. Has anyone at NATS heard anything regarding the companies plans for training?
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Old 16th Mar 2020, 13:46
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Originally Posted by idloveit
Can't see my training course beginning April 27th due to the current global crisis. Has anyone at NATS heard anything regarding the companies plans for training?
When last did you hear from them/have you tried getting an update from them??
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Old 17th Mar 2020, 08:27
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Originally Posted by Just_Waiting
When last did you hear from them/have you tried getting an update from them??
Hi - the last i heard from them was Monday last week (9th Mar). A phone call from HR to confirm my security clearance had been completed and formal offers would be sent out by the end of the week we're on now.

But quite clearly an enormous amount has happened. Haven't been in touch yet, want to let the dust settle a bit. I am aware of NATS making cut backs though due to the airline's heavily reducing traffic.
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Old 17th Mar 2020, 14:36
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Originally Posted by idloveit
I am aware of NATS making cut backs though due to the airline's heavily reducing traffic.
Could you tell me where you heard this?

Thank you,

JH
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Old 17th Mar 2020, 15:22
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This is the biggest aviation downturn since 9/11 so it's unlikely that recruitment will continue as normal. Preserving current jobs would be a good start.
However as far as I am aware, no official communication has been made yet.
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Old 18th Mar 2020, 11:41
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Yep, I just had my Stage 3 assessment day cancelled for tomorrow due to the Virus. Anyone else in the same boat? I wonder what date they will reschedule for...
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Old 18th Mar 2020, 13:15
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Originally Posted by Jailhouse
Could you tell me where you heard this?

Thank you,

JH
I donít think theyíre cutting anything back yet. Just placing people on hold and slowing the training process down. NATS are know as much as most of us and are waiting to see how things pan out.
Those of us OJT wonít get any done as there isnít any traffic to train with.
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Old 18th Mar 2020, 13:17
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Assessment day

Anyone else assessment day cancelled ?? Due to the virus. I just received an email
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Old 18th Mar 2020, 15:20
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Originally Posted by Runway26
Those of us OJT wonít get any done as there isnít any traffic to train with.
Has traffic really dried up that much?

Do you have stats to show how much traffic has reduced from the 6000 daily flights through the airspace?

JH
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Old 18th Mar 2020, 15:39
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Originally Posted by Krissy9
Anyone else assessment day cancelled ?? Due to the virus. I just received an email
Yeah me too. I had just boarded the plane when the email came through this morning. I was lucky they let me off the flight.
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Old 18th Mar 2020, 16:43
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Originally Posted by Jailhouse
Has traffic really dried up that much?

Do you have stats to show how much traffic has reduced from the 6000 daily flights through the airspace?

JH
check Eurocontrol Twitter feed for daily updates.
UK shows down 30% ish at the moment (feels more than that at work). However many routes are still winding down. There will be a lot less traffic next week.

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Old 18th Mar 2020, 17:32
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Hey, when did you attend your stage 3?
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Old 18th Mar 2020, 20:29
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Originally Posted by Jailhouse
Has traffic really dried up that much?

Do you have stats to show how much traffic has reduced from the 6000 daily flights through the airspace?

JH
Yes it has. I donít have any stats but as mike says check the twitter feeds. Where I am it has gone really quiet to the point Iím just studying at home with a part 2 until I get a call. Towers only want operational staff at the moment to!
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Old 19th Mar 2020, 08:09
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Mine was Jan, haven't heard back yet. I guess there won't be any news for a while now. How about you?
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Old 20th Mar 2020, 22:48
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Got the call!

I had my stage 3 a week or so ago and got the phone call today to let me know Iíve been successful!

I was a little surprised to get the call given the current state of the industry, but over the moon to have made the cut!

They did say I probably wouldnít hear anything further now for a little while until things play out. Is anybody else in the same boat? Hope to see some of you in a few months time for training!
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Old 21st Mar 2020, 04:37
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Originally Posted by DruryC4
I had my stage 3 a week or so ago and got the phone call today to let me know Iíve been successful!

I was a little surprised to get the call given the current state of the industry, but over the moon to have made the cut!

They did say I probably wouldnít hear anything further now for a little while until things play out. Is anybody else in the same boat? Hope to see some of you in a few months time for training!
Congrats.

Strange that you were last for the assessment and yet got the call before the December people!

JH
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