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Old 19th Jul 2020, 04:08
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Hi all, I really want to become an ATC. To get myself prepared for this, I'm planning to form a study group. Drop me a message if you are interested to join. Let me know if you want to create an whatsapp group or telegram group.
cheers
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Old 19th Jul 2020, 05:43
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Originally Posted by liamdavis
Hi all, I really want to become an ATC. To get myself prepared for this, I'm planning to form a study group. Drop me a message if you are interested to join. Let me know if you want to create an whatsapp group or telegram group.
cheers
what are you going to study?
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Old 19th Jul 2020, 06:56
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Originally Posted by liamdavis
Hi all, I really want to become an ATC. To get myself prepared for this, I'm planning to form a study group. Drop me a message if you are interested to join. Let me know if you want to create an whatsapp group or telegram group.
cheers
Im intrested but wouldn't be better for NATS to tell us about them re opening its recruitment before we start studing for anything.
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Old 20th Jul 2020, 08:28
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Originally Posted by liamdavis
Hi all, I really want to become an ATC. To get myself prepared for this, I'm planning to form a study group. Drop me a message if you are interested to join. Let me know if you want to create an whatsapp group or telegram group.
cheers
I am interested in joining the study group. Happy to PM my phone number for setting up the group on WhatsApp or Telegram :-)
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Old 21st Jul 2020, 10:54
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It's a nice idea to do a study group, but the application process doesn't reward prior knowledge - it's really based on aptitude and personality. You could have read every book on air traffic control and still fail the process, while someone with no prior knowledge at all could pass.

Also bear in mind that things are very uncertain in the industry at the moment - I'm currently awaiting a start date for training (it was supposed to be in April) - nobody knows if/when it's going to go ahead, given the current situation.
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Old 24th Jul 2020, 18:38
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liamdavis What are you going to study? Tried to PM you but your inbox is full, you need to delete all messages (sent messages too) as we are allowed only one message at the beginning (if nothing has changed).

"liamdavis has exceeded their stored private messages quota and cannot accept further messages until they clear some space."
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Old 28th Jul 2020, 21:28
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Assessment reschedule

those who’s assessments were cancelled and due to reschedule has there been any update ? I was last told September possibly, but I am not sure if this is 100%
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Old 31st Jul 2020, 14:20
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Originally Posted by Krissy9
Those who’s assessments were cancelled and due to reschedule has there been any update ? I was last told September possibly, but I am not sure if this is 100%
I was supposed to have a Stage 3 Assessment back in March but haven't had any communication with them since they said it was cancelled.
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Old 31st Jul 2020, 22:20
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Originally Posted by BarnesyBoy
I was supposed to have a Stage 3 Assessment back in March but haven't had any communication with them since they said it was cancelled.
Same mine was in March they told me possibly September
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Old 3rd Aug 2020, 07:42
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Originally Posted by Krissy9
Same mine was in March they told me possibly September
Nats have a voluntary redundancy process open at the moment. Although that's not affecting operational jobs at this stage, I'd be surprised if ab initio recruitment is going ahead at the same time.
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Old 3rd Aug 2020, 11:47
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Originally Posted by mike current
Nats have a voluntary redundancy process open at the moment.
And with that there is a pause on external vacancies. The training college and its trainees are also under review.
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Old 4th Aug 2020, 06:47
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Originally Posted by BARRY_SCOTT
And with that there is a pause on external vacancies. The training college and its trainees are also under review.
yes but what are they reviewing? It’ll be the number of trainees they will need from the college over the next few years
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Originally Posted by Runway26
yes but what are they reviewing? It’ll be the number of trainees they will need from the college over the next few years
I took it as meaning current college trainees (and those due to start - e.g. me) are at risk. I hope I'm wrong on that one, but I can't say I'm confident...
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Old 10th Aug 2020, 09:45
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Trainess that have just finished at Global ATS have been posted and joining units. I know that one of those is joining a unit in November.
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Old 10th Aug 2020, 17:02
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Originally Posted by mashman156
Trainess that have just finished at Global ATS have been posted and joining units. I know that one of those is joining a unit in November.
Have they had good postings?
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Old 10th Aug 2020, 18:21
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Originally Posted by Runway26
Have they had good postings?
I only know that 1 has been posted to Farnborough. Aside from that I dont know.
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Old 13th Aug 2020, 08:12
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Originally Posted by Runway26
Have they had good postings?
What do you define as "a good posting"?
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Old 13th Aug 2020, 12:30
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Only 4 have been given postings, the other 9 of us are in airport holding for potentially up to a year

Originally Posted by mashman156
Trainess that have just finished at Global ATS have been posted and joining units. I know that one of those is joining a unit in November.
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Old 13th Aug 2020, 13:12
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Originally Posted by Flying184
What do you define as "a good posting"?
As in, the unit the said trainees wanted to be posted at
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Old 13th Aug 2020, 14:38
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Where did the 4 get posted?
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