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Airservices Australia Psychometric Testing

Old 9th Oct 2013, 03:08
  #2641 (permalink)  
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Oz
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Hi Watermelon

I would guess public transport use for BN Centre would be effectively zero.

Free / secure parking for your car, motorbike or bicycle and once you've finished you shift (at whatever time of the day or night that ends up to be) you just walk for 2 minutes and you're away.

There is a pathway way to get into the parking area thence into the station - takes probably 10 mins to walk it.

My advice - go with the 4 or 2 wheel options.

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Old 13th Oct 2013, 10:19
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How did the first week go?
Or does everyone get warned off PPRuNe?
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Old 17th Oct 2013, 21:13
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Moving advice

Hey all. If all goes well, I am scheduled to start the tower class in Melbourne in March 31, 2014. I have been assigned to Sydney tower (for those who do not know me yet -- as I have 10 years experience here in the USA). I am starting to look at how I am going to do the relocation. I doubt I will have a car (that worries me) and I am still trying to figure out how to do Sydney apartment hunting while in Melbourne, etc. etc. etc. Some people have responded and the amount of generosity has been great and I hope it stays that way. My opinion of Aussies is off to a good start

If anyone is slotted to go at the same time, or has advice, I am all ears. I am really excited and hope this all goes well. Feel free to hit me up anytime.
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Old 18th Oct 2013, 21:12
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Brisbane assessment day 11th November 2013.

Hi All.

I was wondering if anyone is headed to Brisbane for the assessment day on the 11th Nov. I am flying down from Florida, USA via Cairns. (40 hours of economy class should should be fun ). Also if some can recommend a hotel I would be grateful.

Thank you,


Watermelon.. How was the Brisbane ATC Tower. I am going to one tomorrow in the US. Super excited.
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Old 22nd Oct 2013, 06:44
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Hi All,

Has anyone here heard anything from the assessment centres held in Melbourne from the 14th to the 16th of this month?

If you would prefer PM that's also fine.
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Old 22nd Oct 2013, 09:44
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Clear2Land78 - Check your PMs.......
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Old 24th Oct 2013, 04:28
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I am wondering If anyone went thru the interview process of technical trainee with airservices australia
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Old 24th Oct 2013, 04:30
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hi is it air traffic controller or technical trainee
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Old 29th Oct 2013, 10:09
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Hi all,

Anyone with a spare room or looking to set up a place in Melbourne around end of January/early February please PM me
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Old 30th Oct 2013, 18:17
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Talking Visiting Sydney next week

Hey all. I am still going through the visa process and medical. I am hoping I can get through a hurdle and all will be well. Trying to get some info from CASA but that is like searching a haystack for a needle.

Anyways, I am flying to Sydney for vacation. I arrive Nov 6 in the morning and staying for a week. I will be visiting the tower/TCU on Friday. I will be exploring the city with my friend. If anyone is in the city and open to meeting for a drink just to chat and allow me to pick your brain, hit me up!

Hope to be down there in a few months. Best of luck to all!
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Old 1st Nov 2013, 05:53
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Anyone have any comments of what it is like at these locations: Tamworth, Mackay, Alice Springs, Rockhampton, Karratha and Port Hedland? traffic levels, local area etc

Comments from people who have or are actually working there rather than hearsay & rumor!!

Going to apply for the current advertised International controller posts here but would be nice to get some info before making a start
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Old 1st Nov 2013, 11:11
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Airservices Australia Psychometric Testing

Allegory, check your PMs...
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Old 6th Nov 2013, 21:52
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Hi All,
I've been looking around and only just found this forum.
I have got into the assesment center in Melbourne on the 26th November, is anyone else in on the same day?
Can anybody tell me how long, if you get accepted, before you can start the training? And do you need the Class 3 Medical prior to starting training?

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Old 11th Nov 2013, 04:18
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I just wandered in here as well, off Whirlpool.

Sounds like I'm behind you. I only just got the request for online assessment last week.

Finished it over the weekend. Now its hurry up and wait.

Thanks everyone past and present for all the info. I'm wading through the posts now.

Last edited by Barnacle_Bill; 11th Nov 2013 at 21:17.
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Old 11th Nov 2013, 09:54
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Pedeypie - check your PMs.......

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Old 11th Nov 2013, 23:11
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Well I've just read through 136 pages of this fourm...
Not only am I now exhausted, I am well informed, and now have answers to my previous questions and alot of others that I hadn't thought of yet.

My advise to anyone applying for ATC to do the same and read thruogh all the posts to get a good idea of everything.

My Journey so far:

Application Sent 23 Aug
Application Successful 26 Sep
Online Test Complete 04 Oct
Online test Successful 11 Oct
Phone Interview 15 Oct
Phone Interview Successful 31 Oct
Assesment Centre 26 Nov
Assesment Centre Succesful TBA

I have also applied for my ARN through CASA, in the hope that I will pass the Assesment Centre, to hopefully speed up the medical certificate process.

Thanks to everyone who has posted on here, and PM'd me, there is alot of invaluble information on here
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Old 12th Nov 2013, 21:30
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Good luck with the Assessment centre cnracing.

I'm now waiting on results of the online assessment.

The only pointer I could make from the online portion was don't go into it with the attitude that you are trying for 100%. In a lot of ways it seemed more about working out where your breaking point was.

Particularly the pattern matching exercise.

What sort of things did you come up against in the phone interview? Or was it more of a getting to know you?

I know some others talked about a behavioural interview as a face-to-face thing, I assume that the phone interview wasn't that.
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Old 13th Nov 2013, 00:08
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You're spot on there, the way the online test is designed, it would be extremly hard to score 100%.

Without going into specifics, as it is frowned apon, the phone interview is quite basic, not to much to worry about.
From my experiance, it is basicly to confirm you are a real person, and know what you are applying for, plus some situational questions.

No real way to prepare except to read over their (the ASA) website, and be confident while speaking.

Good luck
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Old 13th Nov 2013, 20:44
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Join Date: Nov 2013
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Thanks cn.

I definitely don't want anyone getting into trouble.

Well it looks like I'm stuck in my crappy job. I thought I'd done better in the online assessment than I obviously did.

They say to apply again in 12 months, but without any feedback I don't know whether I just missed, or missed by a mile.

Last edited by Barnacle_Bill; 14th Nov 2013 at 21:16.
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Old 20th Nov 2013, 13:11
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Jan Conversion Course


Are there any persons here that are scheduled for the January conversion course in Melbourne?


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