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Airservices Australia Psychometric Testing

Old 31st Mar 2022, 05:52
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I really appreciate your answer, very helpful.
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Old 11th Apr 2022, 22:20
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Hello all,

I just have a few questions and want some advice.

I'm 25, I'm a CPL holder with about 500 hours who became unemployed during covid. The last few years have left me really considering attempting an application with ASA and a move in ATC. I aviation and love flying, infact ATC was actually my original passion until I ended up going my CPL with a group of friends. I just feel like the stability and less uncertainty in the long term might be more for me.

My main questions are how do other people and how will ASA see this? I'm worried about coming across as someone who might not be fully committed or might want another change again down the road, is this something I should worry about?

Also when is the next application/expression of interest round expected to open? I'm not in any hurry as I need to make my decision 100% one way or the other.
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Old 12th Apr 2022, 06:12
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There's plenty of CPLs and ATPLs who have both applied for ATC and made it (along with plenty who did not get accepted and/or did not make it through training, as with any other applicant background). Having some professional aviation background can be a help in some ways. Once in ATC, people tend to stay in unless they are found to be not up to scratch performance-wise (typically at-fault incidents or a poor check performance history), or self select back out for any number of personal reasons. If you decide to go ahead, a sense of commitment is an important factor for success. Do your research. Keep an eye on the website for when application windows open.
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Old 15th Apr 2022, 19:46
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What’s the staffing situation like in Aus at the moment? Any plans to recruit internationally again?
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Old 2nd May 2022, 06:34
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AirServices Testing

Can anyone describe the radar simulation test
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Old 22nd May 2022, 05:45
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Apparently I made it through. Just waiting on a confirmed training start date. Is anyone else here in the same boat?
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