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Old 5th Mar 2012, 04:47
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When you ring, just tell them you have your assessment coming up and you want to do a famil beforehand. I know a few people have tried to organise visits before they applied and were turned down, especially at Melbourne.
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Old 5th Mar 2012, 08:57
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They don't do a panel interview in the current form of testing, nearest thing is you have a one on one style chat with someone you could call an interview I guess :P But no sitting in front of a panel of people answering questions
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Old 5th Mar 2012, 10:55
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Hey fatty,

Is it done on the same day as the assessment day?
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Old 6th Mar 2012, 01:39
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Hi there everyone,

Listen here I was just wondering if anybody has any stats, on the success vs. failure rates of past and present en-route courses.

Thanks in advance.
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Old 6th Mar 2012, 03:45
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So i rang the number, and after a bit of transferring, im all set to go visit Sydney tower this week.

I'm also booked to visit, I think she said CTU? Whats CTU?
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Old 6th Mar 2012, 03:52
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I rang this morning too but the person who they tried to transfer me to didnt pick up, so they took my name and phone no. and im waiting on a call back :/
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Old 6th Mar 2012, 05:14
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Bronair,

The interview is done the same day as the assessment. It's a behavioural interview in the STAR format, Situation or Task, Action you took, Results you achieved. Mine took a bit over an hour if I remember correctly.
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Old 6th Mar 2012, 06:27
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I think you'll find she said TCU which is Terminal Control Unit. It's the Approach Control facility
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Old 6th Mar 2012, 10:26
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Originally Posted by Runways
I'm also booked to visit, I think she said CTU? Whats CTU?
As mentioned by 1Charlie above, the lady probably said TCU: Terminal Control Unit, which is where the Sydney TMA (Terminal Control Area) is run from.

Basically there are three different types of controllers: enroute, TMA, and tower. Enroute controllers work in the Brisbane/Melbourne centres, the TMA controllers work in the TMA units at Brisbane/Sydney/Perth/Melbourne/Cairns/Adelaide, and the Tower guys, not surprisingly, work in the control towers. But of course, you'd know about that because you've done your research. Good luck
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Old 10th Mar 2012, 09:35
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Thanks Steve!

Has any one who has recently applied (as in the last few weeks) been sent the online testing as yet?

Thanks

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Old 10th Mar 2012, 10:40
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Hey there guys,

So has anyone received their pre-course study material for the en-route April course in Brissy. I just had a question or two.

Cheers
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Old 11th Mar 2012, 11:08
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Hi all, new here, this thread is great reading so much information.
Ive applied for a tower course and waiting to hear, does anyone know when the course would be run out of Melbourne. Cheers
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Old 11th Mar 2012, 12:12
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Sando,

You haven't read much of the thread have you. If you've only just applied, assuming you get in, don't expect to be on a course anytime this year.

There are only four people on each tower course and they seem to start about every 3 months. Considering your selection will take about 4 months, then you'll have about the same amount of time before your course starts, feel free to book holidays or whatever this year.
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Old 13th Mar 2012, 06:37
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Re study questions

Gidday wichwayisup,

I may be able to help, what questions do you have?
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Old 13th Mar 2012, 09:07
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Hey guys,

Heading into the Sydney tower soon. Have a few questions ready to ask but want a few more. Any suggestions for good questions to ask. Don't want to miss anything.

Cheers
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Old 13th Mar 2012, 09:42
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Hi there!

Hello, could you please advise if there's an age limit for the application process in Australia & how I can go about it as a British citizen! Thanks a lot in advance, & good luck to all candidates
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Old 13th Mar 2012, 09:45
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I'll haven to try again in the morning for fourth time to get onto Brisbane tower/centre to arrange a visit. Fair enough if won't do it, but I wish the guy would return my phone calls/messages
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Old 13th Mar 2012, 10:02
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ASSESSMENT DAY!

Got the email today! I'm going to Brisbane on the 28th of March! Very nervous all of a sudden! I am glad to get through to this point though. I'm flying down the day before and I might try to organise a walk through the control centre's there if I can as I've only seen the towers in Cairns.

So any suggestions on what to study or how to prepare? I am going to have a study filled two weeks ahead of me. Talk about leaving it to the last minute though, two weeks notice, it's going to be an expensive flight that's for sure.
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Old 13th Mar 2012, 10:28
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Well done lozflyer

Hopefully this means that others in the process might start hearing soon when they are going to assessment days, the wait is killing me!
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Hello, could you please advise if there's an age limit for the application process in Australia & how I can go about it as a British citizen! Thanks a lot in advance, & good luck to all candidates
Your questions have been answered several times in this thread. But to repeat.

No age limit.
You must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or have permanent residency status in Australia to apply. ASA will not sponsor you. If you don't have the right to live and work in australia then you must first apply under the skilled migration scheme. For more info visit here.
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