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Ryanair Interview and Sim Assessment (merged)

Old 30th Nov 2018, 18:08
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Join Date: Nov 2018
Location: Dublin, Ireland
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Hey peeps,

I have a job at the moment that I can give notice for but would rather serve out my contract in order to not burn bridges/leave people short and also increase my hours on current type from "did she even finish line training" to "Obviously an almost P2F contract she served out then bailed on" if that makes sense.

Do any of you know when/if you get the job with Ryanair if they just give you a start date and tell you to be there or will they happily slot you in a TR 6 months or more away? I wasn't expecting the process to move so fast but its like every time I submit something I get the email back the next day for the next bit. (Im doing the cadet application as I dont have the DE-FO hours.

Also I accidently selected "self sponsored" on the page which gets locked out but Ive been told this doesnt matter as they only have the bond option now.

Thanks for any answers
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Old 1st Dec 2018, 14:16
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Originally Posted by Trollhunter View Post
Hey peeps,

I have a job at the moment that I can give notice for but would rather serve out my contract in order to not burn bridges/leave people short and also increase my hours on current type from "did she even finish line training" to "Obviously an almost P2F contract she served out then bailed on" if that makes sense.

Do any of you know when/if you get the job with Ryanair if they just give you a start date and tell you to be there or will they happily slot you in a TR 6 months or more away? I wasn't expecting the process to move so fast but its like every time I submit something I get the email back the next day for the next bit. (Im doing the cadet application as I dont have the DE-FO hours.

Also I accidently selected "self sponsored" on the page which gets locked out but Ive been told this doesnt matter as they only have the bond option now.

Thanks for any answers
Hey,

I was in the sim situation as you. The only rule is that you must start your training with RYR not more than 4 months after you passed your interview.
I got 3 months and 15 days before my start with RYR.

Even if you ticked self sponsored, they will ask you at the interview. Not an issue.

Hope that helps !
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Old 3rd Dec 2018, 06:04
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Join Date: Jun 2017
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Originally Posted by 737Candy View Post
Anybody signed up for the CAE 1827, with introweek at EMS 14.th january?

cheers.
Yes,
you can find a dedicated group on FB
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Old 4th Dec 2018, 11:30
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Join Date: Nov 2018
Location: France
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Originally Posted by Pal33 View Post
Guys, has anyone applied since the new online assesment but not heard anything or not received the online assesment invitation email? Or does anyone know the reason why I havent gotten a response? It has been a few months since I applied. I passed my integrated course this year, so all of my ratings etc are current. Thanks
I’ve applied by the November 20th and I received an invitation for the online tests 2 days after.
And I was called this morning for the interview in Dublin

Anyone called the January 4th, 2019 for the sim assessment?
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Old 4th Dec 2018, 18:33
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Originally Posted by Pal33 View Post


Do you mind me asking have you completed an MCC or MCC&JOC? Also, what country did you do your training? These are the only two things I could suspect that could be holding me back from getting called, cheers
I did an MCC/JOC at Cardiff Aviation and ATP Training in France
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Old 6th Dec 2018, 11:17
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Join Date: Jan 2017
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Hi all,

Appologies if this has already been posted but, I'm doing the online submission of all my various documents, it says English Launguage Proficiency Certificate (mandatory). I can't for the life of me remember ever getting one although it is printed of my licence being Level 6.

I guess my question is do you still get a call even if you maybe have something missing on the online application submissions (it's all a bit vague)

Cheers
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Old 8th Dec 2018, 18:27
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Join Date: Dec 2018
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Hi guys,

it's almost one week that I can't update anymore my application, someone know why?

Thanks!

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Old 9th Dec 2018, 21:11
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The ELP certificate is something you would have if ELP level is not printed on your license. As far as I know most Part-FCL licenses have it printed on them, so no extra certificate or anything.
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Old 10th Dec 2018, 11:48
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Join Date: Feb 2017
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Hi everyone,

I applied on 5th November and positive answer on 7th December.Very friendly interview and had the same questions as posted here.

-Why did you choose your flight school?
-What would you do if you lose your medical ?

-Why swept wings?
-Which hight lift devices we have on the wing?
-Why do we prefer root stall instead of tip stall?
-how many seats on the 737-800?

In the sim I had climbing turns and descending turns, acceleration to 250kts,radar vectors to ILS 27 in Liverpool,and fire in the toilet 4 nm before FAP.
Got the positive answer on the 4th day, anyone on the intro week on 24th march in EMA and tr on 25th April in AMS?
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Old 10th Dec 2018, 21:31
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Originally Posted by Karan14 View Post
Hi everyone,

I applied on 5th November and positive answer on 7th December.Very friendly interview and had the same questions as posted here.

-Why did you choose your flight school?
-What would you do if you lose your medical ?

-Why swept wings?
-Which hight lift devices we have on the wing?
-Why do we prefer root stall instead of tip stall?
-how many seats on the 737-800?

In the sim I had climbing turns and descending turns, acceleration to 250kts,radar vectors to ILS 27 in Liverpool,and fire in the toilet 4 nm before FAP.
Got the positive answer on the 4th day, anyone on the intro week on 24th march in EMA and tr on 25th April in AMS?
Hi, I have the TR on the same date. I sent you a private message.
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Old 11th Dec 2018, 16:48
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Join Date: Sep 2018
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Hi Guys! Anyone have an assessment the 9th of January and want to share some sessions in the simulator at simcheck or somewhere in Dublin before it?

Let me know! my email address is [email protected]

Good luck everyone !
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Old 11th Dec 2018, 20:04
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Piece of cake preto, spend your money on some gift for your love ones, they cannot fill the vacancies all over Europe
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Old 11th Dec 2018, 20:26
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Did any of you attended an APS/MCC? Is is true that applicants with an APS have priority during the selection process over those only MCC?
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Old 12th Dec 2018, 12:28
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Originally Posted by marotti84 View Post
Did any of you attended an APS/MCC? Is is true that applicants with an APS have priority during the selection process over those only MCC?
You might get a slight edge, but simply because the APS is done on the very same simulator Ryanair uses for their assessments... So you will be familiar with the layout and confident in your ability when going in...
Apart from that, I don't see any advantage, the assessment could actually be harder if you have the APS, because they will expect more from you and give you more complex failures as opposed to the "normal" assessment, where you only have to demonstrate very basic handling skills, since you are unfamiliar with the aircraft and they simply can't expect you to perform perfectly.

The most important thing is COOPERATION with your partner and problem solving. They will teach you how to fly a 737 on your type rating, so that is not the priority for the assessment.

Briefings, CRM, TEM and handling of non-normal situations are the only things that matter...

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Old 12th Dec 2018, 13:44
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Hi Guys,

Anyone on the CAE1831 course in Amsterdam?
Introduction starts 25 FEB 2019 in EMA.
There is a facebook group, search for CAE1831 Ryanair.
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Old 12th Dec 2018, 15:22
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Originally Posted by dignified View Post
Piece of cake preto, spend your money on some gift for your love ones, they cannot fill the vacancies all over Europe
Can you please share more info with us? You seem to be well informed about vacancies in Ryanair
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Old 12th Dec 2018, 16:01
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Originally Posted by marotti84 View Post
Did any of you attended an APS/MCC? Is is true that applicants with an APS have priority during the selection process over those only MCC?
I did the APS-MCC, Ryanair themselves states that:
«Applicants holding a CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION OF APS MCC-TRAINING in accordance with AMC2 FCL.735.A
-Will be given preference during selection
-Will be at a distinct advantage in the interview and assessment process.»

I know that a great percentage of the people with the APS-MCC have had a successful assessment, I do however not know how they compare to candidates with MCC/MCC+JOC, so I can´t tell for sure. Until now the amount of candidates holding APS-MCC has been limited, but I imagine this will change with time.

Anyway I would highly recommend doing the APS-MCC if you don´t already have completed a MCC course.
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Old 12th Dec 2018, 18:06
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Originally Posted by Kejim View Post


I did the APS-MCC, Ryanair themselves states that:
«Applicants holding a CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION OF APS MCC-TRAINING in accordance with AMC2 FCL.735.A
-Will be given preference during selection
-Will be at a distinct advantage in the interview and assessment process.»

I know that a great percentage of the people with the APS-MCC have had a successful assessment, I do however not know how they compare to candidates with MCC/MCC+JOC, so I can´t tell for sure. Until now the amount of candidates holding APS-MCC has been limited, but I imagine this will change with time.

Anyway I would highly recommend doing the APS-MCC if you don´t already have completed a MCC course.
Thank you for your feedback!

I've seen that part on the Ryanair application page but we will never know if Ryanair actually gives preference to APS candidates on list. We'll never know.
Can I ask you wich flight school you choose for the APS?
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Old 13th Dec 2018, 11:31
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APS MCC

I think it helped me a lot in the interview, having a APS MCC. It seemed both the assessor(s) and I enjoyed the experience, in that I handled the pressure well and they therefore had a easy life!

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Old 13th Dec 2018, 19:47
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Join Date: Aug 2017
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Could anyone who has had the online assessment recently give any insight into the atpl questions asked (30 in 10 mins).

Are they similar to the atpl question banks? Do they contain calculations/graph type questions etc or is it one sentence answers to questions?

Its been a while since I did my atpls and was wondering how much detail I have to revise i.e. going through 1000s of questions on the question banks again

Ta
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