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Old 20th Sep 2023, 10:56
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Originally Posted by Alanga1991
Good to hear. did u manage to complete all the Maths Qs. I got rejected as I timed out. Also how was your experience? The website was slow as hell and took appx 15 seconds to load inbetween questions even though the timer was still moving
Honestly, I found the tests 'easy' - but I'm comparing that to Aer Lingus where there was way more and they were quite challenging imo. Was especially glad there was no verbal reasoning with BA. Maths I got through them all but barely, had a few seconds to spare. Sorry to hear they are rejecting people based on not finishing - usually with these things there's some expectation you won't get through them all and a bit of leeway.

I did it all between about 1930-2230 last night so maybe the rush had quietened down a bit? Website was a little laggy at times but the tests all ran ok. No rejection today from the final test so let's hope I've made it to at least being screened by a human!
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Old 20th Sep 2023, 11:14
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Originally Posted by peter.a.96
Honestly, I found the tests 'easy' - but I'm comparing that to Aer Lingus where there was way more and they were quite challenging imo. Was especially glad there was no verbal reasoning with BA. Maths I got through them all but barely, had a few seconds to spare. Sorry to hear they are rejecting people based on not finishing - usually with these things there's some expectation you won't get through them all and a bit of leeway.

I did it all between about 1930-2230 last night so maybe the rush had quietened down a bit? Website was a little laggy at times but the tests all ran ok. No rejection today from the final test so let's hope I've made it to at least being screened by a human!
good to hear, man. did u find the checking test easy as well? and how many Qs was that 1? just googled it and it looks striaght forward enough
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Old 20th Sep 2023, 11:45
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Hi guys, how did you receive the links for the different tests? I submitted my application yesterday at around 3pm and I still haven't received them (nor a rejection email).

Were the links emailed to you or accessed via the BA application portal?
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Old 20th Sep 2023, 13:57
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Supporting Docs this early?

Did anyone disclose the fact they were knocked back from Aer Lingus?

Also, I don't have my GCSE test results to hand but I have since requested them. Has anyone been able to complete the assessment's without uploading the supporting documentation in the initial questions?
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Old 20th Sep 2023, 17:21
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Originally Posted by CatmanSlim

Also, I don't have my GCSE test results to hand but I have since requested them. Has anyone been able to complete the assessment's without uploading the supporting documentation in the initial questions?
A friend of mine had this scenario and did this, he got through to the initial assessment stage (maths etc).
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Old 20th Sep 2023, 17:27
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Originally Posted by 4KBeta
A friend of mine had this scenario and did this, he got through to the initial assessment stage (maths etc).
Thanks for letting me know! Annoyingly, having been knocked back from Aer Lingus, I am rather worried about putting a foot wrong and suffering the same fate. I think absolutely everything is taken into consideration lol
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Old 20th Sep 2023, 19:57
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Does anyone know the exact tests they used from the cut-e suite?
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Old 21st Sep 2023, 09:13
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Well, I thought I did well with my application, I did the SJT. As soon as I submitted the answers I got a rejection email. Gutted.
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Old 21st Sep 2023, 12:42
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Christ, just finished the assessments and I was automatically binned! Whaaaaat? lol I can't say I'm not gutted. I wonder if they registered the fact I clicked away from the window to read an email?

Anyone waiting to do the assessments, just stay on the window you have opened and don't click off it for any reason. See if that makes a difference...
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Old 21st Sep 2023, 14:25
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Originally Posted by planestalker
Does anyone know the exact tests they used from the cut-e suite?
They arenít from it, and to be honest people need to remember weíre all in competition with one another. Giving each other unfair advantages isnít the right thing to do. People shouldnít be sharing anything about any tests on these forums, as harsh as that seems.
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Old 21st Sep 2023, 15:31
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Originally Posted by CatmanSlim
Christ, just finished the assessments and I was automatically binned! Whaaaaat? lol I can't say I'm not gutted. I wonder if they registered the fact I clicked away from the window to read an email?

Anyone waiting to do the assessments, just stay on the window you have opened and don't click off it for any reason. See if that makes a difference...
I definitely clicked off to use the calculator a lot so I donít think you failed for that.
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Old 21st Sep 2023, 15:42
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Yeah, same here. did the test, and failed after the first one. oh well. Try again in 6 months.
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Does anyone know if there is a central email address / contact for questions? I'm basically just wondering when the 'Flight School Assessment' is likely to be in October, and if it'll be in person or virtual - I've got a pre-planned family holiday end-October so just want to understand if this is going to cause issues before going much further / wasting their/my time.
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Old 21st Sep 2023, 16:29
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Originally Posted by peter.a.96
Does anyone know if there is a central email address / contact for questions? I'm basically just wondering when the 'Flight School Assessment' is likely to be in October, and if it'll be in person or virtual - I've got a pre-planned family holiday end-October so just want to understand if this is going to cause issues before going much further / wasting their/my time.
I was told from a BA recruitment pilot flight school assessment starts early October! But please double check
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Old 21st Sep 2023, 16:37
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Originally Posted by Aj2017
They arenít from it, and to be honest people need to remember weíre all in competition with one another. Giving each other unfair advantages isnít the right thing to do. People shouldnít be sharing anything about any tests on these forums, as harsh as that seems.

I agree!! But I think you sayin they ainít using cut E assessments is incorrect I believe they are using Cut E assessments. Iíve not done it yet so I donít know but I think they are using similar ones
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Old 21st Sep 2023, 17:03
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Originally Posted by DizzyLizzy1712
I agree!! But I think you sayin they ainít using cut E assessments is incorrect I believe they are using Cut E assessments. Iíve not done it yet so I donít know but I think they are using similar ones
Iíve done them, it was all through their own website and there was no Cut-E / AON branding or anything anywhere. It wasnít like any I had seen before - but then I havenít done loads. Either way, theyíre fairly basic tests and you shouldnít really need to practice for them.
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Old 21st Sep 2023, 17:20
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The Cut-E tests come after the video interview as part of the flight school assessments.
Flight school assessments are 2nd week of Oct to 1st week of Nov according to what they said on the last Teams call. They will take place in-person at Waterside.
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Old 21st Sep 2023, 17:39
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Originally Posted by Angle_of_Attack
The Cut-E tests come after the video interview as part of the flight school assessments.
Flight school assessments are 2nd week of Oct to 1st week of Nov according to what they said on the last Teams call. They will take place in-person at Waterside.
slightly incorrect there. The flight school assessments will take place in October that is correct. The BA Assessments take place at Waterside in November. Theyíre two separate assessments
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Old 21st Sep 2023, 18:23
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Originally Posted by Aj2017
slightly incorrect there. The flight school assessments will take place in October that is correct. The BA Assessments take place at Waterside in November. Theyíre two separate assessments
Yes. I made no mention of the BA assessment (also at Waterside) because that wasn't pertinent to the question asked above.
From the notes I made on the last Teams call, the flight school assessments will also be taking place at Waterside.
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Old 21st Sep 2023, 18:31
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Originally Posted by Angle_of_Attack
Yes. I made no mention of the BA assessment (also at Waterside) because that wasn't pertinent to the question asked above.
From the notes I made on the last Teams call, the flight school assessments will also be taking place at Waterside.
Thats my misunderstanding in that case my apologies! I thought the flight school was a virtual assessment as thatís what it says on the skyborne website here

https://skyborne.com/uk/british-airways-speedbird/
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