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The Nuclear Undergraduate Apprenticeship Scheme (NUGAS) is aimed at high academic achieving recruits who will join on an 8 year tailored career.
Successful applicants will undertake approximately 3.5 years of intensive training to qualify as Category B nuclear watchkeeper and technician before serving at sea as a qualified POET nuclear watchkeeper/technician for a minimum of 3 years.
The tailored career finishes with a 1 year in-service university course and the award of a BEng (Hons) degree.
its probably been done elsewhere, but What If
HMS Ark Royal (R09) had still been in commission and operational in 1982. With its compliment of Buccaneers, Phantoms and Gannet AEW3's backed up by the Harriers of the Invincible and Hermes. Would we have lost as many ships and men as we did?
I do not think we would have, the AEW3 would have given much better early warning of incoming Aircraft, the Phantoms would have been faster to intercept and the Bucs would have been hitting hard targets on the ground, added with the longer legs and ........
Ive answered a fair few questions about Raleigh and have found people stressing, obvious reasons why! Hopefully this insight into each week will help! This isn't as detailed as it could be, because that would be unbelievably long!
WEEK 1 - Fresh Meat
You turn up at Plymouth train station all dressed in your smart clothing trying not to look awkward while instantly judging people (Don't do this, it'll just make things harder). You'll be met by your divisional leading hand who will take your details and log you in ......