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  1. Lewys2003

    DAA Midway through Recruitment.

    Good afternoon! I was only messaging to quickly ask if anyone knows anything about doing the DAA during your application. I believe I haven't got long left with the process as I have done: 1) SIFT interview 2) FATs (Observer Role) 3) PJFT 4) Medical Exam 5) OCD in April I only as I...
  2. Lewys2003

    Aircrewmen or Observer

    Hello all, I'm currently trying to decide between an Officer Observer role and an Aircrewmen role and was hoping for just a rough idea of what would probably be best suited. I am currently in the application process for an Observer role and only have my AIB left with my OCD coming up in April...
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    AIB (February 2022)

    I've been lucky enough to have just been offered my AIB date in February, as a Warfare Officer (Surface Fleet). I'm excited and looking forward to the selection and was wondering if there is anyone else lurking on this forum who are also on the same AIB as me! And as it's a new recruitment...
  4. K

    New AIB Fasttracking?

    Hi All, I’m in the application process for HM Officer, passed my SIFT at the beginning of September ‘21. I’ve got a pre-recorded interview that has to be recorded and then sent off by the end of the week, and then an opportunity for a group exercise if I’m successful. I haven’t seen any other...
  5. J

    Post AIB

    Hi Posting on behalf of my daughter, a question I would like to know! She has been put forward for AIB, probably a long wait ahead. I’m sure she will do well, but if she doesn’t pass what are the options? She is applying for HM, and wants to be in that branch, so if she failed AIB, could she...
  6. J

    HM Officer recruitment timescales

    My daughter is applying for a position as a HM Officer. She is currently waiting for her AIB, she has been told that could be in another 9-12 months! If she passes the board, does anyone know the wait time after that? She needs to start thinking about her options, she’s currently in her last...
  7. B

    AIB Waiting List: Pilot Ageing Out

    Hi all, Wondered if anyone knows anything about pilot waiting times for AIB at the moment? I started my application in Oct 2019, then because of obvious delays only got round to completing my FATs in Feb, which I scored well on, so have been on the waiting list for AIB since then. I've also had...
  8. EliteBlue

    Any genuine tips for BRNC?

    Hi all I recently passed an AIB (about 3 weeks ago) and I also managed to get a place, training set to commence January 2022 (fairly close so I was happy about that). I wads wondering if anyone could give me any (serious) advice, whether personal or general- bearing in mind I'm 18 and will...
  9. D

    BRNC intake January 2021

    Did a quick search and didn't find any thread for Jan 2021. Passed my vAIB a while back and had my aircrew medical, I've heard rumours that AIB may be announcing the list for January's intake early so any updates would be greatly appreciated.
  10. A

    Intelligence officer

    Hi all, Currently a serving Royal Marine, in the process of transferring through the UY scheme. I have a couple of queries that I’d like advice on as the AIB is currently virtual due to Covid. Firstly, will they really hone in on why I’m wanting to leave the Marines for the Navy? Secondly I’ve...
  11. OC Stupid

    Material to read before entering

    Evening folks, I'm currently in the application process of joining as a Warfare Intelligence Officer and I'm bewildered by the kind of material I should read before the AIB, a lot of the links on this forum are out of date and I was wondering whether you guys had any recommendations, so far my...
  12. S

    Failed AIB - 12 months wait to retry

    Hey guys, So I've just come back from AIB. Was aiming to join as a Pilot but unfortunately I failed. Was told by the Lieutenant Commander that I was close to passing, and that they would like to see me back there in 12 months time. After 36 hours of self reflection I've noticed many areas...
  13. B

    Aircrew Officer Pilot - Upcoming AIB Prep.

    Hello all! I have just recently passed my FATs and have been given my AIB date for early June! Also, if anyone has any questions or concerns on the FATs please send me a message because I passed last week and it's all pretty fresh still. I am very aware that there are some excellent threads...
  14. L

    Deck Officer Cadet

    Hi all, new member here! I have applied the the RFA as Deck Officer Cadet and have already passed the psychometrics and my Sift Interview is fast approaching. I've been revising like mad but I still have a few queries that I know I'll have to answer correctly but I can't seem to find definite...
  15. C

    AIB swimming test

    In the recent months I've been researching AIB and I'd more or less established it included an essay, psychometric tests, leadership and problem solving tasks, 2.4k timed run and the main board interview but I had not come across anything which mentioned swimming which seemed odd, until today...
  16. A

    DGE Warfare Officer 2019 Application: My journey.

    I've seen others post about their journey through applications, and I thought that it might be helpful for others that are in my situation (and helpful for me to self reflect), if I shared my process too. A bit about me: I am a recent graduate (MA International Relations (East Asia), Durham)...
  17. TheMau5e

    Failed AIB entry for warfare

    Hi all, I failed AIB today. None the less extremely happy as I learnt alot about myself from the process! I've been advised to reapply for officer after serving 2 or 3 years to build confidence regarding group discussions and putting my ideas on the table. I was told to go down the path as...
  18. Y

    AIB Layout

    Hi This may be of interest to RN/RM/RFA Officer applicants, ive recently started a blog on my RFA recruitment 'journey', on my blog I've posted some hints and tips in addition to the layout of the AIB assessment. An excerpt is below and a web link is www.jointherfa.blogspot.com Day One: -Arrive...
  19. T

    SIFT Interview

    Hi there, I’ve got my SIFT interview for an Officer Pilot coming up and I’m wondering how to approach the managerial and leadership questions? Being a full time student and also having a part time job I haven’t had many opportunities to physically be a leader however I believe I possess the...
  20. H

    AIB Prep - What are the keys to success?

    Hi all, I am due to attend my first AIB within the next two months and would appreciate if any current serving/recent AIB candidates could share their experiences and prep tips with me. I know there are many posts like this but I am hoping for some up to date information surrounding the AIB and...
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