1. T

    Waiting Times

    I filled in the details on the website for a Medical Assistant, and received the email saying about how 'Your journey starts here' and 'You’ve chosen a Royal Navy role..' which sort of made me expect a follow up email with the application form but it's been about a week-ish and I haven't heard...
  2. Y

    Being available during application

    Hello I intend to apply to the Royal Navy, however, in 5 weeks time I will be abroad for a little under 2 months. Would it be a good idea to wait until I return to begin my application or get it started ASAP? Thank you.
  3. ws1602

    2018 Application - Step by Step

    Hello, so I have recently started my application for Warfare Specialist in the Navy. I thought that I would try, to my best ability, and document each step and give as much advice as possible. I know that there is advice out there for individual sections but I plan to compile all onto this one...
  4. M

    Clearing up medical history

    hello, I might have a few problems or at least things that would cause concern in my medical history, quite a few years ago probably 4 or 5 years I was young and became sad and introverted because I was having a bad time at school and a bad time at home so my mother wanted me to see a GP, the...
  5. J

    Temporarily Medically Unfit. Help!

    Hello, I have applied to join the Royal Navy as an Air crewman. All was going well until today when i had my medical with CAPITA. The doctor has indicated I may have a heart murmur. This is the first time this has come up in my life, I had never been told this before. I have an appointment with...
  6. P

    Father in prison, will this affect my application?

    Hi guys, I'm 17 and in the middle of my application process (Passed psychometric test awaiting medical) but I can't help but worry about the selection interview, particularly the 'What does dad do?' question. Basically my dad is currently serving 9 years in prison for GBH, he's never been to...
  7. S

    Changing my application?

    So I've just sent off an appeal for my medical. I'm trying not to get too excited, but I'm hopeful. However, because the process has so far taken over a year to sort out, my circumstances have changed slightly and I need to think about my future. I know I want to go into the navy if my appeal...
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  9. sj25105815

    Ex Army, joining Navy age 36, going comms tech! Got questions

    Hello All, I am looking for advice, and have certain queries to make and thought this might be the best place for it. It might be a bit long, but its probably not an average Navy application. First, some background: I am 36, ex army, left as a Corporal of Horse (Sergeant), JTAC qualified...
  10. J

    Could I Delay My Entry Date To Finish Uni?

    Hi, Im currently studying at university and am midway through my first year, I've already applied to RN and have my RT coming up soon. Since applying for RN, I've changed my course so I won't be doing a placement year (2 years to go now, not 3), however I would still like to finish university...
  11. K

    Appealing the medical

    Hi there, I received a letter from the navy yesterday to say they regret to inform me that my application has been rejected. This is on the grounds that I had an MRI scan on my ankle in May which showed to have a thinned ligament (nothing serious, the doc offered physio but advised me not to...
  12. T

    Waiting to hear back from capita - anyone else?

    Hi - just seeing if this is normal wait time. My 16 yr old son had his telephone call from the triage nurse from capita one month ago and he thinks she told him that he would get an email asking him to go for a medical within a couple of weeks as the only thing on his questionnaire was a...
  13. DontDrown

    TMU "Old War Story" Usual Boring Queries; but any advice most welcome!

    Simple question: last week after my telephone interview with the CAPITA Triage Nurse, I received my automated standard email advising that due to several historical medical 'queries' (e.g. issues such as having an operation on a leg vein when I was fifteen) that I had flagged within my written...
  14. C

    Joining the RFA

    Hi I'm in the process of my application for a systems engineering cadet with the RFA. I have a few questions that my local AFCO cant answer! 1. How long is the application process? I sat the RT last week and have confirmation I have passed that, what happens next and how long from here? 2. I...
  15. V

    Royal Navy medical concerns, bankark shoulder repair

    Hello all, firstly, I really like the forum and hope I am posting correctly. Brief bit of history, I was a volunteer police officer in civvie life (specials) and whilst at my day job, I damaged my shoulder, I tore the Labrum. Subsequently had repair surgery in January 2014. Upon application to...
  16. S

    Just another stupid question about drug convictions

    Hello my dearest of friends I'm a British/Norwegian chap whose absolute dream in life is to join the RMC. Unfortunately, I made the idiotic mistake to use cocaine on my 24th birthday party in Norway (where I live) 2 years ago. Police showed up and I was taken to the station for a urine test...
  17. Rum&Rations

    Officer Application?

    Okay so like many others here, this is also my first post so be nice :) Basically, the goal is Warfare Officer and I've done a few bits and bobs to get me on my way. In December I spoke to a careers advisor, who advised me to perhaps start the process in August. (I get my exam results here)...
  18. P

    Sift Interview Helllllp

    Hi all. Just had the invitation for my SIFT. I have a week and a couple of days to get cracking on preparing. I'm worrying about how to quickly swot up... Any suggestions of good books/websites to read over the next week? ATM, I am NOT prepared. I'm ok with the examples of my own...