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    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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    Medical question

    Hi! Ive got my medical booked for late January and I have a small question someone might be able to answer. I was reading through the email and I saw that it was recommended that men can wear cycling shorts for the medical, I am female and was wondering if I could do the same? I don't see why...
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    Capita Triage Call and what best to do now?

    Hello, So I have had my Capita Triage call and they are contacting my GP for information regarding 'Low Mood' around Novmeber 2015. They have stated that if the incident is just November 2015 it is a straight pass however if the problem is a bit more extended e.g January, will this just be a...
  4. PaulieGualtieri

    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...
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    Failed medical and Appeal.

    hi, I’m a 18 year old female who is looking to join the Navy as a Marine Engineering Technician. I’ve reached the stage of the triage nurse phone call, the start went brilliant although then went downhill. I had been open on past self harm on my medical forms although I had only done this once...
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    Joining as Deck Officer Cadet

    I've applied for the position of Deck Officer Cadet and have my Sift interview on the 14th of September. I'd greatly appreciate any advice on things to expect + any useful links to learn more of the RFA. I'd also appreciate anything about the AIB, which I will hopefully get to!
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    What's after the psychometric test?

    Hi all, I have just come home from the psychometric test at my nearest armed forces office. The test was fairly easy, and I was able to pass and gets score good enough for the role I wish to pursue. I know that the next step for on joining the Royal Navy is the interview. My question is, how...
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    What is the Flying Aptitude Test?

    From what I understand is it is a test which involves you flying a plane in a simulation while asked random questions like 42 - 13? Does it not test your physical ability, such as put you in 0 Gs? If not is there a test that requires you to fly the aircraft upside down or falling?
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    Please Help ME!?

    Hi signed up today to try and shed some light on my Grandfathers service in the Royal Navy during WW2. He was called Robert Hugh Pizey, the only info i have on him is a list of temporary sub-lieutenants (special branch) and things people that knew him have told me as he never liked to talk about...
  10. Deadeyethejedi

    Guidance on Criminal Records

    Hey guys, So some advice would go along way as you can guess by the title on the thread , yes I have a criminal record. To outline it simply and I was brought up in care from the age of 11 but don't need to go into that side of it, I started getting into quite a bit of trouble when I was 14 for...
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    Help choosing an alternative role

    So I applied to the Royal Navy at the start of the year with the hopes of becoming a mine clearance diver. I passed my aptitude test and interview stage and was told after my medical and pre-navy fitness test it could be 6-12 months before I could attend the final potential divers assessment. I...
  12. 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...
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    Advice?

    Hi! I'm new here, but just wanted a little advice on potential roles. I initially applied to be a Biomed student, and passed the RT for it, however the University declined my entry, so I'm stuck between choosing another role. I'm pretty interested in MT or CT, and passed for MT but not for CT...
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    Unsure of my eligibility

    Hi all, I'm really enthusiastic to join the royal navy as an undergraduate submarine engineer. I meet every other requirement, however, I read that I need: "160 UCAS points gained from Level 3 STEM qualifications (BTEC, A/A2/AS or equivalents) in an engineering discipline, or in maths and at...
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    FHTB AFTER A BREAK UP!! HELP

    I really need some help !! So my other half took out a forces help to buy loan a couple of years ago of 10k with his now ex partner they lived in the house 2 months before splitting up (she's a civvie) now I've searched everywhere and phoned up jpac and no one knows much about this scheme!! So...
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    Failed medical requiring advice

    Hi, as the title says I failed my medical for having heartburn before Christmas (before I continue I must explain that I DO NOT disagree with this). The reason being that I required medication from the GP for this heartburn. However the doctor explained to me in my medical that I would be able...
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    Medical board chances of being discharged after just having an op

    Basically the navy have taken 1 year to et me the surgery I need on my ankle (due to destroying ligaments whilst playing football for ship) and i finnaly have my op in January but I'm being referred to Medical board in February time. What's the chances of me staying becuase I have only been in 3...
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    Help to prove a chief wrong

    Hi everyone. I am in Ganges at the moment on a weeks holdover until I can learn my trade at sultan. And the chief has just challenged me to find out what a harry Gomez is and what a walbart machine are. He's a chef by trade so any help will be much appreciated.
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    How to attending boyfriends passing out ceremony

    My Boyfriend is due to pass out of Raleigh in early December However I'm worried that he won't be able to invite me over any of his family members as we haven't been going out that long and I don't want to put pressure on him to pick me over them So my question is, is there a way I can attend...
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    Sultan Standing orders - alcohol - Phase 2 trainees

    hi, I'm having a bit of trouble on my computer trying to find sultan standing orders and I do not know where to look. I have tried to google it! It would be much appreciated if someone could point me in the right direction. As i have not got long to find this information! Thankyou

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