hms raleigh

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    RFA chef apprentice.

    Hey, I am due to start my chef apprentice ship with the RFA in 3 weeks at HMS RALEIGH and I’m just looking for a little information. How in-depth are the English, maths and IT tests you have to do as I’m not good at maths ;)? What would you recommend me to take with me? On weekends is there much...
  2. S

    Is HMS Raleigh like the Channel 4 programme makes it out to be?

    A few years ago there was a programme on channel 4 about basic training at Raleigh and I was wondering if it was accurate or edited to look a certain way to make it more entertaining for the public
  3. S

    Transport to Raleigh?

    How do you get to HMS Raleigh when you start basic training? Do you have to catch the train or can you drive down as I have family in Cornwall that can take my car? Sorry if it’s a tad daft
  4. R

    Start date for Raleigh June 30th 2019

    Is anyone starting Raleigh on the 30th June, I got my start date this week. Would be good to get to know some people.
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    Unsure about decision.

    Hello, I have completed my application for a Weapons engineering technician and after a 5 or so month wait from August finally got my PRNC and Raleigh date which is another 6 months wait, however I how since been browsing forums and talking to people I know have realised that weapons...
  6. B

    Exactly What uniform is given to you at hms Raleigh?

    Just thinking. About how much space I need to leave in my bag for things I have to bring home my ect.
  7. L

    cleaning combat boots

    hi all Im wondering how to clean my combat boots, I've been wearing them in but I don't know how to clean them properly. do I buff the combat boots with water and black polish or do I just use the 2 brushes(on and off) or maybe both thanks all hope to hear from you
  8. R

    HMS Raleigh

    I've just started the recruitment process and wondered what the daily routine in HMS Raleigh is like, such as waking up and going to bed? My current job has got me doing all sorts of weird hours and I just wanted to better prepare myself before I start.
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    Hello Guys!! Been in civvie street for almost 8 years and I am joining back up!! I've had my process papers back from the AFCO and yaaaaay I don't have to do Phase 1 again!! So straight to Phase 2 for me!! I just have a few questions about the process if someone can enlighten me? 1. how do I...
  10. L.L1878

    PRNC 7th May 2018 Caledonia

    Just wondering if anyone’s got their PRNC in Caledonia 7th May, also raleigh dates 17th June got a few lads with the same raleigh date feel free to drop me a DM
  11. JackFH

    ETWE training

    Hi all, I have recently swapped from WS to ETWE and am now waiting for my new dates for HMS Raleigh and my PRNC. I am wondering if anyone has anymore in depth knowledge of ETWE training at HMS Collingwood I have seen the basics but just wondered if anyone had anymore knowledge on it so I know...
  12. J

    Very worried for hms Raleigh

    I’m due to leave for Raleigh in about 3 week and I’m already full of nerves. The physical side of it all I’m confident about as I came first in my class at the mile and half in the prnc and most of the other things I’m confindent about but when it comes to kit I’m absolutely shocking. I...
  13. L.L1878

    HMS RALEIGH 17th June

    Got me start date for Raleigh 17th June for WS Just lookin to see if thers anyone else on here who starts around that time, prnc 7th May aswell
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    Payment of rent/Phone bill etc while training

    Hello, new to this, extremely excited to do my PRNC and hopefully pass to go to HMS RALEIGH as a ETMA, found out my start date for Raleigh is the 10th of June if all goes well at Rosyth, I am in full time work right now and pay bills, roughly around £400 a month, would I need to save up this...
  15. J

    Worried already

    I got my date for my entry and prnc the other day and was excited but now my mate who was at raleigh is getting discharged tomorrow for dudt because he was back classed 2 week then failed a kit muster again on week 7. I’m not planning on being discharged but I’d quite like to know what’s the...
  16. J

    Watch Recommendations

    Can I get any recommendations on watches to buy for HMS Raleigh, basic training please? Thank you.
  17. J

    Need answers! :/

    Hi I'm just about to go to Raleigh in a few weeks and need the following questions answered: 1) Are showers at HMS Raleigh private? 2) Do you get ANY leave for the duration of your Phase 1 training? 3) How many persons in one dorm? Any answers would be hugely appreciated! Thanks.
  18. J

    Ears -hms Raleigh

    I’m going to get to the point, after my medical (April 2017) i was at an MMA lesson and can’t remember what happened but I hurt my ear. Fast forward to now, I’ve got 3 month to go till raleigh and My ears struggle to pop or don’t pop like I remember and I think it’s linked to what happened in...
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    Hms raleigh starting date ?

    Hi, ive went through all the recruitment process and waiting on my start date for hms raleigh. I done my pjft on the 2nd of december and a week later my careers adviser rang to say he would apply for my possition at hms raleigh. I havent heard anything since about my starting date and it is...
  20. tbfyb

    Latex allergy- inactive

    I posted a bit ago about finding out I had a latex allergy from 4 years ago, which I’ve never had. My Gp has put it as inactive and on my med records there is no other incident since this, no other medication prescribed or anything. I rang up my afco and they said it’s usually 4 year clear but...