joining process

  1. royal_dreams12

    Turning up to AFCO uninvited

    Hello all, My first post, so apologies if I haven't followed the correct etiquette for posting! Just wanted to know if it is possible to turn up to my local AFCO without having an appointment? On the RN website, it does say no appointment is needed for my AFCO, but I'm slightly skeptical of...
  2. L

    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...
  3. S

    Thinking of joining the RNR but unsure

    Hi all. I'm a 17 year old female who looks about 12 and is incredibly socially anxious/introverted. I'm just wondering what the process of joining the reserves is like. I understand that there are interviews, tests and medicals etc but I have a few questions on the actual joining of the RNR too...
  4. J

    Navy entry/Spinal fusion.

    Hi there all, I want to join the navy but I'm worried I will be refused entry. Over 5 years ago I had two operations on my lower spine. One to remove a bulge that came out of a disc and the other operation was a spinal fusion between two of the discs. The guidelines for being refused entry...
  5. Donatello

    Joining after leaving RM recruit training

    Hi, I'm currently awaiting a decision from my AFCO on weather or not I am eligible to join the Navy after leaving RM recruit training last year. I've spoke to my AFCO and they are waiting for word from Portsmouth on my eligibility. I was just wondering if anyone has been in a similar situation...
  6. 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...
  7. Antonio555

    Interview - and school suspensions

    Hi all, I have my interview in a few weeks time and one thing quite worrying me. I understand within the questions about education they ask if you got in any trouble at school? I did get suspended whilst at school when I was 13 and once at 14 years old I think for silly fights I had with my...
  8. J


    Hi there, Looking for some information regarding training for then Aircraft Engineering Technician role. I am curious as to where the training takes place and where you are based after, as I am from Scotland. Many thanks.
  9. N

    Options for a 33 year old...

    Before I get blasted - I know there are other guys who have posted the 'old man/too old' type threads but here are my questions (which I haven't been able to ascertain the answer to on the forum so far): I'm 32 (about to turn 33 in a week), a male, in decent fitness, currently a lawyer (boo...
  10. 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)...
  11. Holmesy

    Sift Interview Advice?

    Hi guys, I have my Sift in two weeks time and was just wondering if anybody on here would be able to give me any tips as I believe that the type of questions being asked at Sift has recently changed? thanks in advance
  12. S

    Some information about a knee injiry

    Hi. I'm currently joining as an officer and I have a query to ask. Its a long story but I'll be short and sweet. I had my medical test 2 months ago, and the doctor wanted some more info about a knee injury I had last year. He sent away for the documents in late beginning of November and they...