As a bit of a lurker on Rum Ration, I know that people understandably get rather irked by those of us who turn up and say "hey, tell me everything about the role I've applied for!" and in doing so demonstrate that we haven't done the slightest bit of research for ourselves ;)
Can anybody offer any insight in the training for LSO?
I know that there is an initial 10 weeks at BRNC followed by 71 weeks at HMS Raleigh. My understanding is that this is not all at HMS Raleigh- but some time spent at sea?
Any insight would be helpful, but specifically:
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
New to the forum and I haven't been able to find this information so far, hopefully you can assist.
1- Do RFA staff when on deployment (outside of UK waters) receive an operational allowance, similar to that of HM Armed Forces?
2- Upon completing BRNC (officers) do you receive a pay increase...