officer

  1. P

    How do you properly address an officer?

    When addressing an officer do you address them by rank or would you say “sir” or “ma’am”? For example would a commander bollock a midshipman for being called sir?
  2. Kelvin

    AIB Diary - 2018 Format

    Because there isn’t one yet, here is a diary for the AIB 2018 format. I’m happy to answer any questions. Hopefully @photface will be able to corroborate some of my thoughts. Preface Our group was made of 2 boards, Board 1 with four candidates and Board 3 with three candidates. 5 Passed, 1...
  3. B

    Royal Navy Reserves whilst applying to be Officer?

    I am currently in the application process to be an Aircrew Officer. I have my FATS very soon and if all goes to plan my AIB after that. However, I was informed by my ACLO that the selection board for Aircrew is at the start of Febuary for the May intake. As I will most likely be trying for...
  4. W

    Passed AIB however told selection unlikely

    Hi all I passed my AIB recently however was informed by the board president that my likelihood for selection for the BRNC May intake is unlikely due to my final board mark and the high competition for my chosen branch. However this may be subject to change. Does anybody have any suggestions...
  5. J

    Passed AIB with a near Perfect Score, what can I do while I wait?

    So this week I passed my AIB with a near perfect score, the Board President said it was the best score he had seen from a potential Warfare candidate in a fair few years. He is also more than confident that I will be selected for the May intake. I was just wondering what happens now while I...
  6. S

    Doctors on Submarines

    Hello. I'm currently considering joining the navy as a medical officer, and I'm considering joining the submarine service. I understand that the initial commission length for a MO is 6 years. If I spent those 6 on a boat, would I be able to change to surface if I renewed my commission, or would...
  7. B

    Aircrew Roles and Asthma

    I've been told that I'm barred from RAF Aircrew Roles (ie. WSOP) due to having minor asthma as a child which I have long grown out of and have been going on without symptoms and medication for years. I was wondering whether this also applies for aircrew roles in the Fleet Air Arm? Many thanks to...
  8. J

    Warfare Officers - Awaiting Sift Interview

    Hi, I've recently passed my PJFT In 10:30. I'm waiting for my AFCO to get in touch with me and give me my date for my Sift Interview. I was wondering if anyone else has applied and is at the same stage as me, I've been told to expect a January intake with a view to me completing my AIB in...
  9. D

    Dartmouth or RNP? Advice needed

    Looking for advice on a career change. Currently in the process of applying for Logistics Officer role as I want to push myself to be an officer in the Navy, I've found I keep drifting off to the same thought of where it could take me while I'm at work doing some menial task at work so figured...
  10. M

    Failed Officer Selection. Any Advice?

    Hi All, Applied for officer and after sitting the recruit test was informed my English Skills in the test wasn't up to standard but my Maths and Mechanical Comprehension was the best out of the group sitting it with 100% in Maths. I was given the option of resitting the recruit test in 3...
  11. MenInSlacks

    SIFT

    Hello again all, Having passed the PJFT by the skin of the teeth (due to stupidly pulling my calf training for it :confused:) I was just wondering if anyone had advice on, or experience with, what I should buff up on before my SIFT interview? (And additionally, anything that would be good for...
  12. D

    Regulations on leaving training pipeline? - SIFT interview

    Hi there, I am applying for the role of air engineering officer and have my sift interview coming up soon, so i am looking at questions that might be asked, one of which is 'What are the regulations regarding leaving the training pipeline?' I can't seem to find a definitive answer so i was...
  13. T

    SUY Eligibility

    Good evening everyone, I'm new to the forum and hopefully I can get involved with some of the other discussions on here in due course, but for now I'm sorry to say it's take, take, take. I was just wondering if any of you good people could answer a question for me. I'm considering raising my...
  14. MenInSlacks

    After initial officer training

    Hello all, The thing that killed the cat is bugging me again so I thought I'd post about it here. While it'll be a while for me (hoping all goes to plan), I was just curious as to what happens to RNR officers once they've completed the initial training element? Only been told very vaguely and...
  15. P

    Interview immediately after RT

    Afternoon all, Firstly, I have only just signed up but I've been using this forum for information for months it really is fantastic - thank you all. I have my psychometric test booked in (applying for an officer role), and I am told I'll have an interview immediately after this, regarding my...
  16. T

    Full Observer Training Pipeline

    Hi there, I have my Navy SIFT interview in just over a week, so have been researching the Royal Navy and all of the current deployments/equipment. However, while I nearly fully understand the training given at BRNC, the information out there regarding training afterwards is very conflicting. I...
  17. MenInSlacks

    Early attestation and Op HERMES

    Hi all, I've now thankfully passed my RT and IOCI (and eye test) and am waiting on an apparently very long list for a medical. I was informed about early attestation and as such am booked in for the attestation next week and was just wondering what to expected and how to prepare. Also I put...
  18. MenInSlacks

    Passed RT now Initial officer interview

    Hello again all, Firstly I wanted to again thank everyone who replied to my previous threads, even the sarcastic bastards ;D . However moving forward as the title suggests I am moving onto the next part of the officer process which is my initial officer interview and am looking for any help or...
  19. M

    Rating to officer

    this may be a silly question but i wanted to be an officer for the longest time however I just did not get the grades required throughout school and college to go to university. I have a joining date in may 2017 and am wondering once i am in and I have done a couple of years if I was to do a...
  20. MenInSlacks

    RNR General Entry Officer

    Hi all this might be a long one, After some help on another thread I have cemented my desire to become an RNR officer (never any real doubt just some concerns about travel expenses) while studying at university with the hopes of going full time when I graduate. I was just wondering if anyone...

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