1. J

    Post AIB

    Hi Posting on behalf of my daughter, a question I would like to know! She has been put forward for AIB, probably a long wait ahead. I’m sure she will do well, but if she doesn’t pass what are the options? She is applying for HM, and wants to be in that branch, so if she failed AIB, could she...
  2. J

    Merlin or wildcat?

    So I'm in the process of joining th FAA as an aircrewman. I've read on the royal navy website and the pdf files that they provide and it says that aircrewman, unlike pilots or observers, can only serve on merlin helicopters (either HCF or ASW). However, I have been in contact with an aircrewman...
  3. T

    Advice on officer or rating please

    Hello, I am in a bit of a dilemma and am looking for some advice. I have read previous threads (which has been helpful), however I don't think there are any recent posts with the same situation as me. My background is as a physiotherapist so I have a degree from that. I applied in 2018 as a...
  4. S

    Marine technician or supply chain

    Hi, I have got a confusion in deciding my career role wheather to join Navy supply chain or marine engineering technician. I have interview next week. I really like to know the work nature of the job. I prefer joining as technician but afraid that would have to spend lot of time on sea. I am ok...
  5. S

    Officer selection for ratings after initial training

    Hi All, I'm currently undergoing the recruitment process for Warfare Specialist and I have just done my NSRT at my local AFCO. I was watching a YouTube programme about initial training for ratings, as you do as part of research. I saw it mentioned a few times that 'it is known' that ratings...
  6. TheMau5e

    Failed AIB entry for warfare

    Hi all, I failed AIB today. None the less extremely happy as I learnt alot about myself from the process! I've been advised to reapply for officer after serving 2 or 3 years to build confidence regarding group discussions and putting my ideas on the table. I was told to go down the path as...
  7. M

    Can a stoker (marine engineering) do the AACC?

    Im soon to be starting training, however i am just wondering whether a Marine Engineer (rating) can comeplete the All Arms Commando Course (AACC)? Cheers
  8. J

    Watch Recommendations

    Can I get any recommendations on watches to buy for HMS Raleigh, basic training please? Thank you.
  9. ws1602

    Warfare Specialist WS

    I know there are posts out there about being a WS but they all seem fairly old (posted around '08, '09). I've read about Phase 1 training and what really happens. However, cannot find anything on Phase 2. - What do you actually do? - What is in the training? - Where is the training? - Do you...
  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. D

    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...
  12. M

    RFA Deck Rating SG1B/SG1At Interview

    Hi everybody, I have just signed up. I have been sifting through threads and doing searches to try find answers to my questions but I've decided to just go ahead and start my own thread. I have an interview next Thursday for a Deck Rating SG1At. I'm very excited and have been trying to prepare...