royal fleet auxiliary

  1. RAWROYAL74

    Psychometric Test

    Hi everyone New to this site so bear with me! I applied by mistake of applying to be marine engineer. i thought I did quite well in the test but obviously not?! I have a 3 month wait to reapply, does it matter which role you go for & your test result. I’m thinking of just applying to be a...
  2. bobbybrown

    IF YOU NEED HELP WITH RFA APPRENTICE APPLICATIONS.

    Hello everyone, Welcome to this forum, the Aim of this forum is to provide help to applicants going through the application/ recruitment process for the RFA as an APPRENTICE. I was in the RFA as a chef apprentice back in January 2019, I have a huge passion for the company and it’s staff and...
  3. bobbybrown

    RFA SIFT MARCH 2021

    Hello people, I called RFA HQ today and asked for an update on my and my friends application SIFT. SIFT is currently underway for a few apprenticeships and results are being sent out within a week. COVID: Check your Royal Navy Portal as results will be on there also. Just thought I’d share...
  4. L

    Some questions about the LSO (Trainee) Role ahead of my SIFT Interview

    Hello Guys, 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 ;) So...
  5. S

    RFA seamanship apprentice

    Hi all, I have my heart set on applying for the rfa and I was wanting to know more about the swimming elements of joining. From the information I have found there is no swimming test to join, but you do have to complete a basic sea survival course and I would like to no more about it? Like -...
  6. D

    RFA interview

    Hello I've just had my RFA interview and I was wondering what happens next and the timescale of the events
  7. R

    ENG1

    Can anyone that has passed the ENG1 and is overweight shed some light on the requirements? I’m currently 5ft7 and 17.8st down from 21st. I’m concerned I may be too overweight to pass but wanted to know if there was anyone the same or even higher that’s passed? I’m aware I may need to do a step...
  8. R

    Starting Jan 6th

    Just got my decision back from the RFA and was successful. Provisional starting date for Jan 6th 2020 as a Deck apprentice. Anyone else in here starting the same time?
  9. R

    RFA interview

    Recently been to my Sift interview and I know how bad the nerves were leading up to it so if anyone needs any info on the process so far just let me know
  10. R

    Failed eye test for rn

    Good afternoon first time posting! I failed my eye test for the Royal navy. I was looking at RFA for a second opportunity. However, I don't know if failing the eye test for the rn means I'd fail it for the auxiliary too? Really want a nautical career and running out of options! Any advice would...
  11. bobbybrown

    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...
  12. Y

    Deployment Allowances and Pay Increments

    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...
  13. I

    Interested in becoming a Logistics Officer

    Hi all, new to this site. Recently out of university (22), looks like I will be achieving a 2:1 in Mathematics. I have been looking through royal navy.mod.uk at jobs in logistics and see two roles that appeal to me: 1: Logistics Officer (Surface Fleet) -...
  14. B

    RFA and Welbeck

    Out of pure curiosity, are RFA engineering roles such as SEO and MEO eligible to come under Royal Navy engineering for Welbeck Defence College?
  15. S

    Apprentice Chef Interview

    I have my interview for the Chef's apprenticeship on Tuesday, and if I'm perfectly honest, I'm nervous as hell. Does anyone have any pointers or could let me know the general gist of the questions that are asked etc?
Top