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RFA Hearing requirements - advice needed!

Hiya.

First post and wanted some advice. My son applied for RN but his hearing in left ear was L3 and apparently, this ruled out his plans to join. I was wondering if he would be ok in RFA? He can hear normally and unless there is a very high pitched sound directly in his left ear he is 'normal'.
I do not want to suggest RFA if he will, again, be let down.

Thanks!
TraineesMum,33 minutes agoEditDelete
 
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Bleeh

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Or get him to give em a call!

For the record the medical for RFA (including hearing test) is called a ENG1.

If you Google it there seems to be a few topics of conversation from people in similar situations.
 
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H.Nelson

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Just had ENG1 and it's a case of having a pair of headphones and pressing a button when you hear a sound (low and high pitched noises). I presume he could go ahead and have an ENG1 before going through the whole recruitment process for his own piece of mind and self finance it for £80. It's taken me from February to get to this stage so it may be a good idea although occupational health may pick up on things in his medical records.
 
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