RN Mine Clearance Diver - PDA Dates

Discussion in 'Joining Up - Royal Navy Recruiting' started by UggyWuggy, Nov 10, 2014.

Welcome to the Navy Net aka Rum Ration

The UK's largest and busiest UNofficial RN website.

The heart of the site is the forum area, including:

  1. Hi All

    My son has passed all the AFCO pre-reqs for mine clearance diver. However they're not able to give us a PDA date as yet. I suspect it may be into middle of 2015 but wondered if anyone knew better?

  2. Ninja_Stoker

    Ninja_Stoker War Hero Moderator

    I suspect you're right - unless someone cancels on an earlier course or the bubbleheads decide to put on a couple of extra PDAs. Trouble is there are finite places for entry - those passing PDA are usually allocated an entry date in the following term. ie: a March to Jun PDA pass would probably mean a Sept entry, a Sept-Dec PDA pass a Jan entry, etc.
  3. Thanks Ninja - one more question if I can. I'm trying to figure out what written exams he might face when on the 20 week diving course so I can do some coaching if possible. Physical fitness isn't a prob as he did 18 weeks in Marines before coming out with injury - so would like to know about classroom type stuff if possible?


Share This Page