RNR after training

Discussion in 'Royal Naval Reserve (RNR)' started by ashton, Nov 4, 2010.

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  1. Im thinking of joining the RN but theres a big waiting list for the job I would like to apply for which is the seaman specialist and was wondering if I joined the RNR, after training I can select what branch I would like to do.
    So say if I wanted to select the pilot training for the Merlin helicopters is that possible?
  2. Seaman Spec or Merlin Pilot? :?

    No you've lost me?
  3. Yes of course you can be anything you want!!!!!!!!!

    Think about it...................well perhaps not


    :) :lol: :wink:
  7. Sorry about the confusion but its hard to put into words but heres attempt 2.
    I would love to be a Pilot but I can only pass the RN test to be a Seaman specialist.
    So im thinking If I joined the RNR can I train to be a Pilot after the training process?
  8. The RNR offer no scheme for pilot training, in order to join as aircrew you have to be previously qualified.


    Quote... Rating: Previous service in the Royal Navy or Royal Marines in the relevant specialist area, and left the service within the past three years. Officer: All of the above, plus 180 UCAS points and/ or five GCSEs (A* to C) or Scottish Standard grades or equivalent, which must include English and maths. Working in an equivalent civilian role: • Air Traffic Control: You should be current and working in Approach, Director or Talk Down. • Aircrew: You should be current in the required airframe.
  9. No
  10. ok thanks I just needed to know :)
  11. So at what point did you think that the pass critera was the same for Pilot and seaman spec? :?
    Although I have met some pilots a thick as a whale omelette!! :D
  12. im with you there JFH

    "fly a helicopter" or "pull the royal standard up upside down". no brainer really and that from a dabber!!

    This guy will go far in the Seaman Spec branch :)
  13. He guys, go careful with young Ashton.

    Posts whiter than Aryan, please, as Joe Crow posted on one of his other two threads...... :wink:
  14. Hahaha no it doesnt bother me anymore.
    And thanks to those who helped lol I got my answer :)

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