Submarine school/collingwood

Stuball

Midshipman
#1
Hey rum ration!
I've enjoyed using this facility for doing research for my selection interview which is on the 13th of may.
I'm pretty clued up on the initial 10 weeks training at Raleigh and I'm knowledgeable on the different boats the RN use.
I have applied for ETWESM.
The information Im struggling to find is:
Submarine school ( training involved and how long)
Hms collingwood ( training involved as etwesm and how long)
I am a newbie to this site but I have used the search button but can't find much on these subjects. Also the rn site is pretty vague....

Any help would be appreciated and any jokes taken in good stead.... cheers:eek:

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Stuball

Midshipman
#3
Thanks prowler! Sorry to keep on with the newbies topics but what's my best reference to find out salary whilst on basic? I've found at least 3 different figures from rn website, out of date career guides etc.
Any help appreciated...:confused:

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Prowler

Lantern Swinger
#4
Salary on basic is now close to £14.5k, was told by my CA during my interview yesterday.

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Stuball

Midshipman
#6
Good man prowler how did interview go and was there anything you were asked that took you by surprise? Blackrat gonna do that mate cheers:)

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Prowler

Lantern Swinger
#7
Passed.

They mainly just want to know what you know. Research what you will do at Raleigh and why you will do it. Research Submarine school and your job training.

You're going boats so research boats.

There's no trick questions, they're just making sure you're right for the navy.

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Stuball

Midshipman
#8
Well done prowler! As I said I'm struggling finding info on submarine school. What's my best reference? Cheers for the help matey:)

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Prowler

Lantern Swinger
#9
What you will do should be on the PDF that tells you about your role.

The one that gives a brief summary of the job, followed by a brief summary of Raleigh, role training, submarine school etc...

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Prowler

Lantern Swinger
#12
Not anymore, I said that in my interview and the CA told me that with the rise in pay it's now closer to £14.5k.

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#13
So there is confusion and it ain't just me being special:D need info on WESM at collingwood..


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SWS Fag

Lantern Swinger
#15
WE Training, not in any specific order (may have some bits missing)

Fluid power ( hydraulics)
Pneumatics
Electrical theory ( including maths/ physics class work)
Internal communications maintenance
Small arms maintenance ( 9mm, sa80, gpmg)
Working with hand tools
Key skills in maths, English, IT
I'm sure you go to talibont for a teamwork/ leadership exercise




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SWS Fag

Lantern Swinger
#17
Cheers sws fag! Interview tomorrow :eek:

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Might want to do some more research though buddy, think I've missed some things, each unit is about a week long and I think the whole course is about 10 or 12 weeks long


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#18
Cheers mate will do. on the research all day today so just gonna cram it and hope for the best! Thanks for your help :)

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SWS Fag

Lantern Swinger
#19
Cheers mate will do. on the research all day today so just gonna cram it and hope for the best! Thanks for your help :)

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Sounds like a plan, good luck with your interview.


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