My 17 year old wants to train as a CT. He passed his RT with very high scores last October, and his references have been taken up and were excellent. He was advised to apply as an officer but didn't want to. He rang up this week to see how best to use the waiting time (he's going to the gym, doing voluntary work, doing some more qualifications etc but up to 3 years that he was quoted is a long haul) and was surprised to be told that he could go ahead with his eye test this week and medical next week. Is that a good sign, or is it just trying to keep his enthusiasm going and the wait will still be ages?