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When are you joining the RFA? Apprentice or cadet!

Two and a half hours? Bloody hell!

Bloke rang me up on the phone and I was done in half an hour, he told me he was putting it through there and then. Took about 5 days and RFA had it.

I've been a bit of a naughty boy in the past too.

What the hell did you do?:D
I was living abroad for about 15 years, Spain and Thailand so i had to answeer more questions.
 

SeaBiscuit

Badgeman
Passed my AIB and due to start BRNC on 10th October. Was supposed to go in July but covid slowed down my SC. Glad it's finally done.

Also as a side note, those of you waiting for home interviews for SC will probably get a telephone interview instead. A bit of light pestering helped speed mine up.
Same- BRNC in October.
 

Skylarker

Badgeman
Posted previously with my provisional offer, today got my joining date for the 9th November HMS Raleigh, pretty chuffed!

*Sadly this is not yet an official date, post edit as not correct.
 
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Skylarker

Badgeman
Steward Apprentice, i originally was trying to join as a chef but at the time they where not recruiting and as i am not MCA qualied they recommended this route
 

RFAseaman123

Midshipman
Steward Apprentice, i originally was trying to join as a chef but at the time they where not recruiting and as i am not MCA qualied they recommended this route
Ah nice one enjoy. I applied as a Deck Apprentice was meant to start in Jan this year but fell through so re applying in Jan next year. Long wait ahead like just want to start
 

Skylarker

Badgeman
Ah nice one enjoy. I applied as a Deck Apprentice was meant to start in Jan this year but fell through so re applying in Jan next year. Long wait ahead like just want to start
yes it is a long wait, i assume you got your Admin and Jabs done so at least you wont have that to face!
 
Ah nice one enjoy. I applied as a Deck Apprentice was meant to start in Jan this year but fell through so re applying in Jan next year. Long wait ahead like just want to start
Hi mate, how did it fall through? im still waiting for apprentice seaman missed Sept start hopefully start in Jan 2021, its been almost 12 months long long process.
 

Ryan Lowe

Newbie
Hi mate, how did it fall through? im still waiting for apprentice seaman missed Sept start hopefully start in Jan 2021, its been almost 12 months long long process.
I have just applied for apprentice seaman hope to see you guys later this year, what sort of questions can i expect in the interview.

Ryan.
 

Jamarse

Midshipman
I have just applied for apprentice seaman hope to see you guys later this year, what sort of questions can i expect in the interview.

Ryan.
Pretty chilled out interview - Brush up on names, classes and purpose of ships in the RFA as well as locations and compliment, weapons etc. Also seamanship skills and duties at sea and when alongside. . .

All ready to go into HMS Raleigh in April - but had my interview last April, so don't expect to be in this year!
 
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