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    New to this thread guys - Hi all! Had my aptitude tests on the 18th of April and got my "pass" letter a couple days later - just waiting for an interview date now and hoping for the best! This is my first time round - this is the first apprenticeship that i've applied for - but all is going well so far! How is everyone else getting on?
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    xperty - what did the sheet say on it exactly? Glad to see you have passed this time round, i have read all through the posts, including yours from ages ago!
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    i'm soo jealous of all u guys getting in darn! why so lucky?!
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    No such luck yet, still waiting on a date for an interview here, whats your situation, did you pass the Apt tests?
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    Still waiting on getting reply back on by aptitude test results to see if I passed or not with ECITB

    Sat my test on 26th, and not too sure how long it will take for a reply

    The dreaded wait I guess D:

    Well done to all whom have passed the tests so far

    Dean
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    (Original post by Dean_Reid)
    Still waiting on getting reply back on by aptitude test results to see if I passed or not with ECITB

    Sat my test on 26th, and not too sure how long it will take for a reply

    The dreaded wait I guess D:

    Well done to all whom have passed the tests so far

    Dean
    Im sure you'll have passed, especially secod time round! Good luck man.

    Did anyone sit their tests in Portlethen on the 18th of April?

    How old are all you guys and girls?
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    (Original post by Jackerius)
    Im sure you'll have passed, especially secod time round! Good luck man.

    Did anyone sit their tests in Portlethen on the 18th of April?

    How old are all you guys and girls?
    heres hoping, but feel as if i've not done the best I could have done on the Mechanical one..

    I sat my test in Grangemouth on the 26th

    Im 17 .... in 6th year at school

    Yourself?
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    (Original post by Dean_Reid)
    heres hoping, but feel as if i've not done the best I could have done on the Mechanical one..

    I sat my test in Grangemouth on the 26th

    Im 17 .... in 6th year at school

    Yourself?
    Dean
    Nice to meet you, Im 16, 17 in September, 5th year at school so you're up one xD

    I passed all 5, but was on the pass mark for the mechanical one (17 out of 30). The others i did really well in, 95 percent and above if i remember right! When i sat them, i thought i was doomed with the mechanical, but i scraped by :P
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    Just got my results emailed to me on request !

    I passed ... with ease it seems :O

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    Done better than I thought definately

    Apparently interviews for my region start in June

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    (Original post by Dean_Reid)
    Just got my results emailed to me on request !

    I passed ... with ease it seems :O

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    Done better than I thought definately

    Apparently interviews for my region start in June

    Dean
    Thats Great man! Did you email Maureen Hunter for that? Also, what course did you apply for?

    Great News
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    (Original post by Jackerius)
    Thats Great man! Did you email Maureen Hunter for that? Also, what course did you apply for?

    Great News
    My application got passed onto ECITB and I emailed Allison , administration for ecitb about it
    She was great, and replied pretty much within half an hour each time

    My frst choice is instrument & control
    Second is mechanical
    Third is process
    Lasytis electrical

    Wbu
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    (Original post by Dean_Reid)
    My application got passed onto ECITB and I emailed Allison , administration for ecitb about it
    She was great, and replied pretty much within half an hour each time

    My frst choice is instrument & control
    Second is mechanical
    Third is process
    Lasytis electrical

    Wbu
    Dean
    Haha Allison Ballantyne, I'm related to her, never met her though xD Mine are:

    Process
    Instrument and Control
    Electrical
    Mechanical

    So looks like we wont be at the same college if we get our first choices :P
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    (Original post by Jackerius)
    Haha Allison Ballantyne, I'm related to her, never met her though xD Mine are:

    Process
    Instrument and Control
    Electrical
    Mechanical

    So looks like we wont be at the same college if we get our first choices :P
    you may think that we wont be at same college, but you may be surprised..


    My friend got on the course last year, and he said that fourth valley (FALKIRK) are trying to make it so that next year the people doing instrument and (process(I THINK)) go there also

    Not 100% sure if it will happen though

    Although if you get your 2nd choice and i get first we may be

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    (Original post by Dean_Reid)
    you may think that we wont be at same college, but you may be surprised..


    My friend got on the course last year, and he said that fourth valley (FALKIRK) are trying to make it so that next year the people doing instrument and (process(I THINK)) go there also

    Not 100% sure if it will happen though

    Although if you get your 2nd choice and i get first we may be

    Dean
    Wahey! To be frankly honest, out of all the disciplines, i am open to whatever they think i would be best suited to, as my only information really is the 4 paragraphs on the website - I will go where i am needed to be, and work hard at it.

    Isn't process always in Aberdeen? Im from there so it would be easy for me :P
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    (Original post by Jackerius)
    Wahey! To be frankly honest, out of all the disciplines, i am open to whatever they think i would be best suited to, as my only information really is the 4 paragraphs on the website - I will go where i am needed to be, and work hard at it.

    Isn't process always in Aberdeen? Im from there so it would be easy for me :P
    ahh that would make sense if they were to put you doing process.. would save them from paying for accomodation for the course.

    Maybe its electrical thats moving up from Middlesborough then

    Im on the same boat as you here, dont mind what I do at all

    though since I've been moved to ECITB. THey only provide training for:
    Instrument(offshore)
    Mechanical(onshore)
    Electrical(onshore)

    I seriously have no idea what'd happen, but as I said... either way Im happy

    Now just time for the interviews... gotta get these exams past first though

    Dean
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    (Original post by Dean_Reid)
    ahh that would make sense if they were to put you doing process.. would save them from paying for accomodation for the course.

    Maybe its electrical thats moving up from Middlesborough then

    Im on the same boat as you here, dont mind what I do at all

    though since I've been moved to ECITB. THey only provide training for:
    Instrument(offshore)
    Mechanical(onshore)
    Electrical(onshore)

    I seriously have no idea what'd happen, but as I said... either way Im happy

    Now just time for the interviews... gotta get these exams past first though

    Dean
    Yeah you know it! What exams you sitting this year? Im kinda looking forward to the interview at the same time as dreading it, because my worst fear when applying to this was the possibility of rejection without them even meeting me for themselves, and i think i'll be alright, if i think it through :P You good with interviews?
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    (Original post by Jackerius)
    Yeah you know it! What exams you sitting this year? Im kinda looking forward to the interview at the same time as dreading it, because my worst fear when applying to this was the possibility of rejection without them even meeting me for themselves, and i think i'll be alright, if i think it through :P You good with interviews?
    Ive got
    Higher Maths
    Higher English
    Higher Graphics
    Higher Administration

    All are over the space of 6 days... just my luck, yourself

    And LOL , I hate interviews so much D:

    Dean
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    (Original post by Dean_Reid)
    Ive got
    Higher Maths
    Higher English
    Higher Graphics
    Higher Administration

    All are over the space of 6 days... just my luck, yourself

    And LOL , I hate interviews so much D:

    Dean
    Haha tough 4, i got:

    Higher Maths
    Higher English
    Higher Physics
    Higher Biology
    Higher Computing

    All mine are fairly spaced out, good luck with yours!

    I wouldn't know, this will be my first interview for a real job, rather than for being a paperboy :L
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    (Original post by Jackerius)
    Haha tough 4, i got:

    Higher Maths
    Higher English
    Higher Physics
    Higher Biology
    Higher Computing

    All mine are fairly spaced out, good luck with yours!

    I wouldn't know, this will be my first interview for a real job, rather than for being a paperboy :L
    ouch thats a even more difficult 5 :L!

    Good luck with yours yeah

    Ive had one interview in the past, and that was to get a job as an Xmas Sales Temp in a local Matalan shop... HAHHAHAHAHAHAHA - I did get it, but I mean... its a matalan

    Dean
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    (Original post by Dean_Reid)
    ouch thats a even more difficult 5 :L!

    Good luck with yours yeah

    Ive had one interview in the past, and that was to get a job as an Xmas Sales Temp in a local Matalan shop... HAHHAHAHAHAHAHA - I did get it, but I mean... its a matalan

    Dean
    High Quality Jobseeking - you the man!
 
 
 
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