First post on this or any forum so if iv put this in the wrong section or what not i apologise now lol.
Anyway i just went to the afco for my first interview and unfortunately failed.
Just wanted to go over what happened to me so future candidates wont make the mistakes i did and hopefully anyone who has done the interview can give me a few tips on how i can improve based on my interview description.
The main things i slipped up on were the fact that i got part of my trade knowledge badly wrong ie when asked what base my training would be i gave the completley wrong answer, so the general feedback is id be expected in scotland and id have turned up in lancashire lol, just panicked and plucked a name from a hat there. Biggest advice i can give is know your trade info as it seems to make or break the interview if you tell them you dont know.
I also messed up on one other game breaking question. I was asked about pjft and the run times. I answered correctly but when asked how fast i can currently run the 2.4 km i truthfully answered that i wasnt quite there yet, i was advised that the cpl cant book me in for the medical/fitness if he isnt absolutley sure ill be able to do it.
i was told everything else was fine and to a good standard and as such he wants me back asap which is 3 months as opposed to 6 months or a year.
Just hope this is useful to someone and any interview veterans can give me sone career saving advice lol (joining as medic-airman)
thanks in advance
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