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    Hi, does anyone know if you have to pass the English/Maths functional
    skills test to become a Intelligence Analyst ?

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    (Original post by RAF123)
    Hi, does anyone know if you have to pass the English/Maths functional
    skills test to become a Intelligence Analyst ?

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    Hi,
    Everyone needs to pass functional skills in Maths and English. These will be done at PRTC. If you fail them at PRTC, I don't believe it stops you from joining, but they'll instead give you some lessons in the first week of BRTC so you can resit and hopefully pass.

    I've got that information from watching the BRTC diaries on YouTube, so you may want to check for clarity with your AFCO.

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    (Original post by jamesbb93)
    Hi,
    Everyone needs to pass functional skills in Maths and English. These will be done at PRTC. If you fail them at PRTC, I don't believe it stops you from joining, but they'll instead give you some lessons in the first week of BRTC so you can resit and hopefully pass.

    I've got that information from watching the BRTC diaries on YouTube, so you may want to check for clarity with your AFCO.

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    Okay thank you very much.

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    Unless they have changed it from the other year I was at PRTC Dec 15. If you failed the functional skills you would basically start at Halton around 1 week earlier to have the lessons and do the functional skills tests again before then going on to join the intake.
    Although don't worry about it as it doesn't happen often. I think there might have been 2-3 out of around 90-100 people who had to come back.
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    (Original post by 89cruefan)
    Unless they have changed it from the other year I was at PRTC Dec 15. If you failed the functional skills you would basically start at Halton around 1 week earlier to have the lessons and do the functional skills tests again before then going on to join the intake.
    Although don't worry about it as it doesn't happen often. I think there might have been 2-3 out of around 90-100 people who had to come back.
    Do you know what the specialist interview involves?

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    I think they might have changed it a bit.

    But when I went there were 3 tests which we had to do. A maths one, An image based one which involved different images and questions about them and an analytical style one dealing with data, plotting it and answering questions from what was plotted. It was all relatively straightforward.

    You get information about the trade and talks from different people and an idea on the kind of postings available. Although a disclaimer, postings can change dramatically. It is a lot about demand and where people are needed. But generally you do get some sort of choice on where you want to go. Most of us from my phase 2 course got either our first or second choice.
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    Do you remember what the maths test involved ?Cheers
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    Sorry, delayed. But a lot of it was very much gcse style maths. Some algebra, mental calculations and the type of topics covered at gcse age. They do tend to change the tests from time to time so it has most likely altered. But it wasn't difficult or anything to worry about.
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    Okay, cheers I appreciate it. Is the maths similar to what was in the AST Test ?
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    (Original post by JP286)
    Hi, I'm an RAF Int An and instructor at the school. @RAF123 are you coming in Regular or Reserve?

    The maths element of the Spec Int is not pass/fail, it gives us an idea of where you might be best suited in terms of roles within the the intelligence trade.

    Happy to answer any questions regarding trade training if anyone has any.
    Hi,
    Thank you for your reply. I’m currenly joining as a regular and my Medical is next month. Is there anything I need to prepare for the Speacilaist Intervhew ?

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    Lachlan
 
 
 
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