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fadiga
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Re: Belgocontrol ATCO vacancies

Post by fadiga » 18 Jan 2017, 12:50

Out of curiosity, is everybody that started the training in 2015 & 2016 still in, or did people voluntarily stepped out because of the above mentioned regime (stay in Sweden, hard study/work,...)?

I passed al the tests (apart from medical) in 2015 but was put on the reseve list. In June 2016 when people were called based on the reserve list to pass the medical I didn't receive an invitation, later it turned out that age (I am over 30) was the problem (although that wasn't mentioned before).
Looking back, I am happy that I did the tests but it will continue to give " a bad taste" that age was the determining factor despite not being informed about that in 2015. But at the same time I realize now that it would have been extremely hard (combining study and a young family) and the only thing I can regret is not having participated in the tests back in 2010.

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Re: Belgocontrol ATCO vacancies

Post by KriVa » 18 Jan 2017, 17:29

A certain number of people left the Training program, both from the group that started in 2015 (still fully trained in Belgium) and the group that started in 2016 (first group to go to Sweden).
As far as I know, none of them decided to stop the training themselves.
Don't be fooled, passing the selections is the "easy part".
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Re: Belgocontrol ATCO vacancies

Post by sn26567 » 18 Jan 2017, 19:19

fadiga wrote:
18 Jan 2017, 12:50
I passed al the tests (apart from medical) in 2015 but was put on the reserve list.
Welcome to Luchtzak, fadiga.
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Re: Belgocontrol ATCO vacancies

Post by Mintage » 08 Feb 2017, 02:12

I have my first test the 14th of February, can't wait for it. Have everything except for the test planned down to the T, clothes are already ironed and waiting on me like it's the first day of school then.. :lol:

Anything I should think about outside of making sure I'm as well rested as I can be? Also.. do I print the e-mail they require me to show or do I just show it on my phone?

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Re: Belgocontrol ATCO vacancies

Post by Stij » 08 Feb 2017, 08:20

Welcome member Mintage...

and good luck!!!!

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Re: Belgocontrol ATCO vacancies

Post by KriVa » 08 Feb 2017, 15:41

Welcome, Mintage!
Outside of making sure you're well rested, there's really no preparation you can do that will help you in any way. All tests are explained in detail, and you get more than enough time to practice.
I would indeed print the email, just to be on the safe side of things.
Other than that, good luck!
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Re: Belgocontrol ATCO vacancies

Post by sn26567 » 11 Feb 2017, 22:43

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Re: Belgocontrol ATCO vacancies

Post by Mintage » 14 Feb 2017, 15:56

Just came back from my FEAST1 test. Seemed to go decent but I have no clue and they obviously haven't disclosed it.

Seems that they moved up the dates as instead of probably leaving somewhere in June the ones that make it will leave for Sweden early May. Probably due to the low amount of candidates compared to what has been reported before(623 candidates compared to 1000s).

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Re: Belgocontrol ATCO vacancies

Post by 737pilot » 16 Feb 2017, 15:20

Just finished phase 1. Very difficult to gauge your performance on these assessments. Sadly, I don't put my hopes too high... Good luck to anyone else taking part of the selection process !

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Re: Belgocontrol ATCO vacancies

Post by 737pilot » 17 Feb 2017, 13:04

Well, just got my invitation for Phase 2. I didn't see that coming to be honest. Looking forward to it !

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Re: Belgocontrol ATCO vacancies

Post by Mintage » 17 Feb 2017, 17:23

Congratulations! I hadn't placed my hopes very high either but got the mail I got denied. Not sure what I'm going to do now, oh well.

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Re: Belgocontrol ATCO vacancies

Post by 737pilot » 17 Feb 2017, 18:05

Sad to hear you didn't make it. I don't exactly know how Belgocontrol interpret the results of each tests and how they eventually decide whether you make it to the next round or not. Must be a complex process. Anyone have a clue on what to expect for Phase 2 ?

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Post by luchtzak » 17 Feb 2017, 19:13

Anyone have a clue on what to expect for Phase 2 ?
Yes! Top secret though ;-)

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Re: Belgocontrol ATCO vacancies

Post by Bapt' » 21 Feb 2017, 08:13

Passed the FEAST1 too and going to Phase 2 next week ;)

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Re: Belgocontrol ATCO vacancies

Post by Bapt' » 22 Feb 2017, 10:11

Anyone knows how many candidates were invited to the Phase 2. We were +- 600 at Phase 1

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Re: Belgocontrol ATCO vacancies

Post by nibo » 14 Mar 2017, 09:48

Good luck to everyone participating in the tests right now!

I'm part of the second group in Sweden we just finished the Basic and are back in Belgium for a few weeks. Looking forward to see some of you join us in May! :)

Be prepared for hard work (that is also a lot of fun)! It's worth it :mrgreen:

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Re: Belgocontrol ATCO vacancies

Post by sn26567 » 14 Mar 2017, 10:04

nibo wrote:
14 Mar 2017, 09:48
I'm part of the second group in Sweden
Welcome to Luchtzak, nibo !
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Re: Belgocontrol ATCO vacancies

Post by 737pilot » 31 Mar 2017, 17:04

Just received an e-mail this morning telling me I passed the group assessment. However, no information has been given regarding the beginning of the course. It will probably be either May or November. We should get an answer by the 11th of April. Can't wait !!! Anyone else ?

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Re: Belgocontrol ATCO vacancies

Post by h1gh5 » 07 Apr 2017, 15:00

I've passed the group assessment as well, but haven't heard anything from Belgocontrol since Friday last week. Have you got any further news yet 737pilot?

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Re: Belgocontrol ATCO vacancies

Post by sn26567 » 07 Apr 2017, 15:33

Welcome to Luchtzak, h1gh5. Hopefully you'll get an answer soon.
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