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 Post subject: YEG Applications process
PostPosted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:16 pm 
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Hey everyone,

I was wanting to make a group for everyone in the Edmonton area so we can share our progress in applications, so we can make the waiting period seem shorter (hopefully :lol: ).
Timelines, assessments, training,... whatever point you are at around here.

I have applied on March 6th, 2017
Online test taken: March 6th, 2017, result: green light
I am currently waiting for an assessment in Edmonton that I hopefully get an invite for when the times comes.

How about you and your application?

Maya



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PostPosted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 8:30 am 
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Hi Maya,
I applied March 15th, 2017
Online test and green light March 15th, 2017.

Any word on possible assessments in Edmonton?



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PostPosted: Thu Mar 30, 2017 4:27 pm 
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I contacted the national recruitment centre and they said they are currently planning the spring session and to ask in a few weeks again, by then they will have more detail.


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 13, 2017 4:19 pm 
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Did you see the dates online? Edmonton will be May 16-17.


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 14, 2017 4:12 pm 
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Yes I am in the May 16th assessment, how about you?


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:25 am 
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I am attending the in person assessment on May 17. I timed out of the pool last application, so keeping my fingers crossed this will be my time.

FIR : YEG
Preference order (FSS,VFR,IFR): VFR, IFR, FSS
Online Application Date: Mar. 25, 2017
In person assessment invitation date: Apr. 17, 2015
In person assessment: May 17, 2017
In person assessment result:
Phone Interview invite:
Phone Interview:
Phone Interview results :
In person interview invite:
In person Interview:
In person results :



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PostPosted: Sun Apr 30, 2017 7:18 pm 
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I haven't heard anything yet. I am strongly hoping for this week.

So they are doing two assessments? I wonder how many people are being invited overall.



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PostPosted: Tue May 02, 2017 12:31 pm 
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I am in on May 16th as well :)


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PostPosted: Wed May 03, 2017 2:36 pm 
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Awesome! Good luck then... I hope we pass!


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PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 9:46 am 
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You as well :)


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PostPosted: Wed May 17, 2017 7:47 pm 
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So, how did you folks feel you did this week?


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PostPosted: Fri May 19, 2017 9:54 pm 
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Hey, mine went alright, not sure about the audio test though haha. How about you?


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 05, 2017 12:31 pm 
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UPDATED STATUS:

FIR : YEG
Preference order (FSS,VFR,IFR): VFR, IFR, FSS
Online Application Date: Mar. 25, 2017
In person assessment invitation date: Apr. 17, 2015
In person assessment: May 17, 2017
In person assessment result: May, 29 2017
Phone Interview invite: May 30, 2017
Phone Interview: June 5, 2017
Phone Interview results : June 6, 2017 (That was quick!)
In person interview invite:
In person Interview:
In person results:



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 07, 2017 6:38 am 
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hey NF, assume you got the green on the interview?


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 07, 2017 7:41 am 
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rspencer38 wrote:
hey NF, assume you got the green on the interview?


You bet! I can't believe how fast the results were uploaded this time. Next day.



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PostPosted: Tue Jun 13, 2017 8:48 am 
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Hey everyone!! I just found this forum and thought I'd hop on board.

I did my online assessment Jan 26.
I attended the May 16 in person assessment.
Green light May 29!!
1st interview June 6th
Green light June 7th!!
UPS expressed documents to Nav Canada they arrived June 9th!!
Fingers still crossed.

Good luck to everyone who is still waiting.



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 14, 2017 7:45 pm 
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That is awesome, congratulation guys.
Any word on when the second interview may be?

I did not pass but I am sure I know what it was so I will try again next year and hopefully get further then :)



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 14, 2017 9:04 pm 
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The 2nd interview (assuming invitation) usually varies....when I went through this last year they said typically at least a month in between (some sooner, some later).... I have put my process timings below if you want to reference them. Best of luck to you all, and don't rank higher than me! (I don't want another stand-by offer haha)

My Application times:

FIR : YEG
Preference order (FSS,VFR,IFR): IFR, VFR
Online Application Date: June 14, 2016
In person assessment invitation date: Sorry i don't remember (I think it was beginning of July 2016)
In person assessment: July 21, 2016
In person assessment result: August 4, 2016 (green light)
Phone Interview invite: August 9, 2016
Phone Interview: August 14, 2016
Phone Interview results : August 15, 2016 (green light)
In person interview invite: September 26, 2016
In person Interview: October 7, 2016
In person results: November 2, 2016 (greenlight - IFR streamed)
Offer: Stand-by VFR (May 23, 2017 start)
Start Date: Awaiting next round of offerings


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 15, 2017 7:48 am 
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Hey there's outflying8!!

Thanks for sharing your experience. I was curious about the timeline for the second interview and judging by your experience and its similarities to those of us on this particular forum, it looks like everything is relatively comparable.

Good luck and I hope to see you in training.



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PostPosted: Thu Jun 15, 2017 11:23 am 
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My pleasure!

Feel free to PM me if you have any questions or wanna chat :)

Same here


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Outflying, M&M, yegadjacent, nfpeanut, rspencer38, yycatchopeful, YEGYYCATC

Pleased to meet you. We examined together in May, 2017.

My Application times:

FIR : YEG
Preference order (FSS,VFR,IFR): IFR
Online Application Date: Feb 2017
In person assessment invitation date: April 2017
In person assessment: May 2017
In person assessment result: Green lighted May 2017
Phone Interview invite: June 9, 2017
Phone Interview: June 16, 2016

That's as far as I've gotten so far.

Looking for IFR YEG.



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PostPosted: Fri Jun 23, 2017 7:43 am 
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Hey there cpo2ganga!!!!

Congratulations on making it this far! Including yourself and me(I?- Good thing that wasn't a question on the assessment, LOL) I count at least eight, on this forum who are still waiting for their second interview.

Does anyone have any info or stats on how many get the first interview green but not a second interview?



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PostPosted: Sat Jun 24, 2017 9:06 am 
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Hey Gents,

It's impossible to say really, you could ask for % of people that complete a phone interview but not get in person. Most people I know that have gotten an in person had the interview within a few months, but that isn't to say that it never happens later, I've seen others on this forum wait a year or almost till expiry before getting a call....

IMHO (this is not fact by any means) the fact that you told them you only want IFR may have limited your application. What I mean that is if you didn't score high enough on the exam/interview to qualify for IFR, they may just leave your application sitting there. They have thresholds they like candidates to be at before they will give them a certain stream. Again this is not fact and I do not pretend to know the workings of NavCanada's recruitment process but this would be what I would guess.....Just remember everyone's application is unique to them and not all of us will have the same experience. Keep your heads up guys!!!


BTW: I spoke with Joanne and she confirmed YEG will be doing their next IFR course in October 2017, and VFR in November 2017, both of which she said that most likely the candidates who were just examined this past month will not be in contention for as it takes too long to process all the steps before offers would be going out. She also said there would be another round of both IFR and VFR in May 2018 that all of us would be eligible for. She couldn't say how many seats there would be as it is determined by the FIR closer to the dates, as well as how many seats would be ab-initio (external national candidates) and how many would be seniority bids


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Just checking in to see if anyone has been contacted for a second interview.

The suspense is exhilarating.



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yegadjacent wrote:
Just checking in to see if anyone has been contacted for a second interview.

The suspense is exhilarating.


I've not heard anything about an in person interview as of yet. It's only been about 6 weeks though since my phone interview and green light. Last time I applied it was about 10 weeks I'd say before I got a call. There is no set time I think.



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