Greater Anglia recruiting for Drivers

Discussion in 'Railway Jobs & Careers' started by DanCambridge, 11 May 2018.

  1. MidlandsChap

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    Same week but not the Monday session.

    Good idea aiming for 8am, should give you plenty of spare time in case of delays.
     
  2. SKM84

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    Good luck either way. If successful, which depot have you applied for?
     
  3. MostlyHarmless

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    Well it seems that these vacancies are still live. I dropped HR and email and had quick reply back -

    'we are in the process of shortlisting based off the highest scores from the online assessments and locations that need to be filled'

    Unfortunately they didn't know how long this would take
     
  4. SKM84

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    MostlyHarmless were you on the assessments last week in London?
     
  5. MostlyHarmless

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    No, I've done them all except the MMI, so I'm just waiting...
     
  6. SKM84

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    A bit little further on then. Good luck.
     
  7. MostlyHarmless

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    Thanks .. Its been going on so long that I'd almost forgotten about it. Are you in the system too (sorry if you already answered this!)
     
  8. SKM84

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    I sat the first round of tests last week. Found the process to be long (expected) but very well swept up.
     
  9. MostlyHarmless

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    Well good luck... are you waiting for the next set of tests or DMI/MMI?
     
  10. SKM84

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    The next set of tests. Only just scratching the surface of the whole process.
     
  11. OneLowban

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    I heard from Recruitment that January and February are full, but there should be Depot Driver vacancies coming out this week for a March 2019 start so keep an eye out on the GA website.
     
  12. SKM84

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    Is that the Jan/Feb courses? Or next round of testing?
     
  13. Set_DRA

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    Courses
     
  14. OneLowban

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    I got the impression of next round of testing as it was to be a new advert this week.

    Not 100% but just keep and eye out and see what happens, maybe contact recruitment if/when the advert goes up.

    Edit: Yeah the Jan and Feb courses are full I meant sorry.
     
  15. SKM84

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    Hope not. Only passed the first set of tests a few weeks ago in London.

    Next lot scheduled for Jan apparently in Stratford.
     
  16. OneLowban

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    For depot or mainline?
     
  17. SKM84

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    Mainline.
     
  18. OneLowban

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    From the sounds of it there was only a depot course starting in March, although if you are only at stage 2 assessments in January, a potential start date for you in March - April wouldn’t be far wrong, all subject to change I guess.

    Best of luck anyhow!

    I’ll update if I hear anything else.
     
  19. SKM84

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    Thanks. Plenty of hoops to jump through yet.

    Do you know how large the courses are for those lucky enough to make it?
     
  20. OneLowban

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    Indeed, all worth it in the end though!

    My course has 14 and I’ve heard many times that is a large group, I think maybe around 7-10 might be more average.
     
  21. SKM84

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    Thanks for the insight.

    Good luck with it all.
     
  22. OneLowban

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    No problem. Thanks you too.
     
  23. BallastMonkey

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    Thanks for the heads up!
     
  24. Set_DRA

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    Jesus 14?! We only had 7!
     
  25. OneLowban

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    :smile:

    Oh really? Lol yeah, 10 of us on the west too!
     
  26. SKM84

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    Hi all,

    I was wondering if those of you who sat the assessment day in Dec 18, have been invited to attend part two yet?

    It’s gone a little quiet.
     
  27. Set_DRA

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    West is Best!
     
  28. Rich83

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    I passed all the tests before hand. But I’m starting in bishop stortford on the 28th
     
  29. SKM84

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    Cheers Rich83.

    I’ll continue to sit tight.
     
  30. SKM84

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    So the email from GA has arrived advising us to start swatting for part two of the tests.

    Can anyone who has attended part two please advise me what to revise for? I feel like I revised too many areas for part one and wasted valuable time.
     

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