Train driver assessment day

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  1. Marc Stevens

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    Hi,

    Just wondering whether the assessment day is scored as overall score or scored as a pass or fail per section? I’ve just come out of the paper assessment day knowing I’ve completely screwed up one section
     
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  3. Marc Stevens

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    For trainee train driver I mean
     
  4. michael74

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    I suspect it depends on the TOC, if its GWR each paper is scored separately but you have to pass all papers to be considered to progress to the next stage.
     
  5. Marc Stevens

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    Ok it is gwr...so for example on the attention test can u pass 2 parts of it and fail the final part but still pass overall? I suspect it’s just a blanket fail
     
  6. michael74

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    You suspect correctly, its a 100% pass rate of all papers undertaken.
     
  7. Marc Stevens

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    I went and marked off just plumbers with double symbols instead of all double symbols which is apparently what the instruction was
     
  8. Paulm36

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    Sorry to hear that mate, but just so you know for next time, they are all plumbers on that page so you only have to concentrate on the double symbols. The information regarding plumbers is irrelevant.
     
  9. Marc Stevens

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    I think what threw me was when the assessor was talking about “only looking for plumbers with double symbols as they provide a higher level of service” and also the fact that I saw cafes and restaurants on the page with double symbols I ignored them as I was looking for plumbers. So I wouldn’t have got any wrong, just wouldn’t of got enough right
     
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    I made a similar mistake first time round. However the first test sheet you do they ask you to look for plumbers. Ignore that and circle all double symbols. The second test sheet you do where you count the beeps at the same time they ask you to look for restaurants, ignore that and circle all double symbols.
     
  11. Marc Stevens

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    The second sheet I did do that, the first one I would have missed a load of correct ones due to looking for plumber ones
     
  12. Paulm36

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    That's what I did first time round, spent to long making sure they are plumbers, but that information is there to confuse you on purpose. They are all plumbers on that page or at least everything with a double symbol is a plumber.
     
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    I’ve got my 1st assessment 19th September I will make sure I follow this I hope you pass.
     
  14. Marc Stevens

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    Well cancel all that cos I incredibly passed anyway!!
     
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    Well done Marc I’ve got mine tomorrow
     
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    I had my assessment today think I messed up to be honest
     
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    Did you mark all the double symbols or just the ones that had plumber attached to it?
     
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    They were all plumbers
     
  19. Kay_M

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    Thank you for this.
     

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