RCMO paperwork till Transfer?

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  1. jimbobtheblue
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    jimbobtheblue

    Just wondered if anyone knows how long it takes from applying for an RCMO interview to transfer till actually transferring?
  2. skintboymike
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    skintboymike LE

    That depends on the trade you're transferring from, the trade you're transferring to, your RCMO and support staff actually giving a shit, andwhether you are prepared to jump through all the necessary hoops to get what you want. Be a bit more specific.
  3. jimbobtheblue
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    jimbobtheblue

    Well going from a CPL Tele Mech in the Signals to OPMI Int Corp.
  4. MSI64
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    MSI64 LE

    Took me just short of three months mate !!!

    And then 72 days to come all the way back
  5. skintboymike
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    skintboymike LE

    What I meant was it depends on whether the trade you're transferring from/to is OPP or under/overmanned.
  6. lead_farmer
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    lead_farmer Swinger

    Recently its been from the RCMO receiving your Army Form 241, to receiving a date to start training ... providing, you are accepted and the corp will release you ... anywhere between 3 - 9 months
  7. DesktopCommando
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    DesktopCommando LE

    Though you have to be transfered to the new Corps within three months (according to the Manning Roadshows)
  8. Tango
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    Tango War Hero

    Just as an aside, as Installation Tech/Telemech (if you must) isn't an OPP (Operational Pinchpoint, I believe?) and OPMI is, on completion of your trade training you get £1500 (taxable, unfortunately).

    Not much, but better in your pocket than theirs!
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