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-[I am fed up hearing this balls about everyone being promised promotion to WO2 that is just a gross misrepresentation of the facts.....according to my sources.]
I do not know who your sources are C&T, but I was on the initial 'DS1' briefing, where all present were NOT 'promised' promotion, only told that IF 'selected' for promotion, they would not be required to complete any further carear courses.
This obvious 'little white lie', along with quite a few other issues on the aforementioned briefing, is what I believe to be justification for the complaint.
I have been looking and can’t get any information on car ear courses, I am however a little concerned that my having not completed a car ear course has had a direct impact on my somewhat mediocre career.
If any one out there knows anything about car ear courses I would be grateful for any information.
Is there any truth in the rumour that successful completion of a car ear course, grants you a waiver for attendance on the Supervisor IS course? Also has any one ever failed a car ear course?
Old Git My sources who in the best traditions of journalistic confidentiality tell me that what was actually said was selection for promotion as a DS 1 candidate. I understand this selection to have been for the IS roster subject to qualifying.....surely this is a different proposal?
If only it was the truth C&T. Again I must question your sources. No mention was made of selection on a specific roster, only as I stated in my previous post, “If selected for promotion they would not be required to complete any further career courses”.
Obviously just another case of moving the goal posts as and when it pleases them, and to hell with who ever it upsets, because they won't be in the chair when the s**t hits the fan.
Is the course about who is the Corp expert in routed comms? I was under the impression it was about management. No one is saying these three were not great blokes and technicaly gifted but just that they lacked the required management skills. I think people are confusing the issues of what an IS Supervisor should be able to do. This has led in my humble opinion to a lot of ill informed bullshit and bitterness, get over it.
I assume you weren't there and consequently have no first-hand evidence of who were or were not good enough to be in a RSigs supervisory trade. To my knowledge there were only a handful who got promoted at the end of the course which means you're being extremely personal and your opsec stinks. All of that means your opinion is of no real value.
Presumably you consider yourself to be good enough to be a Supvr IS - put your money where your mouth is. Or is being a bitter reactionary gobsh1te much nearer your ability. Career potential - class 3 barrack room lawyer.