Glencorse Selection tommorow! - Passed it, well chuffed!

#1
Greets all,

Going off for selection tommorow up at Glencorse and just wanted to ask a few questions; On the papers I got with my travel warrant it says you should wear a tracksuit to go in but on the selection DVD one of the selection officers says that when they get people who turn up in tracksuits and whatnot they tend to think they aren't showing much effort in wanting the job.

Is it best to dress casual smart (i.e shirt, trousers, shoes) to make a good first impression or will I be the unlucky git who turns up like that where everyone else is wearing a tracksuit?

Also, my upper body strength isn't anything to be proud of but I've got my 1.5m nailed, so if I don't do too admirably in the strength tests (specifically the heaves) but try my hardest and I do pretty well in the running will it "balance out" and still get me in?

Thanks for your time,

-- Adam
 
#2
I Arrived in SMART clothing i did as the dvd said and got it wrong,
try your best and you shouldnt have a problem
GOOD LUCK

Edited: really need to check what i've wrote before posting lol
 
#3
Go in what your recruiting office or selection centre said, but as I've been to Glencorse before but got deffered I would say better to wear tracksuit or you will have to change anyway because medical is first matey:) STRIP! lol

Yea you can do that for para's slightly I was told(which I'm not joining anyway) but dunno about any job and umm not to worry you but you should well watch out for getting sent back on a medical 1/4 got sent back last time so only get your hopes up after the medical is done:) lmao and when you get there you see it's relaxed as anything last time myself, other people heading back failing medical and those who were waiting for others to finish watched tv lol! Nice big plasma:)

Also you will do drugs test as well so you need to hold it or drink before you get there cuz they cant test air:)

The officer was a nice guy to we had a chat about my getting sent back on knee injury:p
 
#5
I was confused I kept my suit for the interview well nice for 4 ******* hours on the train up there and then when we get on the bus I've got nothing to do but cram it into the back of that gay bus....whats the facking point if you ask me lol maybe i refuse and say i want it in the bus next time I go next week wednesday:p
 
#10
Probabbly too late now as its 3:55am, but I was there 9 days ago and I went up in tracksuit as did the other lads...

good luck!!! let us know how you got on

SB
 
#11
Now then everyone, just got home off the train.


Passed with flying colours; fcuking well chuffed! When I was on the train up to Edinburgh I was bricking myself thinking I was gonna fail but when I got there I just put 100% in and got on with it and the results clearly show as I'm off into the army - can't bloody wait, well excited!

Gonna go into my army careers office on monday to see if there's a vacancy for my first choice (tank crewman) so hopefully there will be.

Well pleased, I had so much fun at selection; the humour from the NCO's was hilarious and the lads that were doing selection were a great bunch. Can't wait for phase 1 training now.

-- Adam, rather happy (but knackered)
 
#12
Cable said:
Now then everyone, just got home off the train.


Passed with flying colours; fcuking well chuffed! When I was on the train up to Edinburgh I was bricking myself thinking I was gonna fail but when I got there I just put 100% in and got on with it and the results clearly show as I'm off into the army - can't bloody wait, well excited!

Gonna go into my army careers office on monday to see if there's a vacancy for my first choice (tank crewman) so hopefully there will be.

Well pleased, I had so much fun at selection; the humour from the NCO's was hilarious and the lads that were doing selection were a great bunch. Can't wait for phase 1 training now.

-- Adam, rather happy (but knackered)
Well done! where you doing your phase 1 then?
 
#16
Thanks ^^ :)

Run time was 10:14 which I was pretty happy about as it was a new personal best. Phase 1 training I'll be doing in Winchester as I'm off in the RAC and I aint got my date for it yet as I was told in my final interview that I needed to go back to my careers office and sort it out with them.

RWG1: I'm sure you'll do fine; as long as you put in 100% effort they'll be pleased. And make sure your group in the team tasks is the loudest - they seemed to like that :p
 

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