Have you ever led a team? I believe it was dedicating a large proportion of my life to reaching this stage, trying so hard and failing twice that must of brought about that reaction. What was your role in the team? In the end he seemed to have done well for himself! After 2 months of no success I decided to again apply for the Navy, this time as a Warfare Officer Specialising in hydrography and meteorology, subjects linked to my degree. . No calculator is allowed in this test and the questions centre on your ability to calculate speed, time and distance. From motivational interview questions through to sample current affairs questions, this training module is perfect for anyone who is applying to become a Royal Navy officer. Candidates are given a short period to study the scenario, a problem is then introduced which must be overcome.
Planning Ex— clarity of contribution during discussion phase. I like to align this to the performance of the England football team in Brazil, in having both the talent and preparation to do well but with the obvious negative outcome. Remember that you will be perspiring through the effort, stress and pressure. Have you ever been in a dangerous situation? The standard is also pretty much the same. All tests are completed in these groups so get to know your team! The aim is to see what your command skills are like. How serious can we take stories in newspapers? This means taking charge when they ask for a volunteer, providing evidence of where you have already been in charge of a team or group of people and also taking responsibility for your own life! Interview — articulation; development of answers; non-verbal gestures; diction; power of expression. Questionnaire: Take time to fill it out, as this is your chance to provide up to date and extra information about yourself.
Planning exercise Read through the situation provided Try to pick out the key information and take notes You will enter the room and sit opposite the N1 while the board watches on. What is the rank slide of a regimental sergeant major? Check out our for more information and practise. You will be assessed on your communications skills, leadership and teamwork ability, and your motivation for wanting to join the Royal Navy as a Royal Marines Officer. I woke up on the final day at 0545 feeling refreshed and crucially myself. Give an example in your life when you have had to lead a group of people 3.
Service Knowledge and Fitness assessment — good, above average, average, below average, poor. Only the final selection meeting to achieve. We recommend that you subscribe to The Week magazine and also the Economist in the build-up to the Admiralty Interview Board. Give an example in your life when something went wrong 5. N1 Questions Lieutenant which focus on Courage and Value 1. Formerly the Board staff would report to the Board President on the social conduct of each candidate during their time there, although it is thought that this no longer takes place.
Psychometric test results — good, above average, average, below average or poor. This is also the first time you will meet your three assessors who will be a Captain or Commander, a Lieutenant Commander and a Lieutenant. Upon completion of these tests, around lunchtime, the candidates are presented with a sample Planning Exercise, a significantly simpler version of the exercise that they will complete on Day 3. Give an example when something went wrong in the team 10. How do you feel about making decisions which may cost lives whether it is the enemy, your men, civilians or yourself? At the time I still considered myself very borderline but walking in to meet the board president you can instantly tell the result by the expression on their faces.
Which of these is a famous battle recently been celebrated? Has leading a team ever gone wrong? You should also think carefully about the type of newspaper you read; this can say a lot about the type of person you are! Can you motivate your team to meet the deadline? What are the Commando Tests? I also have, on the basis of a September entry 2 months to complete a 20,000 word dissertation to which I would be grateful if I could translate across the 3000 plus words of this blog! Provides advice on how to gain higher scores during the assessments. What did you do when something went wrong? However, these questions are easier than the questions you can expect in the real test, and you are also not given answers or explanations for the questions. Why do you think you would be a good leader? This involves a considerably more complicated scenario than that seen on Day 2. The final task is the Interview. I can rest assured that you will already know which career path I will be taking. Are you flexible and able to adjust your plan to make it work? Returning to the gymnasium, the candidates will be presented with a variety of scenarios, involving, amongst other things, the bridging of imaginary chasms with supplied poles and ropes, accompanied by an awkward object or burden. I will enter Dartmouth as a Young Officer and can expect my initial officer training to take 30 weeks at which point I will be a commissioned Sub Lieutenant.
It was particularly difficult staying in Cornwall another year as the majority of my friends have now moved away and are enjoying successful careers up country. What do you do to control them if they are too far ahead? This did nothing to improve my mood and sitting on the steps of the front gate waiting for my dad to pick me up I remember thinking that my life is over, again another expression of naivety a running theme! Please note, all Sunday courses will commence at 9:30am. What sized crew will the new destroyers have? I do not consider this to be an excuse though as I have performed a number of times on limited sleep and the adrenaline kept me wide awake but it certainly must have been a factor. During the first online training module your tutor will provide you with an in-depth explanation as to how you will be assessed during the Royal Navy officer interview. During the second part of your online training course your tutor will provide you with insider tips and advice on how to prepare for the Royal Navy officer interview and also crucial tips on current affairs.
I have read other books in Richard McMunn's series e. How many men in a platoon? If you are adamant about the advantages of your plan, then by all means stick to it if you can justify it. If unsure, read the Times in the months and weeks leading up to selection. All of the tests give you on average less than a minute to answer each question, and some of the tests give you approximately 20 seconds per question. Other Departments share of spend for comparison are: Health 18%, Social Security 23% and Education 10%. We recommend you complete the form in a manner which is positive and also in a way that demonstrates you have the relevant qualities required to be a leader and a manager within the Royal Navy. You instantly got judged by customers because of where you worked, could not offer constructive criticism to management and some managers abused their powers talking down to employees.