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Re: Anyone doing any courses?

Post by EMarkM » 17 May 2014, 18:13

Enjoy the course, wizz :)
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Post by cottonfoo » 17 May 2014, 19:16

I start my advanced course a week today :)
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Post by EMarkM » 17 May 2014, 19:42

cottonfoo wrote:I start my advanced course a week today :)
Excellent stuff. Loads of new knowledge to be had and exciting times ahead.
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Post by cottonfoo » 17 May 2014, 22:22

I'm really looking forward to it, shame this one didn't come around sooner but from nothing to a full call in 22 months isn't too bad :)
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Post by Adriano9966 » 18 May 2014, 08:10

cottonfoo wrote:I'm really looking forward to it, shame this one didn't come around sooner but from nothing to a full call in 22 months isn't too bad :)
:D you have done much much better than me it took me ages to get around to doing the full licence best of luck with it if you need any advice regarding the present test and type of questions pm me as I took the test on the 2nd of May.....might be useful to you

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Post by cottonfoo » 18 May 2014, 13:42

Thanks very much, if I have any questions I will :)
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Post by cmn » 18 May 2014, 22:46

Booked Foundation. Only slot I could get is November, boo hiss. 60 quid all in.

I'm getting consistent 100%s on the mocks so I'm studying Intermediate for s??ts and giggles. :lol:
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Post by RedDragon » 19 May 2014, 17:23

I start my advanced distant learning course July 6th. Exam is December 6th.

Quite exciting to think i will be a full licensed holder this year. ( should i pass )
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Post by WoollyMammoth » 11 Jul 2014, 08:36

I'm starting a foundation course on 27 July, lasts for 6 weeks and only cost a pound a night with a cup of coffee thrown in as well, good value for money.

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Re: Anyone doing any courses?

Post by daz3210 » 11 Jul 2014, 09:28

I decided to go for Foundation while on holiday at Easter 2013 (first week April).

I came home and joined Halifax and District ARS, and took the Foundation exam on 11th June (first available exam).

I got my full call yesterday, so from deciding to study to getting full licence was 16 months.

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Post by RedDragon » 12 Jul 2014, 14:16

Should i pass my advanced exam in december then thats foundation to full in 26 months for me.
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Post by ilovethis » 22 Jul 2014, 12:07

started my foundation last night done a mock test when got home and scored 66% considering i havent had time to look at book yet am quite hopeful nearest test date is september so hopefully be a breeze

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Post by M6UCW » 22 Jul 2014, 13:52

Going to look into starting my intermediate licence - I ordered the book the day after I wrote my foundation exam (mid June).

The club is planning to do the course around September but I have a pre-booked holiday which means I could miss the back end of the course (or even the exam).
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Re: Anyone doing any courses?

Post by bigfella8 » 03 Oct 2014, 14:34

just finished my foundation course and passed with flying colours very enjoyable
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Re: Anyone doing any courses?

Post by LeakyFeeder » 03 Oct 2014, 21:21

RedDragon wrote:
LeakyFeeder wrote:Yup am on with yet another POVA course that it is totally worthless!

Whats a POVA course then?
The safeguarding issues of vulnerable adults.. i work in an around prisons now an have to know the relevant laws regarding Protection Of Vulnerable Adults (POVA)... there was a short lecture on RT procedures an what we can an cant say via an unsecured radio..... I think it was fair to say i knew quite a bit more on radios than the lecturer ever would :lol:

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