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by MunchyCarrot
Wed Dec 04, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Blue Light Card
Replies: 7
Views: 151

Re: Blue Light Card

They have to send it to your establishment so I’ll have to wait until I start
by MunchyCarrot
Tue Dec 03, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Blue Light Card
Replies: 7
Views: 151

Re: Blue Light Card

Oh, I have my employee no already so maybe something I could get soon :slcl:
by MunchyCarrot
Tue Dec 03, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: New training for POELT - apprenticeship
Replies: 12
Views: 667

Re: New training for POELT - apprenticeship

Thanks NOS, that’s really helpful. I’m excited and confused at the same time and the confusion is spoiling it. I wanted to set it all out and get on with it.

Let’s hope it all becomes clearer than mud soon :slbli:
by MunchyCarrot
Tue Dec 03, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Newbold Revel 2020. HMP Stocken.
Replies: 31
Views: 723

Re: Newbold Revel 2020. HMP Stocken.

Oh no, from what I’ve read it’s not looking great. I wanted to do my POELT and get on with it. Don’t want to be wasting my free time writing essays and doing ridiculous paperwork for the sake of it. I passed my maths and English with high grades but in 1987 so I’ll have to redo them according to the...
by MunchyCarrot
Fri Nov 29, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Newbold Revel 2020. HMP Stocken.
Replies: 31
Views: 723

Re: Newbold Revel 2020. HMP Stocken.

I’ll be starting at NR on 3/2/20, I’m on the apprenticeship thing though so not sure if it’s all in with POELT and then splits off differently afterwards. Seems like the apprenticeship scheme has you doing other workbook stuff all year when in your home establishment which I don’t fancy the sounds o...
by MunchyCarrot
Fri Nov 29, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: New training for POELT - apprenticeship
Replies: 12
Views: 667

Re: New training for POELT - apprenticeship

I wasn’t given the option, she just said to me we are setting you up on an apprenticeship scheme but it’s not the same thing as school leavers etc. I’m confused totally as I’m not sure what exactly my training will involve fully, I’ve had dates via email but reading elsewhere it seems I’ll have some...
by MunchyCarrot
Fri Nov 29, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Uniform
Replies: 8
Views: 391

Re: Uniform

Yes, I’m reading loads but can’t really comment as a lot of the posts are old ones :slzi:
by MunchyCarrot
Thu Nov 28, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: New training for POELT - apprenticeship
Replies: 12
Views: 667

Re: New training for POELT - apprenticeship

My vetting took 12 days! I am also on the Apprenticeship scheme (starting mid Jan) and am a little confused as to why some on the POELTSrUS group were given the choice and when I rang SSCL to chat about it, she said she hadn’t heard of it, only POELT
by MunchyCarrot
Thu Nov 28, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Uniform
Replies: 8
Views: 391

Re: Uniform

Hi, helpful post. I’m starting at my establishment in Jan too, Newbold on 3/2/20