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by bilko13
Sat Jun 05, 2021 4:05 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: What is more beneficial ?
Replies: 17
Views: 1362

Re: What is more beneficial ?

i received mine 3 days before i started, phoned sccl about 20 times in the 5 weeks before and nothing
by bilko13
Thu Jun 03, 2021 5:11 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Apprenticeship English and Math Functional Skills
Replies: 11
Views: 773

Re: Apprenticeship English and Math Functional Skills

sounds like you are on the POELT and not doing the apprenticeship so you wont do the maths English. I think down south aren't doing apprenticeship just yet.
by bilko13
Thu Jun 03, 2021 2:02 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Vetting - employment history issues
Replies: 3
Views: 297

Re: Vetting - employment history issues

none of my references were contacted at all and ive started the apprenticeship , just doing the english now
by bilko13
Sun May 30, 2021 6:31 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: The call start date
Replies: 20
Views: 893

Re: The call start date

I had the same messages but ended up with a random call. they did arrange a call time which never happened and was 2 days after out the blue.
by bilko13
Wed May 26, 2021 12:21 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Training
Replies: 24
Views: 1681

Re: Training

Any more updates on your training Barking mad?

I start the English 4 days on Monday and then the training at my establishment the week after. Its only a level 2 which i think most people should find very easy.
by bilko13
Sat May 15, 2021 6:55 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Training
Replies: 24
Views: 1681

Re: Training

Yep cheers for that I am a mid aged guy and can talk with anyone, so i should get on with people etc. I don't think i could pretend to be anyone else lol i am a this is me so take it or leave it sort of guy. Yes i cant wait still to get started and training, just want an insight if i will enjoy it l...
by bilko13
Sat May 15, 2021 5:10 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Training
Replies: 24
Views: 1681

Re: Training

Yeah i hope so , am really looking forward to getting started. I love all the posts people are putting good and bad views on things. I will post my views once i start and keep the thread going. I hope i enjoy it like you and a lot of others but nobody knows until they start. I am expecting to work h...
by bilko13
Sat May 15, 2021 4:50 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Training
Replies: 24
Views: 1681

Re: Training

nice barkingmad, please keep us updated on everything until the end of training please.. i start the apprenticeship at the end of month and keep looking for more and new information on peoples views and what's happening. :slbg:
by bilko13
Sat May 15, 2021 9:52 am
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Training
Replies: 24
Views: 1681

Re: Training

how was the 2 week induction ? did you just shadow for 2 weeks and get a feel for it ?
by bilko13
Wed May 05, 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Vetting Process
Replies: 826
Views: 25887

Re: Vetting Process

that's normal i had that and then a week later i got the call
by bilko13
Sun Apr 25, 2021 8:57 am
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Extra vetting
Replies: 6
Views: 678

Re: Extra vetting

no mine was just clearing up family names and marriages etc
by bilko13
Fri Apr 23, 2021 3:03 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Vetting Process
Replies: 826
Views: 25887

Re: Vetting Process

mine done that until i passed the fitness and medical then it was the call a few days later. Was just the withdraw button and no message for few weeks until the fitness test was passed. Just wait its normal
by bilko13
Fri Apr 23, 2021 2:59 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Extra vetting
Replies: 6
Views: 678

Re: Extra vetting

When they requested information from me it was sent into my junk folder so keep checking that.
by bilko13
Wed Apr 07, 2021 1:55 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: Fitness test help with transport
Replies: 19
Views: 683

Re: Fitness test help with transport

you will fill a form out when you get there jason dont worry about it.. simple form etc
by bilko13
Wed Mar 31, 2021 11:36 am
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Pre employment HELP!!!!someone
Replies: 33
Views: 1372

Re: Pre employment HELP!!!!someone

cheers Chez I just phoned SSCL and all is still good there wont be any updates until I pass my physical now as I think that's all that is left before I get "the call" hopefully. 3 weeks until the retest and am doing the famous couch to 5k and a few outdoor runs to prepare in 3 weeks time. ...