What’s after Virtual ARC email

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MuayThaiRy
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Re: What’s after Virtual ARC email

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I’ve just booked my ARC for the 8th March, anybody reading this comment you’ll see how fast everything’s going. It’s mental! Does the process slow down any or are we full steam ahead?
Applied As YCW - 15/02/21
Completed Stage 1 & 2 - 15/02/21
Successful Email - 16/02/21
ARC Booked On - 16/02/21 For 08/03/21
Passed ARC On - 30/02/21

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The vetting part slows everything down in most cases.

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Cheers Taff,

I’ve seen in most cases it’s between 6-11 months so I’ve always had that in my head and in the space of a week all this has happened haha. In your personal experience could you give a rough guide from a successful ARC an offer, merit list, POELT etc?
Applied As YCW - 15/02/21
Completed Stage 1 & 2 - 15/02/21
Successful Email - 16/02/21
ARC Booked On - 16/02/21 For 08/03/21
Passed ARC On - 30/02/21

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Re: What’s after Virtual ARC email

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Assessment day straight on merit list for 11 months, then another establishment came up. From transferring my assessment score to conditional offer was about a week. Vetting lasted 9 working days. Had 2 months till my start date. My first day induction is when covid hit and everything got cancelled on the second day, sent me to my local establishment for 4months to do osg work. Then 8 weeks training then went live straight away, no shadowing 🤣 and here I am.

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-After completing my Virtual arc 3 days later I got the emsil to say I was successful.

-about 4 weeks after that I got conditional offer so I filled forms in and started vetting

-8 days after offer I’ve got my vetting

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Post by PlantPot »

It's only that quick if you get a conditional offer straight away, for most people on the merit list it's a lengthy wait unfortunately.

Turnstyle_2

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Sorry correction: 8 days after conditional offer I’ve got my fitness (not vetting). Vetting is still being done while I have my fitness. (I waited 4 weeks after ARC for conditional offer)

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Honestly it really depends on the prison.. and how many people have applied and been successful etc... like it’s hard to put a time on it as is different for everyone and especially with things they are today... the instructor at my fitness test said if another lock down happens everything in the recruitment process will be paused again, fingers crossed that doesn’t happen!!

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Just an update. I go live on Sunday completed my POELT today.