What score did you get at your ARC?

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What score did you get at your ARC?

Post by whoknowsforreal » Mon Feb 17, 2020 12:19 pm

Hi all,

I did my ARC at Grendon on the 7th of Feb then went back on 11th of Feb for my fitness test (I took an out of date asthma inhaler with me on the 7th, oops!).

I passed with a score of 63.96 and I’m now on the merit list for the prison I applied to.

I’m just a bit curious at what sort of scores other people got when they did their ARC?

Cheers all! Hope everyone has a good day!

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Re: What score did you get at your ARC?

Post by Bearguy » Mon Feb 17, 2020 10:42 pm

Hello there,

Think it’s safe to say your score is a good one ! You should find yourself in a great position on the merit list for your chosen establishment, well done.....now.......Patience is key

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Re: What score did you get at your ARC?

Post by JCOX4 » Tue Feb 18, 2020 8:23 am

63.33 and I also completed my ARC at Grendon
ARC 26/11/19
Offer/vetting started 17/12
Failed vetting 30/12
Appealed 16/01/20
Referred for decision 17/01
Decision overturned 25/02
Offer and vetting 17/03
Vetting passed 21/03
Covid-19 saga
Fitness resit 02/09
Start 04/01/21 :slcup:

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Re: What score did you get at your ARC?

Post by Bedders » Tue Feb 18, 2020 8:40 am

My arc score was 63.96 and was put on merit list,3 and a bit weeks later i got conditional offer.
Now on the vetting train 👍
Well done and good luck

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Re: What score did you get at your ARC?

Post by Vinceybaby » Tue Feb 18, 2020 10:23 am

I got 56/80 was on merit list for less than two weeks. Again this is just another unknown part of the process and complete luck. Your establishment might be only taking a couple on and many might have applied so your odds can change easily. I’ve seen people on here waiting for 9 months or more having to retake fitness tests because the wait was so long after being made a conditional offer and gone through vetting. The only thing left in your control while you wait is applying to other establishments and reflecting your score to those positions. Patience of a Saint is all you need :slwh:

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Re: What score did you get at your ARC?

Post by Bearguy » Tue Feb 18, 2020 10:29 am

Couldn’t agree more with Vince, after I was placed on the merit list for my preferred establishment, I went and applied for about 6 other prisons, by mirroring over your ARC score.

Fortunately, I wasn’t on the list long and the prison offered me a place.

Think I got 58/80 :slzi:

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Re: What score did you get at your ARC?

Post by whoknowsforreal » Tue Feb 18, 2020 11:03 am

Seems like my score is fairly similar to others then!

I read somewhere, not sure where might have been on one of the emails, that they only start to offer positions after all candidates that have applied to the vacancy have done their ARC or 8 weeks after the closing date of the campaign, whichever comes first. It’s been about 6 weeks since the campaign I applied for closed so hopefully there will be some news in the next 2 weeks or so :slwin:

The only other prison within a commutable distance for me at the moment is a YOI and I’m not sure at the moment if I’d want to work there!

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Re: What score did you get at your ARC?

Post by Steve1980 » Tue Feb 18, 2020 3:31 pm

I managed 74/80, I'm in pretty much the same boat as you, there is still about 2 weeks left until they will start contacting anyone. I hope I was the only one who applied. I keep looking to see if any other local prisons come available but nothing yet.

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Re: What score did you get at your ARC?

Post by Bearguy » Tue Feb 18, 2020 10:15 pm

74/80.....damn fine score that Steve !

What establishment are you off to ?

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Re: What score did you get at your ARC?

Post by Steve1980 » Tue Feb 18, 2020 11:14 pm

I've applied for Thorn Cross, Warrington. I'm on the merit list so fingers crossed. The hardest part is the not knowing either way, hopefully it won't be too long now. From reading this forum the waiting is the hardest part for everyone.

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Re: What score did you get at your ARC?

Post by Bearguy » Wed Feb 19, 2020 5:55 am

Eeeee I wonder how you got that impression from this forum :slbg:

Myself included, the majority of people on here who have applied are demented with the wait ! It’s the unknown after working damn hard to get through the application process, you’ll get your reward.

There are some good people on here and some great threads which will be very useful.

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Re: What score did you get at your ARC?

Post by gaboo » Wed Feb 19, 2020 11:26 am

Hopefully you'll hear something soon mate.

the only good part about the wait is when the call finally does come through, and then you get the mix of excitement and realization of "Oh :slRA2: what am i doing with my life" :slbg: just be prepared for it though in that chances are it will show as a "private number" on your phone and likely be later on in the evening. i think mine came through about 20:30 :slbg:
If not us, who? If not now, when?

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Results: 08/16
Conditional Offer: 10/16
POELT Started: 01/17
Left Service: 03/19

Re-applied: 01/20
ARC(??): 20/02/20
Results: 24/02/20
Conditional offer - 27/03/20

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Re: What score did you get at your ARC?

Post by Ask89 » Wed Feb 19, 2020 2:00 pm

Hi I also got 63.96 at my arc and applied for Holme house anyone else apply for this establishment?

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Re: What score did you get at your ARC?

Post by whoknowsforreal » Wed Feb 19, 2020 8:51 pm

I've just received a conditional offer!

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Re: What score did you get at your ARC?

Post by Taff86 » Wed Feb 19, 2020 9:48 pm

Congrats

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