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YYZ Assessments

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Hey all, curious to know if anyone has any insight on next YYZ assessment dates? Just did/passed online test 9/29 - not sure if I've missed the boat for this year?
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Thanks!!
so here's another question... If I'm in YYZ, could there be a possibility of being invited to the Moncton session?
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If you let recruitment know you're interested in any region, there's a chance you could be offered a spot elsewhere in the country.

That said, YZ region is very short right now so if you are going to get in, it will probably be that region.
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Hey Stormy,

Congrats on passing! Here is some historical info since Nav likes to keep stuff close to their chest:

In 2016 only one assessment was held, in February.
In 2017 there has so far been one assessment held, back in May.

This is speculation, so take this as you will, but if they're only going to hold one per year then you've missed the boat this year. One could expect that the next one won't be till spring 2018.

Also note that while YYZ may be short people, there is no shortage of applicants (the last count of applicants waiting to get invited to an assessment was ~800 ...back in May. That number is sure to have grown since then.)

Best of luck on your journey! Keep us updated on your progress!

Cheers
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kibitz wrote: Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:30 pm Hey Stormy,

Congrats on passing! Here is some historical info since Nav likes to keep stuff close to their chest:

In 2016 only one assessment was held, in February.
In 2017 there has so far been one assessment held, back in May.

This is speculation, so take this as you will, but if they're only going to hold one per year then you've missed the boat this year. One could expect that the next one won't be till spring 2018.

Also note that while YYZ may be short people, there is no shortage of applicants (the last count of applicants waiting to get invited to an assessment was ~800 ...back in May. That number is sure to have grown since then.)

Best of luck on your journey! Keep us updated on your progress!

Cheers
Thanks so much- some great info here.
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Any update on when the next courses will be held?
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Next courses start in April. Not sure if it was all 3 or what though
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Looks like YYZ assessments will be held Dec 11-13, anyone get invited?
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Long time lurker , first time poster. Not yet. Guess we’ll get it by the end of the week. If there’s invite.
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kibitz wrote: Thu Nov 16, 2017 6:48 am Next courses start in April. Not sure if it was all 3 or what though
Do you happen to be in the pool of candidates for the April course for YYZ?
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Was just invited to April 5th assessment for a fall 2018 training course.
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I got an invite to the April 5th assessment as well
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That’s awesome!

When did you guys do the phone interviews if you don’t mind me asking?
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Ssauvage87 wrote: Mon Mar 26, 2018 4:33 pm Was just invited to April 5th assessment for a fall 2018 training course.
The in person interview?
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I've only done the online assessment so far.
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Re: YYZ Assessments APR 2018

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Hey All,

I see some of you were invited to the Nav Canada In-Person testing session in YYZ in APR.

My date is 14 APR 2018 YYZ

It seems that the testing has changed from before (they no longer give out the W-SIM) and it is now an 8 hour day instead of the 4-5 hours.

Just wanted to know how anyone who is writing the assessment in APR is preparing for it.

If anyone writing is interested in meeting up and preparing together, please let me know!

Best to all.

Shiv
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Ssauvage87 -

When you say you got an invite to the April 5th Assessment for a Fall 2018 course, are you assuming the April 5th Assessment candidates will be invited to the Fall 2018 courses? Just to clarify, from what I've understood from these posts, the May 2017 Assessment writers have been invited to the April 2018 Courses. The December 2017 Assessment writers are awaiting in-person interviews and potentially invites to Fall 2018 Courses. I could be wrong. Anyone else care to comment on these assumptions?

TODA
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.TODA. wrote: Tue Apr 03, 2018 2:48 pm Ssauvage87 -

When you say you got an invite to the April 5th Assessment for a Fall 2018 course, are you assuming the April 5th Assessment candidates will be invited to the Fall 2018 courses? Just to clarify, from what I've understood from these posts, the May 2017 Assessment writers have been invited to the April 2018 Courses. The December 2017 Assessment writers are awaiting in-person interviews and potentially invites to Fall 2018 Courses. I could be wrong. Anyone else care to comment on these assumptions?

TODA
That is usually how it goes. However keep in mind that candidates from previous assessment dates can still be selected for upcoming courses as long as they have not yet timed out. Of course there's a chance the new successful candidates can potentially place higher and bump them down the list.
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Hey All,

I see some of you were invited to the Nav Canada In-Person testing session in YYZ in APR.

My date is 14 APR 2018 YYZ

It seems that the testing has changed from before (they no longer give out the W-SIM) and it is now an 8 hour day instead of the 4-5 hours.

Just wanted to know how anyone who is writing the assessment in APR is preparing for it.

If anyone writing is interested in meeting up and preparing together, please let me know!
Pls pm me. I 'd like to prepare together
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