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Offline Eric16

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Do I have to take the CFAT again?
« on: January 07, 2017, 00:45:36 »
I'm currently in the reserves, I am still in high school. If I apply for post secondary and acquired a bachelor's degree to become an officer.

Do I have to take the CFAT again in order to transfer from a NSM to an officer because I didn't do very well on my CFAT.
Recruiting Centre: HMCS Discovery/New Westminister RC
Regular/ Reserve: Reserve
Officer/NCM: NCM
Trade Choice 1: Naval Combat Information Operator
Trade Choice 2: Boatswain
Trade Choice 3: Naval Communicator
Online Application: July 19th 2016
First Contact: July 21th 2016
FORCE test: July 28th, 2016 (Passed)
CFAT: September 22nd, 2016 (Passed)
Medical: October 21st, 2016 (Passed)
Interview: October 21st, 2016 (Passed)
Position offered: Boatswain
Swearing in: December 6th, 2016
BMQ: July 3 Weeks

Offline Untamed Spyder

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Re: Do I have to take the CFAT again?
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2017, 17:29:16 »
You might have to if u don't meet the minimum grade for the trade you pick, But if you have passed depending on your trade. You should be good i think. That's what i seemed to have picked up from reading here.

Someone with real knowledge might want to help and shed some more light.

Sorry i couldn't be more help.
Recruiting Center: CFRC Toronto
Regular/Reserve: Regular (Air Force)
Officer/NCM: NCM
Trade Choice 1: AVN SYS TECH
Trade Choice 2: ATIS TECH
Trade Choice 3: AVS SYS TECH
Application Date: Oct. 12, 2016
First Contact: Oct. 20, 2016
Aptitude Test: Nov. 1, 2016 (Passed)
Pre-Security Clearance: Dec. 15, 2016 (Cleared)
Medical: Jan. 17, 2017
Interview: Jan. 17, 2017
Position Offered: Mar. 24, 2017 (AVS SYS TECH)
Enrollment/Swear in: Jul. 12, 2017
BMQ: Jul. 24, 2017

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Re: Do I have to take the CFAT again?
« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2017, 22:13:38 »
I'm not an expert (never even been in the Forces, currently going through the application process) but I do know that the minimum cutoff for any of the officer position is pretty high. I think I read here that it was 75% percentile?

One thing I do know is that your CFAT score stays with you throughout your career, so if I had to put money on it I'd say you would probably have to re-test improve your score.
Recruiting Center: CFRC Vancouver
Regular/ Reserve: Regular
Officer/NCM: NCM
Trade choice 1: Marine Engineer
Trade choice 2: NavCom
Tade Choice 3: Cook
Applied: Oct 26 2016
First contact: Jan 10, 2017
CFAT: Jan 24, 2017
Medical:
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Position offered:
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