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Re: Canadian Forces Aptitude Test (CFAT) [MERGED]
« Reply #1976 on: August 29, 2015, 14:30:41 »
Hello everyone. I've been having some problems with the process. I haven't been able to get a hold of my previous school to obtain a transcript.  It is currently to late to reschedule the CFAT or acquire my transcript. I'm just wondering bad it will make me look if I go to the appointment without all the necessary paperwork and how long I may have to wait for another appointment. I feel quite SOL at the moment.

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Re: Canadian Forces Aptitude Test (CFAT) [MERGED]
« Reply #1978 on: September 07, 2015, 06:53:13 »
Well, I think you know exactly how it will look. Like someone that is not prepared, I can't really give you a time frame for when you will get another appointment, depends on the available scheduling. Make sure you don't waste anytime on getting on top of your paper work, their not interested in hearing excuses, just do what you need to do to have everything that is required.

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Re: Canadian Forces Aptitude Test (CFAT) [MERGED]
« Reply #1979 on: September 23, 2015, 19:59:22 »
Hi, I did browse the CFAT FAQ thread and found many sites that people have shared, but they are very old from 2003 and many of them don't even work anymore. Can someone please give me a site to study my verbal? I would appreciate your help ;)  :salute: :cdn:
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Re: Canadian Forces Aptitude Test (CFAT) [MERGED]
« Reply #1980 on: September 23, 2015, 20:37:16 »
Hi, I did browse the CFAT FAQ thread and found many sites that people have shared, but they are very old from 2003 and many of them don't even work anymore. Can someone please give me a site to study my verbal? I would appreciate your help ;)  :salute: :cdn:


Seriously.  If you found some, the tests are all very similar.  If the links don't work, but you know what you are looking for, then use Google and see where you can find similar and more up to date sites. 

That is what you are asking someone else here to do for you.  You want them to use their "INITIATIVE" to find links for you.  Probably not the best way to apply for a profession that expects its members to show initiative on their own.
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Re: Canadian Forces Aptitude Test (CFAT) [MERGED]
« Reply #1981 on: September 23, 2015, 21:15:35 »

Seriously.  If you found some, the tests are all very similar.  If the links don't work, but you know what you are looking for, then use Google and see where you can find similar and more up to date sites. 

That is what you are asking someone else here to do for you.  You want them to use their "INITIATIVE" to find links for you.  Probably not the best way to apply for a profession that expects its members to show initiative on their own.

I did find few Verbal IQ test, but I finished them all and passed. Some tests even requires payment. Like eCFAT which I need to spend a lot of money in order to continue. I know I can google them, which I did manage to find some, but I'm asking this question to get an answer if there are more sites that I don't know yet to practice.
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Re: Canadian Forces Aptitude Test (CFAT) [MERGED]
« Reply #1982 on: October 24, 2015, 11:11:25 »
When I went to write my test one of the guys didn't have the proper transcript. He had a printed out copy not the legit colorful one. They still let him write the test and told him he needs to get the proper paperwork and send it to them.
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Re: Canadian Forces Aptitude Test (CFAT) [MERGED]
« Reply #1983 on: October 26, 2015, 15:55:38 »
You may write the CFAT without your transcript however it will cause major delays down the road if you don't submit it ASAP. They can't submit incomplete paperwork to head quarters. The CFAT just gives you results on possible trade outcomes that you have picked. Your transcript just tells them if you dropped out of high school or have supplementary training for your trade.

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Re: Canadian Forces Aptitude Test (CFAT) [MERGED]
« Reply #1984 on: October 29, 2015, 14:35:10 »
I applied about 8 years ago but failed the aptitude test twice, now i have applied again i am currently in college but not sure if i will finish, i did mention my college course in the new application. They told me they have to get a weaver so i can do the test again this might takes months until i get an answer if i will be able to take the test again anyone in the same situation or was in the same situation? how strict are they and how long did you wait?

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Re: Canadian Forces Aptitude Test (CFAT) [MERGED]
« Reply #1985 on: October 29, 2015, 14:57:26 »
I applied about 8 years ago but failed the aptitude test twice, now i have applied again i am currently in college but not sure if i will finish, i did mention my college course in the new application. They told me they have to get a weaver so i can do the test again this might takes months until i get an answer if i will be able to take the test again anyone in the same situation or was in the same situation? how strict are they and how long did you wait?

Canadian Forces Aptitude Test (CFAT) FAQ 
http://army.ca/forums/index.php?topic=23193.0

"You will only be allowed to write the test a third time if you provide proof that you are registered in a college or university program, and that you are passing courses without difficulty."
http://www.forces.ca/en/page/applynow-100

Perhaps this discussion will be moved to the Recruiting forum.
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Re: Canadian Forces Aptitude Test (CFAT) [MERGED]
« Reply #1986 on: November 03, 2015, 15:28:40 »
Like the title says i was wondering how long have u waited for the cfat results i did my cfat in montreal on october 21 and they said 5 buisness days and i still didnt get the results

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Re: Canadian Forces Aptitude Test (CFAT) [MERGED]
« Reply #1987 on: November 03, 2015, 15:42:00 »
Like the title says i was wondering how long have u waited for the cfat results i did my cfat in montreal on october 21 and they said 5 buisness days and i still didnt get the results

I have the results. You did poorly in writing. Sorry.
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« Reply #1988 on: November 03, 2015, 15:52:10 »
I forgot to press check spelling sorry and English is not my main language

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Re: Canadian Forces Aptitude Test (CFAT) [MERGED]
« Reply #1989 on: November 04, 2015, 09:10:08 »
The other day I wrote my CFAT and there was another guy who they sent home because he didn't study and he claimed he didn't have a birth certificate (they later found a photocopied version, but still sent him home). His Transcripts were MIA as well.

He came and sat next to me and I asked him what trade he was going into and he couldn't remember which trade he picked. He was an idiot. I wouldn't trust him with an unloaded rifle.

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Re: Canadian Forces Aptitude Test (CFAT) [MERGED]
« Reply #1990 on: November 05, 2015, 14:18:33 »
So i had a big talk with my recruiter (Hamilton) and he said since i am still in grade 12 but am on the road to graduating in 2016 that the best time for me to apply would be in march or april. He told me that the main thing i should focus on is doing good on the CFAT and we talked about the main things on it Spacial, Verbal and Problem solving.. the thing is ive never been that great at math i think ive got an average throughout highschool of 56% in math and i am taking it for a 4th time this semester just cause but i was wondering about a tutor who could help refresh me with math that would help me on the test. Ive read all over that most of the math is a grade 10 level of math and of course that was the year i had a very unqualified teacher for math (He taught me Religion, Geography and business) so i learned basically nothing from that year as far as math goes but back to the subject if i were to get a tutor what sort of things could we build skills off of example books, practice test etc.. Have wanted to join the infantry since i was a young kid and i couldnt imagine doing anything else. Thanks

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« Reply #1991 on: November 05, 2015, 14:22:27 »
the thing is ive never been that great at math i think ive got an average throughout highschool of 56% in math and i am taking it for a 4th time this semester just cause but i was wondering about a tutor who could help refresh me with math that would help me on the test. Ive read all over that most of the math is a grade 10 level of math and of course that was the year i had a very unqualified teacher for math (He taught me Religion, Geography and business) so i learned basically nothing from that year as far as math goes but back to the subject if i were to get a tutor what sort of things could we build skills off of example books, practice test etc.

This may help,

?MATH?
http://army.ca/forums/index.php?topic=109763.0

"what type of math is on the aptitude test?":
http://forums.army.ca/forums/index.php?topic=106898.0

"Math questions on the test":
http://forums.army.ca/forums/index.php/topic,30895.0/nowap.html

"CFAT Math Problem Solving": 
http://forums.army.ca/forums/index.php?topic=91357.0

"Not the best at math..":
http://forums.army.ca/forums/index.php?topic=107441.0

"CFAT Math + other question": 
http://forums.army.ca/forums/index.php?topic=80466.0

"How does one 'relearn' math?":
http://forums.army.ca/forums/index.php?topic=26449.0

"I suck at math (CFAT worries)":
http://forums.army.ca/forums/index.php?topic=65081.0

"If you need help in Math for the CFAT":
http://forums.army.ca/forums/index.php/topic,60947.0/nowap.html

CFAT Math
https://www.google.ca/search?q=site%3Aarmy.ca+math&sourceid=ie7&rls=com.microsoft:en-CA:IE-Address&ie=&oe=&rlz=1I7GGHP_en-GBCA592&gfe_rd=cr&ei=UKw7VojXDcKC8QeF4afwCg&gws_rd=ssl

Have wanted to join the infantry since i was a young kid and i couldnt imagine doing anything else.

See also,

CFAT infantry score
http://army.ca/forums/index.php?topic=110464.0
"I am just wondering what score you would need to be able to get into infantry. I am confident I could pass the verbal and spatial easily, however math would be a bit more rough."

"And one more thing im very bad at math?? will that have a lot to do with passing for Infantry Soldier which is what i really wanna do!!"
http://forums.army.ca/forums/index.php/topic,23193.msg212708/topicseen.html#msg212708
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Re: Canadian Forces Aptitude Test (CFAT) [MERGED]
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Re: Canadian Forces Aptitude Test (CFAT) [MERGED]
« Reply #1993 on: November 09, 2015, 09:01:41 »
So back in June I wrote my CFAT. Unfortunately I didn't do so well and decided to rewrite. I waited the three months and called them back in September. They said they put my file in a rewrite drawer. Sounded promising lol. October 23rd I receive an email from a Captain saying he is reviewing my rewrite application and asked me to describe what studying I have done to better my chances for my second try. Told me to list material, hours logged etc, and to also email the other Captain that he CC'd in the email. So I emailed them both back stating everything. It is now November 9th and I have not received an email back. I know things take time and everyone is different but I was wondering if anyone has been through this process and just curious how long it took for your rewrite after your three months were up.

I really wish I didn't screw up the first time this has set my whole process back so many months, If I could kick myself in the *** I would.
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Re: Canadian Forces Aptitude Test (CFAT) [MERGED]
« Reply #1994 on: November 09, 2015, 09:05:22 »
just curious how long it took for your rewrite after your three months were up.

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http://army.ca/forums/index.php?topic=23193.0

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« Reply #1995 on: November 09, 2015, 09:18:08 »
Theres a book called practice the cf at look on Google u can get it for 6$ on Google play i know you can get it on other sites just check the prices

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« Reply #1996 on: November 09, 2015, 09:47:14 »
I know things take time and everyone is different but I was wondering if anyone has been through this process and just curious how long it took for your rewrite after your three months were up.

To rewrite the CFAT requires a "waiver".  The information that you provided regarding your previous study activities, will be used to form the basis for requesting the waiver.   It can take anywhere from 2 weeks to 6 months to obtain approval.   Just stay in contact with your CFRC every 30-45 days and KEEP studying!!!
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Re: Canadian Forces Aptitude Test (CFAT) [MERGED]
« Reply #1997 on: November 18, 2015, 21:44:43 »
Hey Guys and Gals
So, I had completed my aptitude test and was offered some jobs, none of which I wanted or had chosen as my future, so I asked them what can I do to obtain and be apart of the trades I wanted, they told me I need better Mathematical skills.
so the Capitan that sat me down said I can take some time and upgrade my math skill-set to re try the exam, I was thrilled when I heard this, but was at a lack of knowhow as to what types of mathematics I should be learning into.
I was going to look into a tutor and thought that might be a bright idea, but thinking the cost is pricey, so doing it on my own might be best, but should I be looking for "aptitude math" or what ? what within math itself should I be studying.

when I broke it down for myself I found that the aptitude math part was mostly random math questions, but found myself stuck on some mathematic word problems.

any and all direction is welcome.
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« Reply #1998 on: November 18, 2015, 21:50:54 »
they told me I need better Mathematical skills.
upgrade my math skill-set
what types of mathematics I should be learning into.
should I be looking for "aptitude math" or what ?
what within math itself should I be studying.
the aptitude math part was mostly random math questions, but found myself stuck on some mathematic word problems.

any and all direction is welcome.

This may help,

"what type of math is on the aptitude test?":
http://forums.army.ca/forums/index.php?topic=106898.0

"Math questions on the test":
http://forums.army.ca/forums/index.php/topic,30895.0/nowap.html

"CFAT Math Problem Solving": 
http://forums.army.ca/forums/index.php?topic=91357.0

"Not the best at math..":
http://forums.army.ca/forums/index.php?topic=107441.0

"CFAT Math + other question": 
http://forums.army.ca/forums/index.php?topic=80466.0

"How does one 'relearn' math?":
http://forums.army.ca/forums/index.php?topic=26449.0

"I suck at math (CFAT worries)":
http://forums.army.ca/forums/index.php?topic=65081.0

"If you need help in Math for the CFAT":
http://forums.army.ca/forums/index.php/topic,60947.0/nowap.html

?MATH?
http://army.ca/forums/index.php?topic=109763.0

CFAT Math
https://www.google.ca/search?q=site%3Aarmy.ca+math&sourceid=ie7&rls=com.microsoft:en-CA:IE-Address&ie=&oe=&rlz=1I7GGHP_en-GBCA592&gfe_rd=cr&ei=UKw7VojXDcKC8QeF4afwCg&gws_rd=ssl

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Re: Canadian Forces Aptitude Test (CFAT) [MERGED]
« Reply #1999 on: November 18, 2015, 21:56:43 »
Thank you for posting, I will promptly look this all over.
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