POC 2018/19 Dates for 2019 Entry?

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  1. phoenix2015

    phoenix2015 New Member

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    Hi all,

    I was just wondering if anybody had the POC dates for the coming 19 batch? My inclination is that they will take a similar pattern to previous years but any info would be great.

    Cheers, Phoenix.
     
  2. mactavish80

    mactavish80 New Member

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    Anyone got any gen on this?

    Also, does anyone know the amount of candidates that passed POC and AIB for the YO18 batch, but did not make it onto the batch and may be applying again?

    I imagine @Ninja_Stoker is the man for this one :)
     
  3. Ninja_Stoker

    Ninja_Stoker .

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    I'll try to find out for certain but I think there was something like 85 POC/AIB passes with twenty-odd going forward for the 2019 entry.
     
  4. BillyTheKid

    BillyTheKid New Member

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    How many places would that leave for that intake?
     
  5. dodgyknees

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    All places are still up for grabs (usually around 50 +/- 10). Those that fail to get on one batch have to start the process again the following year. Do not worry, '20 odd' places have not been allocated to 2018 applicants who missed the cut.
     
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  6. BillyTheKid

    BillyTheKid New Member

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    Okay thanks, is there anything specific which an applicant can do to stand out?
     
  7. green_beret0710

    green_beret0710 New Member

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    @Ninja_Stoker Do you have any info on these?
     
  8. Ninja_Stoker

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    Unfortunately not, there's usually one or two a month from January onwards. My advice is always go for the first available as the final POCs in May/June are usually rammed, over-subscribed and leave no room to manoeuvre if failed.
     
  9. green_beret0710

    green_beret0710 New Member

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    Thanks Ninja,

    I’ve got my SIFT on Tuesday, do you reckon it’s possible that they would book a POC for December?
     
  10. Ninja_Stoker

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    If you are ready, a December POC is certainly feasible.
     
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