GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby kyleS24 » Sun Jun 28, 2020 9:15 pm

I'm fairly certain that they won't require us to redo the MMPI until it's expired or close to expiring. Afterall, the email does state we will be invited IF our previous results have reached the 2 year validity period.

So for those who don't expire until April or May of next year, I'd expect we'd be asked to redo it closer to this date (if we're not invited for training by then).

Can anyone confirm this?

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby IronWolf » Sun Jun 28, 2020 9:22 pm

kyleS24 wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 9:15 pm
I'm fairly certain that they won't require us to redo the MMPI until it's expired or close to expiring. Afterall, the email does state we will be invited IF our previous results have reached the 2 year validity period.

So for those who don't expire until April or May of next year, I'd expect we'd be asked to redo it closer to this date (if we're not invited for training by then).

Can anyone confirm this?
only HR can "confirm" this :)

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Postby kyleS24 » Sun Jun 28, 2020 9:57 pm

IronWolf wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 9:22 pm
kyleS24 wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 9:15 pm
I'm fairly certain that they won't require us to redo the MMPI until it's expired or close to expiring. Afterall, the email does state we will be invited IF our previous results have reached the 2 year validity period.

So for those who don't expire until April or May of next year, I'd expect we'd be asked to redo it closer to this date (if we're not invited for training by then).

Can anyone confirm this?
only HR can "confirm" this :)
LOL, true. Sorry I didn't mean confirm, just asking for thoughts/opinions :)

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby IronWolf » Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:45 am

kyleS24 wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 9:57 pm
IronWolf wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 9:22 pm
kyleS24 wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 9:15 pm
I'm fairly certain that they won't require us to redo the MMPI until it's expired or close to expiring. Afterall, the email does state we will be invited IF our previous results have reached the 2 year validity period.

So for those who don't expire until April or May of next year, I'd expect we'd be asked to redo it closer to this date (if we're not invited for training by then).

Can anyone confirm this?
only HR can "confirm" this :)
LOL, true. Sorry I didn't mean confirm, just asking for thoughts/opinions :)
I see it this way : HR can plan ahead as per the guidelines they get now, they know how many they can invite to Rigaud till the end of the year and how many next and who are on the list for intake. To make sure all on the list are ready to go, they may ask some to re-do their tests, if the time they plan to be invited is close to the expiration date.

Also have in mind that HR may sometimes send mail by mistake to recipients that are not the intended ones. So I would always check with HR if I am not sure.

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby DrancsCDN » Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:54 am

hoss1920 wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 7:16 pm
kittycat1024 wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 11:45 am
hoss1920 wrote:
Sat Jun 27, 2020 10:54 pm
I got an email from recruitment on the 25th to redo my psych. I had to fill out the release form. Due back by the 6th of July. I haven't heard anything from CBSA about redoing my medical or pare.
Why you have to redo MMPI now? According to your timeline you just did last year, not expire yet!
:?:
I passed my psych interview Feb 2019. 2 years later Feb 2021... I guess recruiting figures I won't be in Rigaud before Feb of next year.
I am in the exact same boat as you done Psych in Feb of 2019 and received the email to renew even if it expires on Feb of 2021.

As for the Medical - Health Canada has extended all medicals for 1 extra year according to the email i received. Mine was due in 2020 but because of Covid it has been extended until 2021.
Applied: 04/18
Interview: 12/18 ✅
Psych: 02/19 ✅
Sec. Papers: 02/19 ✅
SLE Comp./Writing: 03/19 ✅
PARE: 05/19 ✅
Medical: 06/19 ✅ 03/20 in progress
Sec. Interview: 08/19✅
Clear. Granted: 08/19✅
SLE Oral Prof.:10/19✅
OITP: ?
Rigaud: ?

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby BoltUp » Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:02 pm

IronWolf wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:45 am
kyleS24 wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 9:57 pm
IronWolf wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 9:22 pm


only HR can "confirm" this :)
LOL, true. Sorry I didn't mean confirm, just asking for thoughts/opinions :)
I see it this way : HR can plan ahead as per the guidelines they get now, they know how many they can invite to Rigaud till the end of the year and how many next and who are on the list for intake. To make sure all on the list are ready to go, they may ask some to re-do their tests, if the time they plan to be invited is close to the expiration date.

Also have in mind that HR may sometimes send mail by mistake to recipients that are not the intended ones. So I would always check with HR if I am not sure.
I saw that a lot of forum members commented that they had sent an email to HR after receiving the email asking to renew their psych. Has anyone received a response back yet?
I sent an email inquiring because my psych is still good for a year but I haven’t heard back yet.
CBSA

Applied: Sept, 2018
OTEE: Oct, 18
PARE: Nov, 18 - May, 20
Interview: Nov, 18

Psych Eval, April, 19
Security papers sent April 30, 19
Medical Eval: May 19
Integrity Interview Aug 20/19
Clearance Granted: Aug 23/19

OITP:
Rigaud:

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby kyleS24 » Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:07 pm

DrancsCDN wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:54 am
hoss1920 wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 7:16 pm
kittycat1024 wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 11:45 am


Why you have to redo MMPI now? According to your timeline you just did last year, not expire yet!
:?:
I passed my psych interview Feb 2019. 2 years later Feb 2021... I guess recruiting figures I won't be in Rigaud before Feb of next year.
I am in the exact same boat as you done Psych in Feb of 2019 and received the email to renew even if it expires on Feb of 2021.

As for the Medical - Health Canada has extended all medicals for 1 extra year according to the email i received. Mine was due in 2020 but because of Covid it has been extended until 2021.
Did you receive a response confirming that you will still need to redo the Psych, even though it doesn't expire till Feb, or did you just receive the initial email only? Thx

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby kyleS24 » Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:14 pm

BoltUp wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:02 pm
IronWolf wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:45 am
kyleS24 wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 9:57 pm


LOL, true. Sorry I didn't mean confirm, just asking for thoughts/opinions :)
I see it this way : HR can plan ahead as per the guidelines they get now, they know how many they can invite to Rigaud till the end of the year and how many next and who are on the list for intake. To make sure all on the list are ready to go, they may ask some to re-do their tests, if the time they plan to be invited is close to the expiration date.

Also have in mind that HR may sometimes send mail by mistake to recipients that are not the intended ones. So I would always check with HR if I am not sure.
I saw that a lot of forum members commented that they had sent an email to HR after receiving the email asking to renew their psych. Has anyone received a response back yet?
I sent an email inquiring because my psych is still good for a year but I haven’t heard back yet.
Haven't heard back yet either.

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby hsinom » Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:18 pm

DrancsCDN wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:54 am
hoss1920 wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 7:16 pm
kittycat1024 wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 11:45 am


Why you have to redo MMPI now? According to your timeline you just did last year, not expire yet!
:?:
I passed my psych interview Feb 2019. 2 years later Feb 2021... I guess recruiting figures I won't be in Rigaud before Feb of next year.
I am in the exact same boat as you done Psych in Feb of 2019 and received the email to renew even if it expires on Feb of 2021.

As for the Medical - Health Canada has extended all medicals for 1 extra year according to the email i received. Mine was due in 2020 but because of Covid it has been extended until 2021.

Well at least they extended medical which is good news for a year. I wonder if it's the same for PARE.
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Applied- Aug 2017
Inventory/Request for Docs- Dec 2017
Interview- Sept 2018
Security Sent- Sept 2018
Psych - Oct 2018
Medical - Feb 2019/Mar 2020 Renewal
Pare- April 2019
Security Interview - May 2019
Security Clearance- Dec 2019
OITP- ?
Rigaud- ?

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby BoltUp » Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:23 pm

hsinom wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:18 pm
DrancsCDN wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:54 am
hoss1920 wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 7:16 pm


I passed my psych interview Feb 2019. 2 years later Feb 2021... I guess recruiting figures I won't be in Rigaud before Feb of next year.
I am in the exact same boat as you done Psych in Feb of 2019 and received the email to renew even if it expires on Feb of 2021.

As for the Medical - Health Canada has extended all medicals for 1 extra year according to the email i received. Mine was due in 2020 but because of Covid it has been extended until 2021.

Well at least they extended medical which is good news for a year. I wonder if it's the same for PARE.
I just re-did my PARE in May. I was only given a month extension because the colleges closed due to covid. So I found an outside provider.
CBSA

Applied: Sept, 2018
OTEE: Oct, 18
PARE: Nov, 18 - May, 20
Interview: Nov, 18

Psych Eval, April, 19
Security papers sent April 30, 19
Medical Eval: May 19
Integrity Interview Aug 20/19
Clearance Granted: Aug 23/19

OITP:
Rigaud:

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby Jumb34t » Mon Jun 29, 2020 2:50 pm

Just got an email saying that I passed my CAT III assessment, yay. I'm most likely gonna need to redo my PARE though unless I somehow get lucky and go to Rigaud this coming Jan/Feb but I doubt it, lol.
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Applied: Sep/18
OTEE: Oct/18 77.5%
Interview: Apr/19
PARE: Aug/19
Psych Eval: Oct/19
Psych Interview: Nov/19
Sec Doc sent: Jan/20
CFSC & CRFSC: Mar/20
Med Eval: May/20
Sec Interview: July/20

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Postby new2this » Mon Jun 29, 2020 6:01 pm

Where did you find somewhere to do your Pare? I've been looking since everything shut down in April. My deadline was the end of May but they told me they would extend it due to Covid and to let them know when I was able to get it booked (have been looking for somewhere but everything is closed within a 6-7 hour radius)

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby BoltUp » Tue Jun 30, 2020 1:11 am

new2this wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 6:01 pm
Where did you find somewhere to do your Pare? I've been looking since everything shut down in April. My deadline was the end of May but they told me they would extend it due to Covid and to let them know when I was able to get it booked (have been looking for somewhere but everything is closed within a 6-7 hour radius)
I did mine in Edmonton. Where are you located?
CBSA

Applied: Sept, 2018
OTEE: Oct, 18
PARE: Nov, 18 - May, 20
Interview: Nov, 18

Psych Eval, April, 19
Security papers sent April 30, 19
Medical Eval: May 19
Integrity Interview Aug 20/19
Clearance Granted: Aug 23/19

OITP:
Rigaud:

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby new2this » Tue Jun 30, 2020 5:40 am

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Re: GENERAL CBSA APPLICANT CHIT CHAT

Postby kittycat1024 » Tue Jun 30, 2020 6:54 am

wow Boltup, where did you depart to Edmonton?

Does anyone know if the Psych Assess. face to face interview schedule resume???
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Applied: 2018
PAL: Obtained
Interview: Oct 2019 (Passed)
PARE: Feb 2020 (Passed)
MMPI: TBC
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