Thats amazing! from what I've heard I would definitely wait til June and do the FVR, more chance of working away and overtime also sounds really interesting.
Where are you located? I've sent 3 emails now and still yet to have a reply, which is strange because there is easy 30+ exchanges within an hour of my house
Applied mid Jan. Just received an assessment pass email today. Hopefully I can start fairly soon given the speed at which things have moved so far. Applied for a big city that is due for FTTP roll out so I'd imagine so.