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O grade

formerly, in Scotland
1. 
a. the basic level of the Scottish Certificate of Education, now replaced by Standard Grade
b. (as modifier): O grade history
2. a pass in a particular subject at O grade
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We must now look at our Signal O-grade officer cohort as well as our Signal enlisted MOS to determine the right skills and functions to be grouped under each AOC/MOS.
Many employers still look for the equivalent of five O-Grade passes.
Members of the Warrant Officer Career College in collaboration with the Senior Warrant Officer Advisory Council are continuing efforts to ensure the understanding that we are not trying to become the same as our O-grade officer counterparts, but rather seeking to be treated with equal recognition in all aspects such as protocol, etiquette, housing, and evaluation reporting, etc.
Their extensive professional experience and technical knowledge qualifies warrant officers as invaluable role models and mentors for junior O-grade officers and NCOs.
If you can speak another language to O-grade level it should be enough to get by and you will pick up more.
Anyone with the equivalent of a C pass in O-Grade wood- work can get into university but they sure won't get into Harvard or Yale.
With Celtic currently enjoying an 18-point lead over their Old Firm rivals, I think it's fair to suggest a young Kyle was far too busy playing football to bother about studying for his O-Grade arithmetic.
Dwell on O-grade results if you went on to get Highers or a degree.
About 29 years ago, she was joint top of her year at school with seven A passes at O-grade but she stopped working hard and left home to go to one of the poorer universities and was thrown out after a year.
Gordon left Cranhill Secondary School in Glasgow without a single O-Grade and began work as an electrician.
Even if you only have O-Grade French, attempting the lingo seems to smooth the way and telling them how amazing their city is won't go amiss either.
Now, it is some time since Waverley picked up his Arithmetic O-Grade, but since there are 849,608 school pupils in Scotland, the extra cash spent would need to be pounds 169,921,600.