To transfer rates there needs to be a need in the rate you are going. Your rate also has to be able to let you go. You can strike (from an old mans memory) the BM but without the Rating Force Master Chiefs, you will not transfer.
Check with your unit supervisor to get better info.
Hope this helps!
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