I have spent the past four years as an apprentice plumber and I have just finished my time. I am now a qualified level 3 plumber and gas engineer I do enjoy it. While working in this construction industry I have been thinking about doing a part time university course while working my current job but reducing the hours. I am looking to become a quantity surveyor by starting a 5 year long sustainable construction and survaying degree one day a week. I'm just after some advice on what people think I should do.
My options are :
Continue as a gas engineer and stay in that line of work and have more money but in 20 years have bard knees and legs.
Work 4 days a week as a gas engineer and one day a week at uni for 5 years get less money but more in the future and be in a less physical environment.
Any advice would be appreciated thanks.
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- Thread Starter
- 24-07-2017 20:36
- 25-07-2017 17:08
Hey, I think you should go for the second option because you've been considering university and you don't want to regret not going in the next year or so. And staying in the same line of work can be unpredictable, if you go to uni you'll be widening your job opportunities for the future.
I hope this helps 👍