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    Been doing apprenticeships for a year.

    Been on a low wage - averaging £4 an hour.

    In a sales one at the minute which is the one I wanted - apprenticeship is finishing soon so I probably will be offered a full time job (not a clue what to expect for salary).

    I've always preferred doing my own thing, always put my own stuff in front of revising and whatever. I used to be an eBay trader and was fairly decent at it - made a fair bit of money.

    I think if I put my mind to it I can easily make more than £4 an hour. I think I would actually prefer it too (I know that I do). Is it going to be the right decision though? The only thing is when I had a go at it full time last time after being released from another apprenticeship I ended up not putting 100% into it.
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    (Original post by Joshyouare)
    Been doing apprenticeships for a year.

    Been on a low wage - averaging £4 an hour.

    In a sales one at the minute which is the one I wanted - apprenticeship is finishing soon so I probably will be offered a full time job (not a clue what to expect for salary).

    I've always preferred doing my own thing, always put my own stuff in front of revising and whatever. I used to be an eBay trader and was fairly decent at it - made a fair bit of money.

    I think if I put my mind to it I can easily make more than £4 an hour. I think I would actually prefer it too (I know that I do). Is it going to be the right decision though? The only thing is when I had a go at it full time last time after being released from another apprenticeship I ended up not putting 100% into it.
    Could you start up with the eBay trading part-time again alongside your work, and see if you think you can commit to it long-term, and if you're giving it the effort it would need to do it full-time?
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    I've moved this to the apprenticeships forum

    Do you like where you currently work and have you asked them what happens next? What qualification will you finish your apprenticeship with?

    When you finish your apprenticeship you should in theory have your wage increased. Your current pay per hour will have been lower to take into account study time/ cost.

    (Original post by Joshyouare)
    Been doing apprenticeships for a year.

    Been on a low wage - averaging £4 an hour.

    In a sales one at the minute which is the one I wanted - apprenticeship is finishing soon so I probably will be offered a full time job (not a clue what to expect for salary).

    I've always preferred doing my own thing, always put my own stuff in front of revising and whatever. I used to be an eBay trader and was fairly decent at it - made a fair bit of money.

    I think if I put my mind to it I can easily make more than £4 an hour. I think I would actually prefer it too (I know that I do). Is it going to be the right decision though? The only thing is when I had a go at it full time last time after being released from another apprenticeship I ended up not putting 100% into it.
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    (Original post by She-Ra)
    I've moved this to the apprenticeships forum

    Do you like where you currently work and have you asked them what happens next? What qualification will you finish your apprenticeship with?

    When you finish your apprenticeship you should in theory have your wage increased. Your current pay per hour will have been lower to take into account study time/ cost.
    Hi, thanks for moving it to the right place.

    Yeah my wage would increase and indeed that is partly the reason for low pay. It's a Level 3 Diploma I think (I can do that seperate to the actual workplace anyway).

    And do I like it? Yeah for the most part. But I just find myself doing nothing all day and I don't really like working 9-5.
 
 
 
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