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Discussion in 'Training & Development' started by zxspectrum, Mar 6, 2006.

  1. zxspectrum

    zxspectrum Gigabyte Poster Premium Member

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    Over the last few weeks ,ive been thinking about going to college to sort my lack of qualifications out. Firstly id have to do a fastrack route , as i was rather silly as a kid at school, and lets just say i didnt come out with a lot, tho i do have the brains when i use them- i must have i did car mechanics for over 9 years and gained a level 3 NVQ plus i used to do the MOTs that you people sooo love to have on your cars lol.

    Id then qualify to do a foundation degree , which is 2 years (the above by the way is 6 weeks), then id have the option to do a bsc in computing for the 3rd year etc . Id like to know what people on here think really.

    I turn 30 on wednesday , i and i think i need to get a grip of my life, and i think that this is one way of doing it , i also think a potiential employer would think more of me for having actually worked in real life etc - or is that bit just a bit of fantasy lol

    Any advice is always greatly recieved :eek:
     
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  2. Jakamoko
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    Jakamoko On the move again ...

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    Good on you, zx - very best wishes :thumbleft
     
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  3. Boycie
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    Boycie Senior Beer Tester

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    All the very best :thumbleft. I am in a similar boat to you. I am starting out on what i hope will be an enjoyable succesful career.....
     
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  4. phoenix510

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    Good luck mate hope it all pans out
    remember nothing comes to him who waits :thumbleft
     
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  5. zimbo
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    zimbo Petabyte Poster

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    sorry if im going to hijack the thread but it sounds like that the 2 of you are heading to do degress right?

    BTW Good luck zxspectrum! 8)
     
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  6. zxspectrum

    zxspectrum Gigabyte Poster Premium Member

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    Yes it will be a degree, or a BSC all going well. I would of gone down the routd\e of the likes of computeach , but i seem to rememebr a cartoon by dilbert???? someone is stuck and they dont know whats up with there pc , all the bloke does is shout i have an ecdl in computing you know , to the comnputer or something similar lol well i found it funny
     
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  7. Bluerinse
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    Bluerinse Exabyte Poster

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    Good luck ZX, you can't go wrong really, knowledge is good, it opens doors which would otherwise be closed. I also believe that any work experience is good. There is more to IT support than changing network configurations.
     
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