apprentice mechanic needs help?

i am a level 1 qualified mechanic,working towards level 2, i have passed all but one of my tests with distinctions. i have been at work for 6 months and have a full contract,what should my monthly salary be? its currently £433 a month take home,is this right? i am 22,if that makes a difference. i work on primarily porches,Ferraris and bmws.

Asked By: rich_page - 4/7/2008
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What is this sh*t about bits of paper.I have been a truck mechanic for 35 years,did 5 year as an apprentice then I started to learn the job.All this crap nvq level 1,2,3,8, is a load of absolute b******s.Where I work they have a fleet of 160 units and 200 trailers we get the boys coming in with their bits of paper and... More
Answered By: Ernie F - 4/9/2008
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a month take it thats trainning money i thought a mechanic would get that a week not a month
Answered By: davebelfast2001 - 4/7/2008
I think that is about right for an apprentice. Once you are fully qualified then your money will go up and you can look around for a higher paid position elsewhere xx
Answered By: Smurfette! - 4/7/2008
That's right £108.25 per week for 6 months experience not bad .Your employer is subsidising you be grateful you have a job.
Answered By: mick - 4/7/2008
Yes that about right .You have to remember that you are learning a trade and as such you are not at this stage making your employer any money... More
Answered By: LIAM SEAN RYAN - 4/7/2008
Hi there i dont wish to set you on a downer but your not qualified yet, level one is the entry level for anyone wanting to work in a garage, as you say you have level 2 and three to go then depending upon where you work you may have additional units to achieve before your classed as qualified ( for example ford... More
Answered By: gav552001 - 4/7/2008
all i can say, i hope you dont turn out to be 1 of those mechanics that rip people off. we have enough of them allready. thats not bad pay for someone just starting out.
Answered By: baldie - 4/7/2008
in 1994 at the end of my formula one carear testing engines for the likes of senor shue,mansels indi engines i was chatting with a guy from an alluminium barrel making company whilst in company golf tournament, this guy was earning more than me and all he did was sit on ass and press one button.{says it all really hey... More
Answered By: ainsley h - 4/8/2008
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