I was told I wouldn't make it as a mechanic. Now I fix HGVs

I was told I wouldn't make it as a mechanic. Now I fix HGVs
 

I’d always been interested in tinkering with motorbikes and cars as a hobby growing up but didn’t really think about it as a job until I’d left school. I was studying for my A-levels with a view to becoming a child psychologist when I realised it wasn’t for me and I wanted to have a career in something I really enjoyed.
I searched for garages on Google Maps and walked around them trying to find work experience. I also signed up with Paragon Skills, a learning provider that organises apprenticeships. Ideally I wanted to earn while I was learning. I was 20 years old, living on my own and had... read more

 
7 March 2018 in Learning, Views: 41
Source: Guardian
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