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Best route after University - flight training

Old 2nd Apr 2017, 19:47
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I must admit that I would be more tempted to go the cabin crew route, as opposed to the 15k per year law graduate job. But, if someone stuck the law job out, it could lead to much bigger, and better-paid things. Something in airline operations, or ground crew for example could be better paid, and give you a bit more money to attack your training with. 15k per year does seem a very small amount of money, especially when a PPL will set you back more than half of it.

When I was at Uni, law was the most popular course, and unfortunately every University is firing-out hundreds of graduates every year, with very few jobs to go at. That probably explains the pathetic pay and conditions of that aforementioned Sheffield job. It's a sad state of affairs.

Finish University first, and then see what takes your fancy, but I'd lean towards something within aviation, but a bit more than cabin crew. Ops or management for example.
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Old 2nd Apr 2017, 20:32
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Yeah, 15K pa certainly wouldn't stretch very far at all, as you say especially with a PPL setting me back more than half. There are some graduate jobs out there, in marketing for example, that are 'no experience required' jobs that pay around 35,000, so that would be better, I guess I'll have to see what's around when I graduate. Maybe if I could get something like that, working in an office would be a compromise I'd have to make for the sake of more money? Just means I wouldn't be getting industry experience.

Yeah, sadly having a degree now doesn't mean the same it used to years ago.

Don't jobs in ops or management require previous experience most of the time?
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