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things are looking up

Discussion in 'General chit chat' started by pissant, Jun 27, 2012.

  1. pissant

    pissant Engaging Member

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    Had my vosa inspection for my mot testers liscence today, bricking it i was, thinking, i,m 43, i shouldnt be putting myself through this cack at my age, no sleep last night, 3 days "training " at gosforth, tick tests and loads of late night,s in the garage pactising with my mate steve, well it was all worth it, passed with flying colours, must keep telling myself,
    Its never too late :)
    Cheers
    Dave
     
  2. Eurosaber

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    Well done mate! That opens many doors and continued work as a mechanic. A valuable asset mate! Congrats!
     
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    ,well done mate
     
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    Thanx mate, kept thinking i wasnt up to it, the seed of doubt is a nasty thing ! Well if it all goes well a pay rise will be on its way, ive got to pay for a new roof on me house, then i think another german gun might find its way into my life, well n trully bitten i am ;)
    Cheers
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    Nice one, Dave - what qualifications do you need?
     
  6. pissant

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    you dont mate, i started with cars when i was 4, thanx to my dad, always mucked around with them. Left school and straight on to a yts scheme in a garage, got mucked around by the owner then got jobs in anything i could. Started helping out in a friends garage after work and took it from there.It led to part time then about 4 1/2 years ago went full time, no qualifications just got on with it. wasnt easy mind but it was to late then, i was in.
    The mot side is just a bonus really, but better to have than not
    cheers
    Dave
     
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    well done matey, I've got just under 4 years in the trade under my belt and I've got to wait till im 21 before I can apply for my MOT licence. SUUUCKS!

    Glad all went well!
     
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    Thanx everyone, means lots, Oily, take it easy mate, 21 isnt that far away and believe me, it,ll soon be way behind you, dont think of it as waiting, thing of it as learning, be worth it when you get there, honest,
    Atb
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