P656 Teletext 656 Dec10 22:20:55      ADVICE  ——————————————————————————————  CHANGING (FCHNICAL SKILLS Dear Mike, I am currently working at an engineering firm as a technicianX but feel I need to make a change. Training to become an Architectural Technician appeals as more interesting and potentially rewarding Please screen information on courwfs and making a new start in 1994 at 25. Michael, Banbury, Oxfordshire ——————————————————————————————————1/q—— Greenies! Dates for your diaries 464 TAKE A TRIP ON THE 'TISER p470 Kick-start Education Working Up TV Plus
P656 Teletext 656 Dec10 22:21:14      ADVICE  ——————————————————————————————  CHANGING TECHNICAL SKILLS There are no set age limits to train as an Architectural Technician, but while colleges may waive some of the usual entry qualifications required, you will still have to take the same training over the sAlf period. If you could find employment as a trainee Architectural Technician, your firm would be likely to offer you ——x\ release facilities toward BTEC/SCOTVEC National Certificate in Building. ——————————————————————————————————2/9—— Groove that Dig' 470 DIG THOSE GROOVES p620 Kick-start Education Wocking Up TV Plus
P656 Teletext 656 Dec10 22:21:33      ADVICE  ——————————————————————————————  CHANGING TECHNICAL SKILLS The sclf course will be offered on a full-time basis at a local college. Some universities offer degrees and Higher National Diplomas in Building and Architectural technology. Ask at your local Careers Office about locally available cosrses. In all cacfs contact your local authority awards department. Degree/HND are certain to attract a grant/fees. ——————————————————————————————————3/9—— Greenies! Dates for your diaries 464 TAKE A TRIP ON THE 'TISER p470 Kick-start Education Working Up TV Plus
P656 Teletext 656 Dec10 22:21:52      ADVICE  ——————————————————————————————  CHANGING (FCHNICAL SKILLS You can get more information about thea work and training to become an Architectural Technician from the British Institute of Architectural Technologists, 397 City Rd, London, EC1V 1NE (071 278 2206). Vacancies appear in Building Design, New Builder, Bsilding, The RIBA Journal and for public appointments in Opportunities. The work includes design, site work and administration. ——————————————————————————————————4/9—— Groove that Dig' 470 DIG THOSE GROOVES p620 Kick-start Education Working Up TV Plus
P656 Teletext 656 Dec10 22:22:11      ADVICE  ——————————————————————————————  THINKING OF MOVING ON ?  ——————————————————————————————————————— Write Mike Drilnond, to $fletext Ltd, PO BOX 297 or fax LONDON SW6 1XT. 071 386 7808 MIKE DRUMMOND, qualified careers adviser and counsellor, will answer any questions on emploqlfnt and careers. Mike is sorry he cannot enter into personal correspondence. ——————————————————————————————————5/9—— HELP WITH YOUR WORK PROBLEMS >>> LOOKING AFTER THE PENNIES p674 Kick-start Education Working Up TV Plus
P656 Teletext 656 Dec10 22:22:30   by REA  MAT(^CKS ——————————————————————————————————————— TELEPHONE MOANS   I have had many letters  complaining about the W difficulties of contacting  people at work by telephone.  Four complaints crop—fd up time and again. Igve listed them in descending order of "popularity"N Hopefully they will serve as examples to be avoided for the rest of us! ——————————————————————————————————6/9—— Kick-start 657 TV Plus 410 TECHNOLOGY NEWS ON p650 Kick-start Education Working Up TV Plus
P656 Teletext 656 Dec10 22:22:49 V  by REA  MATTOCKS ——————————————————————————————————————— TELEPHONE MOANS Top complaints when trying to reach someone at work by phone: You ask the switchboard operator to put you through and then wait and wait and waitn..eventually you put the phone down - bad for business. There's no answer. Is the switchboard operator on a tea break? Is there anyone there at all? Eventually you try another company. ——————————————————————————————————7/9—— The Road to ssccess 657 MISSED A SOAP EPISODE? p118 ITV Kick-start Education Working Up TV Plus
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