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What do i do next?

  • Thread starter Paige Victoria Armitage
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Paige Victoria Armitage

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I have just finished my apprenticeship however I don’t know when the right time to approach my boss about it.
They have always been a bit funny about having to increase my wage - is their a certaintime period in which they can keep me on an apprentice wage? If so any idea how long?


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Hi Paige, welcome to the forum!

Glad you've asked this, I'm in a similar predicament, however I haven't finished mine yet. Really, once you've finished your apprenticeship, you should be moved onto a full-time wage, however like with my apprenticeship, I most likely won't have a job at the end of it, but even if I completed it now, they want to keep me on until February on minimum apprenticeship wage - which isn't happening.

You'd be better off asking your employer about this as if they aren't prepared to move you on to a full-time wage as soon as you've completed your apprenticeship and have your qualification, then you'd probably be better off starting to look for other roles.

Good luck :)


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I agree with Ryan, if your employer isn't prepared to put you on a full-time wage then i would be looking elsewhere, after all you have trained up to get a full time wage out of it.

Good luck