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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 02-16-2005, 08:14 PM Thread Starter
 
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what do you guys think of this program?

Motorcycle Repair Technician Program

i've seriously been thinking about enrolling in this program. it's $613 if you pay all at once, so the price isn't too bad. this is something i've been wanting to get into for a long time. i've got a fairly extensive background in automotive repair and would like to get into bikes, and this seems like a pretty good way to at least get my foot in the door. what do you guys think?

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Not a bad price... at least you would always have a skill that you could fall back on if you decided to do something else...
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at least you would always have a skill that you could fall back on if you decided to do something else...
that's what i was thinking. then even if i couldn't find a job as a technician, i could at least save a ton of money by working on my own bike, and even make some money on the side by working on other peoples bikes.

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Price sounds really good to me. When are you thinking of doing it if you do?
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i'm hoping to start the program at the end of this month or the begining of next month.

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post #6 of 11 (permalink) Old 02-16-2005, 08:43 PM
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That is pretty cool... what's the schedule on it? All evening or weekend classes???




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post #7 of 11 (permalink) Old 02-16-2005, 08:48 PM
 
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sounds like a good idea!....i work on cars for a liveing which i love but at a dealership it SUCKS!!!
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sounds like a good idea!....i work on cars for a liveing which i love but at a dealership it SUCKS!!!
yeah, i worked at a dealership for awhile and hated it. they made you rush EVERYTHING.

gas man- it's an online class, so i would do the work whenever i had time.

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post #9 of 11 (permalink) Old 02-16-2005, 10:58 PM
 
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i agree everything at the dealer is rush rush ..never could figure that out!....lol.but that programm seems like a good idea.i might just look into it...do u know if u get any license's with it , or certification ?
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Sounds good to me!
My wife wanted me to take a class like that (because I do most of my owen work anyway) so I could get a local job and get of the road (truck driver) I enjoy working on my owen bikes, cars and Big truck when its not broke. I just hate having to fix something so it will go.
Then she found out how little you make working for somebody else and changed her mind.
A friend at the local Stealer makes about $500 a week if he is lucky. He makes as much or more at home doing the same thing with the $$$$$ under the table.
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post #11 of 11 (permalink) Old 02-17-2005, 01:43 PM
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Ya, dealership jobs aren't the way to go as a mechanic. Better off starting your own garage!!




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