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Old 24.08.2011, 17:30
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@ Anthony1406
Thank you for your kind reply I appreciate very much your advice and comment.
I totally understand what are you saying and trust me I am very realistic I don't expect to save that kinda money in few years I know that. I have no idea what is minimum salary in Switzerland is or based on my situation how much I will earn in Switzerland with jobs without degree and don't even want to ask as people might turn round and say (search first n read the answer is already there) But what I do believe is that I will save surely more in Switzerland then I would in say where I am now, italy.

I have a job ready to join in September as a English call center agent here in Milan, do you know the salary I will get? €1k (CHF 1.142) that isn't even enough to liv on, accommodation cost like €600-700 and even if I slum it up and live cheaply cost of living in Milan will still come to around €800-900 so If I am lucky at the most I will be saving €100 each month. At that rate I don't think even when I reach 70 I will have enough money for the course lol.
I know you just gave an example only when you said "you will save more earning 2500 elsewhere then earning 5k in Switzerland" but I wish I could earn 2500 ere in Italy or Spain. Basic wage in Italy is 1k and in Spain is even less I have british college friend that is doing her internship there (Barcelona) and she said the locals full time workers are getting something like 700€ a month max.

Seriously now, I have plan B which is if I don't get into a cadet scheme I will pay for my course but not in Europe, course fee in Europe is 70k in Canada/USA is more like $50k (CHF 40k) now even that I won't be able to save in 2years I know but I will really try hard maybe one full time job one part time/weekend on top live cheaply and save as much as I can and the inevitable remaining amount I will have to get a quick personal loan from bank, but all this I want to do in Switzerland then in Italy because I will save more and have to borrow less from bank and same time will give me opportunity to learn german and have a crack at Swiss air cadet program.

I can't join military as you already know with your uncles there is a minimum period that you have to do in return of them training you. Don't know how many years your uncles are doing but for pilot they have rules like we have to sign a bond of 7-10years of service in army. So I will be nearly 40 when I will be able to leave army and join a civil airline.

I know I have choose a career that will be extremely difficult to achieve specially in this economic climate with no jobs on top coming from a very average family so have to save eery penny for my training is not like my parents has some saving to give me, but I am willing to take on the challenge and if any of you now or in few months come across any job vacancies or know some1 hiring or has advice to land a job in Switzerland I would be very grateful to you for helping me. Thanks in advance.

@ proksy
Thank you mate
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