I am a 27 year old guy who has been a trainee veterinary nurse for 18 months, I have a degree in Animal Biology and I attend a Vet Nurse college course which i'm about 1/3 the way through. I do love the job but as soon as I quailfy I will quit the job and hope the Vet Nurse Diploma will allow me to get work in a patholgy/histology/biomedical laboratory. As I have experience in a lab at the vets now I think I may not need the qualification? My current wage is very low (although i have savings), I don't like the town I live in, my girlfriend has had to move to London and my college work load is about to double, alongside having to work week days, weekends and nights on a rota basis. The earliest I can complete my course is september 2013 (if I pass the ridiculous amount of exams) and I dont know if i'm even going to need it. I'm extremely tempted to quit my job and fly to Australia in a few months and try get some laboratory work out there. The thought of spending another year and a half here is a little depressing, but if I do stay I'll have a Vet nursing qualification for life??
I have made a few similar impulsive life decisions before (quitting my job to go to uni and going to Thailand for 8 months in my late teens and ealry 20's) and they all had a very positive impact on my life, but I fear I could truly regret this one.
Sorry for the essay but i'm in a bit of a pickle!!
HAS ANYONE GOT ANY THOUGHTS, TIPS OR ADVICE PLEASE?
P.S my girlfriend would come with me.