We provide comprehensive electrical training programmes designed to get you working as an installation or domestic electrician. Our electrical training course combines practical skills and theory knowledge, providing students with the opportunity to find paid on-site work experience during step two.
Our courses are based in Birmingham, Manchester and London in our fully-equipped training centres and delivered by staff with years of industry experience. We provide on-going support for each of trainees through our dedicated trainers and student liaison managers.
Options Skills is a trading standards approved company delivering high-quality training courses. Allowing students to train and gain industry-recognised qualifications in their chosen trade.
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ELECTRICIAN COURSES WITH OPTIONS SKILLS
Step 1: Centre Led Training
You will begin by attending one of our training centres in either Birmingham, London or Manchester. Delivered in small groups, you will learn essential theory and practical skills. At this stage, we also deliver essential 18th Edition Wiring Regulations and the Domestic Electrical Installers Award (Part P).
Step 2: On-Site Work Experience
You will continue your personal development with real work experience. Alongside a qualified electrician, you will work as a paid trainee on-site. This work experience will be invaluable, helping to build your confidence and knowledge. This stage of training varies in duration, with it taking anything from 1- 3 years.
Step 3: AM2/Gold Card
Following completion of your NVQ, you will be referred to take your AM2 (Achievement Measurement Test). All trainees must complete this test before being able to gain Installation Electrician Status. Once all three steps of your training are complete, you can apply to JIB/ECS for your 'Gold Card'. With this card, you are awarded the status of Installation Electrician.