About Options Skills - Gas engineer training student

Options Skills

Options Skills was born out of a desire to meet the demand for qualified, competent tradespeople.

We believe the trades industry should be inclusive, which is why we welcome trainees of all ages and backgrounds, and regardless of career history, into the Options Skills training centres. Having trained everyone from school leavers and career changers to existing tradespeople, we believe everyone should have equal opportunities, and no one should be excluded. 

Opening four training centres in the last eight years, we continuously work to improve our offerings and increase the quality of our courses and the support we provide.

Options Skills have and always will put trainees first. We aim to deliver comprehensive training courses to provide our trainees with the skills, knowledge and support they need to launch careers in the trades industry. 

Thanks to our high-quality training and impressive success rate, we have been part of the trades industry for almost ten years. As a result, Options Skills is the first choice for thousands of people looking to become part of, or upskill within, the trades industry.

Courses designed to get you qualified

We pride ourselves in delivering high-quality trades training courses. Specialising in gas and electrics, we are trading standards approved and have developed our courses to be straightforward, in-depth and valuable. And most importantly, they lead to industry recognised and accredited qualifications.

At Options Skills, we’re not looking just to fill spaces; we want to expertly train and provide opportunities to those dedicated and determined to make a career for themselves in the trades.

With years of experience both in the trades industry and in the training sector, we have designed our courses to follow a three-step formula:

  • Stage One - Centre-led Training 
  • Stage Two - Portfolio Building
  • Stage Three - Final Assessment & Exams
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Our Training Centres

Currently, we have training centres in Birmingham, London and Manchester. We opened each one of our centres to meet the demand for Options Skills training courses across the country and welcome those interested in training with us to drop into the centre, meet the team and have a look at our facilities.

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Career Development at Options Skills

At Options Skills, we not only teach our students the skills and knowledge in their respective trade, but we also help them launch their new careers.

In summer 2020, we launched our in-house career development team. 

Committed to assisting our trainees in finding employment for stage two of their training, the team builds new relationships and strengthens existing ones with employers across the UK to find opportunities for our trainees.

Contact us today to find out how our Career Development team can help you.

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