Options Skills was born out of a desire to meet the demand for qualified, competent tradespeople.
At Options Skills, we’re not looking to fill spaces; we expertly train and provide opportunities to those dedicated and determined to make a career for themselves in the trades.
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.
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Options Skills have and always will put trainees first. We deliver comprehensive training courses to provide our trainees with the skills, knowledge, and support to launch careers in the trades industry.
We pride ourselves in delivering high-quality trades training courses. Specialising in electric, gas, plumbing and renewables, we have developed our courses to be straightforward, in-depth and valuable. And most importantly, they lead to industry-recognised and accredited qualifications.
Thanks to our high-quality training and impressive success rate, we have been part of the trades industry for almost ten years. And as a result, Options Skills is the first choice for thousands of people looking to become part of, or upskill within, the trades industry.
We place a significant focus on getting our students on the tools to get started in their chosen trade asap. As a result, we have developed an in-house recruitment team who work to build relationships with sole traders and businesses across the UK to provide employment opportunities to our students.
We offer our students more than just trades training. We place great importance on supporting them throughout and after their time with us. Therefore, we’ve created the Options Skills Hub to provide past and current students with a place to access exclusive job opportunities and resources, and network with others in the trade.
My.options-skills is our bespoke online learning platform. It is designed to provide students with a place to complete their portfolio, access learning materials and communicate with our training staff during and after centre-led training. In addition, we regularly update our resources in line with industry updates, offer mock exams to allow students to prepare for assessments, and the progress tracker ensures students know exactly what they need to complete and when.
Tutors with years of experience on the tools as qualified gas engineers, plumbers and electricians, as well as teaching our training courses.
We keep our class sizes are small to ensure all trainers get the training and 1-1 support they need. Our average class consists of 5-10 students.
We offer a range of options to enable students to finance their course in a way that suits them, allowing them to focus on their training.
Thanks to the high-quality training and ongoing support in each of our training centres, we boast an average pass rate of over 90% across all our courses.
Options Skills provides ongoing support during and after training from our advisors and central support team to our trainers and recruitment team.