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Options Skills Partner With Powered Now

At Options Skills, we’re always looking for new and exciting ways to help our students launch their careers in the trades industry and excel in their roles, go self-employed and...

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How To Get Started On Social Media

Whether you’re looking to share your latest hobby, promote a business, or keep in touch with family, social media is a powerful tool. As of January 2022, 3.96 billion people...

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Electricians You Should Be Following

Whether you’re already working in the electrical industry or looking to join, being part of the online community has numerous benefits. With electricians sharing their experiences and expertise, there’s a...

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New Hydrogen Boiler Labels

Projects have been running behind the scenes in a bid to introduce hydrogen into our gas system. Ultimately, the goal is to decarbonise the UK, making homes more eco-friendly. As...

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Options Skills Partnership with Checkatrade

Options Skills are proud to announce our partnership with Checkatrade. Established in 1998, Checkatrade has become the UK’s leading trade directory, with millions of people using them each year to...

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Is Gas Engineering Still A Viable Career?

With the increased media focus on gas prices, the environmental impact of fossil fuels, advances in hydrogen production, and the growth of the renewables industry, it is easy to believe...

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2021 At Options Skills

2021 has been quite the year, and we’re both grateful and proud of what we have achieved over the last twelve months. From radio appearances and workshop refurbishments to new courses...

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What Is A Heat Pump?

A heat pump is an alternative heat source to gas or electric boilers. They produce hot water for wet central heating systems, distributing heat to radiators and a stored hot...

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