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Innovation Electrical & Data Ltd Hire Options Skills Electrical Trainee

Electrical trainee snipping wires at a workshop bench

Electrical trainee Isaac wanted a complete career change, so he became an electrical trainee with Options Skills. Previously working as a pharmacy assistant, Isaac had become bored in his role and wanted a complete career change. He was looking for a career he could do self-employed, which offered diverse projects. First speaking with us at […]

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John Dawson Electrical Hire Options Skills Electrical Trainee

Electrical trainee connecting wire on a socket board

Electrical trainee Jonathan was looking for a career he could settle into after travelling the world. People enquire about our courses from all over the world. Some look to train with us and work elsewhere. Others are returning home and want a career path ready for them when they do. Ringing us from Sweden in […]

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From Security Guard To Sparky | Electrical Trainee

Electrical trainee cutting wiring

Electrical trainee Ashley trained with Options Skills and utilised our career development team to find employment. Previously working as a security guard, Ashley decided enough was enough. Wanting a new career, he bit the bullet and looked into trades training courses. Ashley first contacted us in May 2020 via our website, having already decided on […]

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From A Factory Floor To Electrical Work On-Site | Electrical Trainee

Electrical trainee working on a socket board in the workshop bay

After two years in his previous role, Andre decided he was better suited to a trades career. People change their career paths for a whole host of reasons. It can be financial incentives, and it’s just time for something new for others. Whatever the reason for looking for a new career, it’s never too late […]

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Braywhite & Co Ltd Take On Options Skills Electrical Trainee

Electrical trainee screwing a consumer unit cover back on

Electrical trainee Alistair was looking for a change and opted for a career in the electrical industry. Alistar previously worked in a bank but felt it was a time for a career change. Careers changers are something we see a lot of at Options Skills. No one kind of person trains with us. We’ve had […]

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Will More UK Homes Adopt Solar Heating Systems?

Solar heating panels

As we move away from using fossil fuels for power, industry leaders, manufacturers, and homeowners are looking for other ways to heat homes. Solar panels are one option that many people are already using – mainly to work alongside their gas heating. But are they a viable option for those looking for an eco-friendly alternative? […]

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From Redundancy To Full-Time Work | Electrical Trainee

Electrical student working on a consumer unit

After redundancy from retail, electrical trainee Steven is now working full-time as an electrician. COVID 19 has put a considerable strain on most businesses, and as a result, many employees have found their roles redundant.  And it’s now more difficult than ever to find a job. At Options Skills, we often see people who have […]

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From Scaffolder To Sparky | Electrical Trainee

Electrical trainee working on a consumer unit

Electrical trainee, Haider, made the jump from scaffolder to sparky with the help of Options Skills. Previously working as a scaffolder, Haider wanted to expand his skillset, providing him with more employment opportunities and earning potential. First enquiring in February 2020, he wasn’t set on one particular trade and wanted to explore his options. At […]

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Will Electric Boilers Replace Gas Boilers?

With the rising threat of climate change, industries worldwide are looking for ways to become more environmentally friendly. As electricity is a secondary energy source, it leaves many options. Though we are still using fossil fuels to produce a significant amount of electricity, renewable sources create just as much. In the third quarter of 2019, […]

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How To Pursue A Career In The Electrical Trade

Electrical trade student working on wiring in a workshop bay

Are you ready to begin a new career? Or are you considering your options? Perhaps the pandemic has left you out of work, allowing you to consider a new career path? Choosing a new career can be challenging. It isn’t easy to know which career path you’re best suited to with many options available. Are […]

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