Gas Archives | Page 3 of 14 | Options Skills
Home » Gas » Page 3

Tag: Gas

A&R Boilers Apprentice Competition

Gas trainer and trainee standing in front of boiler

At Options Skills, we don’t just train our students; we help them start their careers. We’re always on the lookout for new and exciting opportunities, and we’re pleased to say this is precisely that. The team over at A&R Boilers recently got in touch with us about their latest competition – the chance for a gas […]

Read More… from A&R Boilers Apprentice Competition


Find Employment With British Gas & Options Skills

British Gas engineer waving as he leaves a house

Find employment with British Gas – the largest UK energy and home services company. We work hard to deliver high-quality training to our students and help them begin their careers in the trade. Through our career development team, we’re always on the lookout for opportunities for students. Our dedicated team works hard to create relationships […]

Read More… from Find Employment With British Gas & Options Skills



How To Join The Gas Safe Register

In 2009, 120,000 engineers and 58,000 businesses were on the Gas Safe Register. By 2019/20, that had risen to over 131,000 engineers and 77,000 companies. It’s no surprise that so many people have chosen a career as a gas engineer. Known for being a secure industry with excellent career prospects and earning potential, more and more […]

Read More… from How To Join The Gas Safe Register


Will Gas Boilers Be Banned By 2025?

Gas boilers in the training centre workshop

With the never-ending threat of climate change, nations worldwide are looking at what they can do to preserve resources better and provide more environmentally friendly options across a range of industries and homes. Several different tactics are being discussed and proposed to reduce UK emissions. But, there is one that has struck a chord with […]

Read More… from Will Gas Boilers Be Banned By 2025?


How The Gas Industry Is Changing

Two gas industry students in the workshop

The UK is not known for its great weather but harsh winters and lacklustre summers instead, and we build houses with this in mind. Insulation for warmth is vital, and when that isn’t enough, most of us rely on central heating throughout the colder months. Though you may think you already do, it is usually […]

Read More… from How The Gas Industry Is Changing


COVID 19 Outbreak: Maintaining Competency For Gas Engineers

Gas trainee working on gas fire

The government classes gas engineers as key workers. This means that they are eligible to continue to carry out emergency work during this self-isolation period. However, given the outbreak of Covid 19, all those able to are required to self-isolate. Therefore, the renewal of ACS qualifications has been impacted and delayed due to closed ACS […]

Read More… from COVID 19 Outbreak: Maintaining Competency For Gas Engineers


Job Alert – Gas Engineers For Boiler Installation and Repair

Boiler Installation

Having recently joined forces with a market leading boiler installation and repair business, Build Staff – our recruitment partner – are looking for registered gas engineers across the United Kingdom. In partnership with Build Staff, we support our candidates at each step of their journey, from gaining qualifications to finding employment. With a network of […]

Read More… from Job Alert – Gas Engineers For Boiler Installation and Repair


How Long Does It Take To Become A Gas Engineer?

Two trainee gas engineers taking notes while working on a boiler

There is a skills shortage throughout the UK, and there has been for some time. Subsequently, gas engineers are in demand more than ever before. Existing engineers are overwhelmed with work and offered more than they can accept, meaning there is a waiting list of work completed. As a result, there has never been a better […]

Read More… from How Long Does It Take To Become A Gas Engineer?


Gas Safety Week 2018 – Becoming A Gas Engineer

Becoming A Gas Engineer

Is becoming a gas engineer something that’s been on your mind lately? Maybe you’re already working in the trades industry but are looking to change direction. You might be working a typical 9-5 job and are becoming bored or it. Or maybe you’re just starting in the world of work and feel like gas engineering […]

Read More… from Gas Safety Week 2018 – Becoming A Gas Engineer