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How Much Does ACS Membership Cost?

Gas engineer trainee working on gas meter

Whether you’re just starting on your journey as a gas engineer, or you’ve been in the trade for a while, you may be wondering, “how much does ACS membership cost?” ACS is the industry recognised route for gas engineers to gain their certificate of competence.  ACS membership is an essential requirement to become a gas engineer, […]

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18th Edition Electrical Training Course

18th Edition

An Electrical Training Course That Includes 18th Edition Wiring Regulations? If you are are looking to train to become an electrician, whether you’re starting a brand new career or adding another trade to your skillset, it’s important to do your research. You will want to find a training course that covers everything you need to know. […]

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Qualifications Required To Become An Electrician

Trainee electrician working on sockets at a workshop bench

So, you want to become an electrician, but you’re not sure where to start. Can you start an electrician training course as a complete beginner? Do you need to have some level of experience first? Do you know what qualifications you need? There are probably plenty of questions swimming around your head. Here at Options […]

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How Long Does It Take To Become A Qualified Electrician?

Electrician trainee working on a consumer unit

Do you think about a new career? Whether you’re soon to be leaving school or stuck in a job you don’t love, entering the trades is a significant step to take. With a huge demand for skilled workers, it’s not only a rewarding job but a profitable one as well. However, you may be unsure […]

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Everything You Need To Know About NVQ Level 3 Electrical Training

Trainee working a socket as part of our NVQ Level 3 electrical training

What Is An NVQ? NVQ is a National Vocational Qualification. It’s a work-based qualification, and once obtained, it proves that a person is competent and has the required skills and knowledge to perform tasks in their chosen job role. Why Choose NVQ Level 3 Electrical Training? Electrical training opens up a world of opportunities. Not […]

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Changes In Gas Safe Course – November 2017

Gas Safe Training Course Changes

Last Gas Safe Training Course Dates Available Due to the upcoming changes in the Gas Safe legislation in November, there has been an increase in demand for gas courses. The changes being made will result in a longer training period for students to become qualified gas engineers. Modules within the course will also become more challenging. The […]

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Why Become A Gas Engineer?

become a gas engineer trainee completing practical work

If you’re looking for a new career, there are numerous reasons why you should become a gas engineer.  An ever-evolving and improving industry, the gas industry has plenty of perks.  Working Hours, Salary, and Job Opportunities Your working hours will depend on what kind of job you take after qualifying. If you’re working for a […]

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How To Become A Gas Safe Engineer

Gas Safe Engineer

Since it’s Gas Safety week, we thought we’d clear up some misconceptions about gas courses and becoming a Gas Safe engineer. To undertake plumbing and heating jobs where you’re dealing with gas you have to be on the Gas Safe Register. Beware of any bogus training centres out there who are happy to take your […]

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No Better Time To Learn A Trade

learn a trade

Are you thinking about becoming part of the trades industry? Considering a career and looking to learn a trade to become an electrician, plumber or gas engineer? You may have some reservations about joining the industry. Will you get able to find work and will there be a steady flow of it? Well, there’s actually no […]

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