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Options Skills are dedicated to delivering excellent training courses.

We aim to provide students with all the knowledge and skills to launch successful careers. We also put great importance on support. You will have a dedicated course advisor throughout your time at Options Skills, and we will continue to support you even after your training is complete.

Still not sure? Below are just some of the reasons we believe you should choose Options Skills as your training provider.

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FREE Checkatrade Membership

We have partnered with Checkatrade to give candidates a 12-month free membership when you enrol on any of our gas or plumbing courses, opening up a world of work experience after your training.

Guaranteed Mentor For Gas Trainees

We guarantee to place all gas trainees with a local registered gas engineer for portfolio building. Click to view student requirements to complete a successful gas portfolio.

FREE Job Club

We deliver regular extra-curricular workshops to help students with CV writing, interview techniques and job applications. Workshops are operated outside of your course and are free to attend.

Trading Standards Approved

We are members of the Buy With Confidence scheme, meaning we are a Trading Standards approved business.

In House Recruitment

Our Career Development team specialises in placing candidates into on-site work for portfolio building and paid employment.

ECS Cards – Your Passport To Employment

We apply for ECS cards for electrical trainees enrolled on NVQ Courses.

5 Star Reviews

We have over 1000 independently verified reviews from Google and Feefo.

FEEFO Gold Award

We are the recipient of the FEEFO Trusted Service Gold Award 2021.

Accredited Training Centres

Options Skills owns and operates its own accredited training centres.

NVQ Assessors

We provide NVQ Assessors who will visit electrical trainees on site.

Small Class Sizes

Group sizes are limited, ensuring that training is delivered to the highest standards.

Personal Development

We believe in continuous personal development and provide a platform for progression for those who wish to continue adding to their skills.

Flexible Training Options

We offer a choice of full time or flexible training courses, giving you the option of undertaking courses over 8-weeks full time or over a period of time and at a pace that suits you.

Centre Led Learning

Options Skills delivers training in a centre-led environment – we do not believe that home study courses are viable for new entrants to the industry.

On-Going Technical Support

We provide ongoing technical support and advice for people that have undertaken training with Options Skills.

UK and International Students

People from across the UK and all over the world travel to our centres to undertake their training with us.

Open Door Policy

We operate an open-door policy. We actively encourage people to visit us before they make any decision. You need to see the facilities for yourself, and we want you to be sure that you are making the right decision for yourself and your family.

Industry Experience

Our industry experience has allowed us to design courses that meet industry, customer and your own needs. As a result, a perfect mix of theory and practical study prepares you for a new career as a plumber, electrician or gas engineer.

Jargon Free Terms and Conditions

Full written terms and conditions together with a customer satisfaction/complaints policy.

No Hidden Extras

We’re completely upfront about the costs involved in your training, so there are no nasty surprises when you sign up for your course.

No Experience Needed

No qualifications or previous experience is required to join the course, although you may be required to undertake an aptitude test.

Easy To Reach

Easy to reach city centre locations with excellent bus, rail and underground links.

Learning Tailored To You

We offer individual learning plans to help with personal development.

No Age Restrictions

No age restrictions are in place. We’ve trained people between the ages of 18 and 68!

Experienced Staff

We have a proven track record, and our training staff have decades of industry experience.

On-Going Support

We have created a training solution that will support you once you have qualified and beyond.

See what our students have said about our training

Read the great feedback from our trainees

We pride ourselves in offering a great service and training to our students. With that in mind we teamed up with FEEFO™ to collect impartial reviews with our trainees once they have finished their course. FEEFO™ is a leading review platform, offering an unbiased independent review platform to leading UK businesses.