5 Reasons to become a Gas Engineer!


At Able Skills, we offer a tremendous range of different courses, some of our most popular courses are plumbing and gas. That's because these are consistent and trades that are always in demand... Here are some great reasons why you should consider a career as a gas engineer!



Let's start with money! Becoming a gas engineer is highly encouraging financially. The average gas fitter could earn up to £30,000 a year, whereas very experienced leading gas engineers can earn up to £50,000 a year. If you run your own business – the situation of many in the gas trade – these figures could significantly increase!



Job Security! Choosing a career in the gas industry opens you up to a whole range of prospects. It’s a secure profession, and with legal regulations requiring people to hire ‘Gas Safe’ registered engineers to service their boilers, your skills will always be in demand! Overtime working in the industry you will obviously get better and be able to take on more difficult tasks, becoming a more advanced gas engineer could land you with big earnings and a lengthy career.

Check out more information about being 'gas safe registered' here!



Challenging! Being a gas engineer is a challenging job, you'll never be bored as there are so many things to consider and figure out on a daily basis you are kept busy. The job is not easy and will take patience, psychical strength and communication but the job can be extremely rewarding.



Flexible, if you begin to work for yourself, then the job becomes very flexible the option to become self-employed is always available in this field. No more schedule, no more sitting in the same chair in the same office day after day. You will be meeting new people, going to new places and if your working for yourself then you always have to option to take some time off if you can support it.




Training with us!  Reason number five is that you get to learn with our great team here at Able Skills, after all, to become a great engineer you will require great training and here at Able Skills we've got the expertise you need!  Our instructors have years of experience and can give you an amazing start that you will not find anywhere else!



Been searching for a Gas Engineer Course? Well, you're along the right lines if you've found Able Skills Gas Courses! Being the perfect start for anyone with zero experience, we kick start your career by teaching you everything you need to know to become a Gas Safe Registered Engineer. The best thing for students to be aware of is that our Gas Training Courses are available on a full-time basis as well as a part-time basis. This means you could enrol in the exact same Bpec Approved Course whether you train Monday to Friday, or only on Saturdays and Sundays.

Want some more information?


If you need some more information on any of the Gas Courses talked about in this article or for any enquiries about our training centre you have a few options. Firstly, you can call us and get in touch with a representative on 8081003245. We are open every single day between the hours of 8:30 - 4:30! 

Secondly, if you would prefer to speak to a member of staff in person about any of our Gas Courses, we would be more than happy to show you around our facilities and answer any questions you may have! We are based in Dartford a short walk from the train station:

K5, Riverside Industrial Estate, Riverside Way, Dartford DA1 5BS

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