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Able Skills Plumbers Begin Work with Ontime Trades

Ontime Trades have recruited two Able Skills plumbing students to join their experienced and highly skilled team.Andy and Martin are set to put their heating and drainage skills to the test for Ontime Trades after completing accredited plumbing courses, gas training courses, commercial gas courses and renewable energy courses with Able Skills.Both men started training to become plumbers and gas engineers when they left their jobs in the print industry which experienced a marked decline in employment opportunities during the recession.The former printers chose the recognised entry into the plumbing sector by taking levels 2 and 3 of the City & Guilds 6129 Plumbing Technical Certificate, which gave them the required knowledge to move forward onto the NVQ.City & Guilds' 6089 Plumbing NVQ is the necessary qualification for people who work or want to work as plumber and can only be undertaken by those working in a plumbing-related job.Andy and Martin complemented their plumbing skills by becoming fully qualified Gas Safe registered engineers by taking gas training courses at Able Skills' approved CITB Gas Training and Gas Assessment Centre.Able Skills' qualified team of trainers and assessors also taught Andy and Martin in the realistic environment of the dedicated Commercial Gas Centre, which has enabled the twosome to work safely within the commercial gas industry.Holding formal plumbing and heating qualifications allowed Andy and Martin to take renewable energy courses and learn the skills to install and maintain environmentally friendly technologies such as heat pumps.The duo posses the opportunity to appeal to a wider customer base by applying to become an EU Certified Heat Pump Installer as part of the Eucert scheme operated by the European Heat Pump Association.Able Skills are delighted that Andy and Martin have secured employment so quickly after leaving our training centre and feel sure that Ontime Trades customers will benefit from their heating, plumbing and draining services.