Become a commercial electrician!


When thinking about becoming an electrician you should keep in mind that there is more than one role in this line of work. When you think of an electrician the traditional domestic electrician comes to mind, however, with the skills, knowledge and qualifications that you can gain with the help of Able Skills, there are many options in terms of the type of employment that electricians can get involved with! Today we will be taking a look at the commercial electrician, how to get there and what this role involves.


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Almost every workplace that you can think of requires electricity in some way or another...A commercial electrician's job is to keep companies compliant and fully operational. The particular type of day to day work will vary drastically depending on what the company needs and how they operate. To become a commercial electrician you will need to have 'ECS Gold Card Status' which can be achieved with the Gold Card Approved Electrician Package that we run here at our centre. This course includes almost everything that we offer from an electrical point of view. This package will teach you to be an Electrician, a Domestic Installer, to test portable appliances, to inspect and test on both single and three-phase supplies and you also achieve a level 3 NVQ and AM2!

The work that you would be carrying out as a commercial electrician will vary from week to week, for example, whether you are developing, refitting or improving a workspace, lighting is a crucial factor - In some settings, including retail units and restaurants, a commercial electrician might install a wide range of lighting solutions to create the right ambience or in an office space more visible lighting. Companies also call on a commercial electrician is to undertake electrical testing and inspecting and much more...

There are many opportunities for electricians once qualified, however, it has been seen by people as a trade that takes quite a long process to become a working professional in. With the help of Able Skills, becoming fully qualified has never been easier. This package will provide you with an overall knowledge of the subject over a period of around 16-weeks in total. This package will include all of the following courses and assessments: 



This course is taught by our talented instructors, who have years of experience both teaching and working out in the industry, they know what it takes to go from beginner to working professionals in this trade. Everything is provided for you when studying here at our centre - the only thing you need to bring with you is concentration this package is a long process and will take some real focus! The course can also actually be taken on a part-time basis meaning that you would study here 2 weekends out of every month until you have completed every aspect. This will take a considerable amount of time to complete but may be a beneficial and viable option for those with an existing job or somebody who is just generally too busy to study here on a full-time basis for weeks on end. 


want some more information?


If you would like some more information surrounding any of the electrical courses that we offer here at Able Skills, then simply get in contact with a member of staff by calling us on 0808 100 3245. Altenritacly, if you would like to a representative in person then don't be afraid to walk straight into our office, in fact, we encourage potential students to come in during opening hours (8:30 - 16:30) to discuss your options, ask questions and even to take a look around our training centre to get a sense of the environment that you will be learning in.

Find us at: 

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


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