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  1. Javier's Football Mosaic

    Javier's Football Mosaic

    We have had some fantastic work going on in our tiling centre over the last few weeks and it hasn’t stopped today, as Javier has put his art skills to the test along with his new tiling skills.   Javier seems to have been at Able Skills for ages, he firstly completed eight weeks of […]

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  2. What is the 17th Edition?

    What is the 17th Edition?

    All Electricians need to have a clear understanding of the IET Wiring Regulations.   Most employers, agencies and registration bodies require electricians to hold a current 17th Edition qualification to satisfy their own entry standards and that of insurers. The IET Wiring Regulations are also known as British Standard 7671 – Requirements for Electrical Installations. […]

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  3. A serious need for skilled workers!

    A serious need for skilled workers!

    February marked the worst performance in the UK’s construction industry for 10 months and the worst performance since the rise in housebuilding in the UK in the summer of 2013.   Construction companies and other contractors are growing in concern that the industry is starting to slow up due to the difficulty to find skilled […]

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  4. Student Feedback - Tiling

    Student Feedback - Tiling

    We receive some fantastic feedback from our students at Able Skills and this is just one from a happy student that has recently finished his Introduction to Tiling course. “I just wanted to give you some feedback from the tiling course I completed at the weekend. I was really impressed with the course it offered […]

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  5. Student Stories - Shen

    Student Stories - Shen

    Shen has really achieved something at Able Skills and he has made a complete career change as he has headed into the Tiling Industry.   He is now coming towards the end of his 8 Week Tiling course at Able Skills and he is fully set up to start his tiling career as he has […]

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  6. New Year, New Career!

    New Year, New Career!

    It is here, 2016 is now here and now is the best time to kick start your year with a new career! A recent poll found that 80% of people in their 20’s want to change their career already. Whatever age you are, it is never too late to change your career. The start of […]

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  7. The Worst Skills Shortage in 30 years, but we can help!

    The Worst Skills Shortage in 30 years, but we can help!

    Large construction firms across the UK are having to turn away work due to the huge skills shortage which currently exists; many companies have reported that they are struggling to find skilled workers to carry out the work they are being offered. Currently in the UK there is a massive amount of building and construction […]

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  8. Decorating for Christmas?

    Decorating for Christmas?

    It is now that time again to get your house ready for the big Christmas get together. Are you looking to get your house looking like a home for Christmas and you need the right skills to get you going? Look no further than Able Skills Painting & Decorating short courses, we have the perfect […]

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  9. Student Stories - Mike

    Student Stories - Mike

    Mike is at the halfway mark of his 10 Week Tiling Course and he has progressed massively during this time due to his hard work and passion for tiling. Everything Mike has learnt during his 5 weeks has been extremely relevant to him. The reason for this is that he has always loved tiling and […]

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  10. Student Stories - James Mason

    Student Stories - James Mason

    James has just finished his NVQ Level 2 Bricklaying course at Able Skills and he had extremely high praise for the course and his instructors. He is another happy student who has left Able Skills with excellent skills and a great qualification. Before Able Skills, James didn’t know the first thing about laying a brick […]

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  11. Student Stories – James

    Student Stories – James

    London Hotel owner needs to fix up his rooms!   James, who has now completed our Introduction to Plumbing course, wanted to get an insight into how certain aspects of plumbing work. So he started off with the introduction course so he could begin with the basics. Unlike a lot of our students James hasn’t […]

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  12. Electrical Home Study Level 2 & 3

    Electrical Home Study Level 2 & 3

    To take on one of our many electrical courses, a lot of commitment is required as it’s a full time course. Obviously, not everyone can commit to six weeks straight studying, as they may have work or families. At Able Skills we offer the Electrical Home Study course, which makes it much easier for people […]

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