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  1. How Is The Construction Industry Recovering From Covid-19?

    How Is The Construction Industry Recovering From Covid-19?

    Like most things over the last year, the Construction Industry has been hard hit by Covid-19. This is down to the two lockdowns placed on the UK in 2020, which resulted in the overall output being down 35% throughout 2020. This decline continued into 2021 as yet another lockdown was placed on the UK. However, […]

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  2. Why this year has brought more demand for Gas Engineers!

    Why this year has brought more demand for Gas Engineers!

    Gas Engineers around the country are currently seeing a massive increase in the demand for their skills. New Gas Engineers are needed desperately and will be welcomed by plenty of work, opportunities and an ever increasing average salary. Additionally, there are shifts in the industry that suggests even more demand is coming… If you are […]

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  3. Student Stories, Scott, Plumbing

    Student Stories, Scott, Plumbing

    Peoples reasons for wanting to freshen up their careers are always unique. During the course of the pandemic and throughout the seemingly endless lockdowns that the UK has endured people have been trying to come up with ideas for a new career. Here at Able Skills, we would encourage anyone who is considering a career […]

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  4. The Electrical industry is thriving! But why are there so few female electricians?

    The Electrical industry is thriving! But why are there so few female electricians?

    Able Skills has been providing Electrician training courses for many years. During that time we have seen a lot of shifts in the industry and new technology. Nobody could have expected the pandemic. However, one thing that hasn’t seemed to change is the lack of female electricians. Numbers are on the rise not just in […]

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  5. Students Stories, Kirk, Plumbing

    Students Stories, Kirk, Plumbing

    With the UK currently finding itself in the middle of a “Skills Shortage.” A lot of people are starting to consider carrying out work around the house themselves. However, some may have little or no knowledge in the area that they need the work done. Kirk found himself in that exact situation. He needed Plumbing […]

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  6. What Is A "Skills Shortage"?

    What Is A "Skills Shortage"?

    The UK currently finds itself in the grips of a Skills Shortage as construction job vacancies hit a 20 year high. But a lot of you may be wondering, what is a skills shortage? In this article, we will try to answer any questions you might have and highlight why this is an amazing opportunity […]

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  7. Student Stories, Amandeep-Plumbing

    Student Stories, Amandeep-Plumbing

    Here at Able Skills we often welcome students through our doors who are looking to change their careers. Over the last year, we have seen this even more. Peoples reasons for wanting a fresh start to their working life are always unique, for one person it may be a financial decision and for another, it […]

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  8. 5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Becoming A Gas Engineer!

    5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Becoming A Gas Engineer!

    You may be sat at home thinking about your career and maybe about changing the path you are on. If you are then you should definitely consider a career as a Gas Engineer! With demand for qualified Engineers high at the moment, there has not been a better time in recent history to train for […]

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  9. Working Electrician? Here's how extra training can boost your earnings!

    Working Electrician? Here's how extra training can boost your earnings!

    As a working electrician you should always be looking for ways to enhance your career and potential. Here at our training centre students are learning new skills through our electrician courses every single day! It’s never too late, whatever your existing qualifications are, age or role in the industry there is always room to improve. […]

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  10. Why is having a Plumbing NVQ important?

    Why is having a Plumbing NVQ important?

    When training to become a professional plumber there are different routes you can take. For example working as a domestic plumber for a company or on a self-employed basis. And working on-site on construction projects around the country. Here at Able Skills we have been teaching comprehensive Plumbing courses for 20-years! Including helping our students […]

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  11. Student Stories, James, Tiling

    Student Stories, James, Tiling

    Throughout the Pandemic, lots of people have been thinking about their career choices that have lead them to where they are now. For some, it has meant they have had a change of role and for others, it has meant they have changed industry completely! A prime example of this would be James, who has […]

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  12. Students Stories: Emma, Plastering

    Students Stories: Emma, Plastering

    Towards the beginning of last year, a large number of people in the UK were placed on Furlough. This obviously being caused by the Pandemic. Some elected to use this free time to focus on getting fit others chose to learn new skills. Emma is a prime example of this! Emma was an Air Hostess […]

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