Electricians have always been one of the highest earning tradespeople. However, there overall earnings have increased since the start of this year. Why? Well, there are a lot of different factors at play and today we will take a look at what's going on and how you can benefit from these industry changes as a professional electrician. If you are interested in our range of Electrician courses give us a call today on 01322 280 202 for more information!


What is happening in the industry?

Currently, the average electrician earns around £33,000 a year here in the UK. This amount changes completely when you factor in experience, type of work, type of employment, skill level and things like hours worked. Yet the overall average is on the rise. As restrictions have been lifted, many construction projects have been resumed and domestic jobs are high in demand. The problem is there are not enough skilled workers out there to fill those positions. So, the cost of hiring an electrician has gone up.

Additionally, there is new demand for green installations. As the demand for new houses continues to grow and smart home installations increase, the need for businesses to invest in the next generation of electricians could not be clearer. Those gaining new skills within the industry will benefit from this earnings increase the most as there is a smaller percentage of electricians with the knowledge and skills to complete these smart installations.

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Additionally, the lack of skilled professions is affecting the demand. There is an obvious correlation between experience and earnings. However as electricians retire there is not enough skilled people taking there place. This is known as the skills-gap which means all electricians experience an increase in pay. Here at Able Skills we can help you start a career that lasts a lifetime!


Want to become an Electrician?

Here at Able Skills we focus on helping our students become fully-qualified electricians. We've been teaching Electrician training courses for many years. We understand what our students need in terms of both hands-on practical training, in depth theory knowledge, guidance and confidence through training. If you are ready for a new career, come and see what we do. You will not find a centre with better facilities and instructors!

If you are a complete novice, our Gold Card Approved Electrician Package is the complete guide to becoming an electrician from A to Z. This option includes almost every electrician course that we offer! This package will enable you to undertake domestic electrical work, commercial electrical work, to inspect and test on both single and three phase supplies and you also achieve a level 3 NVQ and AM2!

The package includes our City & Guilds Level 2 course, City & Guilds Level 3, PAT Testing, 18th Edition, Inspection & Testing as well as an AM2 assessment. These courses will take around 16-weeks to complete including assessments. We provide everything from tools, equipment, materials, a free CK Toolkit, the City & Guilds text books and all the guidance you could possibly need! To get started as soon as possible give us a call on 01322 280 202 to arrange your starting date!

Need more information?

Again, you can call us on 01322 280 202, we are happy to help in any way that we can. We can answer any questions about how the course works and give advice. If you are looking to secure your place on any of our Electrician courses, over the phone is the most direct way to contact us.

If you would like to speak with us in person. Feel free to come and visit our office here in Dartford, Kent. Our office is open 7-days-a-week between the hours of 8:30 - 16:30! We are happy to give you a tour around our facilities and talk in detail about the training we offer!

Where is our centre?

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Our centre is City & Guilds Approved. Meaning we provide industry-recognised qualifications upon completion of our Electrician courses.