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  1. What the construction industry’s skills shortage means for homeowners

    What the construction industry’s skills shortage means for homeowners

    Discover what the construction industry’s ongoing skills shortages mean for homeowners, landlords and property developers.
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  2. Study in your own time towards a career in electrical

    Study in your own time towards a career in electrical

    Learn more about how you can train towards a career in the electrical industry via flexible home study learning.
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  3. Using ELC funding to qualify in bathroom installation

    Using ELC funding to qualify in bathroom installation

    Find out more about how you can use ELCAS funding to obtain your qualifications in bathroom installation, and the different opportunities training can lead to.
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  4. What is ELCAS and who is it for?

    What is ELCAS and who is it for?

    Learn more about Enhanced Learning Credits Administration Services (ELCAS), who is eligible for the scheme and how to claim.
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  5. Using ELC funding to qualify in Building, Installation and Property Maintenance

    Using ELC funding to qualify in Building, Installation and Property Maintenance

    Find out more about how you can use ELCAS funding to obtain your qualifications in Building, Installation and Property Maintenance.
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  6. More women are entering the construction industry

    More women are entering the construction industry

    It’s no secret that construction has traditionally been a male-dominated industry, with the sector often being one of the lowest performers in terms of gender diversity.  However, while there is still much work to be done to address the gender imbalance, recent research from Redrow has highlighted that things are heading in the right direction, […]
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  7. A day in the life of a gas engineer

    A day in the life of a gas engineer

    Are you interested in pursuing a career as a gas engineer, but would first like to get a better idea of what a ‘typical’ day-to-day might look like when working in the industry?  With a current average base salary of £40,288 and this research (by metals4U via Approach Personnel), predicting gas engineers to again be […]
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  8. Why are qualifications important in the plumbing industry?

    Why are qualifications important in the plumbing industry?

    Find out why formal plumbing qualifications are so important in the industry, and some of the benefits that come with gaining them.
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  9. Student Story: 6-week handyman course with Alex

    Student Story: 6-week handyman course with Alex

    Discover why Alex chose Able Skills for his City & Guilds Handyman course and how his new skills helped him plan for a career change.
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  10. Trade training to fit around you

    Trade training to fit around you

    Are you interested in a career in construction but can’t commit to a traditional training course? Find out more about flexible trade training at Able Skills.
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  11. How do I get work on a building site as a plasterer?

    How do I get work on a building site as a plasterer?

    Are you wanting to take on site work as a plasterer? Find out more about the training and qualifications you’ll need before doing so.
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  12. Gas training: A step-by-step guide

    Gas training: A step-by-step guide

    Are you considering a career as a gas engineer? Learn more about the training and qualifications you’ll need to complete.
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