From our cutting-edge facilities to our friendly, experienced tutors, we’re proud to be one of the UK’s leading and most trusted suppliers of construction training. 

Whether you’re starting on a new career path, are an experienced tradesperson growing your skill set, or you’re keen to learn valuable DIY skills for a personal project, we’ve more than 20 years’ worth of experience delivering courses suited to all levels of experience and goals. 

But why should you choose Able Skills? See below for just a snapshot of why so many people continue to trust us when it comes to their training. 

Open and honest support

From the moment you first reach out to Able Skills, our friendly, knowledgeable team will ensure you have all the information you need before deciding on whether or not a course is right for you. 

If you’d like to have a look around our training centre, which is one of the largest in the country, before signing up for a course, you’re more than welcome to visit us anytime we’re open and we’d be happy to show you around. 

Experienced tutors

Our entire teaching team is made up of vastly experienced, time-served professionals who possess a deep understanding of their respective industries. This in-the-field experience is irreplaceable and means our tutors are in a position to call on genuine know-how and share exactly what is needed to succeed on the job.  

A group of plumbing students stand in a group and are listening to the instructor

All Able Skills tutors hold the necessary teaching qualifications so you can rest assured you’ll always be learning from the best. 

As well as boasting unrivalled knowledge, all of our tutors are approachable and more than happy to offer advice and answer any questions you might have about the course or the industry you’re training in. 

Best-in-class facilities

Our facilities have been built to replicate real-world work environments, helping you better prepare for the kind of tasks you can expect to encounter when out in the field.

Each different trade is taught in its own dedicated space, meaning there is never any crossover between sessions. This helps us to keep your learning 100% focused and prevents workspaces from becoming crowded.


Many Able Skills courses can be completed on a flexible basis. We understand that many people simply can’t commit to a full-time learning schedule, so we offer both weekend learning and home study schedules to ensure our training is as accessible as possible. 

This flexibility also applies to the financial side of things with the possibility of spreading the total cost of your course over a more manageable, interest-free payment plan.

If you’ve got any questions at all about any of our courses, tutors or facilities, then do feel free to get in touch on 01322 280 202, or pay us a visit in the training centre where we’d love to chat.