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Upskill in Sustainable Technologies with Options Skills’ New Electrical Skills Bootcamp

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Options Skills, a leading accredited training provider renowned for its specialist courses in gas, electrics and renewables, is excited to announce the launch of its new Solar PV/EV Electrical Skills Bootcamp, specially designed for qualified electricians. 

This innovative program is fully funded as part of the UK government’s Skills for Life campaign, delivered by the Department for Education, in conjunction with approved training providers and local authorities. 

Mick Fitzgerald, Director at Options Skills, said:

“Our Skills Bootcamp is a unique opportunity for electricians to stay ahead in their field by mastering sustainable technologies. It’s not just a course; it’s an investment in the future of our trade and our planet.”

The Electrical Skills Bootcamp offers comprehensive training in Solar (PV) Photovoltaic Systems, Electric Vehicle (EV) Charge Points, and Electrical Energy Storage Systems. These skills are essential in a world increasingly focused on renewable technologies.

“To thrive in the evolving landscape of electrical work, it’s crucial to adapt and expand your skill set,” added Fitzgerald. “Our Skills Bootcamp does exactly that, preparing electricians for a future where these technologies are the norm.”

The Skills for Life – Skills Bootcamps are free, flexible courses giving people the opportunity to build up sector-specific skills. Eligible candidates must hold an N/SVQ 3 in Electrical Installation or equivalent and have the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations (BS 7671) certification. The program includes 80 guided learning hours combining centre-led training and webinars across 6 – 8 weeks. 

Currently available at their Birmingham training centre, the Options Skills Electrical Skills Bootcamp will soon be offered in Manchester and London, bringing this vital training to electricians across the UK.

For more information on training opportunities, visit here. Or call 0800 802 1306.

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