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benefits of retraining in the trades industry 

The trades industry in the UK presents a promising choice for adult learners seeking a fulfilling career with attractive earning prospects. According to the UK Office for National Statistics, the median annual wage for workers in various construction trades was £35,000 in 2020. Additionally, there is a projected 10% growth in demand for skilled tradespeople from 2020 to 2030, significantly outpacing the average growth rate for all occupations.

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benefits of retraining in the trades industry 

The trades industry in the UK presents a promising choice for adult learners seeking a fulfilling career with attractive earning prospects. According to the UK Office for National Statistics, the median annual wage for workers in various construction trades was £35,000 in 2020. Additionally, there is a projected 10% growth in demand for skilled tradespeople from 2020 to 2030, significantly outpacing the average growth rate for all occupations.

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Access Training is excited to announce the launch of the Access Network and our improved Student Portal. 

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renewable energy jobs 

If you're looking for jobs in renewable energy, we've compiled a list of tips and tricks to land you a perfect role. You will be directly contributing to the production of environmentally-friendly energy sources in no time.

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what is a cscs card - Construction Skills Certification Scheme explained 

CSCS Cards are useful tools commonly held by construction workers – but what are CSCS cards? Do you need one? What are CSCS care actually for? If you’ve ever found yourself faced these questions and are looking for some answers, you’re in the right place!

We’ve put together this handy blog to help answer all of your frequently asked questions about CSCS cards, including how you can earn your CSCS cards with Access Training, and how having a CSCS card will advance your career in construction.

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If you're looking to start your career in the skilled trades industry, you've probably come across the term 'NVQ Qualification'. An NVQ qualification is a vocational qualification, providing you with all the practical and physical skills that your future employer will be looking for. Whether you choose to become a gas engineer, an electrician, a plumber, and much more!

An NVQ is different to any other qualification as it is entirely work based (also known as competence-based), as you will be assessed on your ability to perform certain tasks in your chosen field. So, is a NVQ qualification worth it? Let's find out...

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If you are a qualified electrician and you'd like to build up your skills portfolio, our 2-day EV charger installation course is a brilliant way to take your career as an electrician a step further. With 1.1 million electric cars now in use on UK roads, you will receive many benefits for providing customers with this unique and in-demand skill.

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A job in the skilled trades sector is a great way to start a rewarding and exciting career. The skilled trades provides essential services for society to run smoothly and effectively - when you start a trade course with Access Training, you could be a part of that!

Without further ado, here's why the skilled trades are important.

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Am I too old to start an apprenticeship at 40?

No, of course not! It’s never too late to take on a new challenge and switch up your career. All you need to start an adult apprenticeship is a willingness to learn and a passion for your chosen subject. Apprenticeships are a brilliant option for everyone, regardless of age.

 

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If you're an adult and looking for a new career path or you'd like to expand your existing skill set, our apprenticeships for adults could be the perfect option for you! We offer a variety of apprenticeships which will enable you to become a gas engineer, electrician or a plumber. 

The possibilities are endless. All you need to do is get started! Who knows? It could be the best decision you ever make...

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