How to Get Into the Trades Industry

How to Get Into the Trades Industry


If you're looking into getting a job in the trades, you're in the right place. At Access Training, we champion the students that want to make a difference in the world through the work of the trade industry.

It is an extremely versatile and rewarding career - you can start at any age, you can be your own boss, and you can upskill to your heart's content. Let's dive in and find out how you can start a career in the trades today...


How to Learn a Trade

1. Choose Your Trade Course

There's a course out there for everyone. The trade industry is extremely broad, allowing for lots of variation between roles. There are desirable qualities for each trade which can help you make your decision. In fact, we even wrote a blog on it!

Read More: What Trade Course Is Right For Me?


2. Gain Trade Qualifications

With qualifications comes great responsibility! You'll find that once you have the required trade qualifications under your belt, the world of trade will open up to you. There are many trade courses available to get you to where you need to be. At Access Training, we offer:

Each of our trade courses have pathways that will allow you to take your qualifications as far as you want them to go. For example, you can go from a complete trade newbie to a fully-qualified gas-safe engineer with our Premier Gas Engineer Course, which comes with the additional qualification of an ACS Certificate!


3. Upskill Your Qualifications

If you'd like to go the extra mile, we have many additional courses that will allow you to excel within your chosen profession. These courses really allow you to hone in on your preferred niche which will help you to become a well-rounded, skilled tradesmen.

From electrical vehicle charging courses to bathroom fitting courses, we have a trades course to help you develop your skills further.


What Trade is Best?

The answer to this question depends entirely on the kind of person you are. Here are a few questions to ask yourself when considering the right trade for you:

  1. Are you more interested in building or fixing?
  2. Do you prefer working on one project for a while, or something new each day?
  3. Do you prefer working indoors or outdoors?
  4. Do you get claustrophobic easily?
  5. Are you colour blind?

These may seem like strange questions, but once you've got an answer for each question, take a look at the article below for your recommended trade pathway.

What Trade Should I Learn?


Why Should I Pursue a Career in Trade?

There are many advantages that come with a career in the trades. It is one of the most important industries in society which consistently and positively contributes to the running of everyday life.

You can become a tradesman quickly, too. Our trade courses allow you to become a qualified tradesman in a very short amount of time, without compromising on the quality of education. Access Training's fast-track trade courses are also a lot more efficient and less time consuming than traditional routes, such as apprenticeships (which can take up to 3 years to complete!).

For the benefits of each trade, take a look at our handy infographic.

READ MORE: The Benefits of Retraining in the Trades Industry


Start Your Trade Career With Access Training Today.

Learn your trade. Get qualified. Make it happen.

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