About us

As the leading heating and utilities training provider in Scotland, Skills Training Group has facilities in Paisley and Dalgety Bay, Fife. We operate out of state of the art training facilities that allow us to prepare our students for real-world situations, giving them a competitive edge when it comes to being hired and staying gainfully employed.

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Company Mission
To provide training services that: Learners recommend to family and friends, employers regard as industry-leading, employees are proud of, and training that provides a platform for sustainable employment.
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Why do people choose Skills Training Group?

When our students leave our academy, they become some of the most top qualified and sought-after applicants. Employers look for our students because they know they won’t require extensive extra training in order to start taking jobs and earning a profit. The experience you’ll get while training with us gives you everything you need to start excelling from day one.

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British Gas engineers at our Dalgety Bay Centre
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We're Vetted and Approved By British Gas

We’re one of the few approved training providers with British Gas. As part of our partnership, we can provide our students work placements with British Gas. We’re also contracted to deliver induction programmes for British Gas as part of their national recruitment drive.

Many of our new entrant central heating engineer students have gone on to become employed full-time with British Gas.

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Our trainer, Glenn Wilson.

We only hire the most qualified employees for our team

All our training staff have 10 years+ experience working with some of the UK’s most accomplished industry employers, such as British Gas, SSE & Scottish Power. They are regularly monitored by our quality team to make sure they are delivering training to the highest standard.

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We're Trusted By The Largest Industry Employers

We work with some of the most well renowned industry employers as the result of our high-quality training and facilities.

Our client base allows us to offer a guaranteed work placement as part of their new entrant central heating training - many of them with realistic job prospects.

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Vetted and Approved by Trading Standards.

In order to become a Buy With Confidence member, a business must first apply or be recommended to join the scheme and must then pass a set of tailored background checks.

Membership of the scheme is not given lightly – amongst other checks, each applicant will have their complaints history reviewed and will receive a visit from Trading Standards.

Good references are required from previous customers and applicants must agree to abide by the scheme’s code of conduct, which requires them to follow the letter and spirit of the law. Criminal records background checks are also undertaken.

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We're an Award-Winning Provider!

The Feefo Gold Trusted Service award

Only the best of the best are rewarded with a Feefo Gold Trusted Service award. Every business that wins goes above and beyond to provide exceptional customer experience, year-round!

Quality Management, Compliance & Training Company of the Year

Our dedication to excellence saw us take home 3rd place at the National Energy Efficiency Awards for Quality Management, Compliance & Training Company of the Year 2019.

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We're Highly Rated!

It’s important to do your due diligence when choosing your training provider. We have over 200+ 5-star reviews between all of our review platforms.

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Air Source Heat Pump Room

Our Courses Include Sustainable Heating

Our courses are prepared for the future of heating, and although natural gas is by far and away the main heat source in the UK, we include Air Source Heat Pumps as part of our curriculum.

Our courses will always be at the forefront of technology and give you the best opportunity for a career in heating for both the present and the future.

We're Accredited By Leading Industry Bodies

As a leading training provider, all of our courses are fully accredited by the relevant awarding bodies.

We Have Hundreds Of Successful Students!

See some of our successful students below:

Lauren Gillespie
Jerry Brodie
Michael Taylor
Owen Clachers
Allan Stewart
Brian Nixon
Tom Matheson
Dinesh Kumar
Michael Tonner
Alan Hutchison
Eddie Murphy
Rowan Hamilton
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Sophie Gorol
Matt O'Gorman
Cameron Hague
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Our Facilities

Below are some pictures of our training facilities:

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Gas pipework training
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Electrical training room in our Glasgow Centre

Why do people choose Skills Training Group?

Founded in 2011, we focus on delivering high quality, employer-led training that sets our students up for entering the heating and utilities workforce in Scotland and the surrounding area.

World class training facilities

We invested over £250,000 last year on our training facilities to provide you with the best possible learning experience.

Training experience

Since 2011 we’ve delivered training to over 7000 students with a 99.4% student satisfaction rate.

Guaranteed work placements

We guarantee a work placement with a Gas Safe Registered Employer on our Gas Managed Learning Programmes.

Leading curriculum

Our training curriculum is tailored to include as much practical training as possible allowing you to feel confident with your newly acquired skills.

Fast certification turnaround

Our course certification turnaround can be as quick as 5 working days, helping you to start working faster.

Expert trainers

Our training staff are leading industry experts with Teaching, Assessing & Quality Assurance qualifications.

Our facilities

As the leading heating and utilities training provider in Scotland, we operate state-of-the-art training facilities in both Paisley and Dalgety Bay, Fife.

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Purpose built workshops

Our purpose-built workshops are designed for both novice and experienced learners with a large variety of appliance types and models.

Spacious Classrooms

Our classrooms are bright and spacious utilising technology to enhance your training experience.

All tools provided

Our centres are kitted out with all the tools you require to complete your practical training.

£250,000 training facilities

We have invested heavily in creating the best possible training facilities, incorporating real-life practical scenarios to prepare you for the workplace.

On site parking

On site parking is available at all of our centres and most of our satellite training centres.

Easy public transport access

Our training centres are easy to travel to & accommodation is readily available.

View our range of courses

We deliver a range of courses in gas engineering, plumbing, electrical and first aid.

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