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.

 

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. With a reputation for being the leading training provider in Scotland, we’re proud to deliver training and consulting for some of the UK’s most well-known and reputable heating and utilities employers, including Scottish Power, Actavo, City Technical Services, Morrison Utilities Services, Providor & Everwarm.

 

While the rest of the training industry has stayed static over the last few years, Skills Training Group is continuing to innovate and grow. We believe that the best thing we can do to further the development of professions in the heating and utilities niche is to offer practical training that really prepares individuals for real-life work.

We take being “job ready” seriously.

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.

In order to train the best, we make sure our team is the best. That means that we are constantly investing in:

The personal development of our staff.

Our training facilities in order to provide access to the newest technologies in the industry.

Updating our training curriculum so that we can tailor what we teach to employer requirements, keeping our courses both practical and informative.

Fostering relationships with leading employers in the industry to guarantee our candidates work placements with a seamless transition into full-time employment.

When students leave our training facilities, they enter a well-established field that offers:

A COMPETITIVE SALARY

A SECURE CAREER

DAY-TO-DAY CHALLENGES

DIVERSE TASKS

FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE

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.

Combi Boiler

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.

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!

 

To achieve Feefo’s coveted Gold Trusted Service 2019 award, a company must have collected at least 50 reviews between January 1st 2019 and December 31st 2019 and achieved a Feefo service rating of at least 4.5.

Third Place – National Energy Efficiency Awards for Quality Management, Compliance & Training Company of the Year 2019.

 

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.

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.