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April 1, 2024 ---- Gastec Training

Armed Forces resettlement ELCAS training Courses

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Transitioning from a career in the military to becoming a Gas Safe engineer can be a viable option for individuals with the right training and qualifications. The options are vast, Domestic, Commercial, LPG, Heat pumps, Oil and more.. the business opportunities and leads only expand with experience. Be your own boss or enjoy the salary and security with a company, the option is yours to take.

Here’s a general outline of how someone leaving the military might pursue this career path:

  1. Identify Transferable Skills: Many skills learned in the military, such as problem-solving, attention to detail, and discipline, can be valuable in the field of gas engineering. Recognizing and highlighting these transferable skills can be useful when seeking employment or training opportunities.
  2. Research Gas Safe Training Courses: Look for reputable training providers that offer Gas Safe courses such as Gastec training. These courses typically cover topics such as gas safety regulations, installation, maintenance, and repair of gas appliances and systems. Gastec training provides specific programs tailored to military veterans or those transitioning from military service.
  3. Utilise Resettlement Support: In the UK, the Career Transition Partnership (CTP) provides support to military personnel transitioning to civilian life, including access to training and resettlement courses. Veterans may be eligible for financial assistance or funding to help cover the costs of training courses, depending on their circumstances.
  4. Gain Work Experience: After completing the necessary training and obtaining Gas Safe qualifications, gaining practical work experience is crucial. This can involve working as an apprentice or junior engineer under the supervision of experienced professionals to further develop skills and knowledge in the field.

If you’re considering enrolling in gas engineering training at Gastec Training in Milton, it’s recommended to contact us directly or visit their website for the most up-to-date information on available courses, schedules, fees, and enrolment procedures. Additionally, you may want to inquire about any accreditation or affiliations we have with industry bodies to ensure that the training meets your requirements and expectations.


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Enquire today and begin your new career path.

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