PRLog - Oct. 25, 2012 - Over the last few years, companies across the UK have started to recognise not only how valuable apprentices can be to their business, but also how crucial it is to make sure that those they take on have access to high quality training leading to recognised qualifications. Worthwhile plumbing training courses, for instance, will provide individuals with crucial theoretical and practical knowledge.
When a company takes on a trainee for work experience, there is often too little time and resources to allow for in-depth training, which often leaves apprentices with certain gaps in their knowledge and skills sets. Having the option to enrol in apprentice programmes, like plumbing training courses, is useful and cost effective because it means current members of staff do not have to lose valuable paid customer time in order to train apprentices. Instead, they can take apprentices, who are currently on such training courses, to real jobs and give them a chance to put in practice what they have learnt themselves.
Companies that take this approach find that they have a wealth of highly skilled individuals, all of whom now have qualifications which means that they can go out, work by themselves and bring in more money for the company. On the other hand, companies who do not take this approach may find that they have employees who must be supervised because of insufficient training. They may even find their employees become disillusioned with working at the company and move on somewhere else where real training and qualifications are provided.
Programmes, like plumbing training courses, are designed to ensure that anyone who completes the learning and passes their exams is a fully qualified, knowledgeable, skilled tradesman who is able to represent their employer with professionalism and a great deal of experience that will no doubt impress current customers and also ensure that any new customers will start requesting the company’s services once again.
New Career Skills have been training mature career changers for new careers in the plumbing, electrical and renewable energy industries since 1998. They have successfully trained over 7,500 individuals and are an accredited examination centre for City & Guilds, EAL, BPEC and Logic - with training centres throughout England. For further information on New Career Skills Ltd or the training packages offered, please contact 0800 037 99 32 or visit www.electricianscareer.co.uk