Who are we?

About Universal Skills

With more than 30 years experience Universal Skills has sought to offer training geared towards the future needs of the energy sector.

We're committed to offering specialist training that set our learners up for success, providing courses which cater for a wide range of different skill levels, offering training for both complete beginners and experienced installers.

We are proud to have supported over 2000 learners on their journey into the electrical and Smart Metering industry.

Moving forward...

Preparing for a
Green Future!

We believe that when our learners leave our centre, they are on a journey that will always have room for development, the skills they have not only satisfy the demands of today, but form the basis of the future.

As we move to renewable energy, electric vehicles and smart electrical systems in our homes will require experienced and knowledgeable installers to upgrade this ever changing technology.

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What do we do?

We offer courses to a wide variety of candidates from those just starting out within the electrical sector to those who have more experience and looking to upskill in different areas. We have courses for: 

New Entrants

Our Domestic Installer course offers an alternative to a 3 year electrical apprenticeship and provides the necessary skills to enter the electrical installations industry in as little as 6 weeks.

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Commercial Upskill

Our team are experienced in delivering training to some of the largest energy companies in the UK helping them to upskill their workforce to meet the needs of the future energy sector.

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Apprentices

We can help your business recruit and train apprentices as a Level 2 Dual Fuel Smart Metering installer a great pathway for those looking for a new career in the industry.

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Our Facilities

Industry Leading Gas and Electric Training Facilities 

Our specialist training facility in Wakefield is outfitted with bespoke gas and power workshops to help  develop both practical skills and present learners with a wide range of scenarios that they may be faced with when working out in the field. This is encapsulated most in our indoor street aptly named the ‘Electric Avenue’.

We also have a number of classrooms use for theory based learning and assessments.

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Our Core Values

Our five core values guide the behaviours of our employees and are deeply ingrained in our company culture. We believe they are the driving force behind providing a learner experience that is second to none. These values are displayed proudly around our centre.

Inspire
Inspire

The expert in anything was once a beginner.

Our tutors are dedicated to supporting learners and ensuring that even those with less experience in the sector have the building blocks to be successful.

Integrity
Integrity

Success without integrity is failure.

All staff within Universal Skills are expected to act with integrity both to one another, to our learners and to all stakeholders and partners.  

Forward Thinking
Forward Thinking

Progress is impossible without change.

We pride ourselves on always looking ahead and finding new ways to deliver our training and continue to introduce courses that cater for the energy sector of today and tomorrow.

Knowledge
Knowledge

Knowledge has a beginning but no end.

Imparting knowledge is the nature of our business. But we also try and learn from what we do and continuously improve the way we deliver courses to provide the best learner experience. 

Equality & Diversity
Equality & Diversity

Never above you
never below you
always by your side.

Universal Skills prides itself on giving its staff and all learners equal opportunity to succeed whilst also enabling them to reach their potential without the risk of prejudice or discrimination. 

Our Team

Dan

General Manager

Darren

Finance & Planning Manager

Louise

Commercial Training Manager

Mariam

Apprenticeship Manager

Sarah

Apprenticeship Administrator

Katy

Delivery & IQA Manager

Ryan

Digital Marketing Manager

Charlotte

Digital Content & Training
Co-Ordinator

Shell

Customer Service Executive

Jannete

Digital Marketing Apprentice

Steve

Centre Maintenance Engineer

Matt

Dual Fuel Supervisor

Stef

Electrical Supervisor

Carl

Dual Fuel Tutor

John

Dual Fuel Tutor

Steve

Electrical Tutor

Gavin

Electrical Tutor

Michael

DUAL FUEL Tutor

Michael

DUAL FUEL Tutor

Mat

DUAL FUEL Tutor

Tim

DUAL FUEL Tutor

Mike

DUAL FUEL Tutor

Shane

DUAL FUEL Tutor

Carl

Dual Fuel Tutor

John

Dual Fuel Tutor

Steve

Electrical Tutor

Gavin

Electrical Tutor

Mat

Dual Fuel Tutor

Michael

Dual Fuel Tutor

Michael

Dual Fuel Tutor

Tim

Dual Fuel Tutor

Mike

Dual Fuel Tutor

Shane

Dual Fuel Tutor

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41-43 Monckton Rd Ind. Est,
Denby Dale Rd,
Wakefield,
WF2 7AL