Our mission is to prepare the UK's energy workforce for the future.

We are officially Outstanding!

Our apprenticeship provision rated in all areas.

Quality of education - Outstanding
Behaviour and attitudes - Outstanding
Leadership and Management - Outstanding
Personal development - Outstanding
Overall effectiveness - Outstanding
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30+ Years

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

2000+ Learners

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

100% Committed

Providing courses for a wide range of different skill levels, offering training for both complete beginners and experienced installers.

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.

New Entrants

Our Domestic Installer course offers an alternative to an electrical apprenticeship and is designed for new entrants looking to start a new career within the electrical installations industry.

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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 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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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

We have built a strong team here at Universal skills all committed to delivering the best experience for our learners and preparing them for the next steps in their career and continuing our mission to help the UK towards greener energy.

Dan
Dan
General Manager
Darren
Darren
Finance & Planning Manager
Louise
Louise
Commercial Training Manager
Mariam
Mariam
Apprenticeship Manager
Katy
Katy
Delivery & IQA Manager
Becca
Becca
Training Co-ordinator
Molly
Molly
Training Co-ordinator
Kev
Kev
Maintenance Engineer
Matt
Matt
Dual Fuel Supervisor
Carl
Carl
Head of Electrical
John
John
Dual Fuel Tutor
Gavin
Gavin
Electrical Tutor
Matt
Matt
Electrical & Dual Fuel Tutor
Michael
Michael
Dual Fuel Tutor
Tim
Tim
Dual Fuel Tutor
Mike
Mike
Dual Fuel Tutor
Craig
Craig
Dual Fuel Tutor
Adam
Adam
Dual Fuel Tutor

How to find us

We are located on the Monckton Rd Industrial Estate, just off Denby Dale Road(A636). You can easily get to us via the M1 Motorway leaving at Junction 39 and heading towards Wakefield.

The nearest train station is Wakefield Westgate.

If you are arriving via Electric Vehicle, please notify a member of staff prior to your arrival and we will make sure a charge point is available for you.

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