If you’re looking for a new and exciting career, the gas industry has much to offer. Whether it’s working for a company, becoming self-employed, or starting your own business, the opportunities are endless.
Here are five reasons to choose a career in gas:
1) There’s something for everyone
From domestic jobs to huge commercial projects, gas fitters can pick from a diverse range of projects. The Level 3 Gas Diploma opens up many doors. From working with gas within peoples’ homes to studying a degree in Oil and Gas Management.
Find out more about the range of jobs currently available:
- Gas Jobs available in the UK now: https://findajob.dwp.gov.uk/search?q=gas
- Gas service technician job description at National Careers Service: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advic...
2) You’ll earn a competitive salary
Your salary will depend on your experience level. The average starting salary for a gas engineer is £25,000, going up to in excess of £40,000 with experience. If you choose to run your own business, these figures could significantly increase.
3) You’ll be in demand
The legal requirements for ‘Gas Safe’ registered engineers mean your skills will always be in high demand. A career in gas is a secure profession, ideal if you’re looking for long-term stability. Plus, as your skills strengthen over time, so do your career prospects. Working in gas can be a career for a lifetime.
4) You’ll find it challenging
You’ll never get bored as a gas engineer. It’s challenging, both mentally and physically. This means your math abilities, manual skills, patience and ability to communicate with your clients will grow and develop every day.
5) It’s a flexible career
Working in gas means no two days are ever the same. You’ll be out and about attending appointments, not chained to the same desk every day, seven days a week. Plus, you can set your own schedule giving you real freedom and flexibility.Which course is right for me?