ECTA is the leading provider of
gas, plumbing, electric, smart meter and multi-skilled trade
courses in the UK


Looking to take on apprentices or wanting to become one, search our courses to see what's available

Electric Training

18th Edition Wiring Regulations through to more practical electric training for domestic installers

Gas Training

Domestic, Commercial, Catering & LPG, whether you are renewing your ACS, we do it all!

Renewables Training

Solar PV, Solar Thermal, Heat Pumps and Biomass, plus help to get you MCS or Green Deal Accredited

Water Training

From training on Unvented Cylinders to Legionella Prevention, whether you’re managing or installing

Upcoming Courses


Hot Water Systems and Safety (Unvented)

Premium Commercial ACS Package

Basic Commercial Catering Package

Standard Commercial ACS Package


Electric Vehicle Charging (EV)

Electric Vehicle Charging (EV)

Electric Vehicle Charging (EV)

Electric Vehicle Charging (EV)

Standard Domestic ACS Re-Assessment Package

Heat Pumps Skills Bootcamps

Standard Domestic Initial ACS Assessment Package

Smart Meter Skills Bootcamp

Electric Energy Storage System (Battery Storage)

Hot Water Systems and Safety (Unvented)


Electric Energy Storage System (Battery Storage)

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Welcome to ECTA

Whether you are renewing your ACS qualifications, or are new to the industry, we can help you succeed.

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Why choose ECTA?

East Cheshire Training and Assessment Centre – delivering quality training for engineers in Stockport, Manchester and across the North West. We are always adding new courses to, so if you can’t see what you are looking for, give us a call, we may be able to help!

The course was tough to do, but with excellent trainer and equipment available was enjoyable and the over all atmosphere very friendly.
MR COULTERGas Fitter - Isle of man

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