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

Smart Meter Training

Part of the Government’s green agenda, we offer Power, Gas & Dual Fuel Smart Metering Courses

Water Training

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

Forthcoming Courses


Level 3 Installation & maintenance of solar thermal hot water systems (RQF)

Premium Commercial ACS Package

Standard Commercial ACS Package

Basic Commercial Catering Package

Commercial Laundry Package

Hot Water Systems and Safety (Unvented)

Standard Domestic ACS Re-Assessment Package

Energy Efficiency for Gas Fired & Oil Fired Domestic Heating & Hot Water Systems

Level 2 Diploma in Smart Metering (Dual Fuel)

Level 3 Award in installation and maintenance of Heat Pump Systems

Water Regulations


Standard Domestic ACS Re-Assessment Package

Level 3 Award in installation and maintenance of Heat Pump Systems

Standard Domestic ACS Re-Assessment Package

18th Edition Wiring Regulations

how to train as an electrician

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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