Smart Meter Installers fit new gas and electricity meters into customers’ homes and businesses. They also maintain and repair them. During installation, installers also show customers how to use their new meter. If you have good practical skills, can get on easily with people and want a career that gets you out and about, this may be the right job for you.
You do not need any specific qualifications to start training as a Smart Meter Installer though some employers may prefer you to have a minimum of four GCSEs or equivalent qualifications.
SKILLS, INTERESTS, AND QUALITIES:
As a Smart Meter Installer, you will need to have: Excellent communication skills to explain how meters work Good practical skills Self-motivation and a commitment to your career development Ability in maths An awareness of safe working practices Good organisational skills The ability to work on your own Excellent customer care
WHAT DO WE OFFER YOU?
- Diploma in Smart Metering: Dual Fuel
- Diploma in Smart Metering: Gas
- Diploma in Smart Metering: Power
For newcomers to the industry who are working or have just begun working in the installation and maintenance of smart meters and have some relevant knowledge or skills. It is also suitable for existing installers who intend to upskill and carry out work in a new industry sector. Achievement of the Diploma gives training equivalent to CMA1 and MET1 but does NOT provide a route into other areas within the ACS gas scheme.
WORK PLACEMENT ACTIVITY:
Working with new partners we are excited to say every candidate participating on one of our Smart Meter Installer courses will have a work placement and be mentored by a fully qualified Smart Meter Installer in the field as this is a requirement of Gas Safe.