Richard Hollas

Course: Dual Fuel Smart Meter Installer Apprenticeship, npower

Richard Hollas - Duel Fuel Smart Meter Installer ApprenticeshipRichard is currently undertaking a Level 2 Dual Fuel Smart Meter Installer Apprenticeship with Group Horizon. Working with employer npower, the 49 year olds has spent the past 10 years as a meter reader. Investing and promoting from within is something which npower feel passionate about and as such Richard has been given the opportunity to upskill in a new role and join a growing and exciting sector. “I love that npower have chosen to upskill their own dedicated staff – it is a great opportunity” said Richard.

With 7 million smart meters due to be installed by 2020, Richard and his colleagues have a lot of work to do.

As a Smart Meter Installer, Richard will be on the front line, responsible for fitting Smart Meters in customers’ homes and advising home owners and residents how they can save on their bills by becoming more energy efficient. Richard added, “Through my training I have gained a greater understanding of smart metering but also the legislation behind the installs so that I can do this job correctly and safely”.

Richard is very grateful for the opportunity given to him by npower and is very much looking forward to the future, “This apprenticeship has given me great confidence to move  forward with my career – thank you npower and Group Horizon”.


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