Group Horizon are proud to be leading the way in training and upskilling of individuals to support the Smart Meter revolution
Why choose a career in Smart Meter Installation?
The UK Government has committed to reduce carbon emissions by 80% by 2050 and has set a target for around 50 million homes and small businesses to have a smart meter installed by 2020. Using Smart Meter technology consumers will know how much energy is being used in their home via a digital display. This helps customers to have a better understanding of their own energy usage. Smart Meters also allow energy companies to manage demand across the country, enabling the stability of gas and electricity supplies. There are jobs nationwide for enthusiastic, customer focused individuals to help consumers understand and transform how they use their energy in the future. Those that find work in the sector could be involved in meter installations, maintenance, repairs and customer advice and guidance.
What topics are covered in the training?
Topics covered in our courses include the following:
- Introduction to Smart Meter Technologies.
- Customer Service focused on working with customers whilst installing Smart Meters.
- Health and Safety
- Code of Practice.
- Electrical and Pipework Skills.
- Installation of Gas and Electrical Smart Meters.
- Digital Communications.
- Commissioning and Testing.
Types of work you could move into on completion of the training:
Due to the national roll out of the Smart Metering Programme in the UK, opportunities for jobs are excellent. Salary and benefits in this market are highly competitive. You could find work with energy companies, construction firms, housing associations and specialist installation firms.
If you are interested in a career in Smart Meter Installation please contact Group Horizon today.
Phone: 0800 002 9805
or click here to complete our online enquiry form and a member of staff will be in touch.