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Smart Meter Installation (Rural Energy Academy)

South Lanarkshire College

Content

Applicants will work between College attendance completing core qualification units for the Level 2 Diploma in Smart Metering (Duel Fuel) and working on placement with a recognised energy sector employer to complete a portfolio required to gain the full qualification.

6 weeks on the gas course in College followed by 5 weeks on work placement with an employer + 1 week’s assessment

You will work between College attendance completing core qualification units for the Level 2 Diploma in Smart Metering (Dual Fuel) and working on placement with a recognised energy sector employer to complete a portfolio required to gain the full qualification.

Core units:
Working Safely in the Energy and Utilities Sector; Working Practices in the Energy and Utilities Sector; Using and Communicating Technical Information; Delivering Customer Service When Working within the Energy and Utilities Sector; Install and Commission Communication Systems for Smart Meters.

Gas units:
Applied Practices and Principles for Installing Low Pressure Natural Gas Smart Meters up to U6 only;
Prepare, Install and Commission Low Pressure Natural Gas Smart Meter and Regulator up to 6.0m3/hr; Low Pressure Gas Smart Meter Tightness Testing and Direct Purging.

Power units
Install Single Phase Meter and Associated Equipment; Change Single Phase Meter and Associated Equipment.

Progression to employment within the energy sector installing and exchanging domestic gas and electric meters.

Entry Requirements

National 4 English and Maths. Must successfully pass a colour vision test and BPEC test. At the end of the course you must have obtained a full UK driving licence.

You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.

Progression Routes

Employment within the energy sector.

Start Date

Contact institution

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

18 weeks

Department

Rural Energy Academy

SCQF Level

5