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Smart meter installations apprenticeships

Types of apprenticeships that you can apply for in the smart meter installations sector.

A smart meter is an electronic device that measures how much electric energy a home has used during regular intervals.

Training opportunities

You’ll be trained in the installation of the smart meters, and will help meet the government’s goal of fitting every house with a meter by 2019.

The skills you learn in this apprenticeship will help you break into the metering industry, and you’ll also learn about the use of utilities in the home.

Types of apprenticeships

This is an intermediate level apprenticeship where you’ll train as a smart meter installer (dual fuel).

Apply for a smart meter apprenticeship

You can become an apprentice in England if you’re:

  • 16 or over
  • eligible to work in England
  • not in full-time education