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Dual Fuel Smart Meter Installer — Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard

Course information

Duel Fuel Smart Meter Installers are responsible for safe installation, exchange, commission, decommission and ongoing maintenance of Smart Metering systems and associated equipment. The successful installer needs to carry out a high level of safety critical activities whilst working in customer properties so needs to have a disciplined, responsible and professional approach to work and customer service excellence. This apprenticeship standard consists of Induction and Core Skills training, knowledge training and workplace training. At the end of the apprenticeship students will be equipped with the techniques and skills needed for a smart meter installer as well as skills in health and safety, communication, team work and regulatory compliance.

The National Minimum Wage for an Apprentice is £3.90 per hour - however most employers tend to pay significantly above this rate. As skills develop many employers tend to increase wages.
The hourly rate is paid for time working in the workplace and training both on and off the job including College time.
Apprentices aged 19 years or over who have already spent a year on an apprenticeship must be paid for at least the full National Minimum Wage appropriate to their age:
18-20 years £6.15 per hour
21-24 years £7.70 per hour
25 and over £8.21 per hour
Holidays will be agreed with the employer. The minimum entitlement is 20 days per year plus Bank Holidays.


Registration on Gas Safe register and Meters Operators Code of Practice Agreement (MOCoPA).
Satisfies requirements to register as member of Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers (IGEM) and Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET).

This course leads to...

L3 apprenticeship in Gas Engineering, ILM management apprenticeships.

Entry Requirements

Will be determined by the employer - typically 5 GCSE's grade A-C,or ability to demonstrate the appropriate knowledge, skills and competency levels. Recognised background check (such as CRB/DBS).

Why study with us?

City of Liverpool College will provide personalised apprenticeship guidance materials, access to online learning resources and access to available online EPA preparation tools. The College will also ensure that tuition for any additional Maths and English qualifications required will be provided to the level required for the standard.

Please contact us for further details.

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    Course ID: 159544

    Course Year: 19/20

    Course Duration: Unknown


    All fees will be paid by your employer. Employers should contact the Apprenticeship team directly for more information, as fees vary based on a number of factors. Government contributions may be available to apprenticeship employers. To find out more, please contact the apprenticeships team at or 0151 252 3800