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Smarter utility training:

The UK’s leading independent dual fuel

SMART METER training facility

• Kick start your new career

• Industry leading facilities

• First class training

The 2020 Smart Meter Roll-out

Over 50 million smart meters are to be installed in UK households by 2020. They will replace existing electric and gas meters, allowing people to monitor energy usage and see costings in real time.

Why start a career as a Smart Meter engineer?

The 2020 smart meter roll-out has created a huge demand for qualified meter engineers in the industry and our certified courses enable you to be a fully qualified Dual Fuel engineer in just 14 weeks.

Are you ex-Military looking for a new career?

Utilities Academy believe that anyone who has served for their country should be entitled to help towards their training. That's why we offer a discount off the course fee for all ex-military.

14 Weeks

Dual Fuel

Smart Metering Level 2

The Smart metering dual fuel training programme is a 14 week managed learning programme in which you will train to install single phase electric meters and gas meters up to u6. The course includes a work placement working with a smart metering engineer whilst you build your portfolio.

5 Weeks

Power Training

Smart Metering Level 2

The smart metering power course is a 5 week managed learning programme in which you will train to install single phase electric meters. This route is available to new entrants and existing gas engineers that want to become dual fuel engineers.

Purpose built training facilities

Real world scenarios with cutting edge technology

When building the smart meter training facility we worked alongside several utility companies to address their needs. With scenario based training throughout the centre, our trainees will learn the right skills and know how to overcome the most difficult of situations whilst in the field.

Take a virtual tour of our facilities or come and see them first hand at one of our FREE Open days that run every three weeks. If you would like to attend just call the team on 0333 323 2723. 

Come and meet the team

Regular FREE Open Days with a tour of academy

We want you to meet us and see our centre first, before you make any decision about your future career. You decide if we are right for you, NOT the other way around. With this in mind we hold a series of Open Mornings throughout the year. They are always on a Saturday morning and start at 10am. We can also arrange a one-to-one appointment if required.

Request a call back from a member of our team or alternatively call us on 0333 323 2723

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