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About Utilities Academy

The UK’s first dedicated Smart Meter training facility

In April 2014 Utilities Academy and our partners came together to build the first independent smart meter training facility built in the UK. A team was put together to construct a first-class training academy that never compromises on quality. 

The result is a world class training facility custom built to serve the needs of the smart meter industry. Our first training facility is near Bradford and we are looking to replicate the facility throughout the UK shortly.

Think Power - Training Provider of the Year

WINNER: Think Power – Training Provider of the Year 2016

Utilities Academy recognised for excellence at People in Power Awards 2016

We’re honoured to have our training innovation and commitment to delivering the best training in the industry recognised at the prestigious People in Power awards.

Energy & Utility Skills: People in Power Awards 2016

Think Power - Training Provider of the Year

Fully accredited and recognised training provider

Courses and qualifications recognised throughout the industry

Completion of our courses earns you fully accredited qualifications enabling you to work within the industry right away. You will also qualify for the EUSR register, listing you in a national database for energy employers and letting them know you have the skills they need.

Logic Certification: An Awarding Organisation and a Certification Body overseeing the competence assessment of individuals working in the industry.

The National Skills Academy for Power sits at the heart of the Power Sector, driving excellence in skills. Part of the EU Skills group.

Real life scenario based training is the way forward and no one does that better than the Utilities Academy.

— Gareth Openshaw, Trojan Utilities

Experienced training and support team

All the support you need before, during and after completing your training

Everyone at Utilities Academy is passionate about training and here to help you take advantage of the exciting opportunities for Smart Meter engineers. From our helpful support team who arrange Open Days and course bookings, to our experienced trainers who are helping us raise the standard of Gas and Power training – we’re committed to excellence. Visit and find out for yourself.

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.

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