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The qualification is for learners that are new to the industry and wish to learn how to install and exchange gas smart meters in domestic dwellings. It is also suitable for existing installers who intend to up skill and carry out work in a new industry sector.
Once registered for the qualification learners are provided with a portfolio book and qualification record where details of their guided learning and on site supervised work practice is recorded. This enables learners, employer and training centre to monitor progression and provides the evidence required to assist assessors when making claims for certification.
Learners undertake learning at our training centre. This enables learners to practice and learn installing and exchanging smart meters in a safe and controlled environment which simulates real work situations.
When the fundamental principles of installing and exchanging smart meters have been learnt, learners commence their on-site supervised work practice under the supervision of a competent and experienced smart meter installer. This person acts as the learner’s mentor who provides advice, guidance and support in addition to confirming when and where the learner has met the required standard for installing and exchanging gas smart meters.
None, but an aptitude for practical skills and basic numeracy and literacy is required
LCL Level 2 Diploma In Smart Metering – gas (QCF)
During the programme you will cover the knowledge and practical skills for the following qualification units:-
- Working practices in the energy and utilities sector
- Working safely in the energy and utilities sector
- Using and communicating technical Information in the energy and utilities sector
- Delivering customer service when working within the energy and utilities sector
- Install and Commission Communication Systems for Smart Meters
- 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
Remove, Install, Exchange and Replace single phase Smart gas meters
Single phase Power smart meters