Self Fund Trainee Smart Meter Installer (+ Guaranteed Job)

Runrec Metering Recruitment
£24000 - £29000/annum Bonus Schemes
07 Jul 2017
06 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Self Fund Trainee Smart Meter Installers required in your area.

Are you seeking an opportunity to train to become a fully qualified Dual Fuel (Gas and Electric) Smart Meter Installer with a guaranteed and long term, financially rewarding career opportunity with one of the UK's largest smart metering employers, where you can earn over £29,000 per year?

Are you able to self fund your training costs (£6,600) to gain a Logic Approved Level 2 Diploma in Smart Metering,

Plus additional recognised Metering Qualifications of

CMA1 and MET1
Gas Safe Registration
Energy and Utility Skills Registration Card

Apply today to become a Trainee Dual Fuel Meter Installer knowing that after only 5 training weeks you will be in paid employment, whilst you continue your one to one training with a fully qualified meter installer in your area (13 weeks total length of training)

The Training Opportunity

Registrations are now being taken, for candidates from any background to undertake a detailed training course to become a fully qualified Dual Fuel Meter Installer.

All of these courses are self funded, which means that you will have to pay for the full cost of training (£6,600) before the course starts.

The Training

Training will be to the highest standard available (NSAP/EUSR Approved Training Centre) and this is a mix of both classroom and field based mentored installations (with the end employer).

Classroom Training takes place at an established training centre in Stockport (near Manchester) for 5 weeks. Here. you will receive intense training on electric and gas smart metering installations to enable the smooth progression from trainee into paid employment during the one to one mentoring, from week 6 of your training.

At the end of mentoring period you will need to revisit the training centre to complete your Diploma and Gas Qualifications.

The Employment Opportunity

Subject to applicants successfully passing pre-employment competence testing and employment vetting (5 years referencing, Driving Licence check and Criminal Record Checks) you will be offered a place on the training course with a guaranteed job once all exams are passed and the course has been completed.

Permanent Employment

Once you have completed the 5 weeks classroom training in Stockport you will progress into paid employment with the following benefits:

Starting salary of £7.50 per hour (minimum wage)

£24,000 Salary once course has been completed and you are a fully qualified dual fuel meter installer

£26,900 once you have either completed 12 months service or are fully productive as a dual fuel installer (able to regulat fit 5x dual fuel meters per day) - whichever is sooner.

Plus the following benefits:

20 days paid annual leave plus 8 Statutory (Bank) Holidays
Company Contribution Pension Scheme
Paid Overtime
Company Van
Fuel Card
Tools and Uniform
Company Phone/Computer
The Application Process

CV to be sent to Runrec Metering Recruitment via the contact details shown.
Applicants that meet the initial selection criteria will be sent the full application pack, which includes:

Full details of the Employment Opportunity
Full details of the Training Provider
Application and Vetting Form
Course Costs
Applicant Minimum Requirements

To be considered for these training courses you must meet the following criteria:

Be prepared to undertake technical training to a very high standard

Be able to pay for the full cost of the course, prior to starting training (£6,600 including VAT)

Be prepared to stay away for 5 weeks (Mon to Fri) in Stockport in Cheshire, during the classroom training period and fund this expense at your own cost.

Have a Full UK Driving License with less than 7 penalty points

Have a legal right to work in the United Kingdom

Be aware that you will not be paid during the classroom phase of the training course

Who are Runrec?

Runrec Metering Recruitment is a specialist metering only recruitment agency and we will support your application every step of the way.

Runrec Rewards

If you know someone who may also be interested in one of these courses, Runrec will pay you and them £50 in shopping vouchers as a Reward once they have completed the training course