Train to be a Smart Meter Installer (self funded training)

Runrec Group
10 Apr 2019
10 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Train to be a Smart Meter Installer with a guaranteed job included.

Trainee Dual Fuel (Gas and Electric) Smart Meter Installers required in your area, with employment after only six weeks training.

Are you seeking an opportunity to train to become a fully qualified Dual Fuel (Gas and Electric) Smart Meter Installer in 13 weeks 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 £30,000 per year?

Are you able to pay for your training costs (£5,500 plus VAT = £6,600 in total) to gain a:

Logic Approved Level 2 Diploma in Smart Metering

Gas ACS Qualifications: CMA1 & MET1
MOCOPA (permit to fit electric meters)
Gas Safe Registration (permit to fit gas meters)
EUSR Registration (permit to fit dual fuel smart meters)

These positions will offer you the chance to receive the highest standard of smart meter training with direct progression into employment, subject to you passing the course examinations.

Interviews and Assessments will take place prior to any course starting or fees have to be paid.

The Training Opportunity

Applications are now being taken for new courses for candidates from any background to undertake a detailed training course to become a fully qualified Dual Fuel Smart Meter Installer.

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

The Training

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

Classroom Training takes place at an established and approved training centre in Stockport (near Manchester) for 6 weeks. Here. you will receive intense training on smart metering installations to enable the smooth progression from trainee into full employment.

The field based mentored installations will take place for a period of 6 weeks.

At the end of mentoring you will need to return to Stockport to sit final examinations and upon completion, you will be guaranteed a permanent job as detailed below.

The Employment Opportunity

Once the classroom part of the training has been completed you will be offered a permanent contract of employment and paid at Minimum Wage for 7 weeks.

Subject to applicants successfully passing employment vetting and your final metering and gas examinations, these positions will then provide you with a salary increase as follows:

Basic salary of £26,000 (first 6 months probation)

Rising to £30,000 after 6 months service.

Plus the following benefits:

20 days paid annual leave plus 8 Statutory (Bank) Holidays
Company Bonus Schemes
Company Van
Fuel Card
Tools and Uniform
Company Phone/Computer

Course Payment Options

The full course fee of £6,600 has to be paid in full prior to a course commencing.

This has to be paid in one payment and payment can be taken via any of the following methods:

Debit Card

Credit Card

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

Have a Full UK Driving License with less than 4 penalty points

Have a legal right to work in the United Kingdom

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

Who are Runrec Metering Recruitment

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

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