Dual Fuel Smart Meter Apprenticeship

Course Overview

Providor a supplier of smart metering services across the UK are looking for candidates to become Dual Fuel Smart Meter installers through an apprenticeship scheme.

Full training will be provided by Universal Skills Group in partnership with Providor and will enable candidates to become CMA1 & MET1 qualified in Gas & Electric plus Mocopa authorised.

Successful apprentices can earn £29,000 per annum plus additional benefits through employment with Providor.

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About Providor

The Sureserve Group of businesses provide market leading compliance and energy services across the UK, with over 2,100 employees working from over 20 offices.

We are committed to developing talent at all levels, ensuring equality, diversity and inclusion in the way we work and in the communities in which we work, and making sure that every one of our people, clients and customers has the opportunity and support to fulfil their professional and personal potential.

Providor, part of the Sureserve Group, are a leading provider of Smart Metering services across the UK. 

Entry Requirements

Who is this apprenticeship for?

This training course is for new entrants looking to start a new career within the gas and power industry. Whether you're 18 and out of school or college or older and looking for a new career path this apprenticeship is designed to accommodate  individuals with various backgrounds and levels of experience. 

A couple of entry requirements...

It’s preferable that candidates hold a GCSE in both Maths and English graded A-C/9-4 (or equivalent) 
If you don’t hold these qualifications, we would still recommend applying, as we can provision additional training for those who need it.

Candidates can't already hold, or have previously held, a gas CMA or MET1 qualification or have a MOCOPA. If you hold any of these we would advise contacting us as we can look to enrol you on an upskilling course to dual fuel as an alternative. 

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Course Information

Employment Package

Apprentices will receive the following when undertaking a Dual Fuel Smart Metering course.

  • 19 weeks training fully paid for 
  • Employed by Providor from Day 1
  • Training in Wakefield with accommodation included as well as £125 per week meal allowance.
  • Company van, tools and uniform (issued on Day 1)

Salary Package

Your salary increases as you work!

Whilst training...
Earn £18,000 per annum

After week 19 of training...
Earn £23,500 per annum

Upon completion of the apprenticeship
Earn £29,000 per annum plus £2,000 bonus

Providor Benefits

Upon completion of you Dual Fuel Smart Metering apprenticeship, you will receive the following benefits on top of your annual salary...

  • £2,000 loyalty bonus (£1000 every 6 months)
  • £1,000 per year based on your aborts and audits
  • £720 per year for food and drink expenditure
  • Company pension
  • £10,000 Life Cover
  • Healthcare Cash Plan (HealthShield)
  • New vehicle finance discount scheme. 
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • 20 days holiday + 8 bank holidays. 

Training with Universal Skills

We have over 30 years experience specialising in, smart metering, electrical, gas and construction training. In this time we have become the trusted partner of some of the UK’s largest energy firms, training over 1500 engineers on their behalf.

Our training centre has been purpose built to give all learners a real world understanding of what they'll face when working out in the field. Combined with our vastly knowledgeable training team we deliver an industry leading training experience for all apprentices.


Your Location

Providor are looking for engineers residing in the following areas...

  • Dudley
  • Birmingham
  • Bristol
  • Gloucester
  • Liverpool
  • Oxford
  • Stoke-on-trent
  • Shrewsbury
  • Telford
  • Worchester

Please note, applications from outside these areas may not be accepted. 

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