Dual Fuel Smart Metering Apprenticeship - £32,000 p.a + Bonuses & Overtime once qualified!

Applications accepted from the following postcode areas: BB, BD, FY, LS, M, TS, WF, DN, HU, NE, YO 

No previous Gas or Electrical experience required

Search Consultancy Ltd are working in partnership with Universal Skills to provide a “Trailblazer” Training Scheme in Dual Fuel Metering/Smart Metering. These roles are fully funded and there is no age restrictions on who can apply. Just over 12 months from when you started training you have a final assessment and once signed off you will officially receive your certificate in Dual Fuel Metering.

Full training will be provided by Universal Skills and will enable candidates to become CMA1 & MET1 qualified in Gas & Electric plus MOCOPA authorised. Successful apprentices can earn £32,000 per annum plus bonuses and overtime once qualified.

What's in it for you?

  • Dual Fuel Metering Qualification FULLY FUNDED
  • Accommodation Provided for training where required
  • Salary of £18,000 (pro rata) for the first 19 weeks
  • Salary of £19,700 (pro rata) for the remaining 40 weeks
  • Salary of £32,000+ Bonus & overtime once qualified
  • Open to all ages
  • No experience in gas or electric needed


  • Hold a minimum 1 years driving experience
  • Have no more than 6 points on your licence
  • Be willing to cover emergency call out
  • Have excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Be manually dexterous
  • • Be capable of lifting & manual handling
  • Be able to work in confined spaces
  • Be able to pass a colour blindness test
  • Be able to travel to our Training centre in Wakefield for 11 of the first 19 weeks before you are provided with a work vehicle
  • Be able to commence training and have no holidays booked for the first 19 weeks

Application Process

If this sounds exactly what you're looking for please send an up to date CV & a cover letter explaining why you want to become a Smart Meter Engineer/Dual Fuel Engineer to Natasha.Ellis@search.co.uk

Once Search have reviewed all applications, successful candidates will be contacted to book a telephone interview with one of our consultants. Once you have successfully passed the telephone interview stage you will be invited to one of our assessment days, held in a variety of locations throughout the UK.