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Level 2 Certificate in Utilities Metering Operations


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6 -8 days depending on experience


Utility metering operatives


To assess candidates through direct observation and under-pinning knowledge to enable them to achieve CABWI level 2 Certificate in Utilities Metering Operations


To achieve the full Certificate the learner must achieve 15 credits from the two mandatory units, plus three optional units (at least one from group 1 and one from group 2) from the list below:

Mandatory units

  • Ensure your own actions reduce risks to health and safety in the water industry
  • Resolve customer service problems
  • Optional Units group 1

  • Carry out meter reading activities
  • Remove,Install and commission meters
  • Optional Units group 2

  • Conducting metering surveys
  • Rectify minor metering installation defects
  • Conduct ancillary operations for metering purposes 


    The course will cover

  • Ensuring own actions reduce risks to health and safety in the water industry 
  • Resolve customer service problems
  • Carrying out meter reading activities
  • Removal , installation and comisssioning of meters  
  • Conducting metering surveys 
  • Rectifiying minor metering installation defects 
  • Conducting ancilliary operations for metering purposes
  • Methods

    Assesor observations and underpinning knowledge questions - completion of a portfolio of work based evidence


    Learners must hold a National Water Hygiene card and have relevent experience of metering activities

    NB. Participants must provide PPE appropriate to activities to be undertaken. Please see joining instructions for more information.

    “We’ve been involved with Utilise since the start of the West Midlands Gas Alliance. We’re in our 5th year and 500 employees have been through the training. We operate the training from first class facilities, with first class trainers who deliver the end product we’re looking for - a well trained workforce who are compliant with gas industry regulations. ”

    Andy Crowder - Managing Director, Utilities, Morgan Est

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