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ECTA Recruitment

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Self Fund Trainee Meter Installer + Guaranteed Job Job in Eccles


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per year

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Full time


Self Fund Trainee Meter Installer + Guaranteed Job





Job Description:

Trainee Smart Meter Installers required in your area, with the extra security of knowing that you will have a guaranteed and permanent job after only 6 weeks.
These courses are fully self-funded at a cost of £7,440 (including VAT) and full details of the training centre, training course and application process is enclosed below (and attached).
ECTA is the training centre in Stockport, where the Classroom Training takes place (first 6 weeks). We have been running these Smart Meter Courses for over 4 years and gas training for the past 16 years.
We understand that it's a huge commitment for individuals to take the plunge into a new career, especially in an industry that requires skills and qualifications, so we'll be with you every step of the way through your training journey.
Furthermore, nobody wants to invest both time and money into training without the reassurance that there is a job waiting for them, at the end.
That's why ECTA have teamed up with an industry leading Metering Installation Company to GUARANTEE you employment from week 7 of your training.
The Employment Opportunity
You be embarking on a new career to be a fully qualified Dual Fuel SMART Meter Installer with guaranteed employment after 6 weeks.
Mentoring/Training/Employment (week 7 onwards): £24,000 per year basic salary + Van
Once Qualified and Working (week 14 onwards): £28,000 per year basic salary
Once completed 6 months Post Qualification Working: £30,000 per year basic salary
Bonus (H&S, Vehicle checks, Audits) all passed and earn £100 per month Bonus - do this 3 months in a row and earn an extra £100 Bonus
3 duals per day (every day over 5 working days) = £25 week bonus
3.5 duals per day (every day over 5 working days) = £50 week bonus
4 duals per day (every day over 5 working days) = £75 week bonus*
*All extra meters are £15 per single meter bonus past this point.
Working week is 40 hours - Monday to Friday between 8am and 8pm
You will be provided with a Van, Fuel, Tools, PPE and Phone
On-call will be a requirement later into your employment (£100 per week standby + call out pay)
The Training
You will be trained in both Gas and Electric SMART Metering.
You will have a mixture of classroom learning, workshop work and onsite mentoring throughout the 13 weeks.
First 6 weeks are Classroom based at ECTA Training
Second 6 weeks is when you will complete your Portfolio, fitting meters in Customer's homes under the supervison and direction of a fully qualified Smart Meter Installer.
During the final week, you will underatke your final examinations to gain the following:
The Qualifications
Diploma in Smart Metering (gas & electric).
ACS qualifications in CMA1 & MET1
EUSR registered (National database for energy employers)
The gas qualifications provided will allow you to be registered on the Gas Safe Register by your employer
Successful Candidates will need to have the following have
· Passion about becoming a fully qualified SMART Meter Installer
· Excellent interpersonal skills, as you will be facing customers on a daily basis.
· Clean Criminal Record
· Full Drivers Licence with no more than 3 points
· References from all former employers for a min of at least 5 years (can include educational facilities).
Course Payment Options
The full course fee of £7,440 has to be paid in full prior to a course commencing or via the Finance Option below;
Payment can be taken via any of the following methods:
Debit Card
Credit Card
Bank Transfer
Application Process
Please submit your CV in the first instance
Applicants will recieve an initial pre-qualifying email by return.
Then full details will be sent you via email along with an Application Form
Interviews and pre-assessment
There will be an interview and assessment prior to any course commencing,
Interviews and Assessments via a Video Link for COVID-19 Health and Safety
This interview will allow you to learn more about the course and what is involved
You will find out more about the end employer
You will be tested (30-40 minutes), which includes:
· Colour Vision Test
· A Written test to check your English Language and Mathematical Skills
Other useful information
Accommodation is at your own expense, although the training centre has a list of various local options to suit all budgets. This is only required for the Classroom because field mentoring will be as close as possible to where you live.
Over 400 trainees have attended and completed this course during the past 4 years. The course is designed for New Entrants with no previous experience of working within the metering or engineering industry.
There will be Interviews, Assessment Days and Courses starting every month throughout 2020