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BPEC Diploma in Smart Metering (Level 2) (Feb)

(SCQF level 2)

Engineering, Energy & Gas, Faculty of Building, Engineering and Energy

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Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

19th Feb 2018, 1 year

19th Feb 2018, 1 year

Location

City Campus

Overview

This course will allow you to seek employment as a smart meter installer (Gas).

This course is 19 weeks in duration. It is 612 hour program, consisting of a mixture of college delivered curriculum and a 12 week placement to allow the completion of a practical portfolio.

Successful completion of the course, the portfolio as well as the completion of the agreed workplace program will allow you to undertake the CMA1, MET1 and MET2 Gas certification.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

National 4 /Standard grade English /Maths.

You must:

  • Have a drivers license any endorsements will be reviewed on an individual basis. 
  • Be capable of obtaining PVG clearance.
  • Successfully complete communications/numeracy assessment.
  • Successfully undertake colour blindness assessment.
  • Demonstrate good communication skills.

What you study

  • Gas pipework and fitting.
  • Gas legislation.
  • Characteristics of combustion and Natural Gas.
  • Gas pressures and rates.
  • Emergency procedures.
  • Health & Safety.
  • Carbon Monoxide monitor and testing processes.
  • Gas appliances.

After the course

Careers

Upon successful completion of the course, you'll be eligible to join the Gas Safety Register.

Continuing study

You'll be qualified to seek employment as a certified smart meter installer (Gas) on successful completion of this course.

Teaching

How the course is taught

6 weeks full time attendance.

35 hrs per week at our City campus followed by 12 weeks work placement with an approved employer.

Assessment methods

Practical and Written assessment plus portfolio submission.

Additional Information

Dress code

All PPE will be supplied by College.

  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    19th Feb 2018
    End Date:
    1st Jun 2018
  • Location:
    City Campus