The Electrical Meter Installation and Service course provides students with training surrounding the basic theories of watt-hour meter operation and the proper procedures for safe installation and removal of self-contained meters. Upon conclusion of the course, participants will be able to perform voltage checks for all single and three phase self-contained meter installations. Additionally, participants will also have a basic understanding of the proper meter to be used for properly measuring various electric services to include the correct form and class necessary to ensure proper customer billing.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Course Completion Requirements
In order to fully participate in all field work exercises, students will need the following equipment; hard hat, rubber gloves (Class 0), and safety glasses.
Participants should have an operational understanding of Electric Power Principles and personal protective equipment required for various types of service.
TopicsCustomer relations +Electric terms and definitions +Meter service voltage values for single and three-phase installation +Proper safety procedures used to install self-contained meters+Proper use of electric measuring instruments +Theory of operating watt hour meters +Proper inspection and use of safety equipment for self-contained meter installations+Various types of self-contained meters used to measure electrical services+Interpretation of meter nomenclature
- Electric utilities personnel
- Meter installation personnel
- Electrical sales personnel
- Construction professionals