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
Student Must Provide
- Hard hat
- Rubber gloves (Class 0)
- Safety glasses
Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed.
Prior Training Course or Knowledge
It is recommended, but not required, participants complete the Electric Power Principles (EPP009) course, be familiar with all personal protective equipment required for various types of service, and have a minimum of six months' experience installing self-contained watthour meters.
TopicsBasic theory of operating watthour meters+Mathematics involved in meter operations+Various meters applicable to electric service+Proper safety procedures and equipment+Proper use of electric measuring instruments+Troubleshooting self-contained meter installations+Basic electrical terms and definitions+Troubleshooting self-contained watthour meter installations
This course is designed for electrical industry professionals to include; electricians, meter installation personnel, electrical sales personnel, and construction professionals.