Job opportunity: Smart Metering Trainer / Assessor



ECTA Training and Assessment are currently recruiting for a highly motivated industry expert in Smart Metering who possesses extensive knowledge of Dual Fuel meter installations. This varied role will suit a highly driven, organised individual who wants to work as part of a great team and provide an opportunity to train and assess candidates looking to gain their first steps into the metering industry.

Smart Metering Trainer/Assessor

Location – Stockport, Greater Manchester

Salary – £28,000 – £32,000 Basic Salary plus Bonus

Permanent Position


  • Carrying out training/assessments in accordance with ECTA assessment specifications and correctly completing all compulsory assessment documentation
  • Ensuring evidence provided by learners is satisfactory to meet ECTA and awarding body requirements
  • Providing objective feedback to the learner about performance and achievement
  • Devising and agreeing an assessment action plan with the learner as appropriate
  • Completing all relevant assessment forms and returning them to the Internal Quality Assurer
  • Help and support candidates with portfolio building
  • Receive and act on feedback from Internal Quality Assurers
  • Communicate with employers to confirm assessment dates, times and activities
  • Attend standardisation meetings and planning meetings with Internal Quality Assurers
  • Attend training and personal development programmes as requested by either the Centre Manager or Internal Quality Assurer
  • Work according to all awarding body rules, the Code of Practice, the ECTA guidance on internal verification and the standards laid out in the A1 awards.

Essential Skills

  • Being able to work with candidates from different backgrounds.
  • Having good communication skills, with the ability to tailor delivery to different audiences
  • Being supportive and patient.
  • Being able to work alone or within a team.
  • Having good interpersonal abilities.
  • Being able to create accurate reports.
  • Having interest in helping people to develop.
  • Being tactful and tolerant.
  • Being able to clearly explain complex topics.
  • Being well organised


Applicants must be experienced in Smart Metering Dual Fuel Installation and hold as a minimum CCN1/CMA1, MET1 (Gas Accreditation) D32, D33 or A1 qualified or working towards plus a recognised management qualification (NVQ level 3 or above) is desirable. An adult teaching qualification (Cert Ed, TAQA or PTLLS) would also be an advantage to applicants applying; however this is not an essential requirement.

Successful applicants without these qualifications must agree to undertake training and qualify within 6 months of starting work.

Job Type: Full-time