Introduction to Domestic Smart Meters
Smart meters enable households to keep a closer eye on their energy usage and access to more innovative tariffs. As more households are offered smart meters by their energy suppliers, more frontline advice staff will need the knowledge to explain the features and benefits of smart meters.
This course looks at the installation process and where information about smart meters and the rollout can be found.
The course aims to explain how smart meters work and their potential benefits for households. It looks at the installation process and where you can find more information about smart meters and the roll-out.
- how smart meters work
- the in-home display (IHD)
- the installation process
- where to get more information about smart meters and the roll-out
- the policy and regulatory background to the smart meter rollout
- what a smart meter is and how it differs from a traditional meter
- the benefits of smart meters and the in-home display (IHD)
- how the smart meter system works
- the in-home display (IHD) and the accessible in-home display (AIHD)
- the installation process
- consumer protection
- common myths about smart meters
- how to access more information, resources and frequently asked questions about smart meters and the rollout
How will the E-Learning work?
E-Learning is self led giving learners the flexibility to study as and when they wish.
Once registered, learners will have access to the course for four weeks and be able to study online at a time and location that is convenient to them.
The course includes a variety of written text, videos, interactive activities etc to keep learners engaged. A short quiz is also included at the very end of the course to test the learners knowledge.
A handout booklet covering the relevant topics will also be available to download and keep.
Tutor support will be available upon request, this is usually done via telephone / video call.
Suggested study time
This course will take approximately 2.5 hours to complete however each learner is different and E-Learning offers the flexibility to study at your own pace. Learners will have access to the course for four weeks from their selected start date.
|NEA Members||Non Members|
|Not for profit organisations||£65 + VAT||£75 + VAT|
|Commercial organisations||£80 + VAT||£90 + VAT|
GROUP / ORGANISATION BOOKINGS
We also offer ‘organisational licences’ to organisations that have a large number of staff to train. This will provide access for 6 months or 12 months for an unlimited number of learners.
This type of licence will provide a tailored version of the course specifically for the organisation.
Included within the licence fee are two tailored slides to add information that is specific to your organisation. This may be information on local schemes, contact details etc. Additional tailored slides can be purchased upon request.
The organisation can appoint an admin person who will be able to access reports on learner activity.
Please note that the organisation licence option is not funded, for further details, costs and terms please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Further details contact
Tracy Norris, NEA
Telephone: 0191 251 5677