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Principles of Heat Metering for Renewable Heat Installations Course

Learn how to install, commission and maintain heat meters used in district heating and multi-tenanted schemes with the UK’s leading specialist renewables training provider. 

This1-day training course is designed for staff involved in the selection, positioning or installation of heat meters. This LCL Awards Level 2 qualification has been designed and led by industry including DECC, Ofgem, Beama, Hetas, Summit Skills and MCS.

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Course cost

£185.00 exc. VAT

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Course duration

1 days


LCL Awards

Heat Metering Course Information

The Level 2 Principles of Metering for Renewable Heat Installations (Heat Metering) course delivers the knowledge and understanding of the requirements for metering renewable heat installations, including how to select, position, install and commission heat meters and components. 

Training is classroom-based. Our expert trainers will help you learn in an informal and engaging environment. At the end of the final day, there will be an assessment. 

On completion of this course, candidates will receive an LCL Awards Level 2 certificate in the Principles of Metering for Renewable Heat Installations.



There are no formal prerequisites for this course, but you should as a minimum:

  • be working in the renewable heating sector;
  • have a basic understanding of relevant legislation; and 
  • have a sound knowledge and understanding of common renewable wet heating and hot water technologies and systems.
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The course consists of 1 day in-centre training. 

Successful candidates will receive their LCL Awards certificate approximately four to six weeks following completion of the course.

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This Heat Metering training course covers the following areas:

  • Requirements for metering renewable heat installations.
  • How to select heat meter and components.
  • Positioning of meters and their components.
  • How to install heat meters.
  • How to commission the heat meter installation.
  • Fault finding and maintaining heat meters.
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Renewable heat meters are typically required in situations where individual energy consumption needs to be measured and billed accurately in a centralised heating system, for example, residential buildings, district heating systems and multi-tenanted commercial buildings. 

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