Irish Water Meters

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Water Meter Installer Training Courses

Standard Course
For Non - Craftspeople

The ONLY course where you are trained in a practical workshop session by EXPERIENCED Water Meter Installers currently working in the industry !

Course Duration:
 2 days Tuition
Course Cost: €640

CMSE Internationally recognised Certificate awarded on completion

Please Call Us for further information: 1850 315 415

Dates & Locations

27th & 28th August 2013



10th & 11th September 2013



25th & 26th September 2013



Standard Course Details

 - Water meter installations in Ireland
 - Basic plumbing tools and equipment
 - Health and safety with water meter installations
 - Water mains and distribution systems
 - Isolating and safe working practices with water mains
 - Understanding water meter types and applications
 - Selecting domestic water meters
 - Reading water meters
 - Installing water meters
 - Theory and practical exercise

At the end of this course attendees will have:

  • An appreciation of safe working practices and relevant legislation including liaison with Local authorities;
  • This is the ONLY COURSE where you will be instructed on the practical installation of water meters by REAL Water Meter Installlers !
  • An understanding of basic plumbing tools, piping and fittings, when and how to apply, basic piping assembly;
  • Understanding of water mains distribution systems in Ireland – system layouts, materials used, isolation techniques;
  • Understanding of typical domestic water systems – key components, basic trouble shooting including minor repairs, water shut-offs, common problems encountered;
  • Understanding of the requirements for fitting water meters, methods of fitting, types of meters, meter boxes and installation, safe working practices.


* Please note that Installation of Water Meters will be overseen by Irish Water, who the new water authority within the Bord Gais Group. Subsequently, the recruitment of water meter Installers will be undertaken by companies who have successfully tendered to provide the meter installation service for Irish Water.





For Non Craftspeople

Course Duration: 2 days Tuition

Course price: €640

Accreditation: CMSE Certificate



Qualified/Experienced Plumbers & Craftspeople

Course Duration: 1 day Tuition

Course price : €440

Accreditation: CMSE Certificate




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About Water Charges

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Course Dates

Practical Hands-On Workshop Based Course Schedule for 2013.

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