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Basic Electric Meter School

Newberry Firehouse Conference Center, Newberry, SC  
Tuesday, February 20, 2024 - Thursday, February 22, 2024   Add to Calendar Eastern Standard Time


The focus of the Basic Electric Meter School is to provide training in the basic principles and safe operations involved in electric kilowatt-hour meters. Hands-on experience will be provided with energized electric power meters.

  • Brief Meter History
  • Meter Safety
  • Meter Theory
  • Meter Nameplate Information
  • Basic Math and Calculations
  • Meter Definitions and Construction (hands on assembly and disassembly)
  • Instrument Transformers
  • Meter Multipliers
  • Volt-Meter Principles and Applications
  • Demand Meter Concepts
  • How to Read Meters
  • Meter Load Calculations
  • Customer Relations
  • Meter Applications (single- and 3-phase)
  • Connecting and Disconnecting Meters
  • Removing and Setting Meters

Students are required to bring Required PPE (hard hat, work gloves, rubber gloves and protectors, ANSI Z87 safety glasses, work boots). Students are encouraged to bring a clean pair of shoes to wear inside the classroom. Those with damaged or defective equipment will be dismissed.

This school is not intended to certify an individual as outlined in (a) (2) (vii) of the 1910.269 Electrical Power Generation Transmission and Distribution Standard.


  • Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday: 8:00 a.m.– 12:00 p.m.


  • Members: $599
  • Associate Members: $899
  • Non-Members: $1449

Price includes workbook, snacks and lunch Tuesday – Wednesday. Class size is limited to 25.


CANCELLATION POLICY: If a course is cancelled by ElectriCities, all registrants will be notified with a full registration fee refund. A non-refundable registration fee will be charged for cancellations after the deadline of February 6, 2024.


Newberry Firehouse Conference Center  

1227 Mckibben St
Newberry, SC 29108

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