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Basic Electric Meter School

Paul Joseph Klutz MD Library and Education Center, Maiden, NC  
Tuesday, April 04, 2023 - Thursday, April 06, 2023   Add to Calendar Eastern Standard Time

Registration deadline March 21, 2023


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

STUDENT REQUIREMENTSStudents are required to bring the following:

  • Required PPE (hard hat, work gloves, rubber gloves and protectors, ANSI Z87 safety glasses, work boots)
  • Long-Sleeved Shirts
  • City/Town Uniform
  • Latest Edition of the APPA Safety Manual

Students are encouraged to bring a clean pair of shoes to wear inside the classroom. Students who are physically restricted to participate will be dismissed. Students with damaged or defective equipment will be dismissed.


  • 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. Participant Cancellation and No Shows: A non-refundable registration fee will be charged for cancellations after the deadline of March 21, 2023.

INSTRUCTOR: Kenny Roberts

Paul Joseph Klutz MD Library and Education Center  

113 West Main Street
Maiden, NC 28650

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