Meter Technician Certification & Exam

This voluntary certification program is run by the NC AWWA-WEA Collection & Distribution Schools committee and the NC AWWA-WEA Water BOEE.


Meter Technician Schools are held in conjunction with the Collection & Distribution Schools. Exams are given on the final day of the school. For information and registration instructions for upcoming Meter Technician Schools and Exams refer to the Collection & Distribution School page.



Eligibility Requirements for Meter Technician Exam

  • One year of experience related to Water Meter.
  • Successful completion of an approved Meter School. (Successful completion of this school requires 80% attendance.)
  • Completion of the following tasks prior to school: Change a domestic sized meter, AND test a disc domestic sized meter.



2004 Meter Technician Certification Update

Due to changes in meter technology and meter shop operations, as of 2004, NC AWWA-WEA Board of Education and Examiners has combined the A & C Meter Technician curriculum into a single curriculum titled Water Meter Technician. This new curriculum will cover material identified in the “Needs to Know for Water Meter Technician” which was updated in 2004.


Those students who currently hold the C-Meter certification do not need to take the new Water Meter Technician class. They need only take the new Water Meter Technician exam to obtain the new certification.

Those who currently hold an A-Meter certification will automatically be recognized as holding the new designation. Individuals with an A-meter certificate can receive a new certificate with the Water Meter Technician designation for a fee of $15. To request an updated Water Meter Technician certificate, complete the Request for Meter Technician Certificate form and submit with payment and a copy of your A-Meter certificate.



Prohibition of Recording Statement: Recording of any sounds or visual images, and use of any recording device or medium now known, or later developed, is prohibited at all NC AWWA-WEA Seminar, School, Conference or other training events unless prior written permission has been expressly granted by NC AWWA-WEA.



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