Experience shows time and time again that training is a great first step in adopting new technology. Z-Wave smart home technology is not an exception. While Z-Wave is design to be easily deployable, it is important to understand the basics of this technology and the specifics of the chosen gateway (primary controller) and the devices used on your installation projects.
Digital Home Systems (DHS) offers an extensive training program, both online and in-classroom, to help you quickly skill up for Z-Wave smart home installation projects. The recommended installer development path is presented below
Vera Smart Home Fundamentals
Fundamentals is a full day, hands on trainging course designed for a large range of installers. Those who are new to Z-Wave Technologies as well as those who have more experience, but would like to formalise their understanding. As with all courses, some pre-reading will improve your outcomes on the day:
- Read the first chapter of "Z-Wave Essentials" by Dr Christian Paetz. This is available on Amazon for download onto your Kindle or eBook. Alternatively, you can order a hardcopy from us directly through your B2B account. Simply navigate to the Z-Wave Education & Training page and add it to your next order.
- Vera Control have a fantastic range of videos on their official YouTube channel. Watching a few of the videos on this page before coming in is highly recommended. That way you are briefly introduced to the user interface and to the actual products themselves.
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Vera Smart Home Advanced
This full day, hands-on training is for installers who have already undertaken the Vera Fundamentals course and wish to progress their understanding and knowledge. It will include advanced configurations, scene control and coding, along with in depth explanation and analysis of popular Z-Wave applications.
In order to attend the Advanced session, you must have successfully completed the Fundamentals course, read the book by Dr Christian Paetz - Z-Wave Essentials, and installed a minimum of three (3) Vera Smart Home Automation Systems in real world situations.
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Vera Smart Home Expert
This training course is still under development, and as advancements are made, we will post them up on this page.
Training Dates for 2019
Unless otherwise stated, all training sessions are held at our main office and showroom. The following link will open up a new page with directions to our office, 3/143 Main Street, Greensborough VIC
Vera Smart Home Fundamentals are held once a month and always on a Friday. The dates are as follows:
|February 15th||March 22nd||April 12th||May 17th|
|June 14th||July 12th||August 16th||September 13th|
|October 11th||November 15th||December 6th|
Vera Smart Home Advanced will be held quarterly, again on a Friday. The dates are as follows:
|February 8th||May 10th||August 9th||November 8th|
In order to attend any of the above training sessions, bookings are essential and can be done via the B2B Ordering page under "Z-Wave Training & Education". Seats for each session are limited so please book in advance.
Please note: Training sessions will only run if the minimum number of attendees register for the event. We reserve the right to cancel any of the above training days within a minimum 48hrs of the event. If we need to cancel an event, attendees will be notified and given the option to either reschedule for another day or receive a full refund of their course fees. We do not anticipate this happening, however if it does, we will do our absolute best to make sure that every attendee is professionally looked after.
Z-Wave Alliance Certification
This online training and certification is available to Z-Wave Alliance members only. You can register your Z-Wave Alliance Membership here.
A Z-Wave Alliance Integrator Membership gives you not only access to Z-Wave Certified Installer Training, but also allows you to purchase and use the Certified Installer Toolkit (CIT) and gives you access to Z-Wave Alliance marketing materials. Additionally, when you become a Z-Wave Alliance Member you are eligible for a discount on the first Certified Installer Toolkit (CIT) you purchase from Digital Home Systems Pty Ltd. You can read more about the various levels of Z-Wave Alliance Membership here