Power Ethernet Approved Installer Programme
Approved Installer Programme
Power Ethernet has developed a certification scheme for all those installers that are now seeing the growing demand for a reliable network connections within homes and businesses and want to be able specify and install Power Ethernet networking solutions.
- Listed on the Power Ethernet website as an approved installer
- Advice and assistance with marketing and web content for the Installer's web site
- Take part in end user lead generation campaigns to create installation opportunities
- Preference given when Power Ethernet receives customer enquiries
- Opportunity to be promoted through case studies
- Exclusive promotions for Power Ethernet Approved Installers
- Access to new products information and training – be first to try & test new products
- Exclusive competitions
- Access to technical advice and best practices
- The chance to be featured as Power Ethernet’s "Installer of the month"
To become a Power Ethernet Approved Installer requires the following:
- Power Ethernet Training Certification by attending Powerline Training Course
- Proof of installing Power Ethernet solutions for at least 2 customers
- Case study published on the Power Ethernet web site
- Completed and approved application form
- Membership of an accredited trade organisations (ECA, NICEIC, NAPIT, SELECT, CEDIA, CAI)
The scheme is completely free and it is targeted at installers that want to specify Powerline networking. There is no minimum purchase value of Power Ethernet products in order to be approved but the installer is expected to attend Power Ethernet approved Powerline Socket training. Working closely with CEDIA (Custom Electronics Design and Installation Association), Power Ethernet continues to develop comprehensive training programmes covering all aspects of specification of present and future Power Ethernet products.
This requirement ensures certified installers are kept at the cutting edge of Power Ethernet technology and are the first to use new products.
Guidelines for Communicating Your Status.
Once certified, an individual will attain the status of “Power Ethernet Approved Installer.” This certification is granted to an individual, rather than a company. He or she retains the credential as long as he or she maintains the continuing education requirements. In marketing materials and other documentation, companies are allowed to identify that they employ a Power Ethernet Approved Installer; however, materials should not indicate that the company is “Power Ethernet Certiﬁed”.
Condition of membership
- Membership by discretion of Power Ethernet Ltd
- Installers who no longer hold membership of accredited trade organisations will be removed
- Member installers should be a professional advocate for Power Ethernet products.
For further information see www.powerlineinstaller.com
Connected Home Statistics
Expected to grow to £3bn a year within the next five years. - Intellect (the trade association for the UK’s technology sector)
Global 'Connected Home' market to reach £63bn in 2013 –Visiongain and the US Federal Government
“Is more than just a concept and is in fact an inevitability “ – Visiongain
"The connected home has been talked about for some time, but it is now potentially the next big technology revolution, most homes already have islands of technology, but the truly connected home will be more than just an aggregation of different services and devices. Everything will be linked through one network giving people access to exciting new services.” -- Colin Batten Intellect's head of Internet and Media.