Training Programs

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Fibaro as a standalone system has been a mainstay in European and American Z-Wave smart home markets for quite some time. They offer a wide range of products and cover almost every aspect of the home, along with running some of the most robust gateway controllers.

We are currently working on bringing a Hands On training curriculum to Australia as currently courses are only offered overseas. We pride ourselves on being the leading Training provider for Z-Wave Home Automation courses in Australasia and have been pioneers in this space for years. We hope to emulate the Vera Smart Home Training courses but using Fibaro products, and when this is ready, this is where you will find it!

Until that time, Fibaro have a wonderful Knowledge Base available on their website. Here you can find all the manuals for their devices which details everything from techincal specifications to programming instructions. Follow this link to go to the Fibaro Manuals Database.

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ComfortClick Video Tutorials

ComfortClick offer a broad range of video tutorials on their YouTube channel, and we have gone through them all! Below are links to a series of Webinar videos created by ComfortClick which take you through the process of setting up a gateway using their incredible Building OS (bOS) system. It is simple to follow and you can pause them at any time. Be mindful that each webinar runs for approximately 55-60 minutes, and while that might be a long time for some, these videos are extremely comprehensive. The ComfortClick system is for dedicated Smart Home Automation professionals.

Webinar 1 - bOS Preparation

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Webinar 2 - bOS Logic and Configuration

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Webinar 3 - bOS with Z-Wave

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Webinar 4 - bOS Final Configurations

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ComfortClick Online Knowledge Base

Along with the above webinar series, ComfortClick offer an expansive Knowledge Base which covers almost every aspect of their system. They outline their own platform here along with how it works with a number of other platforms and API's, device integrations, task establishment and even themes for bOS! Click on the button below to visit the ComfortClick Knowledge Base.

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ComfortClick Online Youtube Channel

We could not finish up this offering without including a link to ComfortClick's YouTube Channel. Here you will find a large amount of videos, demonstrations, tutorials and everything else required to have a fully functional and integrated system. It really is some of the most wonderful viewing you could come across. If you're a Smart Home Automation Professional, you need to Subscribe to them!

ComfortClick bOS Introduction

Introducing the New bOS

What's available in a KNX Smart House?

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ComfortClick bOS Configuration

How to Start your KNX Configuration

ComfortClick bOS Templates and Files

ComfortClick bOS Simple Visualisation

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ComfortClick bOS Further Integrations

ComfortClick bOS Integrating Google Assistant

ComfortClick bOS Integrating Amazon Alexa

ComfortClick bOS Integrating Z-Wave

ComfortClick bOS Integrating IP Cameras

With over 40 videos detailing the ins and outs of the bOS, visitng their channel is a must! Click on the banner below to visit their channel

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KNX Online Training

As Home Automation products have become more popular and accessible, the demand for comfort and versatility in the management of heating, lighting and access control systems for a family home as well as an office complex is growing. People are becoming more aware of their living and working environment and are increasingly looking for an energy efficient and sustainable solution. From an automation perspective, this has previously meant more wires, more devices and naturally higher installation costs and risks. 

KNX technology overcomes these hurdles by ensuring that all devices and components speak a common language. Whether you want to control lighting, shutters, security systems, energy management, heating, ventilation, air-conditioning systems, signaling and monitoring systems, interfaces to service and building control systems, remote control, audio and video control,... All these functions work via an uniform system. This is called the principle of interworking. This is home and building control made easy. This is KNX.

KNX have some of the best online training available for Smart Home Automation world wide. You do need to Register with them in order to gain access, but this is free and quite easy to do. To begin your journey in KNX click on the button below.

 Go To my.knx.org

Once you have registered, you will find a link to the KNX eCampus on your myKNX dashboard.

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Here you can learn all about KNX basics, setting up their networks and finally making it work in a way suits your customers. Complete this and you'll be well on your way to becoming a certified KNX partner.

KNX Hands On Training

As mentioned previously, KNX also offer hands on courses and this is a requirement for you to achieve Partner status. On your myKNX Dashboard you will find the option to "Subscribe to a KNX certified course". Once you follow this link you will be able to search for the next available course in your area. Most courses go for 3-4 consecutive days and are run by KNX Certified training providers.

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To find out more about this process and all other KNX training opportunities, please go register for a myKNX account. Click the button below to begin.

Go To my.knx.org

 

After years of delivering Australia's only face-to-face and hands-on Z-Wave Home Automation course, Digital Home Systems has once again raised the standard for Smart Home Automation training. DHS Webinars are the newest member in the ever growing Training Program family and will be the most accessible form of interactive Smart Home Automation education. Accessible from any browser based anywhere the world and ranging in topics and skill levels, DHS Webinars offer something for every level of installer.

Live Stream, Replay Session, Recorded. Watch what suits you best!

All DHS Webinars will follow a simple formula of engaging information followed by a Q&A session. When you attend the DHS Webinar Live, you have the ultimate opportunity to interact with our presenters, ask questions and have them answered immediately. Missed the Live Stream? Catch the Replay Session and while your questions won't be answered there and then, we still offer you the ability to submit questions to our presenters and they will answer them as soon as they can. Finally, if you miss both the Live Stream AND the Replay Session, you can watch all DHS Webinars whenever it suits you as they will be recorded and available anytime, anywhere.

How to Register for a DHS Webinar

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: When using our webinar links you will be sent to a registration page. When you enter this page please click the blue "Register" button at the bottom right corner of the page. After this you will need to fill out your name and email address and will be sent to the next page. Here you'll be provided a link to your webinar room as well as via email. Once you enter this link you will able to access the webinar.

Introducing DHS Webinars

Introducing DHS Webinars! Our newest platform for online learning. At Digital Home Systems we strive to go above and beyond for our installers and clients, this new form of content can help anyone learn more about specific devices and technologies. We offer a wide range of webinars on different topics, some being a short one webinar episode, others being longer, like our KNX series. In this webinar we discuss what will be offered and how to get the most out of your experience. 

 

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 DATE                        WEBINAR                       DESCRIPTION                        WATCH/REPLAY LINK                                          PRESENTATION SLIDES
Thursday 13th February 2020 at 11.30am AEST   All About Z-Wave   Want to know more about Z-Wave? Then this webinar is for you! Learn more about what Z-Wave is, how it works and what makes it the absolute standard in wireless Home Automation!    Watch the Replay Here    Download the Lecture Here
Thursday 20th February 2020 at 11:30am AEST  
Smart Lighting Solutions
  Smart Lighting is one of the most popular home automation solutions. Find out more about Smart Lighting solutions and installations in this insightful webinar presented by the DHS Team.     Watch the Replay Here    
Wednesday 8th April 2020 at 2pm AEST   An Introduction to KNX with Ian Harding   Ian Harding, a KNX certified instructure gives a thorough introduction to the KNX system and products. If you are interested in high-end residential or commerical projects this is a must watch!    Watch the Replay Here    Download the Lecture Here
Wednesday 15th April 2020 at 3pm AEST   An Introduction to ComfortClick/KNX bOS Configurator Software with David Boben   David Boben gives viewers a great introduction to the ComfortClick bOS Configurator software and how their devices can assist installers in integrating KNX and Z-Wave devices.    Watch the Replay Here    
Wednesday 22nd April 2020 at 2pm AEST   KNX Topology & Networks with Ian Harding   In his second webinar in the series Ian Harding presents about KNX Topology and Networks. This is a great webinar for any installer interested in learning more about KNX.    Watch the Replay Here    
Thursday 23rd April 2020   Z-Wave Smart Home Solutions with Eric Ryherd   Coming to you live from their virtual offices, Silicon Labs has hosted an insightful Tech Talk about Z-Wave Solutions. Presented by leading engineer Eric Ryherd the webinar will feature useful information for anyone dealing with Z-Wave.     Watch the Replay Here    Download the Lecture Here
Wednesday 29nd April 2020 at 2pm AEST   KNX Programming with ETS with Ian Harding   In his third webinar in the series Ian Harding presents about Programming with ETS. This is a great webinar for any installer interested in learning more about KNX.    Watch the Replay Here    
Wednesday 6th May 2020 at 3pm AEST   KNX & DALI lighting control with Ian Harding   In his final webinar in the series Ian Harding presents about KNX and Dali Lighting Control. This is a great webinar for any installer interested in learning more about KNX.     Watch the Replay Here    
Wednesday 13th May 2020 at 3pm AEST   Introduction to ComfortClick with Flávio Sanches Webinar   In the second webinar in the series the ComfortClick Team will provide an introduction to ComfortClick and show you practical examples and will help you to better understand ComfortClick's capabilities in the real world.    Watch the Replay Here    Download the Lecture Here
Wednesday 20th May 2020 at 2pm AEST   Discover NICE gate systems with Scott Ellard   Scott Ellard will be presenting about the powerful range of NICE gate systems.     Watch the Replay Here    
Wednesday 27th May 2020 at 3pm AEST   An Introduction to Cool Automation with Eugene Gekhtman   Eugene Gekhtman is a Solution Engineer at Cool Automation. During this webinar he will talk about Functionality and Features​​​​​​​, Integration, Cool Automation Solutions and more.    Watch the Replay Here    
Wednesday 3rd June 2020 at 2pm AEST   Discover the Fibaro Home Center 3 with Jerzy Zywicki and Mark Vernon   Digital Home Systems is providing an exclusive update on the Fibaro Home Center 3 which is set to launch in Australia this year! Learn more about this powerful new system in this webinar.    Watch the Replay Here    
Thursday 24th September 2020 at 3pm AEST   Fibaro and Remotec HVAC Automation with Mark Vernon   This webinar covered the popular Z-Wave based brand, Remotec and provided valuable information about integration options and solutions with Fibaro.    Watch the Replay Here    Download the Lecture Here
Thursday 8th October 2020 at 3pm AEDT   Fibaro HC3 Direct Association with Mark Vernon   Throughout this webinar Mark provided information about direct association with Fibaro and examples with popular Z-Wave devices.    Watch the Replay Here    Download the Lecture Here
Thursday 22nd October 2020 at 3pm AEDT   Fibaro HC2 Transfer to HC3 with Mark Vernon   Throughout the webinar Mark will go over: the steps required to be taken before a transfer can successfully be made, what elements can and can't be transferred across, the transfer process and setting up scenes on the HC3.    Watch the Replay Here    Download the Lecture Here
Thursday 12th November 2020 at 3pm AEDT   Ducted Heating/Cooling with Fibaro HC3 with Mark Vernon   The webinar will cover the different devices that CoolAutomation offers, advice on the download and installation of a quick app, and additional configurations and modules.    Watch the Replay Here    Download the Lecture Here

Z-Wave Alliance Online Certification

zwalliance 200x100This 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

Z-Wave Essentials by Dr Christian Paetz

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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. Click on the following link to find this book on Amazon https://goo.gl/EFfjgZ

Z-Wave Informative Videos

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Here is a collection of videos we have hand-picked to help explain what the techonology is, how it works, and how to get the most out of it. There is a good reason that Z-Wave is the world leader in the wireless smart home market!

Smart Home Technology Comparison

Z-Wave Smart Lighting

Z-Wave Smart Sensors

Z-Wave Smart Locks

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Fibaro Smart Home Training

Fibaro is one of the most popular brands of Z-Wave technology in the world. And for good reason, they offer quality products and powerful gateways to run them all. DHS has a dedicated team of Fibaro certified instructors and has begun their Fibaro Certified Installer Training. Find out more about the benefits of this in-depth training and complete the course to become a certified Fibaro installer.


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DHS Webinars

For those of you who would like to wake up each morning with a shot of knowledge, we've got you covered. Click on the button below to see our range of webinars presented by us! They each run for approximately 25-30 minutes and have Q&A sessions at the end of them. Perfect for a quick solution or up skill.



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Vera training

Smart Home System Training

The Original. The Best. And Still the Only Hands On Z-Wave Training Program in Australasia! We have been running Vera Smart Home Training sessions for years now and it has formed the basis for hundreds of installers around Australasia. We run these courses inhouse on a monthly basis and cater for people all across the experience spectrum. From Fundamentals to Advanced, if you work with Vera, you cannot afford to miss out. Click below to become a Vera Certified Installer.

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ComfortClick training

ComfortClick Training

ComfortClick are an exciting new range of gateway offered here at Digital Home Systems. They will form the basis of our KNX offering, but also have gateways which are capable of combining KNX with Z-Wave and other protocols! This along side their ingenious operating software, Building OS (bOS), ComfortClick is a serious contender for any Professional Smart Home Automation Installer. Inside you'll find a range of resources and webinars detailing the ins-and-outs of ComfortClick.

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Zwave Alliance training

Smart Home Technologies Training

Without focusing on any specific branding, there is a multitude of online training options for people looking to learn about Z-Wave. From beginner interactions to the most in depth technical information, we have something for everyone and every knowledge level. Provided by none other than the Z-Wave Alliance and other noted Z-Wave aficionados, we think you'll love it. Click below to get started with Z-Wave.

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KNX training

KNX Online Training

KNX is a brand new offering at Digital Home Systems, and as with any other new technology, we love learning all about it. Inside you'll discover the online courses and materials provided to us by KNX. They cover the basics which help get you started in this wonderful technology, and even offer the opportunity for you to further your knowledge. The link below will be the beginning your journey towards being a fully recognised and accredited KNX Partner.

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office@dhsys.com.au

All enquiries: 1300+ZWAVE (1300 099 283)
from overseas +61 (3) 94 32 8000

Digital Home Systems Pty Ltd
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Greensborough, VIC 3088, Australia
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DHS Showrooms and Sales

Greensborough, VIC

Name: DHS headquarters
Street Address: Digital Home Systems Pty Ltd 3/143 Main Street
Office / Showroom opening hours: Mon – Sun: 9am – 5pm.
Phone Number: 1300+ZWAVE (1300 099 283)
Email: office@dhsys.com.au

Canberra, ACT

Name: Dev Nagarajan
Street Address: 127 Mabo Boulevard, Bonner, ACT-2914
Office / Showroom opening hours: Mon – Sun: 9am – 5pm.
Phone Number: 1300556130
Email: act@dhsys.com.au

Dunedin, NZ

Contact Name: Greg Angell
Street Address: 30 McBride Street, Dunedin, New Zealand-9012
Office / Showroom opening hours: 8.30-5pm
Phone Number: 03 4663030
Email: nz_dunedin@dhsys.com.au

Auckland, NZ

Contact Name: Mike Farrelly
Street Address: 3A Fremlin Place, Avondale, Auckland, New Zealand-1026
Office / Showroom opening hours: 7.30-4pm
Phone Number: 09 3071540
Email: nz_auckland@dhsys.com.au

Christchurch, NZ

Contact Name: Iri Tabulala
Street Address: 8 Lincoln Lane, Addington, Christchurch, New Zealand-8011
Office / Showroom opening hours: 8.30-5pm
Phone Number: 03 3650333
Email: nz_christchurch@dhsys.com.au