Institute of Door Dealer Education and Accreditation (IDEA)
Accreditation by IDEA is intended to assist the general public in the selection of a qualified, professional door systems dealer when purchasing, servicing, or installing an overhead door, automatic gate operator, fire door and other industry products. Companies earning the Accreditation seal have demonstrated a commitment to industry excellence by completing a demanding study course, documenting good business practices and receiving recommendations from others with whom they do business.
IDEA Certified Residential Door Systems Technician
The Residential Door Systems Technician Certification is a distinction earned through IDEA's Residential Installer Training and Certification program, which is designed to give professional door systems dealers an upper hand in the labor market, to enhance the professionalism of the industry, and to create career paths for individuals seeking a rewarding and long-term career.
IDEA Certified Commercial Door Systems Technician
IDEA Commercial Sectional Door Systems Technician Certification is available for qualified individuals. The designation is earned by demonstrating a high level of expertise regarding the products, accessories, installa-tion and servicing methods associated with commer-cial sectional door systems.
Certified Rolling Steel Fire Door Technician Certification
There are no restrictions on who may install or service a fire door. That does not mean that technician expertise isn't an essential element of a safely and properly functioning fire door. The Institute of Door Dealer Education and Accreditation has established a program to validate the credentials of individuals who have experience and skills in the installation and service of Rolling Steel Fire Doors.
Automated Gate Operators Installer Technician Certification
The gate operator installer's knowledge is an essential element of a safe and properly working automated gate system. The Institute of Door Dealers Education and Accreditation (IDEA) has worked with the American Fence Association (AFA), and the Door & Access Systems Manufacturers Association (DASMA) to establish a program to validate the credentials of individuals who have the experience and skills in the installation and servicing of automated gate systems.
Commercial Rolling Door Systems Technician Certification
Commercial property managers no longer accept minimum standards when it comes to installation and maintenance of commercial door systems. In today's business world, professionals are in demand at every level. The door and access systems industry has responded to these changing times by creating a series of professional certification programs for technicians.
Certified Door Dealer Consultant
The CDDC Program is a unique opportunity for members of the door and access systems manu-facturing community to join in the trend towards public recognition of industry professionalism.
Automated Gate Systems Designer Certification
The IDEA Automated Gate Systems Designer Certification program has been developed to enable professional, highly qualified dealers to identify themselves to their customers and business prospects. The demand for credentialed contractors throughout the construction industry has emerged as one of the most effective means of documenting high standards and having been validated by an independent third-party organization, recognized throughout the gate systems industry.
American Association of Automatic Door Manufacturers (AAADM)
The American Association of Automatic Door Manufacturers is a trade association of power-operated automatic door manufacturers established in 1994 to raise public awareness about automatic doors and administer a program to certify automatic door inspectors.