For Residential Technicians

Course

DRE is an in-room receiver solution for low budget hotels and healthcare institutions which do not need the extra features of a managed system. With the capability to provide up to 100 HD channels and an interactive HD guide the cost is lower without the management system equipment, providing an affordable advantage to properties that don’t need the managed features. For information about DRE training, please email SBCA.

As consumer electronics are becoming more integrated into home networks, understanding how to properly install, service, and educate consumers is critical to ensure a successful customer experience.  SBCA has created an online course designed to provide sales and installation professionals with the foundational knowledge of home networking. By taking this course individuals will further their understanding of the numerous products they are installing and integrating.

This online course is designed to provide technicians with a basic understanding of Home Theater Components and how they interact with each other.  The course also covers basic home networking, customer interaction, and system integration.  Utilizing an interactive narrated presentation, students learn at their own pace.  Upon completion of the course, students will take a 75 question exam to verify their knowledge.  Both sales and technicians will benefit from content.

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The SBCA Satellite Fundamentals course is designed to provide technicians with an understanding of the basic knowledge and expectations they will need to successfully install and maintain a satellite system. The program is designed to assess the skills and knowledge of a satellite technician.

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At the conclusion of this course technicians should be able to:

Extend your SBCA Satellite Fundamentals Certification for another 24 months by taking an online recertification test.

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Membership Type

This membership type is for national or regional companies engaged in installation of satellite equipment. 

Member Dues: $275.00 annually

Below you will find our benefits listings for our Associate Installation Provider membership. Please note there is also a Preferred Installation Provide membership. Please review which membership would best serve your company and you can join by clicking the corresponding link at the bottom of the page. We look forward to assisting you and continuing to make satellite the top choice for consumers.

This membership type is for national or regional companies engaged in installation of satellite equipment. 

Member Dues: $1,320 annually

Below you will find our benefits listings for our Preferred Installation Provider membership. Please note there is also an Association Installation Provide membership. Please review which membership would best serve your company, and you can join by clicking the corresponding link at the bottom of the page. We look forward to assisting you and continuing to make satellite the top choice for consumers.

This membership type is for companies that distribute retail satellite reception systems and programming to the consumer.

Member Dues: $75 pro-rated for remainder of 2017 ($110 annually)

This membership type is for companies that distribute retail satellite reception systems and programming to the consumer. 

Member Dues: $275 annually

Below you will find our benefits listings for our Preferred Retailer membership. Please note this membership is required for DIRECTV MDU Dealers. We look forward to assisting you and continuing to make satellite the top choice for consumers.

Benefits: