Growing your installation business requires certification created by objective installers who know the industry inside and out. It requires proven proficiency not tied to any specific product line or company, and proof that your company can do any installation job with confidence.

PDAA Vinyl Installation Guide

If you are a PDAA General member, you should make it your top priority to become a Master Certified member. This guide will help you achieve that goal. This document was written exclusively for the use of members of PDAA. The intent is to provide you with as much information as possible in regard to the process of vinyl graphic installation.

PDAA Vinyl Installation Guide

PDAA Certification

Serious, Proficiency-Based and Critical to Installation Business Success. Growing your installation business requires certification created by objective installers who know the industry inside and out. It requires proven proficiency not tied to any specific product line or company, and proof that your company can do any installation job with confidence.

Graphics Installation Certification Tests

Whether you are an independent installer or an in-house installer for an imaging company, gaining high proficiency in graphics installation requires thorough, objective training by an instructor who has experience and knowledge of the broad range of materials and tools used.

How to Become PDAA Master Certified

Begin the process by reviewing the Vinyl Proficiency Guide and taking the online test ($50 for non-members, members receive a 25% discount). Once you have passed the test, find a PDAA Certification event on the workshops page to sign up for the hands-on testing. Remember, "Certification means business" -- and PDAA Master Certified installers are also granted Avery Dennison Certified Installer status, so sign up now.

PDAA Acrylic Test 

This video shows you the steps to take to successfully complete PDAA's Acrylic Test.

 

PDAA Rivet Test: How-To Video

This video shows you the steps to take to successfully complete PDAA's Rivet Test.