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FAQ FOR TRADESMEN

The short answer is 'Yes' - as a standards based service we only accept trade professionals with a formal qualification or accreditation for their field where one exists. This includes National Craft certificates, FETAC awards, City & Guilds and other universally recognised qualifications. Accreditation's from professional bodies will also be considered as will registrations with regulatory bodies. Documentary proof will be required to be submitted as part of the joining process. Where no formal qualification exists for a given trade other evidence of suitability will be requested.  

We require you to submit proof of your identification, qualifications / accreditation and your company / sole trader details. We will also ask you to submit relevant commercial references where they exist. Current public liability insurance details will also be requested. 

We will validate all of the above and run background checks on your business. You are also required to sign and adhere to our membership agreement which includes a code of ethics. 

Membership is for 12 months and we have a number of different payment installment plans to ensure affordability. We do not charge for job leads or commission on work completed. Membership costs as little as €44 Ex VAT per month for unlimited job leads that match your profile and instant job alerts to your phone. Also included is a 5 page business website, membership of the Onlinetradesmen CLUB discount scheme among other benefits. Additional charges where you purchase additional trade categories (Standard is 7 per account) or locations (standard is 5) subject to eligibility or account credits outside of monthly allocations.   

Once you are activated on our service (subject to fees, background checks and code of conduct) You enjoy the following benefits:

  • Access to our online member service
  • Access to unlimited jobs leads matching your profile
  • Instant job alert SMS's to your phone
  • Up to 7 trade categories and 5 locations as standard
  • A business website you control
  • Verified online customer ratings for your business
  • Van stickers verifying your qualifications (after 3 months membership)
  • Membership of the Onlinetradesmen CLUB discount scheme
  • Peer-to-peer online networking
  • Business hours online help & support

     

The Onlinetradesmen CLUB is an exclusive discount scheme that provides members with access to substantial discounts on a range of third party products and services that are relevant to their business. The Onlinetradesmen CLUB offers include substantial discounts on over 300 brands of Tools, Hardware and Workwear items - often at the lowest prices anywhere. They also cover business and personal insurance, health insurance, utilities and more. All designed to save you thousands of euro per year. 

We do not charge any commission. You invoice and collect from your customer as normal. We do not charge a per lead fee as on our system you can reply to all jobs as part of your membership. Customers recieve your replies and details online to contact you directly. Up to 3 members can also call a customer by using their account credits that are allocated on a monthly basis at no cost. In the unlikely event that you exceed your monthly credit allocation you can purchase more. 

If that's the case then You're probably the kind of member that will thrive with us. As a member you not only gain access to the type of jobs that you want, but you also gain credibility as a verified member. Additionally on our system you can start organising work for yourself up to 1 year in advance.

Often Tradesmen and builders are busy doing the wrong type of work - too far from home, not their preferred job types etc. As a member you can pick and choose the jobs you actually want based on profitability, travel time or enjoyment. You'll be able to minimize time in the van, travel costs - and fill in those cancelled jobs fast. 

Also with nationwide coverage, membership of Onlinetradesmen allows you to differentiate your business from non-verified operators, providing that extra confidence to your customers. With online reputation fast replacing word of mouth recommendations, Onlinetradesmen allows you to build a strong online profile with verified customer ratings fast. Think of it as future proofing your business.   

Yes - we receive job leads from across the republic of Ireland direct from property owners across 130 project types.
We're 100% confident that if you setup and reply to jobs as per our best practice guidelines, You'll win work to a value far in excess of your membership fee. Additionally with your business website and access to Onlinetradesmen CLUB discounts you can save significant amounts of money annually. However, if in the unlikely event that you do all of the above and still feel that you have had not received value, then we will refund you in full subject to the terms of our money back guarantee. Just ask for the details during the enrollment process.
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