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Nearly 7,000 AV professionals have their CTS designations. Get ready to join them!

Certification Prep, a three-day classroom course, prepares you for the general Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) exam. If you prefer to learn in a classroom environment, this is an opportunity to work with an instructor and participate in exercises that clarify key concepts provided in InfoComm's Essentials of the AV Industry online course.

At the end of the three-day program, you may choose to take the written CTS exam.

Audience      Topics Covered      Course Fee    
Time Commitment 
 Suggested Study  CTS Renewal Units

Audiovisual technicians, managers and support staff in their first six months to a year of hire, who understand the context of their job and how the industry works but need depth on the technical side.

Topics Covered
The content for this course comes directly from InfoComm Academy's Essentials of the AV Industry online course. The goals of this course are to educate AV professionals on the science and technology behind audiovisual systems and lead professionals toward certification achievement. InfoComm's philosophy is that if you know how and why things work, you will be able to apply this knowledge to new technologies and applications as they develop and to solve problems and meet your client's needs (or your own).
See details of the course topics:  The Essentials of Audio, The Essentials of Visual, and The Essentials of Systems.

Course Fee
InfoComm Members: $795
Applicable EduBucks: $198.75
Nonmembers: $995

Time Commitment
This classroom course is three days long, eight hours per day. Students have the option of taking the general Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) exam in writing starting at 3 p.m. of the third day.

Suggested Study
None. If you are brand-new to the industry, InfoComm Academy's Quick Start to the Audiovisual Industry provides a more thorough introduction to roles in the audiovisual industry and the most basic introduction to technology concepts. If you need more repetition to help you learn and are using this course to prepare for the CTS exam, completion of InfoComm Academy's Essentials of the AV Industry online prior to attending is another tool to help reinforce your classroom learning

CTS Renewal Units
Since this is a course to prepare individuals for the first level of InfoComm certification, it may not be used for renewal units (RUs) toward InfoComm certification renewal.