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Upcoming Education

Certification Prep 
 Perth | Sep 26-28, 06
 USA | Oct 03-05, 06
 New Delhi | Oct 30-Nov 01, 06
 Singapore | Nov 13-15, 06

Design School Level 1: Principles of Applied AV Design
USA | Oct 15-17, 06
Design School Level 2: Facilities Design
London | Oct 23-25, 06 Fairfax | Dec 03-05, 06
Design School Level 3: Systems Design
USA | Dec 06-08, 06
CTS-D Testing
USA | Dec 09, 06
Installation Technician Essentials
Mumbai | Sep 20-22, 06
Sydney | Oct 3-5, 06
Bangkok | Nov 6-8, 06
Installation School Level 1:
Installation Technician

USA | Sep 24-26, 06
Installation School Level 2:
Lead Installation Technician

USA | Oct 25-27, 06
CTS-I Testing
USA | Oct 28, 06
Designing Telecommunications Distribution Systems
USA | Oct 20-Nov 03, 06

See Complete Calendar
of Upcoming Classes.


Certification Renewal Units

To maintain the integrity and value of certification in a fast-changing industry, General Certification (CTS) and Specialized Certification must be renewed every three years through continuing education.

For specific renewal information for each level of certification, visit CTS Renewal and CTS-D and CTS-I Renewal.

Sources for continuing education units include InfoComm Academy® online and classroom courses; Institute courses; InfoComm seminars and workshops; approved manufacturer, private vendor and association courses; and postsecondary education.

Additionally, InfoComm International® instructors, examiners, and committee members receive renewal units for their participation.

See listings below for the specific number of renewal units awarded for each type of continuing education and activity.

Note: you may save or print a PDF of these listings by selecting "Download as a PDF" at the end of this article. For printing, you may also select "Printer Friendly View" at the end of the article.

InfoComm International Renewal Units List

 School/Seminar/Workshop  Renewal Units (RUs)
InfoComm Seminars & Workshops 1 RU per hour
Institute for Professional Development 4 day course 30
Institute for Professional Development 3 day course 24
InfoComm Academy Online Schools
(Install Online, Design Online, Rental Online)
30

InfoComm Academy OnDemand
  MasterFormat™ 04 and How It Will Affect the AV Industry
  Audiovisual Best Practices: The Design and Integration Process for the AV Construction Industries
  Improving AV Project Flow
  Advanced Projector Display Technologies
   Microphone Basics
  Fiber Optics for AV
  How to Size a Projection Screen
  Specifying the Projected Image
  Lighting Control within Integrated Systems
  Moving Video Over IP
  Mix-Minus Speech Reinforcement Systems
  The Interactive Classroom: Student Response Systems
  Classroom of the Future


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InfoComm Academy Advanced Schools:
   Selling & Integrating Network Systems
   Networking for the Commercial AV Professional
   Videoconferencing
   Installation Technician Course
   Lead Installation Technical Course
   Design School Level 1: The Principles of Applied AV Design
   Design School Level 2: Facilities Design
   Design School Level 3: Systems Design
Project Management: Competencies and Structure
Project Management for Executives


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Other online courses
Audio-Video & Control System Networking
Principles of Technology Support


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15 
Manufacturer courses from InfoComm's approved list 1 RU per 2 hours of instruction
Association courses taken at the following tradeshows:
AES, CEDIA, CAI, NSCA
1 RU per 2 hours of instruction
Undergraduate 3-4 semester hours 10
Graduate 3-4 semester hours 20
Instructors who teach for InfoComm International 3 RUs per hour taught
InfoComm Int'l. Committee Members 3 RUs for serving one year



InfoComm International Approved Manufacturer and Private Vendor Training

Manufacturer Program/Class RUs
Altinex, Inc. Altinex Academy (Dealer Training) 6.5 
AMX Café Duet 14
AMX Designer 14.5
AMX Essentials 3.5
AMX Installer 15
AMX Meeting Manager 14
AMX Programmer I 17.5
AMX Programmer II 15.5
AMX Programmer III 10
AutoPatch System Design 201 3
Bedrock Learning, Inc. Whole House Audio Technology and Distribution Online Course 3
Bedrock Learning, Inc. Fundamentals of Structured Wiring Online Course 3
Bedrock Learning, Inc. Home Networking for Installers Online Course 1.5
BIAMP Systems Audia Certification Training 14.5
BIAMP Systems Consultant Training - Audia 5.5
Blonder Tongue Labs QAM Digital Cable Seminar 4
Blonder Tongue Labs Broadband Basics Training 4
Blonder Tongue Labs Two Day Broadband Technical Training 8
BOSE Professional Systems Modeler® Application & Design 5.5
Chief Installer’s Forum Course 1
Clarity Visual Systems Clarity Visual Service Training 12
Clarity Visual Systems Applications Engineering for Clarity Product Line 2
Clarity Visual Systems Multi-Image Processors for Data and Video Wall Applications 2
ClearOne ClearOne Technical Training 8
ClearOne Course 110
Audio Fundamentals for Teleconferencing and Video Conferencing
1
ClearOne Course 115
Applications Overview for Installed Audio Products
1
ClearOne

Course 140 - Audio Products Basic Technical
Part 1: Concepts Development Overview
Part 2: Connection, Communication and Configuration
Part 3: Real World Configurations


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1

CommSYS Design, LLC             Introduction to Design Automation           18
Crestron Essentials of Crestron Programming (Commercial) 12
Crestron Intermediate Crestron Programming 9
Crestron Programming for Certification 9
Crestron Continuation Education (for Crestron certified programmers) 9
Crestron Commercial System Design 8
Crestron Crestron Professional Installation 3
d-tools.com Using Software Tools to Design Engineer, Document and Estimate Your Projects 2
Da-Lite Screen Co. Attributes of Visual Display 1
Draper, Inc. Draper Projection Screen Technology Plus    3
Extron Electronics, Inc. AV Associate 6.5
Extron Electronics, Inc. School of AV Technologies 8
Extron Electronics, Inc. Advanced School of AV Technologies 8
Extron Electronics, Inc. School of IP & Technologies Install/Support 4
Extron Electronics, Inc.

School of Instructional AV Technologies

8
Extron Electronics, Inc School of Global Configuration - IP Link & MediaLink Technologies 8
Extron Electronics, Inc. School of AV Integrations for the Sales Professional 4
Harry Donovan Training Principles & Practices of Rigging 16
Intelix M Series Audio Matrix Tutorial 1
Intelix MZP Series Paging and Program Distribution System Tutorial 1
Intelix AVM Series Matrix Audio Mixers/Video Switchers Tutorial 1
Intelix MARC Audio Room Combine Systems Tutorial 1
Intelix MZP Series Installation Wizard Tutorial - Paging and Program Distribution Systems 1
Intelix MARC Series Installation Wizard Tutorial - Audio Room Combining Systems 1
Intelix Matrix Wiring Tutorial 1
Intelix Psychologist Series Remote Monitor Systems Tutorial 1
Intelix Mic/Line Wiring Tutorial 1
Intelix Intelix Balun/Cat5 Audio/Video Distribution Direct Connect Education Seminar 1
Kayye Consulting, Inc. Systems Integration 101  12
Kayye Consulting, Inc. Consultative Selling: Selling systems is not selling at all. 2
Kayye Consulting, Inc. Networked Systems: What’s really real? 2
Kayye Consulting, Inc. Networked Basics: The basics of computer networking for AV Pros. 2
Kayye Consulting, Inc. Selling Services Contracts 2
Kayye Consulting, Inc. Building Systems: The component, the black art, & simplicity of building a boardroom, conference room or training room for your client. 2
Kayye Consulting, Inc. Display Technologies: The basics of CRT, LCD, DLP, LCoS, DVI, and Plasma. 2
Kayye Consulting, Inc. The Project Environment 4
Lectrosonics, Inc. LectroSchool  6.5 
Kramer & Sierra Video Introduction to RGB Display 1
Kramer & Sierra Video Introduction to Digital Television 1
Kramer & Sierra Video Understanding Display Technology 1
Kramer & Sierra Video Video Signal Interfacing and Format Conversion 1
Kramer & Sierra Video Getting The Most From a Display 1
Kramer & Sierra Video Understanding Cables and RF Signals 1.5
Kramer & Sierra Video Understanding Control Systems and Protocols 1
Kramer & Sierra Video Introduction to Analog Video and Television 1
Kramer & Sierra Video Introduction to Analog & Digital Audio 1
MediaPOINTE Technical Specialist (MTS) 7.5
Mediatech Introduction to Mediatech Control Systems 3.5
Mediatech Advanced Control Systems Design 3
Middle Atlantic Integrating Electronic Equipment and Power into Rack Enclosures 3
NetStreams DigiLinx Dealer Certification Training

2

Peavey Electronics Corp NION 5 day Technology & Application Training 17.5
Peerless Industries, Inc. The Peerless Installation Safety Training Program 1.5 
Polycom, Inc. Certified Video Conferencing Engineer (CVE) Core Training Curriculum 17.5
Polycom, Inc. iPower 1
Polycom, Inc. Network System Division 4
Polycom, Inc. Polycom, Inc.
Polycom, Inc. Video and Audio Systems Products 1 
Polycom, Inc. View Station 1 
Polycom, Inc. Vortex
Polycom, Inc. VSX7000
Polycom, Inc. VTX1000 1
see additional Polycom courses available
PolyVision Thunder Primary Seller 7
PolyVision Thunder Technical Training 6
PSMJ Resources, Inc. Project Management Bootcamp 7
Renkus-Heinz Two Day EASE Course 8
Renkus-Heinz    Three Day EASE Course 10
Sencore Analyzing Digital AES Audio 4
Sencore TS700-SEN Professional AV Calibration   19.5
SMART Technologies, Inc. Full-Day Master’s Training 3.5
SMART Technologies, Inc. Full-Day Master’s Train-the-Trainer 3.5
SMART Technologies, Inc. Two Day Master’s Train-the-Trainer 8
SMART Technologies, Inc. Master’s Certification Training 10.5
Stewart Filmscreen Corp. Basic Screen Technology 2.5
SP Controls Simple & Intuitive Audio Visual 3
Symetrix, Inc.

SymNet Training Program

8
Syn-Aud-Con

Sound Reinforcement for Operators

8
Syn-Aud-Con

Sound Reinforcement for Technicians

10
Syn-Aud-Con

Sound Reinforcement for Designers

16
TANDBERG Certified Technical Expert (TCTE) 9
TANDBERG Certified Technical Associate (TCTA) 9
TANDBERG Management Suite Specialist (TCTMSS) 9

   

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