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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

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of Upcoming Classes.

InfoComm Academy� Installation Track

Sponsored by: NEC Solutions, America



Installation School OnLine 
This highly interactive, newly revised course contains over 300 lessons addressing advanced science and technology concepts, specifically as they relate to installation. Contains over 40 downloadable PDFs of step-by-step instructions. (more)

Installation School Level 1: Installation Technician 
To prepare the new installer to work in an AV installation environment and to know basic tools, products and methods for completing a proper installation. It provides a foundation for cabling, terminating and mounting, — the basis for all installation products — and prepares the new installer for more advanced topics covered in Lead Installation Technician course and other continuing education sessions. (more)

Installation School Level 2: Lead Installation Technician 
Prepares the experienced installer to move towards a leadership role for jobsite supervision of all aspects of the installation process. (more)

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Additional Resources

Audiovisual Best Practices:
The Design and Integration Process for the AV and Construction Industry

Audiovisual Best Practices  addresses the AV process questions of architects, building and construction trade personnel, consultants, contractors, developers, engineers, facility owners, project managers.

This extraordinary industry-encompassing publication presents an overview of the industry, explores the inner workings of AV projects with start-to-finish process descriptions, and concludes with an assessment of what the future holds for the industry. (see more - including sample agreements and contracts, and an "inside look" at over 20 pages)

The Basics of Audio and Visual Systems Design: Revised Edition
The ultimate resource to find the diverse set of physics, electronics, ergonomics and design that makes up the audiovisual industry.

The first edition, written by Ray Wadsworth, PE, and published by the National Audio-Visual Association (now InfoComm International) in 1983, has been revised to provide the latest generation of audiovisual professionals with an updated knowledge of the industry. (more)


On Demand Presentations

  • Improving AV Project Flow
    Jim Maltese, CTS-D, CTS-I, discusses what project managers can do to complete projects quickly.  You will investigate steps to take to beat the critical path and evaluate ways of leading a project team. (0:17:15)
  • Mix-Minus Speech Reinforcement Systems
    Mario Maltese, CTS-I, CTS-D discusses the purpose of "mix-minus" systems and how to properly configure them. Mario gives a spreadsheet tool you can use to approximate the matrix gain settings before the system is installed.  (0:13:13)

IInstallation Tutorials

Whitepapers from industry experts and leading AV publications and manufacturers.

Recommended Books 

See more Tutorials, White Papers, Articles, Recommended Books and more at  InfoComm Resources.



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