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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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InfoComm Academy® Design School Level 3

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Design School Level 3: Systems Design is the fourth of four courses in the InfoComm Academy® Design School.

Three Easy Ways to Register 
Contact an InfoComm International training counselor at 1.703.273.7200 or 1.800.659.7469, e-mail sales@infocomm.org, or register online today!

Education Calendar 
See when this and other courses are offered by viewing our Education Calendar.

Design School courses are valuable for anyone who works in or has the responsibility for the design of audiovisual facilities, including systems sales professionals, designers, engineers, senior designers, senior engineers, project managers and technology managers.


It is strongly recommended that students complete courses in the following sequence: either Essentials of the AV Industry Online  or the AV from A-Z for Sales Professionals Online or  have a general CTS designation, followed by Design School Online and Levels 1, 2 and 3.


Level 1 teaches how to pick the right components; Level 2 teaches how to put the components correctly in the space; and Level 3 teaches you to make sure everything works together.


There is no time allotted for instruction to fill gaps for students who attend the classroom course and who are not prepared by taking courses in sequence.


CTS Renewal Units

This course provides 24 renewal units (RUs) towards InfoComm certification renewal.


Course Description

This course focuses on how to analyze, select and plan for seamless equipment interoperation to deliver a desired outcome.

Topics include:

  • Video and data display signal processing and distribution
  • Audio analog and digital signal processing and distribution
  • How to properly specify the interconnection of all equipment in the system
  • How to develop functional system diagrams
  • How to identify control signal types and the corresponding protocols and physical information 
  • How to design rack elevations/layouts, including termination issues; the grounding scheme and power distribution within the rack space
  • IT and networking issues, including IT infrastructure and how it relates to today’s AV systems including wireless applications
  • Digital audio; wireless; RF; IR; security
  • How to specify functionality and connectivity of a control system
  • Touch panel design: how to design an effective touch panel based on client needs

Time Commitment

Design School Level 3, a classroom course, is three days long, eight hours per day, plus three hours of evening work. Students should be prepared to work in the evenings of the first two days of class when attending this course.







Design School Level 3:
Systems Design



Note: InfoComm members may apply EduBucks toward up to 50% of the course tuition when offered in Fairfax, Va.

Design School Overview
Design School Online
Design School Level 1: The Principles of Applied AV Design
Design School Level 2: Facilities Design

Design School Level 3: Systems Design


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