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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 1

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Design School Level 1: The Principles of Applied AV Design is the second of four courses in the InfoComm Academy® Design School.

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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!

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

Prerequisites

It is strongly recommended that students complete courses in the following sequence: either the Essentials of the AV Industry online course or the AV from A-Z for Sales Professionals online course, and/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.

 

Audience

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.

 

CTS Renewal Units

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

 

Course Description
Audiovisual design to deliver a required outcome based on a client's needs is an art and a science challenging those new to the field and to those with many years of experience. In all instances, proper design requires adherence to certain principles. This course explores the principles necessary to design proper visual display systems, audio systems and control systems. Hands-on opportunities to reinforce what is learned in a variety of applications are provided.

 

Content
This course explores the principles necessary to design proper visual display systems, audio systems and control systems. Hands-on opportunities to reinforce what is learned in a variety of applications are provided. Topics include:

Overview of the design process from its start to its completion

  • Scope of the design process:  Where does it start? Where does it end?
  • Roles and responsibilities of all parties involved
  • Project management
  • How the puzzle pieces fit together—what do we mean by facilities design and systems design?
  • World of codes and regulations

Principles of visual display system design

  • Overview of vision, light and perception and the pertinent attributes for human ergonomics for sight
  • What do we mean by viewability?
  • Determine the appropriate projector based on brightness output, options, orientation, resolution capability
  • Determine image size and required screen type

Principles of audio system design

  • Overview of how the human perceives sound and the pertinent attributes for human ergonomics for sound
  • Dynamics of sound
  • Acoustics - the impact of the environment on sound
  • Identify required audio coverage and system type
  • Determine loudspeaker placement
  • Determine required and potential gain of an audio system in presentation applications
  • Develop speech (voice) reinforcement systems and audio (sound) reproduction systems
  • Determine type of audio sources
  • Design a distributed audio system
  • Determine type, quantity and location of microphones

Principles of control system design

  • Overview of what a control system is
  • Draw control panel diagrams
  • Verify quality and integrity of systems design
  • Select the control interface type

Time Commitment

Design School Level 1, 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.

 

For schedule, location and costs for Design School Level 1 offerings in Asia, Australia, Europe and the U.K., please visit the following pages:

     Design School Asia
     Design School Australia
     Design School Europe
     Design School U.K.

Cost

 Course

 Member

 Non-Member

Design School Level 1:
The Principles of Applied AV Design

 $995

 $1,495

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

Design School Overview
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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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