Introduction to Professional Audio/Video Systems – Level 100 (1 BICSI CEC; 1 Avixa CTS Renewal Unit)
Duration: 60 Minutes

This course examines the component and design considerations for professional audio/visual systems in a commercial building environment. The course introduces current and emerging standards within the audio/visual industry.

The following topics are covered in the course:
Professional A/V system and industry definition
Current and emerging A/V industry standards
User environment design considerations
A/V systems, subsystems and components
Professional A/V system applications

Upon completion of this course, students will have a basic understanding of the considerations necessary in the design of a professional A/V system and will be prepared to begin the design discussions within their organization. This course requires the successful completion of a knowledge assessment, after which a completion certificate eligible for CEC transcript submission will be issued to the student.

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Digital Signage Solutions – Level 100 (1 BICSI CEC; 1 Avixa CTS Renewal Unit)

Duration: 60 Minutes – On Demand for Individuals or Skype Webcast for Groups

This course continues in further detail where “Introduction to Professional Audio/Video Systems” leaves off regarding digital signage solution. The following topics are covered in this course:

  • Digital signage foundations and basics
  • Video basics
  • Display technologies and characteristics
  • Mounting options
  • System components and applications

Upon completion of the course, students will have a solid understanding of the principles behind digital signage and video basics as well as how components of this solutions fits in the overall design of a professional A/V system.



Sound and Paging Solutions — Level 100 (1 BICSI CEC; 1 Avixa CTS Renewal Unit)

Duration: 60 minutes

On Demand for Individuals or Skype Webcast for Groups

The third course in the Professional Audio/Video series explores how sound reinforcement enhances communication in a presentation and enables effective emergency communications. The following topics are covered in this course:

  • Audio input and output
  • Sound processors
  • Recorded audio playback
  • Sound and paging system components and applications

Upon completion of the course, students will gain an understanding of the basics of sound and paging, frequency, volume, the different types of microphones, signal processors and various audio output options like amplifiers, speakers, subwoofers, etc.