Workforce Development Program | AVIXA

AVIXA and the AVIXA Foundation want to partner with education institutions to develop a larger pool of qualified talent on behalf of our industry. These collaborative relationships build pathways directly into jobs at companies through:

  • Curriculum exchange of AVIXA online and classroom courses – introduces students to fundamentals skills needed on the job
  • Resources and preparation toward earning a CTS® certification before entering the workforce
  • AVIXA membership for students as an entry point into the industry
  • Connections to AVIXA member companies at events, career days, and networking opportunities
  • Sponsored trips to trade shows like InfoComm and Integrated Systems Europe

AVIXA Partner Benefits:
We offer a full package of benefits for schools and nonprofits seeking partnership and engagement with industry. We see our role as thought leaders, facilitators, and a support network for workforce readiness.

Our commitment includes:

  • Complimentary AVIXA student memberships
  • Complimentary online AVIXA training
  • Scholarship eligibility for enrolled students
  • Sponsored attendance for students and/or faculty at regional trade show
  • Assist with setting up internships
  • Connect to local industry advisors
  • Presentations on AV careers by industry ambassador or Foundation staff
  • Connect with AV companies for site visits and job shadowing
  • Connect with AV companies for equipment donations
  • AV career pathways information
  • Jobs and industry market data
  • Annual Foundation Partner Summit
  • Shared online community for teachers and students

It all starts with a few simple steps:

  1. Start the conversation with institutions in your area.
  2. Share the career resources with faculty, administrators, and students.
  3. Discuss available curriculum options with AVIXA.
  4. Provide career support for students who complete the program.

To get involved or learn more, contact us:

Here are some of our proud education and community partners helping the AV industry grow:

Certification Pathways Readiness Logo
City College of San Francisco Logo
Diablo Valley College Logo
Diverse Media Institute Logo
Downey Unified Logo
Envent University Logo
Full Sail University Logo
Integrate Baltimore Logo
New Futures Logo
Pittsburgh Technical College Logo
The Loop Lab Logo
The Sheffield Institute Logo
West Hills College Logo
"We were looking to create a new program to address these needs when we first connected with AVIXA. It turned out to be a perfect match. Our plan is to become the premier site for AV technician training in New England. There is a clear demand and great jobs waiting."
Larson Rogers, Dean of Academic Affairs, BFIT
Larson Rogers, Dean of Academic Affairs | AVIXA
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