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About the CTS Program
Individuals, companies, and customers have always recognized the CTS® certification for its credibility and integrity. In pro AV the Certified Technology Specialist™ (CTS) program is the leading professional credential with more than 13,000 CTS holders worldwide. And because it is ANAB-accredited to the ISO 17024 standard, you can be assured it meets the highest standards for demonstrating and verifying you or your team’s skill set.
Why Get CTS Certified
People looking for qualified AV professionals know that you have met those standards by passing the CTS exam. What does this mean for you and your organization? It means that a proven, reliable credential like CTS could make you (and your business) a top contender in AV projects.
The CTS certification demonstrates a general technology solution tasks.
This credential demonstrate AV knowledge and opens doors to the industry. You must earn the CTS before you earn a specialized designation.
To take the CTS-D exam you must have the CTS credential.
To apply for this exam you must have the CTS credential and at least 2 years of verified installation experience.
2023 CTS Exam Changes
The CTS certification exams go through periodic analysis for testing validity and content changes based on ANAB/ISO requirements. These content changes will go into effect in November 2023.
CTS certifications are awarded for a period of three years. To maintain your certification, you must complete minimum levels of continuing education during each three-year period and must reaffirm your commitment to the CTS Code of Ethics and Conduct.
CTS Documents and Resources
For Current CTS Holders
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Find a CTS Professional
Find CTS holders near you or verify CTS credentials. If you need to find a specific skill for a project, you can search by CTS designation, region and industry role.
Talk to Us About Your Goals
If you’d like to talk to a person, we’re here to help! Contact your AVIXA representative for help with your professional development plan.