Prepare for Your CTS-Installation (CTS-I) Exam

To sit for the CTS®-I Exam, you must have:

  • Earned your CTS®
  • Two years of audiovisual experience, including designated experience in specific tasks found in the CTS-I Handbook

Self-Study Options

Here are the courses and resources for installers who are early in their careers and need specific training to cover the wide-range job task requirements covered in the exam.

Sample Questions

View official FREE sample questions to gauge your preparedness.


Learn Best by Studying With Guided Instruction?

Prepare with a group of your peers and an instructor in a live classroom or virtual classroom setting!

Upcoming Courses

Check back for upcoming courses!

For those with more experienceCTS-I Prep will help you find the knowledge areas you need to focus on and create a specific study plan to aid in your preparation.

Want to prepare your team? We can bring our instructors to you and set up onsite testing for after the course with contract training. Learn more about this cost-saving option.


Looking for one resource to help you prepare?

cts-i-bookThe CTS-I Exam Guide is a complete study resource — if you excel at learning from books. You can fit this self-paced prep into your schedule anytime, anywhere.





"Excellent reference book on audio and video over IP networks. It covers essential topics such as AVB (audio video bridging), HDBaseT, Thunderbolt, and provides clear explanations of digital rights management and EDID with useful illustrations. A must have for anyone involved with AV and IT networks. I highly recommend it!"
— Joao Perez, NCR Corporation

Need personalized solutions? Call our Customer Service Team at +1.703.273.7200 to plan a customized path.

Remember: There is no single publication or class that will prepare you for the exam, nor are you obligated to take AVIXA courses.

Note: is the only source for official materials. If you see AVIXA education or CTS® certification practice exams on a website other than, they could be fraudulent.

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