This is a three-day course from February 25-27

CTS Prep

CTS Prep can help ease your nerves and boost your confidence before you take the CTS® exam. Through this course, you will practice your test-taking skills and focus on specific areas of AV design you need to focus your study time.

Who Should Take This Course

  • People who are preparing for AVIXA’s Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) credential


It is strongly recommended that students complete Essentials of AV Technology or pass the AVIXA-Recognized AV Technologist Test before taking CTS Prep.

The CTS Exam Guide is included with this course as a reference.

Course Features

In this three-day course you will:
  • Review exam content areas including creating, operating, and servicing AV solutions as well as conducting management activities
  • Explore the CTS exam format
  • Learn test-taking strategies and what to expect the day of the exam
  • Study with the help of industry experts
  • Identify CTS exam study needs with drills and exercises including concepts, math formulas, vocabulary and diagrams

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Course Fees

  • List/Basic: $1,199 (USD)
  • Premium: $1,019 (USD)
  • Elite: $899 (USD)

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marc_yarboroughMarcus Yarborough, CTS-I
Marcus' first introduction to AV was in the US Army, where he was assigned to operate a Video Conferencing System in Bosnia in 1996. He has been working in the audiovisual industry full-time since 2001. Marcus began as an entry level technician, moved up to a lead installation technician, and then transitioned into service repair as a lead technician and programmer. Finally, he challenged himself to become a design engineer. He had been designing for three years prior to joining AVIXA as a Staff Instructor. Currently, he is working with AVIXA’s Learning Department to expand the knowledge base within the industry. Marcus also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology: Computer Networking.

Time: 8:00 - 17:00 UTC

2111 7th Ave
Seattle, WA 9812

Important Note

  • Completion of this program in no way guarantees that you will pass the CTS exam, nor will this program cover all the topics listed in the test outline.
  • By registering for this course, you are not signing up for the CTS exam. The CTS exam must be applied for, paid for and then scheduled separately at a Pearson VUE Testing Center.
  • Please refer to the CTS Candidate Handbook or for details

Event Information

25 February 2020-27 February 2020

Live Training