CTS Prep Virtual Classroom

CTS Prep can help ease your nerves and boost your confidence before you take the exam.

Through this course, you will practice your test-taking skills and focus on key areas you need to focus your study time.

In this virtual learning opportunity, three days a week for two weeks, you’ll attend lectures and do group work with your peers just like you would in a classroom setting. You’ll also have access to AV Math Online and running chat to help you learn.


Class Schedule

This course will be taught live in six, four-hour long sessions from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. EST (14:00-18:00 CET, 13:00-17:00 UK) on:

    -Tuesday June 22
    -Wednesday June 23
    -Thursday June 24
    -Tuesday June 29
    -Wednesday June 30 
    -Thursday July 1


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 also a recommended study resource.

Course Features

In this 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

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Course Fees

List/Basic: $399 USD

Premium/Elite: $359 USD


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Christa Bender, CTS
Before joining the AV industry in 2003, Christa worked a few customer-service jobs during and after college. She loves the ever-changing technology environment and continually challenges herself to become more knowledgeable by attending many manufacturer and industry trainings. Christa got her CTS certification in 2010 and is currently studying for her CTS-D. 
Christa is a Client Services Manager for Pivot Communications. She is a former member of the Content and Learning Committee (formerly PETC) a former facilitator for the Women of InfoComm Career Empowerment Alliance. Christa previously hosted monthly CTS study group sessions for the AVIXA Women’s Council.
Christa has received the following industry recognitions: NSCA Education Foundation 2015 Women in AV (WAVE) Business & Leadership Conference Award, Commercial Integrator Top 40 Influencers Under 40 (2015), Systems Contractor News Power Players: Honoring Exemplary Women in the Industry (2015), Commercial Integrator 103 #AVTweeps You Must Follow on Twitter (2016), and the InfoComm International Harald Thiel Volunteer of the Year Award (2016).
Just when you think Christa sleeps, she uses that time to get on her N+1 bicycles and tour various roads (paved and gravel) and single track.


Event Information

22 Jun - 01 Jul 2021

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Eastern Standard Time