CTS-D Prep Virtual Classroom

CTS-D Prep can help ease your nerves and boost your confidence before you take the CTS-D exam. In this virtual learning opportunity, three days a week for two weeks, 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

Professionals who:

  • Are a current CTS® holder
  • Have minimum of two years’ experience in audiovisual design
  • Assess client needs
  • Prepare AV design documents
  • Coordinate and collaborate with other trades to create AV systems that satisfy client requirements 

Course Features:

  • Explore the CTS-D exam format
  • Learn test-taking strategies and what to expect the day of the exam
  • Review design terminology and AV design math skills
  • Study the processes associated with designing an AV environment and infrastructure
  • Identify CTS-D exam study needs with drills and exercises including concepts, math formulas, vocabulary and diagrams 

Class schedule

This course will be taught in six sessions from 9 am to 1 pm ET on:

    -Tuesday December 5
    -Wednesday December 6
    -Thursday December 7
    -Tuesday December 12
    -Wednesday December 13
    -Thursday December 14

Course Fees

List/Basic: $610 USD

Premium/elite: $549 USD


Register Now:






AVIXA_RUCTS: 24 | CTS-D: 24 | CTS-I: 24 | Max: 24



Paul Streffon
Senior Staff Instructor/Technical Advisor

  • Paul has more than 35 years of experience in the AV industry. 
  • He has worked in many different areas within the industry: production, system design, installation, sales, marketing, management, and education.
  • Most recently Paul was Director of Sales for tvONE, Inc. 
  • He was National Sales Manager for Digital Processing Systems and a regional technical supervisor for Sony Electronics. 
  • Streffon holds two degrees, an M.B.A., Management and Business, and a B.S. in Broadcast Electronics. 
  • He also earned an FCC Commercial Operator license.
  • Paul is an AV volunteer for his local church community.


Important Note

Completion of this program in no way guarantees participants will pass the CTS-D exam, nor will this program cover all the topics listed in the exam content outline. By registering for this course, you are not signing up for the CTS-D exam. The CTS-D exam must be applied for, paid for, and then scheduled separately at a Pearson Vue testing center.

The eligibility requirements for the CTS-D exam include a current CTS credential and two years' experience with av design. Also, upon reviewing the CTS-D exam content outline, students may determine that they require in-depth instruction in some areas.

Candidates should review the CTS-D candidate handbook for a complete list of eligibility requirements for the CTS-D exam before enrolling in this course.


Event Information

05-14 December 2023

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Eastern Standard Time