New to the AV industry? Need a fundamentals refresher? This course provides a comprehensive, introductory overview of science and technology for audio, visual and audiovisual systems integration. Explore microphones, cameras and displays, digital signals, networking, future trends and everything AV. You can also use this course as a review session for the AV Technologist Test, a certificate program to help you prove your AV knowledge.

Who Should Take This Course

  • Those new to the AV industry
  • Staff who need to build their technical knowledge
  • Individuals preparing for the AV Technologist Certificate


None. Consider Quick Start to the AV Industry Online for a more thorough introduction to industry roles and the most basic introduction to technology concepts.

Course Features

This is a three-day, instructor-led classroom course with some possible evening work, as required. Throughout this course you will have an opportunity to:

  • Learn the fundamentals of light and sound in relation to the industry
  • Explore technology concepts of microphones, loudspeakers, networking, cameras and displays
  • Review analog and digital signal types and signal flow
  • Practice techniques to improve customer service
  • Gain insight into future trends

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Further Study

AV Technologist Test
AV Math Online
Project Management for AV Online
CTS Prep

Pricing and Availability

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

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Education Tracks

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Essentials of AV Technology Online

Take the online version of this course to learn at your own pace.

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Upcoming Events

Webinar: Connected Lighting: le nuove frontiere dell’illuminazione PoE
17 October 2018

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AVIXA Women's Council - Ontario
17 October 2018


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17 October 2018