CTS-D Prep can help ease your nerves and boost your confidence before you take the CTS®-D 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

Professionals who:

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

Prerequisites

It is strongly recommended that students have in-depth knowledge of AV math or have taken AV Math for Design Online. Additionally, the CTS-D candidate should take AV Design 1: Environment, AV Design 2: Infrastructure and AV Design 3: Applied Design — or be experienced designers. Explore design track courses.

This course is intended as a final review before the exam.

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
  • Prepare with practice questions and study drills
  • Study with the help of facilitators

Download complete course outline

Important Note

  • Completion of this program in no way guarantees that you will pass the CTS-D 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-D exam. The CTS-D exam must be applied for, paid for and then scheduled separately at a Pearson VUE Testing Center.
  • Please refer to the CTS-D Candidate Handbook at avixa.org/ctsd for details.

Certification Renewal Units

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CTS: 24   CTS-D: 24   CTS-I: 24   Max: 24

 

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