Did you know that according to the AVIXA® 2019 META: Pro-AV Channel Employment Report, more than 80 percent of firms prefer or require CTS holders for higher level engineering and technician positions?


Individuals, companies, and customers have always recognized the CTS® certification for its credibility and integrity. In pro AV the Certified Technology Specialist™ (CTS) program is the leading professional credential with more than 13,000 CTS holders worldwide.

And because it is ANSI-accredited to the ISO 17024 standard, you can be assured it meets the highest standards for demonstrating and verifying you or your team’s skill set.

The CTS Advantage

People looking for qualified AV professionals know that you have met those standards by passing the CTS exam. What does this mean for you and your organization? It means that a proven, reliable credential like CTS could make you (and your business) a top contender in AV projects.

Stand Out From the Crowd

There are three certifications within the CTS program — CTS, CTS-D (design), and CTS-I (installation).

You’ll start off with the CTS, which demonstrates you can perform general technology solution tasks.

After that, you can earn the CTS-D and CTS-I to demonstrate you have specialized knowledge in AV installation and design.

Learn more about the individual credentials and read stories from current CTS holders about their journey and resources to prepare.

Ready to get started? Select the certification you want to pursue below.

Talk to Us About Your Goals

If you'd like to talk to a person, we're here to help! Contact your AVIXA representative for help with your professional development plan.

Certification is not a guarantee for performance by certified individuals. Certified Technology Specialist™ (CTS®) holders at all levels of certification have demonstrated audiovisual knowledge and/or skills. Certified individuals adhere to the CTS Code of Ethics and Conduct and maintain their status through continued education. Certification demonstrates commitment to professional growth in the audiovisual industry and is strongly supported by AVIXA.

All eligibility, application, score reports, special accommodation requests and general inquiries regarding AVIXA certification will be handled through the AVIXA Certification Office, with headquarters located in Fairfax, VA., U.S.A. Purchases of education, membership or any other InfoComm services are not required to seek certification.

Attn. Certification Office
11242 Waples Mill Rd., Suite 200
Fairfax, VA 22030

Phone: 1.800.659.7469 or +1.703.273.7200
Fax: +1.703.991.8259



CTS Program Administration

The Certification Steering Committee shall commit to acting impartially in relation to its applicants, candidates, and certified persons.

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Certification Renewal

Para manter sua certificação, você precisa concluir níveis mínimos de educação continuada durante cada período de três anos e deve reafirmar seu comprometimento com o Código de Conduta e Ética da CTS.

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RU Provider Program

Boost attendance and add value to your event by participating in AVIXA's RU Provider Program.

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Find an AV Professional

AVIXA is the trade association representing the professional audiovisual and information communications industries worldwide.

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Code of Ethics and Conduct

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