Excel in AV

To advance in the industry, you need a solid understanding of the fundamentals of AV. With a variety of general knowledge courses, AVIXA has an training track to help you meet your career goals.

As a first step, everyone in AV should take Quick Start to the AV Industry Online for an overview of the industry. After you've completed Quick Start, or if you already know how the industry works, enroll in Essentials of AV Technology Online for a more technical background. Plus, both of these courses are free for AVIXA members.

To verify your knowledge, take the AV Technologist Test — free for AVIXA members. This 100-question test covers material from Essentials of AV Technology and can act as a bridge to more training and preparation for the CTS exam. After successfully completing the test, you'll receive a certificate to show employers.

General Knowledge Tracks


Explore these courses before diving into the core part of the installation track.


These courses will give you the foundation you need before progressing to the design track.

Networking & Technology

Whether your background is in AV or IT, these courses will help prepare you for more advanced courses in the networking & technology track

Technology Management

Start out with these courses before moving on to the core knowledge part of the technology managementproject management and business development, and live events tracks.

Core Knowledge

Explore areas you'd like to develop.


2018 Education Catalog

The 2018 AVIXA Education Catalog is finally here! Take a look inside to see what courses are being offered this year.


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AV Technologist Certificate Program

Not ready for a CTS Exam? Show clients and potential employers that you have achieved a basic level of technical knowledge by earning the AV Technologist Certificate. Free for AVIXA members.

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Upcoming Courses

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Upcoming Events

Networked AV Systems - Boston University
08 January 2019-10 January 2019

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CTS Prep - Boston University
08 January 2019-10 January 2019


CTS Prep - Petaluma
08 January 2019-10 January 2019