CEDIA Electronic Systems Certified Technician (ESC-T)

UPDATE: CEDIA has announced the new 
IST Certification which will replace the ESC-T Certification. Beta testing for the new exam will start in September 2021 and CEDIA will no longer offer the ESC-T certification after the IST is officially live. Click here to learn more about this transition and see your recommended pathway.

Rough-in, trim-out, integrated control systems, retrofit, system verification and testing. If we are speaking your language with this list, you may be ready to sit for the CEDIA Electronic Systems Certified Technician (ESC-T) Exam. 

Qualified electronic systems technicians have experience in a wide variety of installation tasks, including troubleshooting and data communications. Most electronic systems technicians with this skill set have between one and three years of electronic systems training.

Want to get started on your path to ESC-T certification?  Use the following resources to help you prepare:

ESC-T Practice Test

The 40-question practice test provides examples of the types of questions on the exam. Upon completion the test taker will see the results and receive an emailed score report. The results page may also be printed.

Option 1: ESC-T Practice Test – Results aggregated by domain to simulate score report on actual exam
Option 2: ESC-T Practice Test – Results includes domain score and ability to review of each item showing the correct answer

Class Information

Electronic Systems Certified - Technician (ESC-T) Exam at a Testing Center (English)

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Computer-based exams are available at testing centers around the world. Visit Kryterion Global Testing Solutions  to confirm a location near you.

Once you register for the exam (using the link below), you will receive an email from CEDIA within two business days with a voucher and link to the Webassessor portal to schedule your exam time and location. You have 90 days to take the exam from the date you register with CEDIA. If you have any questions please contact certification@cedia.org .

CEDIA Member Exam Fee: $200
Regular Exam Fee: $300

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The Electronic Systems Certification - Technician (ESC-T) exam is 100 questions. A passing score of 70% is required to pass the exam and earn the ESC-T professional certification.

CEDIA certified professionals are required to obtain 30 continuing education units (CEUs) in a three-year period to maintain their certification status. CEUs are provided through CEDIA trainings and approved CEU Providers.

To receive credit for Manufacturer training you have attended, please fill out the CEU Petition Form for approval.

Keep track of your CEU status by reviewing your transcript. Log in to cedia.net and selectMy CEDIA then My Training .

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