Designer: Home Cinema Design


Course Overview

This two-day course will introduce and explore the formal skills required to design dedicated home cinemas and media rooms.

Using engineering calculations, the course teaches the use of world-recognised standards and recommended practices. Students will cover the engineering principles involved in high-performance design, as well as the science and calculations required to create a complete design.

Attendees will study the theory of cinema in detail, and undertake a design exercise for both audio, video, and other associated factors including data, heat, and lighting.

During day two of the course, students will take part in an interactive workshop to design a cinema from a real client brief.

Topics Included

  • Understanding the client brief and requirements
  • The engineering principles of home cinema
  • Calculations for audio and video
  • Consideration for HVAC, lighting, seating, and safety
  • Making intelligent decisions in difficult rooms
  • Creating standard quotation documents


Class Schedule for Home Cinema Design
Date Type
October 2020
10/19/2020 Classroom

There are no prerequisites recommended for this course.


In This Section

Who should attend?

  • Engineers and installers with existing knowledge of custom installation / home cinema
  • Companies looking to offer home cinema as a service
  • Those who are working towards the ESC-D Certification

What's included?

  • Two full days of training
  • Course workbooks
  • Lunch and refreshments


  • Members: £299 + VAT
  • Non-members: £449 + VAT

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