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Integrated Systems Technician (Hybrid)

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Starts 11/1/2021
Ends 11/3/2021


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CEDIA Integrated Systems Technician (Hybrid) Course

    CEDIA EMEA | St Neots, Cambridgeshire, UK 

    1st - 3rd November 2021 | 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Daily

    Course delivery:  HYBRID |  7 Online self-paced modules on CEDIA Academy (to be completed before 1st November 2021) + 3-day In-Person Training

    The CEDIA Integrated Systems Technician School and supplemental textbook supports cabling and infrastructure technicians to take the next step in their professional development. The training is aimed at individuals who aim to advance their career through a deeper understanding of the fundamentals of systems integration. With a focus on specific applications for technology installation and configuration, the content in this pathway provides the foundational knowledge to begin working as an Integrated Systems Technician with minimal supervision.

    Knowledge domains covered in this pathway include:

    • IT networking,
    • Distributed audio systems,
    • Lighting,
    • Motorization,
    • Energy management,
    • Systems programming and control,
    • Home cinema
    • Systems commissioning for project completion.

    Registration grants you access to CEDIA's IST Pathway on CEDIA Academy - our newly developed online Learning Management System (LMS) - with over 22 hours of technical education, designed to reduce lengthy classroom time as well as allowing for completion in an asynchronous, self-paced environment.

    The in-person portion of this course is taught by CEDIA subject matter experts to support and expand upon the vast technical knowledge from the CEDIA Academy. This 3-day course involves hands-on activities that are designed to give you a feel for those on-the-job tasks.


    Included with this product package is a voucher for the CEDIA Certified Integrated Systems Technician exam.Certification represents competency in a defined set of knowledge and skills, adherence to the CEDIA Certification Code of Conduct and an ongoing commitment to professional growth.

    Candidates for this certification must currently hold the CIT Certification, meet the experience eligibility requirement, and submit a sperate application before they can be approved to take the proctored exam. Exams can be conveniently online or at aKryterion Testing Center .

    Note: You are not required to take any courses before taking your exam. CEDIA does not guarantee success on exams to individuals who use CEDIA resources and training materials. View Certification Commission’s statement of impartiality regarding traininghere . Please refer to theIST Candidate Handbook for complete certification policies.

    Course Cost

    • Member rate: £999 + VAT (Education Package £889; Certification Voucher £110)
    • Non-member rate: £1,499 + VAT (Education Package £1,389; Certification Voucher £110)

    What's included?

    • All course materials
    • Access to the IST Pathway on CEDIA Academy
    • Lunch and refreshments
    • Integrated Systems Technician textbook
    • Voucher for Certification Exam

    Requirements Due to COVID-19

    Students will be required to: 

    • Sign a vistor form upon arrival at the facility asking about their COVID exposure and if they have had symptoms.
    • Complete daily temperature checks
    • Wear a face mask during some practical aspects of training when required.

    Due to social distancing requirements this course will be limited to 7 students. Reserving your space early is recommended.

    Local Accommodations

    Find nearby hotel informationhere


    Meet the Instructor


    Geoff Meads

    Presto Web Design

    A 25 year veteran of the AV business, Geoff runs Presto, a web design and online marketing agency that specialize in the Hi-Fi, home cinema and residential technology markets (http://www.prestoav.com). Presto opened for business in 2009 and is now an award-winning web design company with an array of web and social media clients from across the home technology sector. He leads complex marketing and web build projects on a daily basis and is also a professional teacher covering a wide range of industry topics. Geoff is lead instructor for CEDIA EMEA training in the UK and lead technical judge for the CEDIA Awards. He is certified by the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF), Home Acoustics Alliance (HAA) and holds CEDIAs highest training certification, the CEDIA Certified Instructor (CCI). He specializes in audio, video, IP networking, business, marketing and engineering skills. He has taught literally hundreds of AV professionals in numerous technical subjects across six continents.

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