AV Associate Certification Program
Establish Your Knowledge of AV Technology
When it comes to selecting a service provider, customers are well advised to seek out the most qualified and experienced professionals available. The online Extron AV Associate Certification Program addresses this issue by providing the proper education and know-how you need in today's competitive marketplace — without extensive travel or disruption to your busy work schedule.
Our online training is designed to give you an up-to-date and comprehensive understanding of audio, video, and control fundamentals along with a greater awareness of systems technologies and improved troubleshooting skills.
Completing the AV Associate Certification Program provides the following benefits:
Acquired fluency and expertise in any field saves valuable time and money, and ensures a higher level of customer service and satisfaction. By enrolling in the AV Associate Certification Program, you'll achieve industry-wide accreditation, while giving your customers the peace of mind they deserve.
This program is ideal for new hires, sales personnel, and anyone else who wants to attain a foundational understanding of AV technologies.
There are no educational prerequisites. Our AV Associate Certification Program can be applied as a standalone course or combined with other Extron training. The program serves as the foundation and prerequisite for future Extron educational opportunities.
This program is available exclusively online. All you need to access the course material is a computer with an Internet connection and an IE 5.5 Web browser or higher.
- Increased familiarity with AV technologies
- In-depth knowledge of Extron products and applications
- Excellent opportunity for new hires to get up to speed quickly
- Extron Certified AV Associate official recognition
- Solid foundation for future Extron certifications
- 10 InfoComm® renewal Units (RUs) for maintaining InfoComm CTS certifications
- Obtain prerequisites for other Extron Certifications
AV Associate Certification Program
The AV Associate Certification Program consists of multiple online lessons. These lessons are subsets of the following general categories:
Who is Extron? – This lesson focuses on Extron Electronics and its products and services. We explain who we are, what we do, our history, and important milestones. The company's founding principles and corporate philosophies are introduced and defined. The lesson ends with a look at Extron product categories.
Upon completion of this lesson, you will be able to:
• Explain who Extron Electronics is and what we do
AV Technologies – Within this category, there are 12 lessons that provide a basic overview of technologies used in the AV industry, including interfacing, switching, signal distribution, network connectivity, special purpose and MediaLink® system products, audio, cables, and more.
• Recount the history and important milestones of Extron Electronics
• Describe the founding principles of Extron
• Define the "Extron Way" and each of its components
• Identify various Extron product categories
Extron Tools – This lesson focuses on Extron tools and resources, which are designed to provide you the means to find, understand, and implement the information necessary to your AV system success.
• Video Fundamentals
• Audio Fundamentals
• Networking Fundamentals
• Control Fundamentals
• IP Link® Technology
• Configurable Control Systems
- Signal Processing
- Architectural Connectivity
- Cable Basics
- Fiber Optics in AV
• S³ Sales and Technical Support Hotline and Support-On-Call service
• Extron Public and Custom Web Sites
• Extron Online Tools and Resources
• Configuration and Selection Tools
• Newsletters and other Subscription Services
- Various Printed Extron Publications
AV Associate Certification program requirements:
- Complete all courses described above within 90 days of registration
- Complete comprehensive exam
Complete the AV Associate Certification Program and receive:
To learn more about Extron's online training including details on how to register, please contact your Extron Customer Support Representative
- Prerequisite qualifications for future advanced courses & certification programs
- An official Extron Electronics AVA polo shirt
- Authorization to place the professional designation ''EAVA Certified'' after your name on a company business card, résumé, and/or related stationery. See Placement Guidelines for details.