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Extron Certification Overview

In today’s ever-changing business environment, it is essential to keep pace with advances in complex technologies and products. Education and certification can help accomplish this goal, as well as provide an objective way to measure performance for a given job at a defined skill level. Like a professional license, certification instills confidence through reliable evidence of a critical set of knowledge and skills. Acquired fluency and expertise in any field saves valuable time and money, and ensures a higher level of customer service and satisfaction.

Certification Process

Begin by choosing the certification track you wish to pursue and familiarizing yourself with the roadmap for that track. Courses for each track may comprise a combination of online and instruction-led courses, as well as a proctored exam depending on the certification. Proctored exams are currently conducted at Extron's world-class training facilities and during Extron Institutes on the road.

Delivery Method

In addition to instructor-led programs several Extron programs are available online. To access deliverable online course materials you will need:

Smartphones and Tablets

  • iOS 7/8 or higher running Safari
  • Android 4.x or higher running Chrome

Supported Web Browsers

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 or higher
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Firefox
  • Safari 9 or higher
  • Chrome

Extron AV Associate

  • Gain a solid foundation of AV industry and technology knowledge
  • Learn about the latest AV technologies, including networking, system control, and digital signal processing
  • Learn about Extron products, technologies, and applications

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Extron Control Specialist

  • Learn Global Configurator® Plus software, and use its powerful capabilities to configure and manage Extron Pro Series control systems
  • Control system design concepts
  • Configure a wide range of room control functions using Global Configurator Plus
  • Create custom control interfaces using GUI Designer software, plus GUI design best practices
  • Validate Pro Series control systems in multiple AV environments using acquired knowledge of installation, configuration, and commissioning principles

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Extron Control Professional

  • Learn Global Configurator Professional software, and how to take advantage of the advanced features for more complex system designs
  • Sophisticated control system design concepts and advanced configuration techniques
  • Create custom control interfaces using GUI Designer software, plus GUI design best practices
  • Validate complex Pro Series control systems in multiple AV environments using acquired knowledge of installation, configuration, and commissioning principles

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Extron Authorized Programmer

  • Utilize the Extron ControlScript Library to understand and implement objects and tools added to Python
  • Apply best practices and troubleshooting techniques to ensure optimum system performance
  • Develop and implement reusable modules for control system programs

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Network AV Specialist

  • Best practices for networked AV system design and deployment
  • Understanding Pro AV over IP
  • Configuration of point-to-point and multipoint-to-multipoint networked AV systems
  • Overview of NAV Pro AV over IP encoders, decoders, and software
  • When and how to deploy NAVigator Pro AV over IP System Manager
  • Effective fault identification, troubleshooting, and commissioning of NAV systems

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Extron ProDSP Specialist

  • Master using Extron DSP Configurator Software to set up, manage, and control Extron digital audio processors and integrated products with ProDSP
  • Learn best practices for optimal audio setup with Extron audio DSP
  • Use Extron DSP configurator templates and building blocks for implementation in a variety of applications
  • Customize Extron DSP Configurator templates and building blocks to match your needs
  • Use acquired knowledge of Extron ProDSP products and their functions to validate proper DSP configuration in multiple AV applications
  • Configure and deploy Dante-enabled Extron products in networked audio applications
  • Learn how Extron’s unique implementation of VoIP is designed with the integrator in mind

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Extron XTP Systems Design Engineer - Online

  • Obtain a thorough understanding of Extron digital AV technologies
  • Gain an understanding of XTP Systems® theory, including general principles of XTP System design within multiple AV environments
  • Learn about XTP Systems design concepts, complex system configuration, and designing for real-world scenarios

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