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 Audio Visual Training 

This Comprehensive Course Curriculum includes 64 individual lectures, broken into 9 Sections, each ending with an exam.

Pass all 9 exams & earn the title:

CTE-AV

(Certified Technology Expert - Audio Visual)

Section 1: Introduction

  • Introduction

  • Quiz 1: Introduction Quiz

01

Section 2: AV Systems Overview

  • AV System Goals

  • Audio System

  • Video Systems

  • Control Systems

  • Network Systems

  • Unified Communications

  • Quiz 2: AV Systems Quiz

02

Section 3: Audio Systems

  • Acoustics & The Physics of Sound

  • Mono, Stereo, Balanced & Unbalanced

  • Phase, Delay, Polarity & Frequency

  • Microphones, Gain Staging, & Feedback

  • Analog & Digital Mixing Consoles

  • Digital Signal Processors

  • Amps, Bridging, Series & Parallel Wiring

  • 70 Volt & 8 Ohm Loudspeakers

  • VOIP, SIP, & POTS Telephony

  • Echo Cancelling Theory & Best Practices

  • Nodes, Standing Waves & Room EQ

  • Dante, AVB & Audio Over IP

  • Quiz 3: Audio Systems Quiz

03

Section 4: Video Systems

  • Video Signals & Formats

  • Resolutions, Frame Rates & EDID

  • Content Protection (HDCP)

  • Video Sources

  • Video Sinks

  • Video Distribution & Matrix

  • Video Signal Extension

  • Video Scaling & Duplication

  • Recording & Streaming

  • Network Considerations for Video Over IP

  • Quiz 4: Video Systems Quiz

04

Section 5: Control Systems

  • Control Systems Overview

  • Popular Control System Examples

  • Control Signal Types

  • Network Control Considerations

  • Typical Control System Topology

  • Touch Panels & User Interfaces

  • Debugging Control Systems

  • Failure & Recovery Testing

  • Communicating with Programmers

  • Quiz 5: Control Systems Quiz

05

Section 6: Wiring & Terminations For AV

  • Wire & Cable Types

  • Pulling & Managing Cable

  • Terminal Types

  • USB For AV

  • RS-232 Terminations

  • RJ45 & RJ11 Terminations

  • Fiber Terminations

  • IR & Relay Wiring

  • Wire Labeling & Documentation

  • Quiz 6: Wiring & Terminations Quiz

06

Section 7: Rack Building

  • Rack Sizing & Spacing

  • Ventilation

  • Wiring for Power

  • Wiring for Signal

  • Labeling & Documentation

  • Cable Management

  • Wall Mounted & Sliding Racks

  • Transporting Loaded Racks

  • Service Considerations

  • Quiz 7: Rack Building Quiz

07

Section 8: The Basics of the AV Industry

  • Standard AV Integration Business Models

  • Roles Within AV Integration Organizations

  • Stakeholders & Project Accountability

  • AV Project Management Best Practices

  • AV Documentation Best Practices

  • AV Service & Support Best Practices

  • Quiz 8: AV Industry Basics Quiz

08

Section 9: Certification Exam

  • Certification Exam Overview

  • Certification Exam Review Questions

  • Quiz 9: Final Exam For Certification

09

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