About Industry Certifications & Standards
Certifications and Standards give you the essential framework to implement change and improve your services, processes and people to a minimum acceptable standard in terms of expertise, performance, professionalism & quality. By implementing this framework, it enables a business or a technology professional to achieve predictable, quality results coupled with personnel expertise and efficiency.
Nobody is born a professional at their industry-everyone who wants to be exceptional at something has to work hard at it, both through practical work experience and education. Education has played a huge role in many professionals' career. Read more below for details on Industry Certifications and Standards. Why are they important to the Technology and Security Integration industry and the Users community.
Type of Certifications & Standards
AV industry specific certifications (such as CEDIA, AVIXA)
AV Industry specific standards
Technology specific certifications
Discipline specific certifications (IT, Project Management, Sales)
Company specific certifications (Management & Quality Control)
Country or State specific standards
Internal company developed procedural standards!
National & Company Specific Certifications
ANSI ; BSI; AUS/NZ Standards; BizSAFE
ISO 9001 Quality Management System (QMS)
ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems (EMS)
Client Engagement and Requirement Capturing Process
AV Design Process Standard
Testing, Verification & Quality Testing Standard
Internal Acceptance Standard
Technology Specific Certifications
SynAudCon – provides audio courses from beginner level to advanced.
Imaging Science Foundation – Provides certification for individuals performing all types display calibration and optimization.
Audinate – Dante Certification (3 levels). Currently the most prolific audio networking standard in the AV Industry.
HDBaseT Alliance – provides certification for their long distance digital video transmission platform.
SDVoE – provides certification for Video over Ethernet platform
Discipline Specific Certifications
CompTIA – provides IT Industry certification such as A+, Network+, Security+, Project+ & Cloud+
PMI – CAPM & PMP Project Management Certifications
Axelos – Prince2 Project Management Certification
Navigate Consulting – runs the Navigate Academy providing AV Industry specific Project Management training and certification.
Various sales training and management programs such as Action Selling, Advantage, DoubleDigit Sales etc