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'''Crestron Digital Media Certified Engineer'''
'''Crestron Digital Media Certified Engineer'''
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Certified Technology Specialist

A Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) performs general technology solution tasks by creating, operating and servicing AV solutions, while conducting AV management activities which provide for the best audiovisual resolutions of the client's needs, both on time and within budget. Individuals meeting eligibility requirements must pass a multiple-choice exam in order to achieve the CTS designation. The exam consists of 100 multiple-choice questions in a computer-based testing (CBT) format.

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A Certified Technology Specialist - Installation

A Certified Technology Specialist - Installation (CTS-I) installs and maintains audiovisual systems by following specifications, schematics, codes and safety protocols; administering installation process logistics; troubleshooting and problem solving systems; maintaining tools and equipment; and communicating with clients, designers, other trades, other installers and staff to provide the best audiovisual solutions for clients' needs, on time and within budget. Individuals meeting eligibility requirements must pass a multiple-choice exam in order to achieve the CTS designation.

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A Certified Technology Specialist - Design

A Certified Technology Specialist - Design (CTS-D) demonstrates detailed knowledge of how to analyze, select and plan seamless audiovisual communications equipment interoperation. The CTS-D demonstrates his or her experience in the form of complete specifications and drawings that deliver a desired outcome to meet a client's needs. A minimum of two years' industry experience accompanies the theoretical and practical competencies.

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Certified Technical Writer

Minimum of 90 hours of classroom instruction in the Technical Writing and Communication Certificate Program to include:

  • Fundamentals of Technical Writing (15 hours)
  • 30 hours of electives chosen from relevant technical writing or computer-related courses
  • Writing portfolio which will be critiqued after qualifying for certificate
  • Minimum of 45 hours chosen from the courses below:
    • Professional Indexer (15 hours)
    • Cascading Style Sheets (16 hours)
    • Crafting Marcom Writing (15 hours)
    • C# for Technical Writers (15 hours)
    • Framemaker (8 hours)
    • Fundamentals of Document Design (15 hours)
    • Introduction to Instructional Design (12 hours)
    • Making Sense with Numbers (6 hours)
    • Marcom Writing: An Introduction (3 hours)
    • Professional Editing I (15 hours)
    • Project Management for Technical Writers (15 hours)
    • Usability Workshop (6 hours)
    • Web Content Design for Writers and Editors (15 hours)
    • Writing Style Guides (6 hours)
    • Writing White Papers (15 hours)


Crestron Digital Media Certified Engineer

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Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator

The Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) credential proves that you have the skills to successfully implement, manage, and troubleshoot the ongoing needs of operating environments based on Microsoft Windows 2000 Server.

To earn your MCSA on Microsoft Windows 2000 Server certification, you must pass four exams:

  • Two core exams on networking systems
  • One core exam on client operating systems
  • One elective exam