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The Certified Technology Specialist - Design (CTS-D) certification was established by InfoComm's Certification Program. Their mission is to establish high standards of ethical and professional practice for the AV industry through the development and administration of a credible credential program.

A CTS-D demonstrates their experience in the form of complete specifications and drawings that deliver a desired outcome to meet a client's needs. A minimum two years industry experience accompanies the theoretical and practical competencies.

In summary, the certification requirements for CTS-D are:

  • Hold current certification as a general CTS
  • Have signature agreement to the terms and conditions including the CTS Code of Ethics and Conduct
  • Be in good standing with the Certification Committee (no ethics cases or sanctions)
  • Provide documentation verifying a minimum of two years audiovisual industry experience in audiovisual design as verified by signature of owner, supervisor, HR department OR provide redacted documentation such as W2s, performance reviews, client letters, etc..

Individuals who have completed and complied with the above certification requirements as set out in clause 2.2(a) to (g) above shall be deemed to have met the certification requirements for CTS-D.

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