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Exclusively from McGraw-Hill and InfoComm International, this exam guide from InfoComm Press covers the CTS Certified Technology Specialist vendor-neutral credential for audio visual professionals.
CTS Certified Technology Specialist Exam Guide offers complete coverage of the InfoComm Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) designation--the leading internationally recognized audio visual (AV) certification. The CTS credential is based on InfoComms performance standards for the AV industry and is vendor neutral. This authoritative exam guide covers all official exam objectives and features objective callouts at the beginning of each chapter, exam tips, and practice questions with in-depth explanations.
CTS Certified Technology Specialist Exam Guide
- Features more than 300 photos and illustrations reinforce key AV technology concepts
- Includes a CD-ROM with two complete practice exams and an e-book
- Serves as both an exam guide and an on-the-job reference
The CTS Exam; What is the Certified Technology Specialist Exam?; Preparing for the CTS Exam; Basic Skills Every CTS Needs; Personal Skills; On-the-Job Skills; Creating AV Solutions; Audio Systems; Video Systems; Conduct a Site Survey; Gather Customer Information; Evaluate a Site Environment; Recommend Changes to a Site Environment; Develop a Functional AV Scope; Design an AV Solution; Sell an AV Solution; Conduct a Vendor Selection Process; Market AV Technologies; Install and Test an AV Solution; Install and Manage Cabling; Rack Building; AV System Mounts and Connections; Control and Connectivity; Developing Proprietary AV Solutions; Operate an AV Solution; Conduct Maintenance Activities; Manage AV Solutions and Operations; Manage an AV Project; Manage AV Personnel; Estimate AV Activities; Purchase AV Materials and Supplies; Conduct Job Costing Activities; Troubleshoot AV solutions; Repair AV Solutions
A complete CTS Exam Study System
Published with InfoComm International, CTS Certified Technology Specialist Exam Guide offers comprehensive coverage of all objectives on the InfoComm Certified Technology Specialist exam--the leading internationally recognized audiovisual (AV) certification. This authoritative resource includes learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, best practices, checklists, diagrams, photos, chapter review questions, and in-depth explanations. Designed to help you prepare for the exam, this definitive volume also serves as an essential on-the-job reference.
Visit the InfoComm web site to take an official CTS practice exam.
CD-ROM includes: One complete electronic quiz E-book, with bonus AV Essentials content Bonus electronic quiz available for download (with free online registration)
Covers all CTS exam objectives, including how to: Conduct a site survey Gather customer information Evaluate and recommend changes to a site environment Develop a functional AV scope Design, provide, and sell AV solutions Conduct a vendor selection process Market AV technologies Operate AV solutions Conduct maintenance activities Manage AV business operations Manage AV projects and personnel Conduct estimating, purchasing, and job costing activities Troubleshoot and repair AV solutions
InfoComm International is the leading nonprofit association serving the professional information communications industry worldwide.
Sven Laurik is a Washington, D.C. area writer and consultant specializing in training development, human performance management, and information support.
About the Author
InfoComm International is the leading nonprofit association serving the professional AV communications industry worldwide. Founded in 1939, the association offers industry expertise and market research serving press and others seeking information about the industry. Through activities that include tradeshows, education, certification, government relations, outreach and information services, InfoComm promotes the industry and enhances members ability to conduct business successfully and competently.
Table of Contents
Part I: The CTS Exam
Chapter 1: What is the Certified Technology Specialist Exam?
Chapter 2: Preparing for the CTS Exam
Part II: Basic Skills Every CTS Needs
Chapter 3: Personal Skills
Chapter 4: On-the-Job Skills
Part III: Creating AV Solutions
Chapter 5: Conduct a Site Survey
Chapter 6: Gather Customer Information
Chapter 7: Evaluate a Site Environment
Chapter 8: Recommend Changes to a Site Environment
Chapter 9: Develop a Functional AV Scope
Chapter 10: Design an AV Solution
Chapter 11: Sell an AV Solution
Chapter 12: Conduct a Vendor Selection Process
Chapter 13: Market AV Technologies
Part IV: Installing and Testing an AV Solution
Chapter 14: Install and Test an AV Solution
Chapter 15: Control and Connectivity
Chapter 16: Developing Proprietary AV Solutions
Part V: Operating and Maintaining AV Solutions
Chapter 17: Operating an AV Solution
Chapter 18: Performing Maintenance Activities
Chapter 19: Managing AV Business Operations
Part VI: Conducting AV Management Activities
Chapter 20: Manage an AV Project
Chapter 21: Manage AV Personnel
Chapter 22: Estimating AV Activities
Chapter 23: Purchasing AV Materials and Supplies
Chapter 24: Performing Job Costing Activities
Part VII: Servicing AV Solutions
Chapter 25: Troubleshoot AV solutions
Chapter 26: Repair AV Solutions
Apendix A: CTS Objectives Map