Vocational Training


AVTI's Electronic Technicians training program prepares students for the CEDIA"s Electronic Systems Integration Technician certification exam and AVTI's Low Voltage Electronics Systems Certificate

The Electronic Systems Integration Technician (ESIT) career is one of the fastest growing professions in North America. ESIT’s install, upgrade, and service a variety of residential and commercial electronic systems including:

  • Audio/Video Systems
  • Computer Networking
  • Lighting
  • Control Systems
  • Security and Surveillance
  • Telecom
  • Cable & Satellite TV
  • Green Technologies

An ESIT’s role is ideal for students who are tech savvy, like to work with their hands, and are not pursuing a traditional four-year degree. Working as an ESIT can be a starting point to positions such as an engineer, designer, project manager, or even small business owner.

Electronic Systems Integration Technician
Core Curriculum Weeks 1- 6

Jobsite Basics

Tools and Safety

Basics of Electricity

Applied Math

Construction Fundamentals

Wiring / Cabling

Cable Construction

Types of Cables

Premises Wiring

Cable Connectors, Termination, and Testing

Connectors & Termination Procedures

General Purpose Cables

Communication Cables

Cable Testing and Verification

 Audio / Video Systems

Sound and Audio Basic

Types of Sound and Audio Equipment

Signaling, Sources, and Calibration

How We See Motion, Color, and Resolution

Video Imaging

Connectivity, Display Technologies, and Calibration

 Equipment Installation

Equipment Installation

Mounting Displays and Projectors

Power Quality and Conditioning

Residential & Commercial Subsystems

Weeks  6 – 12

Fundamentals of IT/Networking

Introduction to Networking

The OSI Model

Network Hardware

Network Configuration

Fundamentals of Distributed Audio

Distributed Audio

Types of Distributed Audio Systems 

System Design and Wiring

Fundamentals of Subsystems

Lighting and Lighting Control

Energy Monitoring and Management

Motorization in the Home

Fundamentals of Home Cinema

Home Cinema and Audio Components

Design Considerations and Recommended Practices

Performance Goals and Metrics

Fundamentals of Systems Control

Systems Integration, Control, and Automation

User Interfaces

Programming Fundamentals

Fundamentals of System Commissioning

System Verification and Troubleshooting

Video and Audio Configuration

Client Orientation, Project Completion, and Ongoing Service

Meet Our Team

Derrick Davis, EST, ESC

Founder / Instructor

A U.S Navy Veteran, Derrick D. Davis is the founder, CEO and Lead Tech Guru of AV Technology Institute LLC. Mr. Davis has more than two decades of broadcast production experience as a Broadcast Engineer and Audio Video Technology Specialist. He has worked as a Freelance Video Engineer for Comcast Local Sports Network, Big Ten Network, ESPN, TBS, ABC, Palace Entertainment and Fox Sports. Mr. Davis is concurrently employed as a Broadcast Engineer for WXYZ CH -7. Mr. Davis also served as the Senior Broadcast Engineer for TV Warren City of Warren Mi. and Technology Specialist for Sport View Technologies Brighton Mi..

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AVTI Is An Authorized Training Partner With:

Founded in 1989 and headquartered in surburban Indianapolis, the Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association (CEDIA) is a 501(c) (6) nonprofit trade association for individuals and companies that manufacture, design, distribute, and integrate smart home technology. With nearly 3,700-members companies in 78 countries, CEDIA is the leading blobal authority on education, certification, research, standards, advocacy, and community awareness for the $19 billion residential technology industry. CEDIA is also a founding member and chief operating partner of the Electronic Systems Professional Alliance (ESPA), a consortium of electronics industry leaders focused on developing a skilled entry-level workforce.

CEDIA Certifications


This certification represents a technician whose primary task is to perform basic infrastructure wiring for low-voltage technology systems in a residential or commercial setting.


This certification represents a technician who can work independently to perform all functions related to the pre-wire (First Fix) and trim-out (Second Fix) phases of a project including troubleshooting common errors and verifying system functionality.


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12 Weeks        240 Clock Hours

Electronic Systems Integration Technician Training (ESIT)


Classs Start

Sept. 7, 2020 – Nov. 24, 2020

(Limited Seating 12 Students Per Session)

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