CEDIA Certification is a set of four credentials that reflect defined areas of knowledge in the home technology industry. 

Earning and retaining certification allows you to demonstrate that you have completed the required study and field experience to master a particular skillset and body of knowledge.

Certifications are held by the individual; you earn the certification, and you carry it with you as you continue your career.

Learn more in the CEDIA Certification handbook (PDF).

Available Certifications:

CEDIA Electronic Systems Certified 

The ESC Certification is a foundational credential for individuals who work in the home technology industry and want to broaden their knowledge in all aspects of the channel.
CEDIA Certified Technician

The ESC-T Certification is for individuals who are well versed in rough-in and trim-out tasks as well as installation and troubleshooting. This certification covers the technical expertise that forms the foundation of the industry.
CEDIA Certified Networking Specialist

The ESC-N Certification is for an individual who has mastery of designing, installing, and configuring a network in the home. 
CEDIA Certified Designer

The ESC-D Certification is for an individual well-versed in needs analysis, project design, documentation, and design management. Most professionals who sit for the exam have five or more years of experience.
Ready to get started on your journey toward CEDIA Certification? View our 6-Step Guide to Preparing for CEDIA Certification.

How to Take a CEDIA Certification Exam

CEDIA has partnered with Kryterion Global Testing Solutions to offer certification exams at over 1,000 global testing centers. Find a testing center near you. 

Ready to take the exam?

  1. Get registered. Sign up for the exam of your choice: ESC, ESC-T, ESC-D, ESC-N. Within 24 hours, CEDIA will send you a voucher and link to the WebAssessor testing portal.
  2. Create a WebAssessor account and log in to select the exam time and location. 
  3. Use the voucher to complete the registration. You will receive a confirmation email that may contain additional information specific to that location such as parking and directions. It will also remind you to bring appropriate forms of ID. 
  4. Use WebAssessor to access test results and reschedule exams as needed.

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