Smart home training on offer

Wednesday, 10 February, 2021

Smart home training on offer

For many home owners, the local electrician or cabler is the first port of call when considering smart home technologies. Awareness of smart devices and home automation systems is growing, giving electricians and cablers the opportunity to capitalise on what is quickly becoming an essential utility in today’s homes.

In order to offer your clients a truly customised solution — and to maximise business potential — you need to know what you’re talking about.

CEDIA has introduced two new training initiatives form Australian electricians and cablers

An Introduction to Smart Homes

This is an introductory three-hour seminar covering the opportunities available to those wishing to enter the home automation sector. This session covers the home automation industry, the available training options in Australia and an introduction to CEDIA.

When: 11 March 2021 — morning or afternoon session available.

Cost: $79 for members of ACRS, TITAB or NECA; $99 for non-members.

This session is available in both virtual and in-person formats.

Smart Home Week 2021

Following the introductory session, CEDIA Smart Home Week comprises four full days of comprehensive training and education.

This week exposes attendees to the ins and outs of home automation technologies, giving them the skills and knowledge needed to incorporate home automation into their business offering in order to develop new revenue opportunities.

After completing the four days of in-person training, participants are ready to sit the CEDIA Cabling & Infrastructure Technician (CIT) Certification exam. The exam can be taken online or at one of the 12 Kryterion examination centres in six states.

Attendees will be among the first people to experience the new education offering in Australia, giving them a competitive edge in this fast-growing industry.

When: 22– 25 June 2021

Where: Victoria — details available on registration.

Cost: $999 for members of ACRS, TITAB or NECA; $1199 for non-members + $200 (optional) CIT exam coupon. Charges include four days of training, catering and a CIT textbook.

For those interested in attending both, the cost of the Introduction to Smart Homes session in March will be credited against entry to Smart Home Week 2021. Should participants wish to pursue further certification, books and other training resources will be available to purchase at CEDIA member pricing.

To register, please visit the website here.

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