Government Affairs

Our mission is to influence public policy to protect CEDIA members, the electronics industry and consumers.

Workforce Development

The future of smart home technology depends not only on the technology, but on the people who are desigining and installing it. 

Standards & Best Practices

CEDIA is committed to producing ANSI accredited standards and best practices that ensure professionalism in the industry. 

Design & Build Outreach

The CEDIA Outreach Instructor (COI) program enables members to provide continuing education to their local industry partners. 

Market Intelligence

Improve your business through knowledge of the latest trends statistics in the smart home industry.

Events Calendar

Search the CEDIA Calendar to locate all the up and coming events, training, including boot camps, workshops and more. 

Tech + Business Summits

Introducing the new and improved CEDIA Tech + Business Summits—the latest in innovative new technology and world-class, business- and tech-centric education to help you achieve your goals.


CEDIA Expo brings together home tech pros and exhibitors to the leading global event for smart home technology. 

Integrated Systems Europe

ISE showcases the world's leading technology innovators and solutions providers of four days of inspiring conferences. 


CEDIA's Awards programs recognises the top projects, products and individuals in the smart home technology industry. 

CEDIA Academy

The CEDIA Academy is the leading online learning portal for all your home technology integration learning.

Instructor-Led Training

Further your Smart Home Technology integration skills and knowledge with CEDIA instructor led-training


CEDIA Certification is a set of credentials that reflect defined areas of knowledge in the Smart Home Technology industry.Certifications are held by the individual; you earn the certification, and you carry it with you as you continue your career.

White Papers

CEDIA white papers dive deep into applications, recommendations, and advice on a wide range of topics: from software and hardware to best practices, standards, and formats.

Certification | ESC-N

Networking Specialist (ESC-N) Certification

Demonstrate mastery of design, installation, and configuration of the home network.

Become ESC-N Certified

Want to get started on your path to ESC-N certification?


Start by reviewing the exam blueprint to assess your familiarity with the content. Some individuals may feel ready to take the test right away and others may want to pursue additional learning. Below are resources to consider:

Practice Test

The 40-question practice test provides examples of the types of questions on the exam. Upon completion the test taker will see the results and receive an emailed score report. The results page may also be printed.

  • Option 1: ESC-N Practice Test – Results aggregated by domain to simulate score report on actual exam.
  • Option 2: ESC-N Practice Test – Results includes domain score and ability to review of each item showing the correct answer.

Taking the Exam

After purchasing the exam you will receive an email from CEDIA within 2 business days which includes, instructions, a voucher and link to the Webassessor portal where you will schedule your exam time and date. There are two options to choose from:

  1. Remote Online Proctoring – take the exam from the convenience of your own home or business. Learn more about this option in the Certification Portal and from the Kryterion Support page.
  2. Local Kryterion Test Center – There are 1,000+ global test centers and you can browse to locate one near you.


CEDIA Member Exam Fee: $200 USD / £170

Regular Exam Fee: $300 USD / £250

Retest Fee: $125 USD / £100

Please contact for emerging market prices.

Advance your career with CEDIA ESC-N certification

Add credibility and enhance your electronic systems networking knowledge to your everyday tasks with CEDIA certification.

Get ESC-N Certified