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 Summits

The CEDIA Tech Summits are one day events showcasing upcoming smart home technology and future trends in the industry. 


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.

Education | Certification

CEU Approved Training

Earn your CEU points

Courses Approved for CEDIA CEUs

IST, ESC-N, and ESC-D certifications are valid for three years and require earning 30 continuing education units (CEUs) as part of the renewal process. Earn CEUs by taking part in approved online training at The CEDIA Academyin-person CEDIA education, or other relevant industry training. Look out for the CEU value to know what counts! 

Below is a full list of approved courses from third parties. Please contact providers directly for availability. To receive CEUs for these courses, upload certificates of completion via your online profile



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IST Handbook

For complete policies regarding CEU's and renewal please download the IST Handbook. 

IST Handbook

CIT Handbook

CIT holders reference the CIT Handbook as that certification has a different renwal requirement and does not utilize CEUs

CIT Handbook

Become a CEU Provider

If you’re a training provider interested in boosting the marketing value of your training courses while helping to maintain a qualified, certified pool of talent to install your products, learn more about becoming a CEDIA CEU Provider.

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