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.

ECS Card

ECS Related Discipline Site Card

The Home Technology Integrator ECS card allows custom installers of home technology, such as whole house AV systems, to access construction sites where a CSCS card is normally required.

The card recognises the specific training and certifications that Home Technology Integrators have taken with CEDIA.

CEDIA members have their membership recognised on the front of the card , and any CEDIA certifications that the individual holds will be detailed on the back (CIT, IST, ESC-N, and ESC-D).

Eligibility and Requirements

To be eligible for the CEDIA Home Technology Integrator ECS card, applicants must:

  1. Hold at least one of the two technician certifications offered by CEDIA – CIT or IST
  2. Hold the ECS Electrical Safety Unit assessment.
  3. Hold a current ECS Health, Safety and Environmental Assessment (NO health and safety qualification exemptions are permitted for this card). For details visit the ECS H&S Assessmentpage.

How to Apply

ESC Card Options

£45 + VAT

ECS Electrical Safety Unit Assessment

The assessment covers the essential safety aspects of carrying out electrotechnical work in a specialised occupation allied to an electrical installation that has already been installed by an ECS gold card holder (typically an Installation Electrician holding a Registered Electrician status).

£45 + VAT

ECS Health & Safety Assessment

You must have an up-to-date health and safety qualification in order to be awarded with an ECS card. Why? It's designed to prevent accidents and promote safety and quality of work, to ensure all cardholders have a good level of health and safety awareness when on site.

£69 + VAT

Electrical Safety Course + 1 ECS Assessment

This bundle includes access for one individual to the Basic Electrical Safety online course for 12 months, plus choice of one ECS Assessment.

£99 + VAT

Electrical Safety Course + 2 ECS Assessments

This bundle includes access for one individual to the Basic Electrical Safety online course for 12 months, plus both ECS H&S and Electrical Safety Assessments.