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. 

Smart Home Awards

CEDIA's Smart Home 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.

In-Person Training

Elevate your expertise in smart home technology with our in-person training sessions. Gain hands-on experience and practical knowledge.


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.

Tech + Business Summits

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

ECS Card Assessment

The Home Technology Integrator ECS card allows custom installers to access construction sites where a CSCS card is normally required.

ECS Card Assessment Options

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
    1. Cabling & Infrastructure Technician (CIT) Certification
    2. Integrated Systems Technician (IST) Certification
  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 Assessment page.

How to Apply

ECS Card Assessment Options

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 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.

£45 + 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 the choice of one ECS Assessment.

£69 + 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.

£99 + VAT

Be part of the #1 industry association for Smart Home Professionals

By providing you with specialised assistance, education, opportunities, and resources, CEDIA membership enables you to realise your full potential and progress both professionally and commercially. Find out more about how to sign up or renew right now.