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

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 recognizes 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 expertize in smart home technology with our in-person training sessions. Gain hands-on experience and practical knowledge.

Certification

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.

Education | Training | UK

UK Training

Grow your knowledge and build your career with leading smart home training

Whether you're a technician, a designer, a business owner or leader, or a bit of all the above, you can discover our available training courses below. All of our courses have been developed through extensive research by industry professionals and are based around science and engineering principles.

EMEA Smart Home Courses

  • Smart Home Technician Essential Skills
  • Smart Home Technician Further Skills
  • Home Cinema Design
  • KNX Basic Training
  • Lighting Design
  • Network Specialist School
  • Project Management
  • Designing Ethernet and Wireless Networks
  • Design Documentation

Smart Home Technician Essential Skills

Designed for residential contractors joining the smart home industry, this training covers domestic digital infrastructure installation and best practices in audio, video, equipment installation, and rack building.

  • Fundamentals of Cables and Connectivity
  • Testing & Verification
  • Audio, Video, and RF Systems
  • Rack Building
  • Wiring Fundamentals
Find out more

Smart Home Technician Further Skills

This educational pathway supports technicians and industry professionals with a desire to continue the journey of professional certification in the field of systems integration.

  • Network Configuration
  • Types of Distributed Audio Systems
  • Home Cinema and Audio Components
  • Systems Integration, Control, and Automation
  • Video & Audio Configuration
  • Video Sources and Display Types
Find out more

Home Cinema Design

This two-day course will introduce and explore the formal skills required to design dedicated home cinemas and media rooms.

  • Learn a foundation in Home Cinema engineering
  • Understand Home Cinema best practices
  • Understand the science and calculations behind Home Cinema design
  • Making difficult decisions in difficult rooms
  • Translating client requirements into design plans 
Find out more

KNX Basic Training

This course explores the principles of the KNX protocol and includes both theoretical learning and hands-on exercises to build your understanding of the KNX system configuration tool, ETS.

  • KNX System Overview
  • TP Topology
  • TP Installation
  • Bus Devices
  • KNX and RF
  • ETS Programming
Find out more

Lighting Design

This two-day course is a great way to get a complete understanding of how to design lightingfor the integrated home. 

  • Understand lamp characteristics and capabilities
  • Understand dimming types and how to test them
  • Apply fundamental science needed for lighting control system design
  • Understand Part L compliance
Find Out More

Network Specialist School

This education pathway provides a strong foundation for technicians interested in advancing their professional knowledge through a deeper understanding of the fundamentals of networking.

  • Standards and the OSI Model
  • Network Hardware
  • Network Configuration
  • Wireless Networking Hardware and Operations
  • Network Design, Planning, and Troubleshooting
  • Network Security and Performance
Find Out More

Project Management

This course will teach you more about the role of a Project Manager on a CI project, and will identify the key elements required to successfully deliver a project on time, on budget, and within scope.

  • Identify the principles of project management.
  • Understand the role of the Project Manager.
  • Explain the time, cost, and quality triangle.
  • Recognise the key elements required to successfully deliver a project on time.
  • Understand how to work on a tight budget and within scope.
Find Out More

Designing Ethernet and Wireless Networks

It is now crucial that the fundamental design of any home network is robust and well-conceived. It is no longer good enough to just ‘plug it in to any available socket’ come install time!

  • Recognize key network topologies
  • Describe key differences between wired & wired networks
  • Identify high bandwidth components and routes
  • Identify key security weak points
Find Out More

Design Documentation

This course is designed to give you a better understanding of project documentation, with a CEDIA certified subject matter expert on hand to teach you how to prepare and create your own.

  • Explain the types of documentation included in a successful project.
  • Prepare and create your own documentation.
  • Design and draw a simple audio-visual head end.
  • Identify all elements required for the designer’s toolkit.
  • Understand power requirements, heat output for racks, and spatial considerations.
Find Out More
Get an ECS Site Card

The ECS Related Discipline Card allows integrators of home technology to access construction sites where a CSCS card is normally required. Find out more about the ECS Assessments and other requirements needed to obtain this card.

ECS Card

Upcoming UK Training

Mon, Jun 17, 2024 - Mon, Jun 17, 2024

Project Management - St Neots, UK

This course focuses solely on project management, exploring the time, cost, and quality triangle within the context of the smart home technology industry. Ideal for individuals who are new to project management, this course will enable attendees to understand and explore the key principles of project management.

In-Person Training

Tue, Jun 18, 2024 - Tue, Jun 18, 2024

Design Documentation - St Neots, UK

From felt tipped pens to 3D modelling documentation, the designers’ toolkit is essential to any project. Without it, no project will ever reach a successful conclusion. This course will explore and explain the documents that make up a successful project from architectural plans, schematics, wiring schedules, change order forms and specifications to final client sign off.

In-Person Training

Mon, Jun 24, 2024 - Fri, Jun 28, 2024

Smart Home Technician Further Skills - St Neots, UK

CEDIA’s Smart Home Technician Further Skills training is a pathway created to support cabling and infrastructure technicians to take the next step in their professional development. The training is aimed at individuals who aim to advance their career through a deeper understanding of the fundamentals of systems integration. With a focus on specific applications for technology installation and configuration, the content in this pathway provides the foundational knowledge to begin working as an Integrated Systems Technician with minimal supervision.

In-Person Training

Mon, Sep 16, 2024 - Fri, Sep 20, 2024

Smart Home Technician Essential Skills - St Neots, UK

CEDIA's Smart Home Technician Essentials training is a pathway developed to support both entry-level technicians as well as those with a desire to transition to the systems integration industry from an adjacent trade.

In-Person Training

Tue, Oct 1, 2024 - Thu, Oct 3, 2024

KNX Basic Course - St Neots, UK

The benefits of automating a building are far reaching, from saving energy, ease of control, and improving the health and well-being of the occupants. The KNX Standard provides a unique platform to integrators to provide a modular and scalable solution that works in all types of buildings.

Hybrid

Mon, Oct 7, 2024 - Tue, Oct 8, 2024

Home Cinema Design Workshop - St Neots, UK

Throughout this course, you will study the theory of cinema in detail, and undertake a design exercise for audio, video, and other associated factors including data, heat, and lighting. During day two of the course, you will take part in an interactive workshop to design a cinema from a real client brief including a peer-reviewed design assessment.

In-Person Training

Mon, Nov 11, 2024 - Mon, Nov 11, 2024

Project Management - St Neots, UK

This course focuses solely on project management, exploring the time, cost, and quality triangle within the context of the smart home technology industry. Ideal for individuals who are new to project management, this course will enable attendees to understand and explore the key principles of project management.

In-Person Training

Tue, Nov 12, 2024

Design Documentation - St Neots, UK

From felt tipped pens to 3D modelling documentation, the designers’ toolkit is essential to any project. Without it, no project will ever reach a successful conclusion. This course will explore and explain the documents that make up a successful project from architectural plans, schematics, wiring schedules, change order forms and specifications to final client sign off.

In-Person Training

Mon, Nov 18, 2024 - Wed, Nov 20, 2024

KNX Basic Course - St Neots, UK

The benefits of automating a building are far reaching, from saving energy, ease of control, and improving the health and well-being of the occupants. The KNX Standard provides a unique platform to integrators to provide a modular and scalable solution that works in all types of buildings.

Hybrid

Tue, Nov 26, 2024 - Thu, Nov 28, 2024

Networking Specialist School - St Neots, UK

This education pathway provides a strong foundation for technicians interested in advancing their professional knowledge through a deeper understanding of the fundamentals of networking.

In-Person Training

Fri, Nov 29, 2024 - Fri, Nov 29, 2024

Designing Ethernet and Wireless Networks - St Neots, UK

This course explores modern network topology including traffic flow, infrastructure planning, connectivity options and planned redundancy. During the session, students will be work in groups to develop a robust network that will be stable for an initial and developing list of connected host devices. Wired and wireless connectivity will be included as well as host devices from the AV, computing and mobile world.

In-Person Training

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