FREE Audio Visual Training for professionals

CIE provides a range of innovative training opportunities for AV professionals, ensuring your team has easy access to the latest knowledge on technologies, installation techniques and product awareness.

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CIE provides a wide range of FREE technical training academies for AV professionals at our Nottingham-based training facility and at venues througout the UK.

Our AV experts deliver these free one-day academies for professional installers and integrators, many of which are certified by professional bodies including AVIXA, CEDIA, Infocomm and the HDBaseT Alliance.

We have delivered more than 50 free Academies to over 400 AV professionals and continue to grow and improve our academies by adding more and more each year.


Many of CIE's professional AV training academies are accrediated by both AVIXA and CEDIA, providing delegates attending our courses with valuable CTS and CEU Renewal Points.

AVIXA CTS ProviderCEDIA Certified Trainer

CIE and HowToAV announce UK-wide tour of free IP Academies

FREE I.P. Academies UK TourCIE's brand new I.P. Academies UK Tour is coming to a town near you! Bringing together some of the UK's leading experts in AV and technology-over-IP, we'll be taking to the roads to present our biggest program of FREE professional AV training academies ever!

With a full program of new academies to choose from  -  Video-over-IP, Audio-over-IP, IP Intercom Essentials, Induction Loops and Lockdown Security Systems - we'll be presenting a series of 3 day training programs at locations throughout the UK.

Choose any or all of the sessions over the 3 days - all completely free of charge! - as we present, discuss and investigate the AV industry's rapid migration from analogue to network-based signal distribution and control.

Academy Subjects / Venues / Dates:

Training Academy Duration Details
Audio-over-IP  1 day - 2 parts (AM/PM) More info...
Video-over-IP 1 day More info...
I.P. Intercom Essentials 1 day More info...
Lockdown Security Systems ½ day (AM) More info...
Hearing Induction Loops ½ day (PM) More info...




Tailored training for our customers

Our team of AV and technology experts can also provide a custom training session to meet your needs at our new training facility in Nottingham. Contact your CIE account manager to discuss your needs and we'll tailor a specific training programme designed around you.

Whether it be hands-on training on any of our products, technical training on the lastest signal distribution technologies or an introductory course for your trainee installers, the CIE AV experts will deliver high quality, informative but informal training customised just for you and your team. - the industry's leading AV training channel

HowToAV - brought to you by CIE AV SolutionsCIE is proud to bring - the first and only free AV training channel - to the audio visual industry, our award-winning online training initiative for AV professionals and end users.

HowToAV is an online channel delivering free technical videocasts on all the lastest AV technologies, installation techniques, jargon-busters and industry news from trade expos from around the world.

Presented by the CIE team of AV experts, plus a whole host of independent AV industry thought leaders, provides free to view training videocasts on hundreds of technology subjects including HDCP, HDMI, HDBaseT, EDID, HDR, professional audio and more - and it's all brought to you free of charge, courtesy of CIE!

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Free Video-over-IP Academies announced
19th November 2018
CIE launches brand NEW & FREE Video-over-IP training courses as part of the IP Acadamies Tour...
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CIE IP Academies awarded CEDIA & AVIXA accreditation
15th November 2018
CIE's NEW IP Academies 2018-2019 have been accredited with CEDIA CEU and AVIXA RU points.
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Audio-over-IP Essentials | London
5th March 2019 - 5th March 2019
FREE 1-day CIE AV Academy: Audio-over-IP Essentials.
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I.P. Intercom Essentials | London
6th March 2019 - 6th March 2019
FREE 1-day CIE Academy: I.P. Intercom Essentials.
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