The ESPA Certified-EST® is an individual who has less than one year of experience and is interested in pursuing a low-voltage career.
The ESPA Certified-EST® exam does not fulfill the CEDIA full membership requirement.
Are you new to the low-voltage industry? If you’re brand new to the industry, take ESPA’s online Certified-EST® review course first. If you already have a little experience in the industry, then take ESPA’s online pre-test assessment to determine what areas you may need more training in before taking the exam.
The ESPA Certified-EST® program applies to many technology career verticals including residential and commercial A/V, lighting, automation, security, alarm, telecom, cable, and satellite sectors. ESPA’s core curriculum covers five key domains: electrical basics; tools; construction methods and materials; wiring and installation practices; and standards, codes, and safety practices. Visit www.espa.org for more details and to register for the online programs.
ESPA, the Electronic Systems Professional Alliance, was formed by three partners – the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association (CEDIA), and National Systems Contractors Association (NSCA) – in 2006 to develop a training and certification program which provides a gateway for new professionals to enter the work force. Please visit www.espa.org for additional information.
Register now to take the ESPA Certified-EST® Certification Review and Exam online or at an industry event.
ESPA Certified-EST® Review & Exam Content:
This examination covers the technical body of knowledge, expected for a supervised employee in this field. Major content areas covered by the examination are as follows:
- Electrical Basics
- Construction Methods and Materials
- Wiring Installation Practices
- Safety, Codes, and Standards
ESPA Exam Blueprint:
The ESPA Exam Blueprint (Job Task Analysis) provides a detailed overview of the body of knowledge needed for certification. Use this document to evaluate your level of expertise in each domain.