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IP for Technicians (EST243)

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Learn the essential language to the connected home, Internet Protocol, and the steps of choosing and implementing basic routers in a network.

This class is part of the CEDIA pathway to mastering the network and earning the CEDIA Electronic Systems Certified Networking Specialist (ESC-N).

CEU Value: 3.0

REGISTER - $100.00


With more A/V, mobile device, appliance, HVAC, and lighting products becoming connected as part of the overall ‘Internet of Things,’ it is imperative to fully understand Internet Protocol, which forms the backbone of any home network. This class is ideal for both beginners and individuals looking to formalize their IP knowledge base.

This class covers the fundamentals of IP networks including the advantages and growth of IP networking; common network protocols (TCP, UDP, IP, DHCP, and NAT); and the appropriate steps of selecting, creating, installing, configuring, implementing, and documenting basic routers in a home network.

Before attending this class, students should have a working knowledge of basic computing fundamentals; typing, web browsing, and changing computer settings and command line access; simple math and basic logical reasoning; and cabling infrastructures.

This eCourse consists of an in-depth lecture of course content segmented in small, organized chunks and married with additional material. Types of material in this course include:

  • Quizzes
  • Comprehension activities
  • Real-life scenarios
  • Participant Course Guide
  • Networking Documentation Template

A post-assessment test is included. A 70% is needed in order to receive CEUs.

After registering, this eCourse will be available for 90 days. To access, log in to and select My CEDIA then My Training.

Course Length: 3 hours

Regular Price: $100
CEDIA Member Price: Free

Meet the Instructor


Geoff Meads

Presto Web Design

A 25 year veteran of the AV business, Geoff runs Presto, a web design and online marketing agency that specialize in the Hi-Fi, home cinema and residential technology markets ( Presto opened for business in 2009 and is now an award-winning web design company with an array of web and social media clients from across the home technology sector. He leads complex marketing and web build projects on a daily basis and is also a professional teacher covering a wide range of industry topics. Geoff is lead instructor for CEDIA Region 1 (EMEA) and lead technical judge for the CEDIA Awards. He is certified by the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF), Home Acoustics Alliance (HAA) and holds CEDIAs highest training certification, the CEDIA Certified Instructor (CCI). He specializes in audio, video, IP networking, business, marketing and engineering skills. He has taught literally hundreds of AV professionals in numerous technical subjects across six continents. He sits on CEDIAs global Professional Development Committee and Region 1 Education Committee. Geoff lives in Cambridgeshire, UK with his wife, children and a slowly growing guitar collection.

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