CEDIA Electronic Systems Certified Designer (ESC-D)

Want to get started on your path to ESC-D certification?  Use the following resources to help you prepare:

This list is for information purposes and not designed to be comprehensive. The ESC-D exam includes scenario-based questions which require the candidate to apply their knowledge and experience to select the best option. 

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Computer-based exams are available at testing centers around the world. Visit Kryterion Global Testing Solutions  to confirm a location near you.

Once you register for the exam (using the link below), you will receive an email from CEDIA within two business days with a voucher and link to the Webassessor portal to schedule your exam time and location. You have 90 days to take the exam from the date you register with CEDIA. If you have any questions please contact certification@cedia.org .

CEDIA Member Exam Fee: $200
Regular Exam Fee: $300

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The Electronic Systems Certification - Designer (ESC-D) exam is 100 questions. A  passing score of 74% is required to pass the exam and earn the ESC-D professional certification.

CEDIA certified professionals are required to obtain 30 continuing education units (CEUs) in a three-year period to maintain their certification status. CEUs are provided through CEDIA trainings and approved CEU Providers.

To receive credit for Manufacturer training you have attended, please fill out the CEU Petition Form for approval.

Keep track of your CEU status by reviewing your transcript. Log in to cedia.net and select My CEDIA then My Training.

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