ESPA(Electronic Systems Technician / Electronic Systems Professional Alliance)
The Electronic Systems Professional Alliance (ESPA) was created to establish an industry recognized certification for entry level Electronic Systems Technicians (ESTs). Electronics industry leaders CTA, CEDIA & NSCA founded ESPA in 2006 in order to meet the increasing demand for properly trained ESTs. The industry felt the need for a comprehensive and consistent approach for training entry-level technicians. The founding organizations tapped into their network of experienced educators and innovators who created the ESPA curriculum Industry Founders.
CEDIA(Electronic Systems Certified)
The Custom Electronics Design & Installation Association (CEDIA) is an international trade association of companies that specialize in planning, designing, and installing Electronic Systems for the home. CEDIA professionals are focused on the installation and integration of residential electronic systems that consumers use to enhance their lifestyle. CEDIA’s purpose is to build recognition and acceptance for this specialized field, as well as educational conferences & industry professional training.