Sennheiser announced that several of its Sennheiser Sound Academy programs now qualify for InfoComm Certified Technology Specialist (CTS®) renewal units (RU). Individuals that hold an InfoComm CTS certification (including CTS, CTS-D and CTS-I) are required to earn RU credits periodically to keep their certification current.
Sennheiser’s RF Sound Academy seminar now offers six RU credits for individuals who successfully complete the course. RF Sound Academy is a comprehensive, one-day course covering many subjects pertaining to the use of wireless radio frequency microphones. Frequency coordination, antennas and distribution systems, system planning, wireless monitoring and the impact of FCC regulations on users of wireless microphones are among the topics included. RF Sound Academy training programs are conducted by Joe Ciaudelli (director of advanced projects and educational services, Sennheiser) and Dave Missall (national market development manager, Sennheiser).
Sennheiser’s Installed Sound Academy offers 7.5 RU credits for participants who successfully complete the program. Taught by Sennheiser national market development managers Kent Margraves and Eric Reese, the Installed Sound Academy covers sound reinforcement, microphone theory and applications, wireless personal monitor systems, RF wireless systems and troubleshooting logic.
Sennheiser’s Audio for Video and Film Sound Academy seminar, which is also led by Missall, is geared for those who routinely work with video and would like to enhance their knowledge of how to integrate audio into their workflow. The Audio for Video and Film Sound Academy now offers six InfoComm CTS RU credits for participants who successfully complete the program. Among the topics covered are microphone basics, microphone pickup patterns, boom techniques, shotgun microphones, tips and tricks to eliminate unwanted noises in recordings, and more. The course also includes a mock scene in which participants practice mic placement and record and playback the results.