2.2.7 Certified AV Associate
The Associate Member can demonstrate a broad understanding of the science and technology used in the professional AV industry.
Use the designatory letters (CertAVAssoc) behind their name
Participate in SACIA events at discounted rates
Offer employers and colleagues assurance of commitment to the professional AV industry
Be listed on the National Learners’ Record Database
Applicants must have:
Applicants should complete an online examination (AVA001) that will test their breadth of knowledge across a range of competencies and technologies specific to the audio-visual industry.
Continuing professional development (CPD) requirements
Designated members are required to:
Recognition of Prior Learning
SACIA’s certification council recognize that many applicants for this designation will not hold an underlying NQF-level 4 qualification. The Council will encourage individual’s lacking such a qualification to apply for a professional designation if they can demonstrate at least 2 years’ relevant work experience in the audio-visual industry.