2.2.8 Certified AV Practitioner
The practitioner can demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the science and technology used in the audio-visual industry.
Use the designatory letters (Cert AV Prac) behind their name
Participate in SACIA events at discounted rates
Offer employers and colleagues assurance of commitment to the broadcast, communications and professional AV industry
Subscription to the SACIA code of Professional Conduct
Participation in a CPD programmes – as prescribed by SACIA
Be listed on the National Learners’ Record Database.
The candidate must:
Applicants should complete an online examination (AVP002) that will test their breadth and depth 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 5 qualification. The Council will encourage individual’s lacking such a qualification to apply for a professional designation if they can demonstrate at least 6 years’ relevant work experience in the audio-visual industry.