2.2.9 Certified AV Professional
The Professional can demonstrate a deep understanding of the science and technology used in the audio-visual industry, with a deep knowledge in any area of specialisation.
Use the designatory letters (CertAVProf) 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 Register for SACIA Certified Associates, Practitioner and Professionals
The candidate must:
Applicants should complete an online examination (AVP003) that will test their depth of knowledge across a range of competencies and technologies specific to the audio-visual industry.
They should also provide a portfolio of evidence that demonstrates their deep knowledge in any area of specialisation.
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 6 qualification. The Council will encourage individual’s lacking such a qualification to apply for a professional designation if they can demonstrate at least 10 years’ relevant work experience in the audio-visual industry. An assessment will be conducted by a body of subject matter experts.