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Technician Courses (TechWorks)

TechWorks will train you to become an Audio Video Installation Technician.

Beginning with the basics in electronic principles, this course is designed to guide you on a well-structured path exploring and learning the skills and techniques needed to compete in today’s highly competitive audio/video industry. From the basics of cable management and rack building, to systems networking and preventive maintenance, TechWorks will give you the skills today’s employers are seeking.

Upon successful completion of this program, the graduate will be qualified to complete the coveted CTS exam giving him or her a leg up on the competition. Our students not only get hands-on training building equipment racks and installing display devices but attend the Crestron 101 course allowing them to take the first steps into the world of control systems programming. TechWorks graduates will be qualified for the following job types:

  •             Audio Visual Installation Technician
  •             Audio Video Equipment Maintenance Technician
  •             Audio Video Equipment Rack Build
  •             Audio Video Cable Installer

At The Sheffield Institute for the Recording Arts, we strive to prepare you for your immediate future as well as your long-term goals. As an Avixa Certified training facility, we offer access to the industry standards as set down by the international trade association representing the audiovisual industry. We give you a jump start toward your future.

The TechWorks program consists of 165 hours of lectures and 219 hours of Labs/Practicals, totaling 384 hours. The typical full-time class is four days a week, four hours per day, 16 hours per week for 27 to 30 weeks; part-time is two days a week, four hours per day, eight hours per week for 50 to 53 weeks. Our campus is located near Baltimore in Maryland.

For the 2018 MHEC reporting year (07/01/17 – 06/30/18):
The student completion rate in the TechWorks program is: 100%
The job placement rate for graduates of the TechWorks program is: 89%

If you are interested in becoming an AV Technician, contact the Sheffield Institute for the Recording Arts today.

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