The Consumer Electronics Association’s (CEA) Mobile Electronics Certified Professionals (MECP) program today announced the first-ever Master Installation Technician Study Guide. Designed as a study tool for the highest level of certification available for a mobile electronics installation technician, this guide covers the material necessary to achieve Master Installation Technician Certification status and also serves as a non-biased, up-to-date resource for learning the industry’s most important mobile electronics installation related topics. The new guide joins the growing library of CEA tools for technology industry training and certification.
“The introduction of the Master Installation Technician Study Guide is just one of the many reasons aspiring installation technicians and retailers should seek to advance their MECP education status to the next level,” said Nathan Ridnouer, director of Member Programs Strategy at CEA. “Attaining the Master Installation Technician Certification is a great way to show knowledge, commitment and capability as a mobile electronics certified professional and this study guide serves as the tool to get there.”
Created for aspiring leaders in the mobile electronics installation profession, this new and extensive guide covers advanced electronics theory and application, as well as a broad range of information a professional technician must know to be at the top of the field. Most importantly, the guide features an extensive troubleshooting section as well as a myriad of industry-accepted recommended practices to ensure that master installation technician achievements cover all the necessary aspects of the installation field.
Technicians, retailers, and industry educators can order the new Master Installer Technician Study Guide for $70.00 online from http://www.MECP.com or by calling (866) 858-1555.
The Mobile Electronics Certified Professional (MECP) program is the only nationally recognized program that certifies mobile electronics installers and sales people on the installation techniques and capabilities of automotive information technology, entertainment, navigation and safety/security systems. MECP issues Basic Installer, Advanced Installer, Master Installer and Mobile Product Specialist certifications to mobile electronics professionals who pass a written exam and meet the professional experience criteria. Installers are recertified every two to four years and are encouraged to progress toward achieving Master Installer certification. Owned and operated by the Consumer Electronics Association the MECP program has certified more than 25,000 installers since its creation in 1991. Nearly, 10,000 professionals at thousands of retail locations across the county hold current MECP certifications and more than 5,000 installers take the certification exam annually.
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the consumer technology industry through technology policy, events, research, promotion and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA represents more than 2,100 corporate members involved in the design, development, manufacturing, distribution and integration of audio, video, mobile electronics, wireless and landline communications, information technology, digital imaging, home networking, multimedia and accessory products, as well as related services that are sold through consumer channels. Combined, CEA’s members account for more than $140 billion in annual sales. CEA’s resources are available online at http://www.CE.org, the definitive source for information about the consumer electronics industry.
CEA also sponsors and manages the International CES – Defining Tomorrow’s Technology. All profits from CES are reinvested into industry services, including technical training and education, industry promotion, engineering standards development, market research and legislative advocacy.