Technical Assessment Tool

Click here to purchase the Technical Assessment Tool

Save time, streamline hiring, identify current employees who have extraordinary technical skills, and find the best new candidates by using NSCA’s Technical Assessment Tool.  To learn more about this new tool, click here to view a short informative webinar.

This NSCA members-only online program allows you to gauge the proficiency of technicians and installers before you hire them. You can also administer this test to internal candidates who may express interest in a new role requiring more technical knowledge.

Topics assessed include general industry knowledge and technology proficiency of a variety of system types at basic, intermediate, and advanced levels.  You select which categories you want each candidate to complete. The Assessment Modules are outlined below:

Acoustics/Audio/AV

  • Pro sound
  • Unified communications
  • Videoconferencing

ID-10084591Phone, Data, & Networks

  • Cabling
  • CATV/MATV/IPTV
  • Clocks
  • Digital signage
  • Equipment racks/cabinets/wall plates
  • Fiber optics
  • Networking
  • Nurse call
  • Telephony

Life Safety, Fire, & Security

  • Access control
  • CCTV
  • Fire alarms
  • Security/alarm systems
  • Video

Lighting

  • Low-voltage lighting

Here are some sample questions:

General Industry Knowledge

sample question1

Video

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Once the testing is complete, you will receive a report explaining the candidate’s performance. To access NSCA’s Technical Assessment Tool, you must login as an NSCA member. For more information, call 1-800-446-6722.

Click here to purchase the Technical Assessment Tool

Technical Assessment Tool price: $75 per assessment

There are no refunds or extensions. All assessments must be used within 7 days of purchase. Please allow 1 business day for processing (normal business hours: M-F, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. CST).

 


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