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Axis Certification Programme testing goes live in ME

Etienne van der Watt
Ettiene van der Watt, Manager, Axis Communications MEA Engineering and Training.

Axis Communications has announced that the official exam for the Axis Certification Programme has gone live and is open to all security professionals who aim to validate their competence and skills in IP video surveillance.

Anyone interested in becoming an Axis Certified Professional can register online to take the exam at any local testing centre offered by Prometric, a global provider of testing and assessment services.

Once a participant passes the advanced test, they will be awarded the Axis Certified Professional designation, which validates that they are well-versed in the latest network video technologies, solutions and Axis products, as well as best-practice design and implementation techniques. Once certified, participants will also earn the Axis global stamp of endorsement that strengthens both their personal and company’s credentials.

“The prospect of having a formal certification process of this calibre lends immediate credence and benefits the video training efforts of integrators,” says Ettiene van der Watt, Manager, Axis Communications MEA Engineering and Training.

The 50-question exam was developed specifically for system designers and technical sales professionals.

“Since the network camera was invented by Axis in 1996, the IP-based video surveillance market has grown rapidly as more end-users opt to move away from old analogue technology,” he adds.

“With the ever-increasing demand for the newest IP technology comes a responsibility for vendors, system designers and integrators to ensure that network-based surveillance systems are properly designed, installed and maintained.”

Axis Communications’ Academy offers a variety of classroom and web-based training along with tutorials and guides to help individuals prepare for the exam. Additionally, the Axis training team will launch a one-day, instructor-led Axis Certification Programme prep-course for those wishing to brush up on their IP video knowledge before the exam.

“The Axis Certification Programme is a significant step forward in our commitment to ensuring that the end-user gets the most value out of their investment in security technology,” continues Van der Watt.

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