“Professionals within the electrical retail sector are ideally placed to enter the home technology industry, due to their highly transferable skills that can be easily applied to smart home technology,” comments Matt Nimmons, Managing Director at CEDIA EMEA. “We are excited by this partnership with retra and look forward to welcoming retra members to our training courses.”

Electrical retailers can benefit hugely from learning more about the smart home technology industry, helping to further their careers through increased knowledge, skills and qualifications.  CEDIA provides a range of high quality training courses that have been developed with industry newcomers in mind.

The courses available to retra members at a discounted rate are:

  • Cables, Connectivity and Structured Wiring Workshop – 19th June – CEDIA HQ, St Neots
  • Basic Wired and Wireless Networking – 3rd July – CEDIA HQ, St Neots
  • Audio, Video and RF Systems for Installers – 24th July – CEDIA HQ, St Neots

“retra is delighted to be partnering with CEDIA to facilitate training for our members in this growing area of business,” comments Howard Saycell, retra CEO. “Since our conference in 2016, we have been working to help members engage in the smart home market. Working with CEDIA will be a real benefit to our membership.”

retra members can access the training courses at a discounted rate of £199 + VAT, or an exclusive package price of £499 + VAT for all three courses. retra members will be provided with a discount code, which they can apply at the checkout.

For more information about CEDIA or to find out more about the full range of courses CEDIA has to offer please visit www.cedia.co.uk