Infrared Training Center (ITC)
The Best Thermography Training in the Industry
The Infrared Training Center (ITC), offers the world's leading infrared training and thermographer certification programs.
ITC holds training courses in nearly 50 countries and over 20 native languages featuring our trademark hands-on laboratories and practical exercises in infrared science and its applications.
Training Course schedule 2010 Santa Barbara, USA
Training Course schedule 2010 Asia Pacific (request info)
Training Course schedule 2011 Breda, Europe
Certification ensures that dealers, distributors, integrators and other representatives of FLIR attain a minimum level of competence in certain functions. Certification results in more capable customers and partners, lower support costs for FLIR and ultimately greater success in our markets. FLIR offers three types of individual certifications to address the needs of our key stake holders.
FLIR Certified Systems Integrator (FCSI) The FCSI certification is designed to ensure that systems integrators have attained a working knowledge of infrared imaging theory, FLIR's S&S camera portfolio, Nexus software and key issues related to integrating FLIR's products with 3rd party components and/or infrastructure. The requirements for this certification are:
- Complete CVS 101, 201, 301, 302 and 401
- Pass FCSI exam
- Provide 2 prior customer references
FLIR Certified Channel Partner (FCCP) The FCSI certification is designed to ensure that distributors and resellers have attained basic technical competence in selling and representing FLIR's line of S&S products. The requirements for this certification are:
- Complete CVS 101 and 201
- Pass FCCP exam
- Complete 3 sales calls with FLIR Business Development Manager
FLIR Certified Expert User (FCEU) The FCEU certification is designed to ensure that qualified individuals at customer facilities attain a basic understanding of IR technology and the equipment that they have purchased from FLIR. The certification is not intended to certify guards or tactical operators but rather a resident expert who can then provide training to tactical operators. The requirements for this certification are:
- Complete CVS 101, 201 and 301
- Complete 1-2 days of custom training
- Pass FCEU exam
FLIR Certified Maritime Installer (FCMI) The FCEU certification is designed to ensure that marine electronics dealer attain a basic understanding of IR technology and the skills necessary to successfully install FLIR equipment on marine platforms. The requirements for this certification are:
- Complete CVS 101, 202
- Pass FCMI exam
- Complete 1 successful installation on a vessel
CVS 101 Thermal Imaging Fundamentals
CVS 102 Maritime Webinar
CVS 103 Security Webinar
CVS 201 Thermal Imaging for Security Applications *Prerequisites CVS 101
CVS 202 Thermal Imaging for Maritime Applications *Prerequisites CVS 101, 201
CVS 301 Nexus Fundamentals *PRerequisites CVS 101
CVS 302 Nexus Advanced *Prerequisites CVS101, CVS 201, CVS 301
CVS 401 System integration topics *Prerequisites CVS 101
CVS 501 IP Video Basics
Tom Hoffman manages the FLIR Infrared Training Center in Santa Barbara, CA. He is responsible for development and delivery oftraining on infrared imaging systems and related theory, and for the development of technical publications for thermal imaging products. He has 12 years experience in technical training and certification. Tom's experience includes infrared imaging, security systems, computer networking, software development and computer-aided manufacturing. He is a Certified InfraredThermographer Level I. Prior to joining FLIR he was a Risk Analyst and Compliance Training Manager for Pacific Capital Bancorp, and prior to that he managed the Ericsson Datacomm Training Center. Tom received a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science fromthe University of California, Santa Barbara.
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