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Dante Certification Program

The Dante Certification program provides an easy way for system designers, engineers and others in the industry to learn about Dante with in-depth training and promote their expertise. The certification program demonstrates your Dante proficiency to potential employers and clients. The certification program currently has three levels, but the goal is to add specializations by industry role in the future.

"Second Edition" Dante Certification

Over the last five years, Dante Certifications have become recognized as valued, essential knowledge in the AV industry. Audinate is updating the certification program to include evolving industry trends as well as new Dante features that have come about after the program’s inception. Whether you are taking the class for the first time, or looking for a quick refresher, the new Level 1 & 2 "Second Edition" can help many in our industry strengthen their skills.

"Second Edition" new topics include:

  1. Video Basics – the primer for IT and Audio Teams
  2. Using Dante AV
  3. Understanding Various PoE Standards (15W, 30W, 60W, 100W)
  4. Network Subnets (aka What does the Subnet Mask do?)
  5. Bandwidth Planning – Predicting and Overcoming Bandwidth Bottlenecks
  6. Managed Switches – Optimizing the Traffic on the Network
  7. Using Dante Controller’s screens to Troubleshoot Issues (examples in each chapter)
  8. Demystifying Clocking
  9. Firmware Updater
  10. Dante Domain Manager (as an operator)

 

Dante Certification Level 1 "Second Edition"

RU Credits: 3.0 CTS, CTS-D or CTS-I

Dante Certification Level 1 introduces attendees to the Dante platform. It offers fundamental knowledge on digital audio, networking addresses and how to use Dante Controller with your Dante devices. This is enough knowledge to operate a Dante system in daisy chain mode or on a single network switch.

To get certified for Level 1, you must complete the Level 1 course & exam at audinate.com/certify, which includes a two-hour video course. (Note: If you attended a Level 1 Dante training course, you may skip to the exam.)

How to Enroll in Level 1 Course Online (English Language)

1. Log in to the online training site at audinate.com/certify using your audinate.com account.
2. Click on "Course catalog” from your Home page.
3. Click on "(2nd Edition) Dante Level 1 - ENGLISH (2021DCL1ENG)" and select "Get This Course."

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Dante Certification Level 2 "Second Edition"

RU Credits: 3.0 CTS, CTS-D or CTS-I

Dante Certification Level 2 offers a deeper explanation of how to create larger networks. This class offers insights on how much bandwidth is used, how to manage it, basic optimization and factors if you wish to chase an external clock. Level 2 is helpful when working on systems that will involve multiple network switches.

To get certified for Level 2, you must ​complete the entire Level 2 course & exam at audinate.com/certify

How to Enroll in Level 2 Course Online (English Language)

1. Complete Dante Certification Level 1.
2. From your Home page in the online training site at audinate.com/certify and click on "Course catalog."
3. Click on "(2nd Edition) Dante Level 2 - ENGLISH (2021DCL2ENG)" and select "Get This Course."

Enroll now

Dante Certification Level 3 - Advanced Dante Concepts

RU Credits: 4.0 CTS or CTS-D

Level 3 certification is geared towards those who have already been using Dante, are are looking to create more advanced systems.

To get certified for Level 3 you must complete the entire Level 3 course and exam at audinate.com/certify. (Note: If you attend an in-person Level 3 Dante training course, you may skip to the exam.)

How to Enroll in Level 3 Course Online (English Language)

1. Complete Dante Certification Level 1, Dante Level 2 Part A: Knowledge Test (DC1042) AND Dante Level 2 Part B: Skills Test (ONLINE VERSION) (DCX27).
2. From your Home page in the online training site at audinate.com/certify, click on "Course catalog."
3. Click on "Dante Level 3 (DC300)" and select "Get This Course."

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Dante AV (Elective)

RU Credits: None

During this 34-minute on-demand training session, we explain some key features of the Dante AV platform. Find out how Dante AV streamlines installation, setup and use of AV systems, taming common problems and enabling customers to accomplish more with lower costs and less frustration. We also show a Dante AV system in action, demonstrating the operation, capability and performance of the system.

This video explains the Dante AV solution from the ground up, and is designed for all experience levels. There are no prerequisites to this class.

How to Enroll in Dante AV Course Online (English Language)

1. Log in to the online training site at audinate.com/certify using your audinate.com account.
2. From your Home page in the online training site at audinate.com/certify, click on "Course catalog."
3. Click on "Elective: Dante AV (2021EL-DanteAV)" and select "Get This Course."

Enroll now