Master electronic principles and installation techniques for the latest technologies
Gain a competitive advantage in the modern workforce applying skillsets that are high in demand.
Discover new AV Tech positions with opportunities for exciting projects, travel, and lucrative career growth.
Why AV? The demand for technicians has never been higher.
AV Installation Technician
Onsite AV Technician
Audiovisual Systems Engineer
Audiovisual Systems Designer/Consultant
Field Service Engineer
Technical Service & Maintenance Engineer
Assitant Director of Multimedia Services
*Referencing various job posting boards in February 2023
At Sheffield, you'll train with the best in the industry.
Our World-Class Technology Partners
Our 20,000 sq.ft. studios are certified training facilities with world-class technology partners: Crestron and Avixa.
Meet Your Instructors
Discover AV technology at the Sheffield Institute for the Recording Arts
TechWorks will train you to become an Audio Video Technician
Beginning with the basics in electronic principles, this course is designed to guide you on a well-structured path exploring and learning the skills and techniques needed to compete in today’s highly competitive audio/video industry. From the basics of cable management and rack building to systems networking and preventive maintenance, TechWorks will give you the skills and audio visual certification today’s employers are seeking.
The Sheffield Institute for the Recording Arts teaches future industry professionals how to become Pro-Audiovisual or AV technicians. Our staff of industry professionals provide hands-on AV training experiences, immersing students in a real-world environments and preparing them for the CTS exam. Our Techworks program prepares students for in-demand careers in the Pro-AV field and arms them with the opportunity to earn their AVIXA Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) certification. The Sheffield Institute for the Recording Arts is approved by The Maryland Higher Education Commission.
- Prospective students applying for initial admission to our recording arts school in Baltimore, Maryland are required to provide a copy of their high school diploma, transcript, or GED equivalent.
- Students registering will need to bring:
- $25 Registration Fee
- Proof of Graduation (High School Diploma or GED)
Each student will be given a personal tour of our Phoenix, MD facility and will get a glimpse of our AV training lab, student lounge, and adjacent learning spaces. Prospective students will interview with one of our school officials to determine the student's level of motivation and interest in our Techworks program. Students must possess the minimum verbal and written communication skills needed to be successful. Prior to every program, students will be given a review of the school policies, receive program documents and have a picture taken for their student identification badge.
The easiest way to learn more is to fill out the form on this page and we will get back to you within 24-hours. We love hosting prospective students and look forward to inviting you to take a tour of Sheffield!