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ESPA Finalizes JTA Process

The organization has signed off on the job task analysis process for its certified-EST education and certification products.

Cedar Rapids, IA–The Electronic Systems Professional Alliance (ESPA) recently finalized the “job task analysis” process for creating its Certified-EST education and certification products. The job task analysis, or JTA, identifies all of the critical skills required of an entry-level electronic systems technician as a baseline for creating appropriate courses and exam direction.

The ESPA job task analysis committee was made up of some of the most experienced and respected professionals in both the commercial and residential electronic systems fields. This group of volunteers included:

Fred Ampel, President and Principal Consultant for Technology Visions S.A.
Gary Blouse, Director of Installation Training for Tweeter Home Entertainment Group
Larry Garter, EST Master Instructor for NSCA University
Ian Hendler, Director, Automation Products for Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc.
Helen Heneveld, President of Bedrock Learning, Inc. and HDCI
Greg Hoshaw, President and CEO of High Definition Systems, Inc.
Ric Johnson, President and CEO of RL Johnson Construction Services, LLC
Steve Martin, Vice Chairman, Education Chair for CEDIA UK
Dave Pedigo, Senior Director of Technology for CEDIA
Jason Roberts, Education and Installation Consultant
Avi Rosenthal, Vice President, Sales and Marketing for Superna, Inc.
Ben Wilson, Vice President of Operations for Safeguard Security

“The job task analysis is a critically important process for creating ESPA’s entry-level education and certification products,” said ESPA Chairman Chuck Wilson. “We are humbled by the participation of such a ‘Who’s-Who’ list of top-notch professionals.”

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