What is Viz University?

Viz University is a training resource for Vizrt users to acquire and update essential skills for their professional development. Our goal is to assist Vizrt designers, operators, developers and administrators in receiving the best training that fits their needs. Course registration is available for on-site and/or online training. You can access the online courses through Vizrt Link whenever it is convenient for you.

In addition to our training course offerings, Viz University also has other options for online learning. Watch video tutorials, search our documentation, or visit our forum to share your ideas and see what other designers, operators, and developers are creating. Viz University also offers a training license program to give both freelancers and students a head start in the media industry.

Get Certified

Viz University offers the training materials you need to prepare for your certification exam and to become a Vizrt Certified Professional. We currently offer three certifications:

Once you are certified, you are entitled to have your profile published on our Certified Professionals page, along with other qualified Vizrt Certified Pros.

Frequently Asked Questions

General

  • What is the benefit of becoming a Vizrt Certified Professional?

    Vizrt Certified Professionals gain industry recognition by having their profile hosted on our website, competitive differentiation, greater productivity/results, and a tangible measure of their education investment.

  • Where can I find the individual certification requirements for each certification?

    Certification requirements, exam objectives, recommended training and registration is available for each certification and corresponding exam. For more information on specific certifications in each category, please see the certification exam details within your selected product solution training path.

  • What certifications are currently available?

    To view all available certifications, please visit our Certifications page.

  • Is the Vizrt Certification Program available worldwide?

    Yes, it is a global certification program for professionals working with Vizrt products worldwide.

  • What is a Vizrt Certified Professional?

    A Vizrt Certified Professional can be a designer, operator, or system administrator who has met the official requirements for performance at a high level in their specific area of expertise with Vizrt products.

  • Who is the audience?

    Customers, freelancers, and partners. Although each product varies in complexity and depth, all certification exams are created specifically to cover core elements measuring technical design knowledge against factors such as operation, installation, configuration, product administration and day-to-day maintenance.

  • What is the Vizrt Certification Program?

    The Vizrt Certification Program provides proper, objective assessments of Vizrt expertise through securely assessed, project-based exams (based on real-world job tasks.) The program validates the skills and technical competencies necessary for Vizrt professionals to efficiently implement and administer their professional capabilities using Vizrt solutions.

Exams

  • How do I know what software release version an exam covers?

    For more information on specific certifications in each category, please see the certification exam details within your selected product solution training path.

  • Are the exams based on current Vizrt product versions?

    Exams are developed for the current version of the Vizrt product release at the time of development. Exams may be updated after significant new versions are released. New exams may not always correspond to the software release schedule.

  • How can I find out what topics an exam will cover?

    Certification requirements, exam objectives, recommended training and registration is available for each certification and corresponding exam. For more information on specific certifications in each category, please see the certification exam details within your selected product solution training path.

  • How many times can I take an exam, is there a waiting period, and is there a cost to retake an exam?

    There is no limit to the number of times a person can take an exam. Exams may be re-taken within the next time period the exam is administered and only if an individual received a non-passing score for the exam. The same cost applies whether you take an exam once or many times.

  • If I do not pass an exam, can I find out which questions I got wrong?

    Vizrt maintains a policy to ensure security over the exam questions. However; if you do not pass you are entitled to view your evaluation detail.

  • Who sees my exam score(s)?

    Completed Vizrt Certified Pro exam scores will only be seen by you, the student, and the teacher of the course and/or exam. In the case of the Certified Viz Artist Desiger exam, the team of evaluators will see your final score.

  • What score must I achieve to pass an exam?

    Passing scores vary by exam. For more information on specific certifications in each category, please see the certification exam details within your selected product solution training path.

  • How will I be notified that I have passed an exam?

    In the case of project-based exams, results are mailed to you 3-4 weeks after the closing date.

  • How much time is allowed to take an exam?

    Allotted exam time varies by exam length and format. For more information on specific certifications in each category, please see the certification exam details within your selected product solution training path.

  • What is the format of the exams?

    The format of exams vary from online multiple choice, to exams delivered in project based format. It is common for the exams to contain demos/graphics/scenes. We encourage candidates to complete the Viz Advanced Training before the exam to best maximize skills on how to view an exhibit alongside an item.

  • How do I register and pay for a Vizrt certification exam?

    To register for a certification exam, please visit our Vizrt Link Request Training page. Find the certification exam you are looking for in the course drop down list, then fill out and submit the form. Once the request is received, the Vizrt Training Center will send you an invoice via Paypal.

  • Are exams published on the same schedule worldwide?

    Exams will be available on the same schedule worldwide in English.

    Translations will be determined on a country-by-country basis.

  • How and where are the exams administered?

    Examinees can register for Certification exams using our Request Training form; the exams are administered by Viz University. Exams can be either online multiple choice or delivered in a project-based format. For more details, please see the certification exam details within your selected product solution training path.

Training and Education

Certification

  • How many exams must a candidate pass to become certified by Vizrt?

    To become a Vizrt Certified Pro, only one exam is required. For more information on specific certifications in each category, please see the certification exam details within your selected product solution training path.

  • When and how do I receive a certificate stating that I am a Certified Specialist?

    When a certification is passed, a Certification Diploma Kit is mailed within 3-4 weeks after the required exam is passed. It is sent to the address provided by the candidate when registering for the exam.

    Please note, receipt of diploma can sometimes take longer during holidays.

  • What will I receive in a Certification Diploma Kit?

    The Certification Diploma Kit for passing exams contains an official certificate, a Vizrt Certification Program legal agreement, and access to Vizrt Certified Pro logo for placement on personal media such as business cards.  If you provide us with the necessary details, we will also add your profile to our Certified Professionals page.

  • How do I keep my certification current?

    Vizrt Certifications have no expiration date. The no-expiration policy means that the value of the Vizrt Certifications will be based on how relevant the certification’s competencies are to the marketplace. This means that Vizrt Certifications, regardless of the associated product versions, will continue to hold their value in the marketplace as long as there is a demand from the industry. When certification verification is required, Vizrt will identify product version, thus distinguishing between those who have upgraded certifications and those who haven’t. Vizrt highly recommends recertification to remain current with Vizrt technology and trends.

  • When will certification exams retire?

    Many of the Vizrt Certification exams will be replaced by a newer product version of the exam as technology and trends continue to evolve.

  • Who do I contact if I need to make changes to my Certification profile?

    Candidates are responsible for updating their personal information to ensure receipt of official correspondence. To update your profile on the Certified Professionals page, e-mail us at training@vizrt.com.

  • Who is responsible for keeping certified candidates valid?

    Candidates are responsible for keeping their certification valid. Vizrt will make reasonable efforts to personally update candidates via e-mail about new exams and exams that are being retired.