Lighting control systems developer Crestron will now offer its "Programming for Certification" training course through the Crestron Technical Institute (CTI) nationwide, giving dealers more widespread access to certification training. Registration is now open for three-day "Programming for Certification" courses in Cypress, Ga. (6/25 - 6/27); Chicago, Ill., (4/9 - 4/11); Rockleigh, N.J., (2/26 - 2/28 and 5/14 - 5/16); and Atlanta (3/25 - 3/27).

The company also has added new certification levels to recognize those who attend its specialized "Masters Classes." Attendees of three annual Masters Classes receive a Silver designation; those who attend three classes and pass an exam are elevated to Gold; and those who attend three additional courses and pass an additional exam receive Platinum designation. For more information, visit