The Society of Broadcast Engineers

The Association for Broadcast and Multimedia Technology Professionals

SBE Certified Schools

One objectives of the SBE Certification Program is to encourage broadcast engineers to continue their professional development. The growth of professional status of the entire industry is one of our major goals. The continuing education of broadcast engineers is necessary to remain current with the state of the art. With recent changes in the nature of the industry itself, it has become necessary to understand the emerging technologies and understand the way in which we can be of substantial benefit to our employers.

There are many ways to increase your knowledge, from local chapter meetings, to schools in your area, to regional and national conferences. The SBE has long recognized that training is one of its primary missions.

Following is a list of technical schools offering broadcast and broadcast related training. These have been identified by the SBE National Certification Committee from information that has been gathered from our chapters.

Please feel free to recommend other courses and or technical schools by submitting them to Certification Director Megan Clappe at mclappe@sbe.org.

Students must apply within one year of graduating.

SBE Certified Schools

Bates Technical College

2320 South 19th Street
Tacoma, WA 98405
Contact: Roland Robinson
Phone: 253-680-77554
www.bates.ctc.edu

For course completion, certification applicants must take the SBE Certified Broadcast Technologist (CBT) exam.

CBT application


Cayuga Community College

Franklin St.
Auburn, NY 13021
Contact: Steve Keeler
Phone: 315-255-1743
E-mail: keeler@cayuga-cc.edu
www.cayuga-cc.edu

The local Chapter Certification Chairman meets with the proper faculty member at Cayuga and evaluates an applicant’s status. Upon verification, applicants who apply for certification are awarded the classification SBE Certified Broadcast Technologist (CBT).

CBT application


Cuyahoga Community College

2900 Community College Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44115
Contact: Jim Heidenreich
Phone: 216-987-4006
Email: james.heidenreich@tri-c.edu
http://www.tri-c.edu/programs/engineeringtechnology/Pages/Default.aspx

Students who complete the program with a grade B or better, who apply for certification, are awarded the classification SBE Certified Broadcast Technologist (CBT) upon receipt of verification from faculty.

CBT application


Cleveland Institute of Electronics

1776 East 17th St.
Cleveland, OH 44114
Phone: 800-243-6446
www.cie-wc.edu

Students who complete the program with a grade B or better, who apply for certification, are awarded the classification SBE Certified Broadcast Technologist (CBT) upon receipt of verification from faculty.

CBT application


Georgia Piedmont Technical College

495 N. Indian Creek Dr.
Clarkston, GA 30021-2397
Contact: Bryan Sexton
Phone: 404-297-9522 ext. 1572
Fax: 404-299-4332
sextonb@gtpc.edu

Students who complete the program with a grade B or better, who apply for certification, are awarded the classification SBE Certified Broadcast Technologist (CBT) upon receipt of verification from faculty.

CBT application


Loyalist College of Applied Arts and Technology

Box 2400
Wallbridge Loyalist Road
Belleville, ON K8N 5B9
Canada
www.loyalistcollege.com

Students who complete the program with a grade B or better, who apply for certification, are awarded the classification SBE Certified Broadcast Technologist (CBT) upon receipt of verification from faculty.  

CBT application


Mitchell Technical Institute

821 North Capital
Mitchell, SD 57301
Contact: Jim Grace
Phone: 605-995-3065
E-mail: jim.grace@mitchelltech.edu
www.mitchelltech.edu

Students who complete the program with a grade B or better, who apply for certification, are awarded the classification SBE Certified Broadcast Technologist (CBT) upon receipt of verification from faculty.

CBT application


Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

1301 – 16 Avenue NW
Calgary, Alberta
Canada T2M 0L4
Contact: Gerald Flim
Phone: 403-284-8685
E-mail: gerald.flim@sait.ca
bxst.info@sait.ca

Students who complete the program with a grade B or better, who apply for certification, are awarded the classification SBE Certified Broadcast Technologist (CBT) upon receipt of verification from faculty.

CBT application

SBE Certified Training Facilities in the Military

AFRTS Technical Training Program

Defense Information School
6500 Mapes Rd.
Ft. Meade, MD  20755
Contact: Michael Gannon, Director, Institutional and Academic Affairs
Phone: 301-677-2968
e-mail: gannonm@dinfos.osd.mil
www.dinfos.dma.mil

Certified Broadcast Technologist (CBT) certification is granted upon satisfactory completion of the military training program and a review by the National Certification Committee. This includes completion of the Basic Television Equipment Maintenance Course and the Broadcast Radio and Television Maintenance Course. Applications must be completed within one year of completing the course.

CBT application