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Virtual CVP Training Course Schedule

Virtual Testing Now Available


A3 is now offering a new virtual Certified Vision Professional Certification Training with LIVE instructors.

(Full course schedule is below)

The CVP certification is the signature credential in the vision industry, showcasing your expertise and professional excellence. Many companies now require the certification of their automation partners. These certification programs are specifically designed to ensure professionals have the knowledge they need to advance their careers and their business.

As the world’s largest trade association organized specifically to advance the global understanding and implementation of vision and imaging technologies, A3 continues its mission by providing training and certification programs in machine vision, robotics, and motion control.

  • BE THE FIRST! Take the revamped A3 Certified Vision Professional (CVP) Training program with new and updated courses.
  • INTERACT WITH INSTRUCTORS: Don’t miss the rare opportunity to talk directly with instructors and ask your questions via this exclusive webcast.
  • TAKE THE EXAM AND GET CERTIFIED: You’ll have the option of taking the virtual exam immediately following the courses.

**Please note all exam times are listed in the Eastern Time Zone


Basic courses: $650 member/ $750 non-member

Basic courses including exam: $945 member/ $1,195 non-member

Basic exam: $295 member / $445 non-member

Advanced courses: $1,045 member/ $1,145 non-member

Advanced exam: $495 member / $645 non-member

Advanced courses including exam: $1,540 member/ $1,790 non-member

Monday, May 10, 2021
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM ET (4 hours) The Fundamentals of Machine Vision
David Dechow, Integro Technologies
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM (2.5 hours) Beginning Optics for Machine Vision
Nick Sischka, Edmund Optics
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM ET (2.5 hours) Beginning Lighting for Machine Vision
Daryl Martin, Advanced Illumination
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM ET (3 hours) The Fundamentals of Camera & Image Sensor Technology
Kevin McCabe, IDS Imaging Development Systems, Inc.
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (2 hours) Image Processing Fundamentals
Nicolas Vazquez, National Instruments
Romik Chatterjee, Graftek Imaging, Inc.
Thursday, May 13, 2021
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM (2.5 hours) Vision System Design
David Dechow, Integro Technologies
Perry West, Automated Vision Systems, Inc
Friday, May 14, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM ET Optional Virtual CVP Basic Exam


Register for Basic Course

Monday, May 17, 2021
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM ET (2.5 hours) Advanced Optics for Vision
Stu Singer, Schneider Optics, Inc.
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM ET (2 hours) Advanced Vision Lighting
Steve King, OMRON Microscan Systems, Inc.
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM ET (2 hours) Advanced Camera & Image Sensor Technology
Steve Kinney, Smart Vision Lights
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM ET (2 hours) 3D Vision System Development
Mattias Johannesson, SICK
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET (2 hours) Introduction to Machine Learning
Andy Long, Cyth Systems, Inc.
2:30 PM - 5:30 PM ET (3 hours) Designing High-Speed & Linescan Vision Systems
Perry West, Automated Vision Systems, Inc.
Dale Deering, Teledyne DALSA
Wednesday, May 19, 2021
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET (3 hours) Advanced Color Machine Vision & Applications
Romik Chatterjee, Graftek Imaging, Inc.
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (2 hours) Advanced Vision Guided Robotics
David Bruce, FANUC America Corporation
Thursday, May 20, 2021
9:00 AM -11:00 AM ET (2 hours) Metrology & 2D Calibration Techniques
David Michael
1:00 PM -2:30 PM ET (2.5 hours) Non-Visible Imaging Theory & Techniques
Martin Ettenberg, Princeton Infrared Technologies, Inc.
3:00 PM – 5:30 PM ET (2.5 hours) Advanced Image Processing
David Zerkler, Matrox
Friday, May 21, 2021
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM ET (2 hours) Advanced Vision Integration
David Dechow, Integro Technologies
Robert Tait, Optical Metrology Solutions LLC
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM ET Optional Virtual CVP Advanced Exam


Register for Advanced Course