The candidate for Certified Broadcast Networking Engineer (CBNE) must have five (5) years of suitable experience in broadcast engineering or related technology and must achieve a passing grade on the proficiency examination.
Substitution of broadcast engineering, or education in related technologies, for experience may be made as follows:
The Certified Broadcast Networking Engineer exam: Exams are three hours and consist of 50 multiple-choice questions Each exam is computer-selected from a pool of questions, and every exam is unique. Each question is worth two (2) points. One essay-type question is selected specifically for each applicant, based on their reported background and training. Each essay question is worth 20 points.
Some of the general areas of emphasis on the CBNE will be:
Audio/Video over IP for Broadcast
Digital Content Management
Video Systems in an IT World
Data Transmission Systems and Practices
General PC Hardware, interconnection, and backup
The suggested reference list for the CBNE certification exam is now available.