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How to Become an NI LabVIEW Academy

Only academic institutions are eligible to become LabVIEW Academies. All instructors must be Certified LabVIEW Associate Developers (CLADs) and teach at participating academic institutions. Each LabVIEW Academy must purchase the LabVIEW Academy curriculum package.

Apply to become a LabVIEW Academy

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Purchase the curriculum package

LabVIEW Academy Course Delivery and Program Requirements

Instructors must adhere to the following requirements:

  1. Carry the CLAD designation
  2. Follow all LabVIEW Academy curriculum standards
  3. Purchase the LabVIEW Academy curriculum package
  4. Teach 30 hours of classroom instruction
  5. Distribute 20 hours of homework exercises
  6. Assign 20 hours of projects based on LabVIEW
  7. Have at least one dedicated classroom
  8. Require one PC per student
  9. Use DAQ hardware or the NI Educational Laboratory Virtual Instrumentation Suite (NI ELVIS)
  10. Have a local server to download and deliver learning materials

LabVIEW Academy Curriculum Package

  1. Course manuals for LabVIEW Core 1 and 2
  2. Instructor classroom slides for LabVIEW Core 1 and 2
  3. Instructors Guide with suggested ten-, 6-, and 15-week syllabuses
  4. Learning LabVIEW With NI ELVIS workbook and labs

Purchase the curriculum package

  1. Instruction to access CLAD preparation materials and video tutorials
  2. Access to the LabVIEW Academy Community
  3. LabVIEW Academy seal and logo information
  4. Multimedia modules for teaching specific LabVIEW concepts