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Mark Laird – Owner

Mark Laird, owner and founder of Lairds AV, is Military Trained with 30 years experience in Communications, Cyber and Networking.

Uniquely experienced as a Managing Director in both the network security, residential property and the consumer electronics industry. Skilled in Business development with substantial experience in multi discipline communications and technology and how it assists the sale of new homes. With a major focus on the security and safety of our clients and their information.

Find him on LinkedIn here.

Mark has the following Certifications.


Mark Laird – Masters Degree MSc

Masters Degree Network/Cyber Security.Advanced skills in protecting cyber assets. Covering specific technologies, policy and management challenges. 5.5 Years to Complete

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The Certified Network Cable Installer (CNCI®) copper and fibre optic program and certification is helping to shape the future of the network cabling infrastructure industry by introducing professional and industry recognized certification to cable installers.

CEDIA Certified Technician

Mark Laird – CEDIA Electronic Systems Certified Technician (ESC-T)

Rough-in, trim-out, integrated control systems, retrofit, system verification and testing.
Qualified electronic systems technicians with experience in a wide variety of installation tasks, including troubleshooting and data communications.

CEDIA Electronic Systems Certified Technician (ESC-T II).

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Mark Laird – Certified Technology Specialist

  • Creating, operating, and servicing AV solutions
  • Conducting AV management activities that provide for the best audiovisual resolutions of the client’s needs, both on time and within budget.
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Mark Laird – Certified Technology Specialist ― Design

A Certified Technology Specialist ― Design (CTS-D) is an AV systems designer who:

  • Assesses client’s needs
  • Designs AV systems
  • Prepares AV design documents
  • Coordinates and collaborates with other professionals to create AV systems that satisfy client’s requirements
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Mark Laird – A Certified Technology Specialist ― Installation

A Certified Technology Specialist ― Installation (CTS-I) installs and maintains audiovisual systems by:

  • Following specifications, schematics, codes and safety protocols;
  • Administering installation process logistics;
  • Troubleshooting and problem-solving systems;
  • Maintaining tools and equipment; and
  • Communicating with clients, designers, other trades, other installers and staff to provide the best audiovisual solutions for client needs, on time and within budget.

Mark Laird – Associate Installer

Issued 2011


Mark Laird – Tech II Certification

Issued 2011


Mark Laird – Automation Programmer

Issued 2011


Mark Laird – Automation Programmer

Issued 2014


Certified Installer

Issued 2014



Fluke Versiv CCTT Verification Qualified engineers covering the theory and practical aspects of copper and fibre optic testing and certification.

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Audio Visual Professional Technologist Certification from AVIXA Trade body



SVQ Level 7 Site Safety Supervisor.

Construction Skills Certification Scheme within the UK construction industry.


Mark Laird – Fortinet NSE Institute NSE Certified

Network Security Expert Certification

NSE 1 Network Security Associate


Mark Laird – Fortinet NSE Institute NSE Certified

Network Security Expert Certification

NSE 2 Network Security Associate

Give us a call today, and we can discuss how Laird’s
of Troon can best serve you.

First Class Support

Our admin team are available, Monday to Friday from 8am to 5pm to answer any of your queries. We also have an out of hours maintenance team who can provide you with emergency assistance.

Technical mastery

We have many years experience in this industry. We rarely say ‘no’ to a client when they ask for a solution which is difficult or challenging. We will always find a way to provide the client with the service they require – even if this involves some new solutions which have not been tried before!

1yr warranty

We provide as standard a 1 year warranty on all parts and labour for the systems we provide. If you have any issues during this year we will attend to resolve them and replace equipment if needed. We also have full support contracts available for our clients.

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