Adobe Certified Associate (ACA)
Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification (to be renamed Adobe Certified Professional, June 2021), is an industry-recognised credential that effectively validates an individual’s expertise in the Adobe Creative Cloud suite. Those who possess the ACA certification can confidently prove that they have the skills and knowledge to meet the demands of today’s design industry.
Achieve an Adobe Certification
Gain certification in any or all of the following Adobe Certified Associate Exams:
Adobe InDesign – Print & digital media publication
InDesign is a powerful tool that sets the industry’s new standard for print and digital page layout. Offering pixel-perfect control over design and typography, users can create elegant and engaging page layouts for print or digital media. And with so many powerful new features, certified students verify more advanced skill using InDesign than their non-certified peers.
Adobe Photoshop – Visual design
Photoshop is the industry-standard image editing software, used worldwide by professional photographers, amateur photographers, and designers who want to perfect their digital images by going beyond what is captured by the camera.
Adobe Illustrator – Graphic design & illustration
Illustrator software is the industry’s premier vector-drawing environment for creating scalable graphics. Digital media gurus bring their unique vision to life with shapes, colour, effects, and typography by using a host of powerful functions to make fast work of their most complex designs.
Digital video using Adobe Premiere Pro
With the rapid advancement of video and multi-media technology, Adobe Premiere Pro helps produce and edit productions more fluidly than ever before. And users don’t need a box-office budget to back their next great feature film—just the skills.
Adobe Dreamweaver – Web authoring
Dreamweaver software is the industry standard for creating and editing compelling HTML rich media websites and mobile apps. Through the use of Fluid Grid Layout, designers construct complex web designs with adaptive layouts for a whole new level of cross-platform compatibility.
Adobe Animate CC – Multiplatform animation
With the evolution from Flash Professional to Animate CC, the Adobe Certified Associate certification is also changing. The Adobe Animate CC exam incorporates the updates and enhancements found in the new software. The Animate CC exam validates an individual’s skills using the premier animation tool. The ACA Animate CC exam proves a student has the skills necessary to create dynamic and engaging content required for a career in animation and design. (NB: ACA Animate CC certification is available for Creative Cloud (CC) version of Adobe software.)
Adobe After Effects – Visual effects & motion graphics
Adobe After Effects is the industry-standard motion graphics and visual effects software. Create cinematic movie titles, intros, and transitions. Start a fire or make it rain. Animate a logo or character. With After Effects CC, you can take any idea and make it move.
The individual sits a test, which takes up to 50 minutes to complete and the results are given immediately. Exams taken from home (weekend slots available) cost £140.00 and exams taken at our centre cost £155.00 (VAT is NOT applicable on this academic exam); to book an exam, please contact us.