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Adobe Certified Associate (ACA)

Adobe certification is an industry-recognized credential that effectively validates one’s skills in Adobe digital-media software. Get certified in the following:


Visual Design using Photoshop

Adobe 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.


Graphic design & illustration using Adobe Illustrator

Adobe 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, color, effects, and typography by using a host of powerful functions to make fast work of their most complex designs.


Print & digital media publication using Adobe InDesign

Adobe 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.


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.


Visual effects & motion graphics using Adobe After Effects

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.


ACA Training Offered

ExamPrep Course (4-days) + ExamExam Revision (2-days) + Exam
Adobe Certified Associate (ACA): PhotoshopRM1,200 + RM450RM750 + RM450
Adobe Certified Associate (ACA): IllustratorRM1,200 + RM450RM750 + RM450
Adobe Certified Associate (ACA): InDesignRM1,200 + RM450RM750 + RM450
Adobe Certified Associate (ACA): Premiere ProRM1,200 + RM450RM750 + RM450
Adobe Certified Associate (ACA): After EffectsRM1,200 + RM450RM750 + RM450


Learn about Adobe Certified Professional (ACP)

Associate to Professional

Starting in June 2021, Adobe Certified Associate will be officially called Adobe Certified Professional.  These new exams ask students to perform projects similar to a working professional’s workflow.

  • Certifications received through the CC 2018 exams and newer will retroactively adopt the Adobe Certified Professional name in June 2021

To earn a new specialty credential, candidates must achieve a passing score on one specific exam, as well as a passing score on one of the other two exams as listed below. 

  • Adobe Certified Professional in Visual Design = Photoshop (required) + Illustrator or InDesign  
  • Adobe Certified Professional in Video Design = Premiere Pro (required) + Photoshop or After Effects  
  • Adobe Certified Professional in Web Design = Dreamweaver (required) + Animate or Photoshop (Sharingbasics didn’t offer for now)

FAQs

Adobe Certified Associate (ACA)

Participants must be 13 years old or older to take an ACA (Adobe Certified Associate) Exam, typically requires 150 hours of instruction and hands-on experience in the application. Recommended for intermediate and advanced skill levels with 1+ years of experience in Adobe application.

Creative Cloud-based ACA certifications become non-current three years after date of issue

Within two weeks of passing a certification exam, you will receive an official certificate in the mail (postage) with an ACA logo that highlights your accomplishment.

Here’s where you can register for ACA: https://najihahnajlaa.com/adobe-certified-associate-aca/

By using two types of questions: (2 Sections) • Performance-based questions simulate the Adobe application, requiring the student to complete a task or perform a function. • Linear-based questions use traditional true/false, multiplechoice or matching formats.

To earn an Adobe Certified Associate certification, you must pass a 50-minute exam that tests your familiarity with core product features and capabilities, common workflows, basic project management, and foundational industry concepts.

There are six ACA certifications currently available: • Web Authoring Using Adobe Dreamweaver • Interactive Media Communication Using Adobe Flash Professional • Video Communication Using Adobe Premiere Pro • Visual Communication Using Adobe Photoshop • Graphic Design

When someone becomes ACA certified, it validates their technical abilities and demonstrates proficiency. Adobe’s ACA certifications are based on research about digital communication skills required by industry

Adobe Certified Professional (ACP)

In June 2021, all valid ACA certifications earned through live-in-the-app exams will automatically revert to the Adobe Certified Professional title for the remainder of a candidate’s three-year eligibility period.

If you fail your first attempt, there is a 24-hour waiting period for retaking the exam. If you fail the second time, you must wait five calendar days before retaking the exam a third or any subsequent time.

After passing an exam, you will be awarded a certificate, digital badge, and static badge to highlight the achievement in your portfolio and online profiles. Your certificate will be available on Certiport.com, and you will receive an email from the badging platform Acclaim (admin@youracclaim.com) with instructions for accessing your badges.

Adobe Certified Professionals stand out because they have validated these coveted skills through certification. They can be trusted to work effectively with the world’s most powerful tools for video editing and motion graphics. Certification gives creators greater visibility, credibility, and confidence, and helps organizations find or train the talent they need.

Individuals with eligible Adobe Certified Associate certifications will receive the new Adobe Certified Professional title in June 2021.

You must pass a 50-minute exam that tests your familiarity with core product features and capabilities, common workflows, basic project management, and foundational industry concepts.

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