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Adobe Certified Associate

Adobe Certified Associate Logo Cost per Exam is $90.
All exams come with retake option.

For those seeking employment that requires demonstrating the ability to use digital media needed to plan, design, build, and maintain effective communications, Adobe Certified Associate is a certification program that validates the skills of job seekers.

Boost Confidence with Up-to-Date Skills

No question about it: Educators everywhere use Adobe software to energize learning in the 21st Century. Like the students who pursue certification, teachers enhance their own teaching credentials by earning an industry-recognized certification. By becoming an Adobe Certified Associate, they can elevate their stature in the classroom and provide a model for students in developing employable skills through Adobe certification.

Certification Helps Prove Proficiency

In an increasingly competitive work world, employers need more than familiar users of digital communications technology to drive successful business outcomes—they need proficient users. With certification, hiring managers will know that work similar to the excellent portfolio they just reviewed can be accomplished efficiently.

What Talents Can Be Displayed through Adobe Certified Associate?

Employment using digital communications skills is growing worldwide. Whether it’s a career in graphic design, Web marketing, video production, or more, becoming an Adobe Certified Associate will help give you the inside track to work in these exciting new fields.

Adobe offers these areas in which to gain certification for entry-level skills:

  • Rich Media Communication using Adobe® Flash®
  • Web Communication using Adobe® Dreamweaver®
  • Visual Communication using Adobe® Photoshop®
  • Video Communications using Adobe® Premiere® Pro
  • Visual Communications using Adobe® Illustrator®
  • Visual Communications using Adobe® InDesign®

The Adobe Certified Associate certifications are offered for the following versions: Adobe Creative Suite 5, and Creative Suite 6.


Are you prepared? Learn more about the courses that back these certifications up!

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