Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Certification
The Adobe Certified Associate is currently available in six different Adobe tools, each of which is aligned with a different digital career or industry. Choose to pursue one or more Adobe Certified Associate certification based on your interests, talents and career goals.
The certifications are valid for three years after the date of issue. All certifications listed above are offered for Adobe Creative Cloud products. Certifications in previous product versions are also available for a limited time, but are not recommended due to being out of date.
For more details on the ACA certification, visit Adobe Education Exchange and Certiport.
Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) Certification
Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) certification demonstrates professional-level skills and expertise with one or more Adobe graphic design or digital communication products. ACE certifications are obtained by passing one or more product-specific Adobe certification exams. Adobe offers the following three distinct levels of ACE certification:
ACE Product Certification
The title recognizes the certificate holder as an Adobe Certified Expert in a single Adobe product.
ACE Specialist Certification
The title recognizes the certificate holder as an Adobe Certified Expert in multiple Adobe products across a Specific Medium, such as: ACE - Adobe Design Specialist, or ACE - Adobe Web Specialist.
ACE Master Certification
The title recognizes the certificate holder as an Adobe Certified Expert in an entire Adobe product suite, such as: ACE - Design Master, or ACE - Video Master.
List of single product Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) credentials:
ACE Photoshop, ACE Illustrator, ACE InDesign, ACE Flash, ACE Dreamweaver, ACE Acrobat Pro, ACE After Effects, ACE Cold Fusion, ACE Captivate, ACE Flex, ACE Premiere Pro, ACE FrameMaker, ACE Flash etc.