Adobe

Adobe Certification

Adobe offers a number of certification opportunities that will help you achieve your goals, including certification for students, instructors, and industry professionals. For those who want to acquire an Adobe certificate, they can choose the following options:

Level 1
Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Certificate
The title is intended for those who are relatively new users of the Adobe application and want to prove basic skills. Certification at this level helps to demonstrate commitment to academic success and career development.
The ACA exams are taken at the Certiport Testing Center in Semos Education. For more information on scheduling the exam, read the following link Certiport Testing Center.

Level 2
Adobe Certified Associate Specialist (ACAS) Certificate
The title is acquired by three passed Adobe Certified Associate certifications appropriately in the field of graphic design or web design.

Level 3
Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) Certificate
The title is intended for those who possess advanced skills in Adobe applications and they professionally use them in the creative industries. Certification at this level points to the professionalism of using Adobe skills needed to stand out from the competition and advance in a career.

The ACE exams are taken at the Certiport and VUE testing centers in Semos Education. For more information on scheduling the exam, read the following links Certiport Testing Center and VUE Testing Center.

Level 1
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Certifications in previous product versions are also available for a limited time, but are not recommended due to being out of date.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.

Level 3
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.

Level 2
Аdobe Certified Associate Specialist (ACAS) Certification

More and more, careers in top creative industries require mastery of more than one Adobe Creative Cloud tool. Earning a Specialist certificate allows you to demonstrate your knowledge and expertise with the most common skills required for a specific industry:

Adobe Certified Associate Visual Design Specialist
Complete your ACA certification in Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign CC within three years to earn this specialist certificate.

Adobe Certified Associate Web Design Specialist
Complete your ACA certification in Photoshop, Dreamweaver, and Flash CC within three years to earn this specialist certificate.

For further details on the ACA Specialist program, visit Certiport.

Note

By visiting an official Adobe course at Semos Education, the student receives free exam preparation for ACA certification, as well as one free voucher for taking an exam.