Certiport and Prodigy Learning name Perth student Adobe Certified Associate Australian National Champion

Student demonstrates superior digital design skills to advance to ACA World Championship

PERTH, AUSTRALIA – July 4, 2018

The winner of the 2018 Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Australian National Championship has been announced by Certiport, the leading provider of performance-based IT certification exams that accelerate academic and career opportunities for learners, and Prodigy Learning, Certiport’s partner in Australia.

Trinity Ingram, a student from North Metropolitan TAFE, based in Perth, Western Australia, took top honors in the ACA Australian National Championship. Trinity will now head to Orlando, Florida, USA for the ACA World Championship from July 29 – August 1, 2018.

Trinity earned the highest ACA score in Australia in the qualifying round, which ended May 31, 2018.

"Adobe certification and participation the ACA competition is growing in Australia and students are proving they can use Adobe creative tools effectively which will be a key to successful academic and career pursuits,” said Andrew Flood, CEO, Prodigy Learning. “We’re very impressed by Trinity and all of the students who entered the competition. We look forward to watching Trinity showcase her creativity at the ACA World Championship and we know she will represent Australia well.”

The ACA World Championship is a global competition that promotes industry certification and tests students’ design skills using Adobe Photoshop®, Adobe Illustrator® and Adobe InDesign®.  Finalists are expected to come from 27 countries to demonstrate their proficiency using industry-leading Adobe software to complete a real-world design challenge for TakingITGlobal, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering youth to understand and act on the world’s greatest challenges.

About Prodigy Learning

Prodigy Learning, Certiport EMEA Partner of the Year 2017, is an award-winning EdTech business, providing digital skills certifications and learning solutions for Adobe, Autodesk, Microsoft and other technologies.  These IT certifications deliver job-ready skills, improving employability for students and productivity for employees.

Prodigy is a Microsoft Authorised Education Gold Partner and Global Training Partner, supporting academic institutions with Microsoft Imagine Academy and other Microsoft Education solutions.

About Certiport

Certiport is the leading provider of learning curriculum, practice tests, and performance-based IT certification exams that accelerate academic and career opportunities for learners. Certiport provides certification development, delivery, and program management services through an expansive network of more than 14,000 Certiport Authorized Testing Centers worldwide. More than 3 million Certiport exams are delivered in 26 languages across 148 countries each year throughout the academic, workforce, and corporate technology markets. Certiport is a Pearson VUE business, and is a part of the world’s leading learning company, Pearson. To learn more, go to www.certiport.com.

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Adobe certification and participation the ACA competition is growing in Australia and students are proving they can use Adobe creative tools effectively which will be a key to successful academic and career pursuits
Andrew Flood, CEO, Prodigy Learning