Adobe Certified Associate (ACA)

Put the proof in your portfolios

The Adobe Certified Associate (ACA), soon to be called Adobe Certified Professional, certification is an industry-recognized credential that effectively validates one’s expertise in the Adobe Creative Cloud suite. Those who possess the ACA certification can confidently prove that they have the skills and knowledge to meet the demands of today's design industry.

Whether you are an educator helping digital-media students prepare for college or career, or a student looking for a competitive advantage, or perhaps a company looking for qualified creators, Adobe Certified Associate can make a difference.

Learn, Practice, and Certify

Certiport provides a full pathway solution that educators can use to prepare students for the ACA certification. From tailored learning materials and practice tests to Adobe endorsed certification exams, Certiport provides assistance every step of the way. 

Value of ACA certification

Edelman Intelligence recently conducted in-depth research on the impact ACA certification can have on the success of an aspiring creative professional.

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