Adobe Certified Associate Program (ACA)

The Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification allows you to demonstrate proficiency in Adobe digital communications tools. Become a Certified Associate and stand apart from your peers, boost your confidence, and expand your career opportunities.
Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification demonstrates proficiency in Adobe's digital communication tools i.e. Creative Cloud (CC) software. ACA is a prerequisite qualification to succeed in the high demand areas of digital communication and media. It provides students and job-seekers with a valuable competitive edge.

Certiport's internet-based testing software makes ACA exams easy to deliver and delivers robust, internationally standardised assessment of each student's performance.


Adobe Certified Associate certification is available for Adobe Photoshop, Animate, Flash, Dreamweaver, Premiere Pro, Illustrator and InDesign, validating entry-level skills in Adobe applications. Each ACA exam is a stand-alone certification. Versions of the Adobe Certified Associate certifications are offered for Adobe Creative Cloud (CC)* and Creative Suite 6 (CS6).

Click on the icons below to view the Exam Objectives for each application (exam):

* Creative Cloud-based ACA certifications become non-current three years after date of issue.

Adobe Education Exchange

This FREE resource from Adobe provides ACA Study Packets, Adobe Digital Careers curriculum for instructors and Creative Career tools for students.

Prodigy Learning “Four Stage Learning Pathway” Solutions

Campus Exam Packs
ACA Campus Exam Packs (an annual supply of exams and practice exams for an academic institution) make it simple and cost-effective to implement ACA certification across all relevant courses.
Practice Tests
GMetrix offers Adobe Certified Associate practice tests mapped to the Adobe exam objectives. The tests include performance-based simulations to provide the best assessment of real-world experience.

All tests have both a testing and a training mode providing step-by-step help on each question. Detailed, printable score reports highlight areas requiring further review.

LearnKey Video Training
LearnKey Video Training for ACA
LearnKey Video Training for ACA is self-paced and flexible, with a personal instructor right on your desktop.

LearnKey's course design and skilled instructors ensure candidates learn what is needed to achieve certification.

Contact us for more information and pricing.

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