University of Worcester gained its University status in 2005 and over the last 10 years has grown hugely in scope and scale. They pride themselves on excellence and quality with more graduates than ever before earning good degrees and going on to sustained professional and personal success.
The faculty of Humanities & Creative Arts
is home to 2,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students, researchers
and academic staff. Within the Design & Creative Digital Media
Department, courses include; Animation, Creative Digital Media, Graphic,
Design & Multimedia and Illustration. The various departments use
Adobe software extensively and have decided to offer Adobe
certifications to their students to enable them to gain additional
qualifications with their degree to prove their proficiency in using
Taz Lovejoy (Lead Technician, University of Worcester) said: “The fact that we can ‘pick and mix’ from so many Adobe software applications (from film, to photography, to graphics) is great; the Adobe Certified Associate certification will give the students a chance to have a go at everything. The tutors are very knowledgeable and are looking forward to having a go too!. We are hoping the programme will be a great success as this will enable us to roll out to wider courses and numbers of students in the future.”
Helen Horn (Regional Account Manager, Prodigy Learning) added: “I have been in discussions with the University of Worcester for nearly a year and its great news that their bid to introduce the ACA certifications has been approved! Their Staff and students are very excited about the introduction of the ACA Programme and I hope it’s a great success, by rewarding students with additional qualifications that are much sought after by industry and employers.”
About Adobe Certified Associate (ACA)
Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification demonstrates proficiency in Adobe’s digital communication tools. ACA is a prerequisite qualification that students need in order to succeed in the high demand areas of digital communication and media.