Achieving the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification validates a candidate's entry level skill set. This certification documents the associate possesses the essential knowledge and skills to successfully plan and design as well as build, implement and maintain digital media solutions that require the use of a particular Adobe communications product.
Candidates can earn their Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification in one of four focus areas. Each focus area also measures the associate's skills in a specific Adobe software. Following are the focus areas of available ACA certifications and the corresponding product skills set each covers.
Visual Communications - Photoshop
Rich Media Communications - Flash
Web Communications - Dreamweaver
Video Communications - Premier Pro
For each of the four Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certifications available, IT associates must pass a single certification exam. Here are the corresponding certification exams for each of the ACA certifications listed above.
Visual Communication with Adobe Photoshop CS6 exam
Rich Media Communication with Adobe Flash Professional CS6 exam
Web Communication with Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 exam
Video Communication with Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 exam
In preparing to take Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification exams, candidates are encouraged to use the resources available with Adobe Certified Associate Approved Courseware providers and publishers. A list of recommended and approved training resources for each exam can be found on the Adobe website.