Certiport Offers Adobe Certified Associate Exams for Adobe Creative Suite 6
Industry-recognized ACA certification validates knowledge of the latest in digital media technology
SAN DIEGO (ISTE Booth #4901) – June 25, 2012
Certiport www.certiport.com, the official test delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets, today announced the availability of the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) exams for the new Adobe® Creative Suite® 6 (CS6).
Details about the ACA Exams: www.certiport.com/adobe
The ACA certification program enables individuals to tap into the full features and functionality of the recently released Adobe CS6, validating the technical and digital communication skills that are increasingly valued in today's marketplace. The exams effectively engage students and validate their use of digital media to plan, design, build, and maintain effective communications utilizing the following:
- Visual Communication using Adobe® Photoshop®
- Rich Media Communication using Adobe® Flash® Professional
- Web Communication using Adobe® Dreamweaver®
- Video Communication using Adobe® Premiere® Pro
Educators can use the updated ACA certification program to effectively teach relevant curriculum and validate the foundational Adobe skills that demonstrate work-ready job skills to prospective employers.
"Certiport's ACA certification program stays ahead of the technology curve by teaching the latest best practices for building and designing rich media content with Adobe tools," said Ray Kelly, CEO, Certiport. "In education settings, Certiport's ACA exams help to bridge classroom learning to real-world application and prepare students to enter the workforce. Individuals in the workforce can also enhance their skills with ACA certification."
The updated Photoshop, Flash, and Dreamweaver ACA exams are available now in English, with the Premiere Pro exam rolling out in Q3. Customers who have an existing ACA site license can upgrade to the new CS6 version of the exams at no additional cost. The exams are still available for CS4 and CS5 for customers who are not yet migrating to the upgraded Adobe product suite.
"With today's challenging job market, applicants seek to stand out," said Tacy Trowbridge, Worldwide Manager of Education Programs, Adobe. "ACA CS6 certification on a resume demonstrates knowledge in the latest digital technology media, proving to employers that you have the skills to not only do the job, but to do it well."
The ACA CS6 exams, delivered exclusively by Certiport, align to the Adobe CS6 suite product objectives. The exams are available to customers through several pricing models including a K–12 Classroom License or a Campus License for higher education institutions. Academic institutions and corporations can find more information on becoming a Certiport Authorized Testing Center to deliver the ACA program at www.certiport.com/go.
Certiport, a Pearson VUE business, is the leading provider of certification exam development, delivery and program management services delivered through an expansive network of over 12,000 Certiport Authorized Testing Centers worldwide. Certiport manages a sophisticated portfolio of leading certification programs including: the official Microsoft Office Specialist certification program, the Microsoft Technology Associate certification program, the Microsoft Certified Educator program, the Adobe® Certified Associate certification program, the Adobe® Certified Expert program, the HP Accredited Technical Associate, the CompTIA Strata™ IT Fundamentals, the Autodesk Certified User certification program, the Intuit QuickBooks Certified User certification program, and the IC³ Digital Literacy certification. Certiport reliably delivers over three million tests each year throughout the secondary, post-secondary, workforce, and corporate technology markets in more than 148 countries and 27 languages worldwide. For more information, please visit www.certiport.com or follow Certiport on Twitter at www.twitter.com/certiport.
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