Adobe Certified

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Welcome to Adobe Certified, where you will find everything you need to know about our certification program — from taking the tests to promoting your new-found status. Or if you are an employer, learn how staff members who are Adobe certified can strengthen and grow your business. Either way, certification by Adobe is recognized as an industry asset — an immediate way to cut through the clutter, communicate your knowledge, or simply connect you with the people and resources you need to get ahead.


Adobe Certified Expert (ACE)

Upgrade your credentials by becoming an Adobe Certified Expert. Use Adobe certification as a catalyst for getting a raise, finding a job, or promoting your expertise.

Adobe Certified Professional

Adobe Certified Professionals (ACPs) set themselves apart from other IT professionals. They consistently demonstrate expertise with Adobe products and platforms, and add value to colleagues, managers, and their own careers.

Adobe Certified Instructor (ACI)

Further your knowledge. As an ACI, you can take your classes — and yourself — to the leading edge of Adobe technology.

Become an Adobe Authorized Training Center (AATC)

With authorization status from Adobe, your training center can use the power of the Adobe brand to promote courses and attract new students.

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Adobe Training Provider and certification program acquisition FAQ (PDF: 185K)

Learn more about how the Macromedia acquisition impacts the Training Provider Program.

Certify today — here's how it works

Our tests might be rigorous, but the process to get certified is not. Get it done in a few easy steps.

Adobe Certified community

Stay connected with Adobe. Here's where you can get in touch with us, as well as other people and businesses that share your skills and interests.


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