Instructor Certification for Enterprise and Specialty Products

The following products each have a required curriculum and a special instructor certification process:

  • Adobe Connect / Adobe Presenter
  • LiveCycle
  • Premiere Pro

The steps for becoming an Adobe Certified Instructor (ACI) for these courses include: pass the appropriate ACE exam, submit an Instructor Questionnaire,attend the class you wish to teach, pass a stand up certification, and complete the online ACI application. These steps are further defined below.

If you are certifying for Adobe Premiere Pro CC, please see additional requirements.


Steps for Enterprise and Specialty Product Instructor Certification

  1. Pass the Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) exam for the appropriate product listed above (if available*). To become an ACE, you must pass the product-specific proficiency exam and agree to the ACE terms and conditions. To find a testing center near you, visit Pearson VUE’s website.
  2. Download and submit the appropriate Instructor Questionnaire, detailing your experience with the product and technology. An Adobe representative will then contact you with instructions on how to register to attend the class you wish to teach.
  3. Attend** the class you wish to teach, in order to view the class from an instructor's perspective.
  4. Pass a stand up certification that assesses your product knowledge and instructional skills with an Adobe Master Instructor. Certification results will be provided directly to Adobe and Adobe will notify you of the outcome of your stand up certification and final steps to become an ACI.
  5. Complete ACI application, if you are not already an active Adobe Certified Instructor.
  6. Your ACI application will be processed within two weeks. Email notification will be sent to you on the status of your application.

* If the Adobe Certified exam for the product is not yet available, you can obtain Provisional certification pending the release of the exam, you will have 90 days to pass the exam after its release to maintain your certification. If an exam for the product is not yet available, please contact us for more information. In your request, please enter "Enterprise ACI" in the subject line, and state which product listed above you wish to teach.

** Note that fees for classes are set and collected by the partners who deliver them.