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TXWES Makers Lab: Certification Prep

Adobe Certification

Adobe Certified Associate (ACA)

This certification is an industry-recognized credential that can be earned by faculty,staff, or students through studying the provided curriculum and upon passing the certificate exam. This certification can be completed for: Adobe Animate, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Flash, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Premiere Pro.


Photoshop is the world’s best imaging and graphic design software. Create and enhance photographs, illustrations, and 3D artwork. Design websites and mobile apps. Edit videos, simulate real-life paintings, and more. It’s everything you need to make any idea real.


The industry-standard vector graphics software lets you create logos, icons, drawings, typography, and illustrations for print, web, video, and mobile.


The industry-leading page design software and layout app lets you create, preflight, and publish beautiful documents for print and digital media. InDesign CC has everything you need to make posters, books, digital magazines, eBooks, interactive PDFs, and more.


Dreamweaver CC gives you faster, easier ways to design, code, and publish websites and web applications that look amazing on any size screen


Premiere Pro CC is the leading video editing software for film, TV and the web.  Creative tools, integration and other Adobe apps and services, and the power of Adobe Sensei help you craft footage into polished films and videos in one seamless workflow. And Premiere Rush, our new app, is included so you can capture footage and start editing on all your devices anywhere.our devices, anywhere.


Design interactive vector and bitmap animations for games, apps, and the web.  Bring cartoons and banner ads to life.  And add action to tutorials and infographics. With Animate CC, you can quickly publish to multiple platforms and reach viewers on desktop, mobile, and TV.


Autodesk Certification

Autodesk Certified User (ACU)

Students who have logged at least 40 hours of work and experience using Autodesk software and programming can become certified after passing an exam. This certificate can be completed for: AutoCAD, Inventor, Revit, Maya, 3DS Max, and Fusion 360.

Autodesk Certified Professional (ACP)

This certificate is a credential that can be earned by faculty, staff, or students who have logged at least 400 hours of experience and pass the certificate exam. This certification can be completed for: AutoCAD, AutoCAD Civil 3D, Inventor, Revit, Maya, and 3DS Max.

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