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Adobe Certified Associate in Visual Design using Adobe Photoshop CC (2015) objectives

Assessment Published 8/25/15 Last updated on 5/16/18

This document identifies the skills an individual must master in order to earn a current version of the Adobe Certified Associate certification in Visual Communication using Adobe Photoshop CC (2015).

This certification is based on the Adobe Creative Cloud release of Photoshop in June 2015. The certification is valid for three years after the date on which it is earned.

  • Photoshop

    Editing and compositing for photos, web and mobile app designs, 3D artwork, videos, and more.

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For more information on the Adobe Certified Associate program, visit

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Jomarc Baquiran

Posted on 6/12/19 4:04:35 AM Permalink

Thanks for this. Finally got certified :) I took my exam with

Stoyanka Veselinova

Posted on 4/3/19 3:14:51 PM Permalink

​Thank you

James Tyler

Posted on 2/1/19 9:17:29 AM Permalink

​Very helpful, many thanks.

Jennifer Dawson

Posted on 1/17/19 7:58:35 PM Permalink

​How do I get recertified for ACA? No testing center is in my area.

bouchra bchira

Posted on 11/28/18 5:07:51 PM Permalink

​Je voudrais avoir l'objectif de l'examen en français si c'est possible

rajesh bhonkiya

Posted on 5/26/18 1:17:07 AM Permalink

​please guide me bout exam fees enrollment , exam center and exam materials requirement

Adobe Education

Posted on 5/29/18 7:23:25 PM Permalink

Hi Rajesh - you can find out all this information on the ​​​Adobe Certified Associate portal​ - ​

Juan Giron

Posted on 3/16/18 6:46:25 AM Permalink

​I would like to sign in for Adobe Photoshop certificate How should I do it?

Adobe Education

Posted on 3/16/18 3:48:22 PM Permalink

Donna Dolan

Posted on 11/21/17 1:23:00 PM Permalink

Always looking ahead for testing. Thanks for all you do. ​

Sherri Gleaves

Posted on 6/2/17 10:47:17 PM Permalink

​When/where can I find this same document for CC 2017?

Adobe Education

Posted on 6/15/17 4:19:12 PM Permalink

We are currently working on updating these objectives and will post them as soon as they are.

The AEE Team

Salheddine Boumaraf

Posted on 10/17/15 7:59:35 AM Permalink

Thank's for the resource.