The Adobe Print Specialist CC Bundle is designed for graphic designers who are seeking recognition for their expertise with Adobe products.

In this course bundle students will receive the individual courses for Adobe InDesign CC, Adobe Acrobat XI and will have a choice of either Adobe Photoshop CC or Adobe Illustrator CC. Each Course package consists of Adobe course books, digital versions of the books (PDF and EPUB files), student exercise files and online iPass Exam Test Prep Software (12 Month License). Please check the individual Adobe product course pages for more information about the course contents.

Each individual course covers the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) exam objectives (with the exception of Acrobat XI) and can also be used as a learning resource for Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) exams.

The Adobe Web Specialist CC Bundle consists of:

  • Adobe Course Books:

3 Sets of Adobe Course Books to cover your chosen course content:

Adobe InDesign CC Course Books

Adobe Acrobat XI Course Books

Adobe Photoshop CC Course Books or Adobe Illustrator CC Course Books (Elective choice)

Please Note:You will need to notify us of which elective course you require by email or within the comments box of the online order form.

  • Adobe Course Books (Digital Versions):

Students will also receive digital versions of their course books. These come in .PDF (Adobe Acrobat) and .EPUB (Epub File Reader) format and will allow you to view your course books on any application that supports these formats.

  • Free iPassExam Test Prep Software (12 Month License)

iPassExam has both Question Banks and Sample papers. Both are designed to address specific needs of your learning experience.

Question Banks: The iPassExam question banks contain hundreds of questions categorised to match the official Adobe ACE syllabus. When working in Question Bank mode your response gets immediately marked so you can see if you selected the correct option. If your response was incorrect you will be shown the correct option plus you will be presented with an explanation that provides additional detail on the topic addressed in the question. In addition you will be presented with a "peer response" graph that gives you a visual presentation of how your peers chose to answer the question.

Sample Paper: The "Mock Exam" is a simulation of the actual exam. This resource should be completed after completing the question bank to test if your ready for the actual ACE exam. All the questions are new questions (not used in the question bank). The exam is timed and you don't get to see the correct answer until you complete the exam and all your answers are submitted. On completing the exam you are presented with your grade and are able to review your responses so you can see what questions you had incorrect (unlike the real exam). You can resit the mock exam 25 times, each time the answers and options are randomised, to prevent learning by memorisation.

  • Student Files:

Once enrolled students will receive a support email giving them access to their student files and to PowerPoint presentations relevant to the content of each unit.

Prerequisites:

It is recommended that students should be familiar with the functions of their computer's operating system such as creating folders, launching programs, copying and pasting objects, formatting text, retrieving files, and saving files. Students will require their own version of the software.

APPLE MAC USERS: We recommend this course is completed on a PC with the Windows Operating System. The course can be run on an Apple Macs using software such as Boot Camp, Parallels Desktop 7, VMware fusion or CrossOver Mac although we cannot support any issues that may occur with PC-Based software running on a Mac.

Course Duration & Support:

Students may register at any time. The course materials are designed as self-study courses, but if you have any problems you can email our support service. As the course is self-study you can complete in as little or as long a time as you prefer, and we do not impose a cut-off date for study.

Assessment:

Assessment is in the form an Adobe Examination. Examinations are in a multiple choice/multiple answer format. A Certificate of completion can also be sent on request if you prefer not to take the Adobe examinations.

Certification:

On Completion of this course, students can apply for the below Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Examinations:

  • Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Print & Digital Media Publication Using Adobe InDesign.
  • Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Visual Communication Using Adobe Photoshop (Elective Option).
  • Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Graphic Design & Illustration Using Adobe Illustrator (Elective Option)

The course can also be used as a learning resource for the following Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) Examinations:

  • Adobe InDesign CC ACE 9A0-355.
  • Adobe Photoshop CC ACE 9A0-354.
  • Adobe Illustrator CC ACE 9A0-358 (Elective Option).
  • Adobe Acrobat XI ACE 9A0-329 (Elective Option).

ACA Examinations must be sat at a registered Certiport testing centre and are currently £75.00. Exam Centre's will usually charge an additional proctoring fee (Approximately £15.00) for sitting exams.

ACE Examinations must be sat at a registered Pearson VUE testing centre and are currently £115.00 + VAT each.

You can locate testing centres and schedule appointments on their Website:

Pearson VUE - http://pearsonvue.com/

Certiport - http://www.certiport.com/

Please Note: We advise students to keep checking on the availability of Adobe ACE Exams. Adobe do not usually announce retirement dates for their certification programme tests so we cannot advise when any Adobe tests will be retired.

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