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Become an Adobe Certified Professional!

Become an Adobe Certified Professional!

Become an Adobe Certified Professional in 24 Weeks with our Photoshop and InDesign Certification. The course includes up to 24 Weeks of Paid Training ($8.25/hr) (upon eligibility) for 20 hours per week. Students who successfully graduate will leave the program with a nationally recognized credential (Adobe Certified Professional) as well as Adobe and Microsoft Office Software (paid for one year).

  • Up to 24 Weeks of Paid Training ($8.25/hr) (upon eligibility)
  • 20 Hours per week

Students who successfully graduate will leave the program with:

  • A nationally recognized credential (Adobe Certified Professional)
  • Adobe and Microsoft Office Software (paid for one year)

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Course Description

This course introduces graphic and publication design principles applied to designing visual elements and digital publications using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe InDesign. The teaching and learning method include hands-on experiences on various fundamental features of the two Adobe Applications that ensure self-sufficient on the essential tasks in working with the digital products (i.e., images, photos, videos, and publications). The course subjectively focuses on the content of the exams for Adobe Certified Professional in Visual Design Using Adobe Photoshop 2021 and Adobe Certified Professional in Print & Digital Media Publication Using Adobe InDesign 2021.

This training is currently funded and offered through the District of Columbia Department of Employment Services (DOES) for free for the eligible District of Columbia residents. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be between 18-24 years old with a High School diploma or GED
  • Must be low income DC Resident
  • Must be Out of School

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • Understand the graphic design principles and document design & production principles applied to Adobe Photoshop and Adobe InDesign, respectively;
  • Apply basic tasks or routines in producing visual elements and digital media publications;
  • Utilize Adobe Photoshop tools to produce and modify visual elements, including images, photos, and videos for publications;
  • Utilize Adobe InDesign tools to produce and modify Print & Digital Media Publication on various formats, including Web, Print, and Mobile;
  • Provide technical assistance on using helpful features on Adobe Photoshop and Adobe InDesign and how to use the software applications effectively;
  • Implement visual elements and digital media publication using the graphic design principles and document design & production principles, professionally;
  • Proceed to take the exams for Adobe Certified Professional in Visual Design Using Adobe Photoshop 2021 and Adobe Certified Professional in Print & Digital Media Publication Using Adobe InDesign 2021.

More Information:

Deniz Karatas: [email protected]



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