Adobe Partner Connection Training Provider Program

The Adobe Authorized Training Provider Program is designed for training companies and individuals who specialize in the delivery of training on Adobe Products.

Adobe Authorized Training Providers meet Adobe's high standards and deliver best-in-class training. Adobe Authorized Training Centers (AATCS) are commercial training companies who operate their own training business in top rate facilities. Adobe Certified Instructors are experts on the Adobe technologies they teach and demonstrate superior technical training skills. Adobe Authorized training is delivered by Adobe Certified Instructors at an Adobe Authorized Training Center (AATC) or at your place of business.

MEMBERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Adobe Authorized Training Center (AATC)

Training Centers that satisfy the program requirements are invited to apply into the AATC program. Acceptance will be based on meeting program requirements and need in the area.

Program overview

Program Benefits

NEW:

  • Training center may request additional licenses for their facility (will be required to provide video documentation of all student workstations. There will be a cap of 50 seats/facilities)

EXISTING:

  • 20 seat CCT subscription for first location, 10 seats for additional locations
  • Permission to use the Adobe Training Provider logo and Adobe trademarks
  • Certificate for display in business
  • Listing in Adobe Training Provider Partner Finder
  • 1 year of Connect hosted (limit one account per partner membership)
  • Access to Classroom in a Book and discounts on additional copies
Program Requirements

NEW:

  • The training center must have a published schedule of Adobe classes. The training center must provide Adobe with any schedule changes
  • The training center must be teaching the latest version of CC (within 3 months of major release); hardware and software must support latest CC system requirements
  • The training center agrees to keep Adobe up to date on any ACI personnel changes. ACIs will be surveyed for feedback bi-annually. Use of non- certified instructors will be cause for removal from the program

MODIFIED:

  • Creative Cloud classes (Design & Layout, Video Editing, PS, ID, AI, Premiere Pro) must be delivered by Adobe Certified Instructors

EXISTING:

  • Program fees:
        1. 1st location: $5000 program membership in NA; $4000 in Tier 1 Europe $2500 for JAPAC/emerging markets.
        2. Additional locations: $2500 in NA; $2000 in Tier 1 Europe, $1250 for JAPAC/emerging markets.
  • Classes must be held in a company-managed training facility that meets Adobe standards
  • Agree to/conduct student surveys post class
  • Training center agrees to provide a quarterly report of classes provided and students trained

    

Download and review the program agreement.

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Adobe Certified Instructor (ACI)

Individuals who are actively delivering Adobe product training and meet program requirements may apply into the ACI program.

 

Program Benefits

NEW (once certified on 2020 exam):

  • Creative Cloud (individual) subscription
  • Term of membership will be extended to 2 years vs 1

EXISTING:

  • Adobe Certified Instructor digital badge
  • Use of Adobe Certified Instructor logo
  • Listing in Adobe Training Provider Partner Finder
  • Ability to provide students with Adobe-branded “participation” certificates (completion of training)
  • 1 year of Connect hosted
  • Access to Classroom in a Book and discounts on additional copies
Program Requirements

NEW:

  • Pass a 2020 (or later) ACI exam. Renewals have 6 months from exam availability to pass. Those who are up for renewal during this 6 month period can request that their membership be extended to the deadline
  • Proof of 3+ years employment at an educational institution accepted in lieu of teaching credential

EXISTING:

  • Proof of valid teaching credential (CompTIA CTT+, MSFT or Apple Certified Trainer or a government issued training credential)
  • Agree to/conduct student surveys post class
ACI Policies
  Previous Policy New Policy
Certification expiration Certifications
never expire. Not versioned.
Starting
with 2020 exams, certifications will be valid for 2 years.
Re-certification Not
required. Once certified, instructors always eligible for renewal
Instructors
must re-certify every 2 years (exams to be updated every two years)
Teaching
credential
Checked
once at initial application 
Checked
once at initial application; not required to be kept current if instructor
stays in continuous good standing with program
Renewal Instructors
required to renew annually despite the fact that the certification did not
expire
Once
certified on a 2020 (or later exam), instructors will be certified for 2 years
Renewing
from warning status
Instructors
do not expire and are moved into warning status indefinitely so that it is
easier for them to renew if they return in the future
Instructors
will officially move to expired status 3 months from expiration date. if
reapplying after grace period, they will have to start application as new (and
will have to have a current teaching credential)

Note: Download and review the program agreement.

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Apply Now

Step 1: Get an Adobe ID

Get Adobe ID

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Step 2: Register Using your Adobe ID

Begin Enrollment

You must already have an Adobe ID to start registration. 


Step 3: Email confirmation

New contacts on existing Partner accounts will be able to login 1 hour within registration. 

New Partner applications will receive a confirmation email immediately. We’ll review your application and follow up within 15 business days.

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Training Partner Support

Training Partner Support


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Submit Training Partner program questions, contact the Help Desk