Adobe offers four areas in which to gain certification for entry-level skills:
- Rich Media Communication using Adobe® Flash®
- Web Communication using Adobe® Dreamweaver®
- Visual Communication using Adobe® Photoshop®
- Video Communication using Adobe® Premiere®
The Adobe Certified Associate certifications are offered for the following versions: Creative Suite 3, Creative Suite 4, and Creative Suite 5.
Rich Media Communication using Adobe® Flash®
Flash is the industry standard for creating and delivering effective rich interactive content across desktops and devices. Flash enables users to integrate animation, video, text, audio and graphics into engaging user experiences that span a wide variety of digital devices, from desktops to mobile phones. The Adobe Certified Associate program offers the exam for the following Flash versions: Adobe Flash CS5, Adobe Flash CS4, Adobe Flash CS3 and Macromedia Flash 8.