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Autodesk Certified Instructor program

Autodesk Certified Instructor program

Improve ROI on Autodesk products

The ACI program certifies instructors who can train users and organizations to help them obtain the greatest return on their Autodesk software investment. The ACI program provides premier instructor training to sharpen instructional technique and improve software skills.

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Develop instructional skills

Autodesk Certified Instructors are globally recognized as technical experts who have mastered the requirements to provide official Autodesk training. By earning this credential, candidates join an exclusive network of instructors who stand out based on the high quality instruction and certification received from Autodesk.

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Earn a valuable industry credential

Instructors of this prestigious community can gain a competitive advantage through the additional industry training, knowledge of the latest trends, networking opportunities with industry professionals, and career development through the Autodesk Certified Instructor program.

To be eligible for the ACI program, a candidate must

  • Pass the current Autodesk Professional Certification exam
  • Have at least one-year experience teaching
  • Clearly understand the content framework in the Industry Standards documents*

Candidates can complete their certification through the traditional 3-day onsite ACI Workshop, or be evaluated via video submission through the new online option.

The Autodesk Certified Instructor accreditation is valid for three years starting from the first ACI product certified. ACI members may add new product versions or cross-certify to additional products by passing the Autodesk Professional Certification exam for those products.

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Certification and recertification available in these Autodesk products:

  • Autodesk 3ds Max®
  • Autodesk Maya®
  • Autodesk Inventor®
  • Autodesk Revit® Architecture
  • AutoCAD®
  • AutoCAD® Civil 3D®

*The ACI program provides an in-depth evaluation of an instructor’s proficiency with Autodesk solutions and the instructor’s ability to train others. The evaluation is based on standardized requirements for various skill levels on Autodesk software. These requirements are described in the Industry Standard documents that provide clear benchmarks and definitions for instructing and help instructors acquire the skills necessary to teach these solutions. The Industry Standards documents specify the content that ACI candidates should know before applying to become an Autodesk Certified Instructor.