Authorized Training Centers and Authorized Academic Partners provide Autodesk Certified Instructors and industry experts the ability to deliver high–quality learning experiences, and professional certification to students, educators, and customers.
Autodesk Certified Instructor
Autodesk Certified Instructors are globally recognized for their Autodesk product expertise and quality instruction, which is represented by a digital badge on Pearson’s Acclaim badging platform. Silver, gold, and platinum badges* denote an instructor's continuous tenure in the program and can be used to promote your skills and distinguish Certified Instructor's from other Autodesk training providers.
Valid for 1–year term; 3 program tiers
Acclaim Certified instructor badging
Professional requirements to maintain certification
Autodesk Certified User (ACU) certification is an excellent way for students with approximately 40–hours of real-world Autodesk software experience to validate their software skills.
Autodesk Certified Professional (ACP) certification is a globally recognized, fundamental career requirement. Professional certification is for advanced Autodesk software users with approximately 400–hours of Autodesk software experience. This credential is an endorsement for a person's advanced Autodesk skills, provides an ability to stand out from the competition, and offers an opportunity to advance professionally.
Digital badges are web-enabled versions of a certification providing the ability to share professional skills online in a trusted, verifiable format. Potential employers can click on an applicant’s badge to verify and evaluate their Autodesk skills.
Autodesk’s Instructor Development Portal offers online instructor e-courses, five learning channels, personalized learning paths, instructor profiles, and credential maintenance.
Use of the portal is available to:
Authorized Training Centers
Authorized Academic Partners
Autodesk Certified Instructors
Partner Enablement Channels include:
Instructor Resources and pedagogy
Industry integration and specifications
The Future of Learning Things
Autodesk Certified Instructor
Training publication discounts
Select curriculum publishers supply high-quality instructional materials, including online courses and books, to support Autodesk certification exam preparation. Publishers can choose to offer specials for Learning Partners, including discounts, complimentary online access, sales promotions for educators and students, and certification prep bundles. Publishers determine the offers at their own discretion. Contact your Regional Learning Partner distributor for information about current offers.
Partner lead referral
Autodesk promotion of Authorized Academic Partner’s paid-for services and support
Leads generated from Autodesk’s Education Community’s global audience
Direct referral to global distributor or partner
Global distributor manages referrals to partners in their region
Ability for partner to expand their reach and service offering in Education
Partner global event platform
The global event management system hosts Autodesk and partner-sponsored workshops, training sessions, seminars, and demonstrations.
Create, share, manage events and presentations
Access available for Learning Partners and marketers