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Get the job you want with the skills you have.

Stand out with an Autodesk certification

  • Earn an industry-recognized credential that helps prove your skill level and prepare you for today’s workforce.
  • Develop your skills with sample projects and exercises that emphasize real-world applications.
  • Accelerate your professional development and enhance your credibility and career success.
  • Validate your skills and join an elite team of Autodesk-certified professionals.

Autodesk offers two certification credentials for various products

  • Autodesk Certified User

    After you complete at least 150 hours of classroom and lab-based instruction, this industry certification verifies that you have the necessary skills for employment. The certification assures employers that you have attained essential skills and industry knowledge.

  • Autodesk Certified Professional

    Stand out from the competition with a professional credential validating that you have at least 400 hours of experience.

Certification resources

Academic institutions

Schools and universities can get discounts through Certiport, our testing partner. Individual testing vouchers are also available.

Students and educators

Prepare for certification exams with learning resources and hands-on labs from the Autodesk Design Academy.

Design professionals

  • Locate a Certiport testing center near you.
  • Get individual test vouchers.
  • Become a corporate testing center.
  • Train and certify at an Authorized Training Center or partner training center.

Policies for exams and certification badges

You are responsible for understanding and complying with Autodesk exam policies and procedures, as well as the provider’s policies and procedures. Learn more about the exam provider’s policies and procedures at Certiport.

Exam details

Autodesk Certified User (ACU)

  • All exams are 50 minutes, except for 3ds Max and Maya, which are 75 minutes.
  • All exams have 30 questions.

Autodesk Certified Professional (ACP)

  • All exams are 120 minutes.
  • All exams have 35 questions.