Adobe's 9A0-303

Adobe Photoshop CS6 Exam

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The Adobe Photoshop CS6 certification is an industry recognized credential. The certification is proof of a person's competence across a spectrum of skills including web design, photo editing software, and how to use shape tools, lasso tools, other Photoshop tools etc. uCertify’s guaranteed certification prep for 9A0-303 is comprehensive and helps you not only earn your certification in the shortest time possible, but to also gain the knowledge required on the job. Here’s what to expect from your uCertify prepkit

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The Photoshop CS6 exam is a standalone certification from Adobe with the exam code 9A0-303. The certification is targeted at professionals who are involved with graphics editing program. The Photoshop CS6 test is right for those candidates who want to enhance their technical abilities and demonstrational proficiency in Adobe Photoshop CS6 software.

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9A0-303 Course Duration

This is a self-paced, independent study program, so there are no minimum or maximum restrictions placed by uCertify. The amount of time you will take depends on your existing knowledge of the area and related experience, as well as your availability. We recommend at least 2-3 weeks if you have a reasonable amount of skills including web design, photo editing software, and how to use shape tools, lasso tools, other Photoshop tools etc.

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9A0-303 Course/Exam Objectives

  • Chapter 1: Getting started
    • Topic A: File types
    • Topic B: The Photoshop environment
    • Topic C: Tool options and presets
    • Unit summary: Getting started
    • Review Questions
  • Chapter 2: Image selections
    • Topic A: Selection techniques
    • Topic B: Modifying selections
    • Unit summary: Image selections
    • Review Questions
  • Chapter 3: Layers
    • Topic A: Creating layers
    • Topic B: Transform controls
    • Topic C: Using type layers
    • Topic D: Using layer effects
    • Unit summary: Layers
    • Review Questions
  • Chapter 4: Basic image adjustments
    • Topic A: Levels adjustments
    • Topic B:TAT, clipping, and visibility
    • Topic C: Refining masks on adjustments
    • Topic D: Curves adjustments
    • Unit summary: Basic image adjustments
    • Review Questions
  • Chapter 5: Repairing and retouching images
    • Topic A: Repairing image defects
    • Topic B: Retouching images
    • Topic C: Removing image areas
    • Topic D: Painting
    • Topic E: Using filters
    • Unit summary: Repairing and retouching images
    • Review Questions
  • Chapter 6: Resizing images
    • Topic A: Image resolution
    • Topic B: Image canvas size
    • Unit summary: Resizing images
    • Review Questions
  • Chapter 7: Managing files with Adobe Bridge
    • Topic A: Browsing files in Adobe Bridge
    • Topic B: Working with metadata
    • Topic C: Organizing collections
    • Topic D: Outputting projects
    • Unit summary: Managing files with Adobe Bridge
    • Review Questions
  • Chapter 8: Working with multiple layers
    • Topic A: Layer groups
    • Topic B: Blending modes
    • Topic C: Smart Objects
    • Topic D: Layer comps
    • Unit summary: Working with multiple layers
    • Review Questions
  • Chapter 9: Working with color
    • Topic A: Filling image areas
    • Topic B: Gradients and overlays
    • Topic C: Color adjustments
    • Unit summary: Working with color
    • Review Questions
  • Chapter 10: Masks
    • Topic A: Mask channels
    • Topic B: Layer masks
    • Topic C: Refine selections and masks
    • Unit summary: Masks
    • Review Questions
  • Chapter 11: Vector shapes
    • Topic A: Vector layers
    • Topic B: Vector shapes
    • Topic C: Editing vector paths
    • Topic D: Vector paths and type
    • Unit summary: Vector shapes
    • Review Questions
  • Chapter 12: Creative image effects
    • Topic A: Warping
    • Topic B: Liquify
    • Topic C: Black and white and duotone images
    • Topic D: Smart Filters
    • Unit summary: Creative image effects
    • Review Questions
  • Chapter 13: Camera Raw and batch processing
    • Topic A: Basic Camera Raw adjustments
    • Topic B: Selective Camera Raw corrections
    • Topic C: Batch processing in Camera Raw
    • Topic D: Automation in Photoshop and Bridge
    • Unit summary: Camera Raw and batch processing
    • Review Questions
  • Chapter 14: Photographic techniques
    • Topic A: Panoramas
    • Topic B: HDR images
    • Topic C: Photographic adjustments
    • Topic D: Lens adjustments
    • Unit summary: Photographic techniques
    • Review Questions
  • Chapter 15: Color management
    • Topic A: Color management basics
    • Topic B: Color space conversion
    • Topic C: Printing with color management
    • Unit summary: Color management
    • Review Questions
  • Chapter 16: CMYK separations
    • Topic A: Prepress color settings
    • Topic B: CMYK image adjustments
    • Unit summary: CMYK separations
    • Review Questions
  • Chapter 17: Web images
    • Topic A: Optimizing images for the Web
    • Topic B: Creating transparency
    • Topic C: Creating frame-based animation
    • Topic D: Animations
    • Unit summary: Web images
    • Review Questions
  • Chapter 18: Timeline animation
    • Topic A: Working with video in Photoshop
    • Topic B: Editing video clips
    • Topic C: Video transitions
    • Topic D: Video design elements
    • Topic E: Publishing video
    • Unit summary: Timeline animation
    • Review Questions

Career Prospects

A Photoshop CS6 Certified Professional has several career opportunities open up to them, including:

  • Fashion Photographer
  • Graphics designer
  • Web publisher

9A0-303 Exam FAQ's

What certificate do I earn on passing the vendor certification?
If you pass Adobe's 9A0-303 exam you will get credit towards the following certification:
What is the exam registration fee?
USD 180

Net price does not include applicable taxes, vouchers, promotions or membership discounts you may have.

Where do I take the exam?
The Photoshop CS6 exam is administered by Pearson VUE at testing centers worldwide. Click here to find a testing center near you.
What is the format of the exam?
The exam consists of multiple choice questions.
What is the Pre-requisites of the exam?

Adobe has the following pre-requisites for Photoshop CS6:

  • The candidate should have at least three years experience with Adobe Photoshop.
  • The candidate must be familiar with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Camera Raw, Adobe Bridge, and pen and tablet inputs.

The following are typical tasks that you should already be able to perform:

  • Navigate and customize the Photoshop experience based on varying tasks.
  • Analyze ingested media and determine the format needed based on intended needs (web, video, offset press, etc.).
  • Apply basic tonal and color corrections to images.
  • Document and organize image data for easy retrieval.
  • Organize individual Photoshop files using best practices for layer organization (layer sets, naming of layers).
How many questions are asked on the exam?
The exam contains 50 questions.
What is the duration of the exam?
55 minutes
What is the passing score?
60%
What is the exam's retake policy?

In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the 9A0-303 examination, Adobe's retake policy is:

  • Candidates will be required to wait for a period of 14 days from the date of the last attempt before they can retake the exam.
  • The candidates who failed their exams in first attempt cannot retake it more than three times in a 12 month (1 year) period. They need to wait for 12 months before attempting the 4th retake exam.
What is the validity of the certification?
The Photoshop CS6 certification has no expiration. The certification holder is certified for life unless the vendor changes their policy.
Where can I find more information on this exam?
You can find more information about the 9A0-303 here: http://training.adobe.com/certification/exams/photoshop-cs6.html
9A0-303 Course Includes Free Buy
Chapters 1 18
Practice Tests 1 5
Total Questions (inc. quizzes) 30 582
Interactive Quizzes 15 357
Final Test No Yes