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Autodesk Certified Professional

AUD is a Certiport Authorized Testing Center where the Autodesk Certified Professional exam is administered.

COURSE OVERVIEW

As an industry recognized qualification, Autodesk certifications can help designers succeed at any stage of their design career. Each Autodesk certification provides reliable validation of your skills and knowledge which can lead to enhanced academic success, accelerated professional development, improved productivity, and increased credibility.

If you are in any doubt about the impact of Autodesk Certification on your career, here are our top ten reasons for making sure this is one must-have qualification for every designer’s résumé.

1. INDUSTRY RECOGNITION

Set yourself apart from the competition and receive industry recognition for your expertise in Autodesk software.

2. DEMONSTRATE EXPERTISE IN THE LATEST AUTODESK TECHNOLOGY

By earning certification on the most recent release of the software you are showing an employers and institutions that you are ahead of the curve.

3. IMPROVE PERFORMANCE AND MARKETABLE SKILLS

By strengthening existing skills and developing new skills through study, you can improve your performance and give yourself a marketable advantage.

4. CONFIDENCE AND PEER RECOGNITION

Earning certification can bring recognition from peers, a sense of personal satisfaction, and bring you closer to defining yourself beyond a job description or academic degree.

5. A PORTABLE CREDENTIAL

Recognized around the world, Autodesk Certification can provide an advantage when going for promotion or seeking other career opportunities, by clearly identifying a committed employee.

6. PART OF AN ELITE TEAM

Become a member of an exclusive club of professionals, and worldwide database of experts, who met program requirements through study and commitment. 

7. ALIGN WITH AN INDUSTRY LEADER

As a world leader in 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software, Autodesk is used by more than 10 million professional in 185 countries.  Need we say more.

8. IT IS EASY TO PREPARE

Yes it is! AUD has partnered with Autodesk and Certiport to provide a variety of preparation solutions including exam revision road maps, practice and assessment tests.

9. A LEVEL OF CERTIFICATION THAT IS RIGHT

Choose from three levels of certification that is right for every stage of your career: Autodesk Certified User, Autodesk Certified Professional, and Autodesk Certified Specialist.

10. TESTS ARE PERFORMANCE BASED

We provide performance-based tests which are proven to be a better way to certify, using live Autodesk software to answer questions about design problems and solutions.


Find out more about Autodesk Certification options, certification preparation, and how Certiport Authorized Testing Centers can help you achieve your goals.

FACULTY

Chair and Associate Professor of Architecture
Georges Kachaamy
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Professor of Architecture
Alex Albani
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Associate Professor of Architecture
Annarita Cornaro
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Assistant Professor of Architecture
David Franklin
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Assistant Professor of Architecture
Ghada Yaiche
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Associate Professor of Architecture
Jose A. Carrillo
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Assistant Professor of Architecture
Takeshi Maruyama
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Assistant Professor of Architecture
Mohammed Balila
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Assistant Professor of Architecture and Outreach Coordinator
Ignacio Nieto de la Cal
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Associate Professor of Architecture
Abdellatif Qamhaieh
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COURSE DETAILS

Designed for professionals and students who want to advance beyond the Autodesk Certified User, the Autodesk Certified Professional (ACP) is the credential for those who possess advanced skills and can solve complex challenges in workflow and design. 

The Autodesk Certified Professional exam contains 35 questions, answerable in two hours. The majority of questions require students to use Revit Architecture to create or modify a data file, with other questions including multiple choice, matching, and point-and-click.

COURSE SUBJECTS

At AUD we offer Autodesk Revit certification for Architecture, MEP and Structures.

Autodesk Revit for Architecture

An Autodesk Certified Professional in Revit Architecture® can accelerated career development, improved productivity, and enhanced credibility in the architectural and construction management industries.

Find out more about the skills you must demonstrate

Autodesk Revit for MEP

An Autodesk Certified Professional in Revit MEP Electrical showcases the abilities and knowledge of using Revit for engineering roles specific to the electrical field.

Find out more about the skills you must demonstrate

https://certiport.pearsonvue.com/Certifications/Autodesk/Certifications/Certify/ACP_Revit_MEP_Electrical_Exam_Objectives

https://certiport.pearsonvue.com/Certifications/Autodesk/Certifications/Certify/ACP_Revit_MEP_Mechanical_Exam_Objectives

 Autodesk Revit for Structures

An Autodesk Certified Professional in Revit Structures showcases skills and knowledge using Revit for engineering roles specific to Structures.

Find out more about the skills you must demonstrate

Facilities

  • The Department of Architecture maintains several well-equipped and advanced computer labs and lounges.
  • Hardware is updated or upgraded on an annual basis and can accommodate all architecturally-led software including 2D graphics, 3D modeling and rendering, 4D animations and walkthroughs.
  • A dedicated IT services team is on hand to help keep all resources running smoothly, as well as troubleshooting personal laptops.
  • In-house scanners, printers and large format plotting are all available.
  • A dedicated model and furniture making workshop is located on campus.
  • A design center serves to engage faculty and students in research and outreach to the architecture community at large.

PROGRAM ENTRY

Students must have at least 400 hours of real-world Autodesk software experience. They must also possess advanced design skills and be able to solve complex challenges in workflow and design. 

Students should consult with the Admissions Office for further details at admissions@aud.edu.

CAREER

At AUD our ultimate goals is to produce well-rounded, employable graduates, equipped with knowledge and experience of the workplace as well as a university degree.

We offer exciting opportunities for undergraduates and graduates looking to gain experience in a variety of different fields such as IT, design, research and business. If you have a desire to learn AND earn in a unique environment. You might be just what we’re looking for.

Contact us to find out more about how you can become part of the AUD workforce.

STAFF

Dean,School of Architecture Art & Design & Prof of Architecture
Nabyl Chenaf
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LAB TECHNICIAN
Joel Oliveros
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CAD ASSISTANT
Reem Habib
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Architecture at AUD was my first choice for its great reputation among other universities in the UAE

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I am grateful to have made the choice to join the architecture program at AUD. Foremost, I have made lifetime friends thanks to the studio culture applied in the Department