Adobe Premiere Pro

Available languages : English
Version(s) : 2023

The Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, etc.) is the world’s most powerful digital creative toolkit. Show the world that your students or candidates are ready and prepared to bring their new ideas to life with an Adobe Premiere Pro certification from a trusted, industry-recognized name with international appeal: Tosa.

The Tosa Adobe Premiere Pro certification determines and validates a candidate’s proficiency and skill level in Adobe’s popular timeline-based, non-linear video editing software that first “premiered” in 2003.The Tosa Adobe Premiere Pro certification supports students, trainees, employees, or jobseekers in their employment, professional, or academic objectives.

There are no eligibility requirements to take a Tosa certification exam. In K-12, we recommend using Tosa Adobe certifications as part of a course or curriculum starting at grade 6.

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Tosa assessments and certification exams on Adobe Premiere Pro

Assessments are not required to be proctored when taken remotely, while certification exams must be taken in-person or via our remote proctoring solution.

Assessment test Certification exam
Number of questions 25 35
Duration 40min 60min
Exam protocol Taken online Taken online under proctored conditions, in-person or via our remote proctoring system
Results Skill level on a 1 to 5 scale. Detailed skills reports Score on a 1 to 1000 scale. Diploma delivered within 5 business days

Skills Badging with Credly

We partnered with Credly to help our earners share their new certification, and the skill set associated with it, on their resumes, CVs, or professional social media profiles. You can earn a skills certification badge from Credly when you score "Productive" level or higher on the Tosa Adobe Premiere Pro Certification Exam.

Available Badges for Adobe Premiere Pro

Skill Domains Assessed

Environment and Project Set up

The questions in this domain focus on identifying the various elements of the Adobe Premiere Pro interface and their functions. The questions also cover the layout and customization of the Adobe Premiere Pro workspace.

    Visual elements

    This domain covers skills in organizing and planning video footage as well as identifying the principles of shooting video. Candidates are tested on their knowledge of visual techniques in audio manipulation and still image manipulation to optimize video content. Finally, candidates are tested on their ability to communicate with others (including peers and clients) on design and content projects.

      Video Project Structure and Industry

      Questions in this domain focus on the candidates' ability to identify the purpose of the video preparation and the video content appropriate to the purpose of the project and the target audience. This domain also covers knowledge of copyright rules (provisions, obtaining permissions, and identifying copyrighted material) and the production planning and management process. Candidates are tested on importing media assets (video, image and audio files), arranging, managing and connecting video elements in a sequence. Some questions focus on the management of sound, text and shapes in a video sequence. Finally, candidates are tested on the addition and management of effects and transitions in a video sequence.

        Publishing Digital Media

        This domain covers skills in video export options from Adobe Premiere Pro.

          Certification Exam Detail

          The Tosa Adobe Premiere Pro Certification Exam relies on a database of more than 150 questions. It is composed of a mix of 35 questions, including multiple-choice, interactive, and live in-the-application questions, and lasts 1 hour. The algorithm adapts to each answer of the candidates to adjust the difficulty level of the questions until they reach the exact definition of the candidates’ level by calculating the limit of their skills. Candidates receive a numeric score out of 1000 points associated to a proficiency level on a five-level scale. Candidates who score between 1 and 550 points don't earn the certification. They will not receive a diploma but a certificate of completion. Candidates who score 551 points or above earn the certification. They will receive a diploma by email within five (5) business days  and are eligible to receive a Credly digital badge.

          The Tosa Adobe Premiere Pro Certification Exam is valid for three (3) years. Once expired, earners must retake the certification to maintain it over time. Earners wishing to demonstrate skills development and personal growth may re-take the exam to improve their score at any time. There is no waiting period between two attempts.

          Rules & Technical Requirements

          Tosa certifications must be taken under specific proctoring conditions. For more information about Tosa certification exam rules and technical requirements, please visit our dedicated exam policies page or consult the downloadable PDFs below.

          Tosa Certification Exam Technical Requirements (PDF) Tosa Certification Exam Rules (PDF)

          Prepare For Your Certification Exam

          In order to be well prepared for your exam day, we recommend:

          • Taking at least one Tosa assessment test prior to your exam
            The Tosa assessment test, like the certification exam, is an adaptive test composed of a mix of multiple-choice, interactive, and live in-the-application questions. It contains 25 questions and lasts 40 minutes. It does not need to be taken under proctored conditions. Results are delivered on the same 1-to-5 proficiency level scale and includes detailed skills reports to help determine student or candidate strengths and weaknesses before taking the certification exam.
          • Utilizing the free practice tests available on our website
            In addition to our Tosa assessment tests, we offer short practice tests for free. Simply navigate to and click on the “Free practice test” button on the top right of the page, then select which test subject you’d like to practice.
          • Taking a Tosa-aligned course
            We have partnered with several eLearning providers and publishers to provide online courses that align with the Tosa certification objectives. To achieve a productive level or higher for a Tosa certification, it requires candidates an average of 150 hours of training and hands-on experience with Adobe Premiere Pro. This average training time depends on their pre-existing skills or knowledge, the expected outcome for the certification (score/level), and the provider.

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