Dreamweaver ACA Certification & Training Pack for Adobe Certified Associate

Dreamweaver ACA Certification & Training Pack

Adobe Certified Associate

This Adobe Creative Cloud CC Hands-On Training and Certification Course covers all previous versions of CC apps (CS6, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2015.5, 2017, 2018).

Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C., Virtually Online Live & On-Site

Dreamweaver ACA Certification and Training

In this hands-on, four-day Dreamweaver ACA Training & Certification Pack course, you will learn from basic to advanced skills on how to design, develop, and publish web projects, while learning the necessary information in preparation for the “Web Authoring Using Adobe Dreamweaver” ACA certification exam. The Dreamweaver Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification exam allows you to demonstrate proficiency in Adobe digital communications tools. Upon passing the Dreamweaver certification exam, you will become an Adobe Certified Associate. Becoming an Adobe Certified Associate will help set you apart from your peers, boost your confidence, and expand your career. The topics covered in this Dreamweaver course include creating your first website, understanding the essentials of the Dreamweaver software, configuring to your website, adding graphics and layouts, working with web page content, moving from prototype to production by making your site live, and exploring the HTML5, CSS3, and responsive design with media queries, jQuery, and Bootstrap.

What is Dreamweaver CC?

Dreamweaver CC is the industry’s leading web tool that provides a robust and integrated solution to design, develop, and publish projects for any screen size. With features like the new CSS Designer, Adobe Edge Web Fonts (served by Adobe Typekit), jQuery UI widgets, easier HTML5 audio and video insertion, and an enhanced Fluid Grid Layout interface, web designers and developers can create web and mobile content faster than ever before.

Which ACA Exam does this prepare you for?

Web Authoring Using Adobe Dreamweaver

Exam Objectives Include:

Setting project requirements
Planning site design and page layout
Understanding the Adobe Dreamweaver interface
Adding content
Organizing and modifying content
Evaluating and maintaining a site

What is Included in our Training & Certification Pack?

Dreamweaver Intro-Advanced (4 Day Class, In-Person or Online)
Online Test Prep Tool (Simulates the actual test & provides targeted learning based on your assessed needs)
Testing Voucher with 1 Free Retake (In-Person, scheduled at your convenience)
Testing Proctor Fee (Only included if you take your test at ThinkB!G’s office in Columbia, MD)

Who should take this Exam?

Web designers and developers who seek an Adobe certification credential to validate their skills. The Web Authoring Using Adobe Dreamweaver Exam will certify you as an Adobe Certified Associate in Dreamweaver CC.


Students must have a good working knowledge of computers, operating systems, using a mouse, keyboard, standard menus, and commands. Students must be able to open, save, and close applications and files, as well as navigate to other folders.

Locations Dreamweaver ACA Pack:

In Person at ThinkB!G’s Office in Columbia, MD (next to the Columbia Mall)
Online Live from Anywhere
Private Custom Training On Site or at Your Location
Project Based Training On Site or at Your Location

Times for Dreamweaver ACA Pack:

In Person & Online Live: 8:30AM-3:00PM ET / 5:30AM-12:00PM PT (30 Minute Lunch)
Private Custom & Project Based Training: Your preference
*Please click the Dates To Register tab above to see all dates & times available.*

Related Training and Certification Courses:

InDesign ACA Training & Certification Pack
Illustrator ACA Training & Certification Pack
Photoshop ACA Training & Certification Pack
Premiere Pro ACA Training & Certification Pack

Dreamweaver ACA Training & Certification Pack – Outline

1. Customizing Your Workspace
Touring the workspace
Using the Start Screen
Exploring New Feature guides
Setting interface preferences
Switching and splitting views
Selecting a workspace layout
Working with panels
Working with Extract
Working with toolbars
Creating custom keyboard shortcuts
Using the Property inspector
Using the Related Files interface
Using tag selectors
Using the CSS Designer
Using the Visual Media Query (VMQ) interface
Using the DOM Viewer
Using Element dialogs, displays, and inspectors
Setting up version control in Dreamweaver
Exploring, experimenting, and learning

2. HTML Basics
What is HTML?
Where did HTML begin?
Frequently used HTML elements
What’s new in HTML5

3. CSS Basics
What is CSS?
HTML vs. CSS formatting
HTML defaults
CSS box model
Applying CSS styling
CSS Designer
Multiples, classes, and IDs, oh my!
CSS3 features and effects

4. Web Design Basics
Developing a new website
Working with thumbnails and wireframes

5. Creating A Page Layout
Evaluating page design options
Working with predefined layouts
Styling an existing layout
Styling elements using the Extract panel
Extracting text from a Photoshop mockup
Troubleshooting CSS styling
Extracting text styling from a Photoshop mockup
Creating a gradient background using Extract
Extracting image assets from a mockup
Adding CSS background effects manually
Finishing up the layout

6. Working with Templates
Creating a template from an existing layout
Inserting editable regions
Building semantic content
Inserting HTML entities
Inserting metadata
Validating HTML code
Producing child pages
Moving CSS styles to a linked file
Updating a template

7. Working with Text, Lists, and Tables
Previewing the completed file
Creating and styling text
Creating lists
Creating and styling tables
Spell-checking webpages
Finding and replacing text
Optional self-paced exercise

8. Working with Images
Web image basics
Previewing the completed files
Inserting an image
Controlling image positions with CSS classes
Working with the Insert panel
Using the Insert menu
Inserting non-web file types
Working with Photoshop Smart Objects (optional)
Copying and pasting images from Photoshop (optional)
Inserting images by drag and drop
Optimizing images with the Property inspector

9. Working with Navigation
Hyperlink basics
Previewing the completed file
Creating internal hyperlinks
Creating an external link
Setting up email links
Creating an image-based link
Targeting page elements
Locking an element on the screen
Styling a navigation menu
Checking your page
Adding destination links (optional)

10. Adding Interactivity
Learning about Dreamweaver behaviors
Previewing the completed file
Working with Dreamweaver behaviors
Working with jQuery Accordion widgets
Inserting a jQuery Accordion widget
Styling a jQuery Accordion

11. Publishing to the Web
Defining a remote site
Cloaking folders and files
Wrapping things up
Putting your site online (optional)
Synchronizing local and remote sites

12. Working with Code
Creating HTML code
Working with multicursor support
Commenting your code
Working with CSS preprocessors
Selecting code
Collapsing code
Expanding code
Accessing Split Code view
Previewing assets in Code view


All course objectives and outlines are a guide for students.  To ensure student satisfaction, these course topics and order may be modified or added to ensure the latest information is covered to support real world use of the technology.

Watch below to learn more about Adobe Dreamweaver. This is just an informational video from Adobe & does not reflect how our online live courses are conducted.

“I walked in with no experience on Dreamweaver and HTML. Now I am walking away confident that I can now participate in the profession of web design thanks to this instructor and Think Big. I enjoy coming to Think Big for training because you feel a sense of belonging. They understand that there are endless opportunities to learn and train in your profession. They do a great job accommodating us to learn. They are like family.” – Rodney R. – DHS

“This class made it easy to learn the basics of Dreamweaver, HTML and CSS. Thanks!” – Eva M., Einsure

“Excellent training opportunity. The Instructor has a wealth of knowledge and was able to flesh out information in the book with real world examples. Quite enjoyable! 🙂” – Lisa D., The EMMES Corp

Excellent instructor, great class. Looking forward to Dreamweaver Advanced.” – Michael G., NSA

“This was an excellent class; the instructor was very knowledgeable and kept the class going at the right pace.” – Bernadette J., EMMES

The Instructor is an outstanding teacher and highly knowledgeable! Clearly a top notch professional!” – Niya S., BCPS

“The instructor was very informative. I gained skills from this Dreamweaver training which will allow me to go back to my new position as a web designer and immediately apply them.” – Lisa H.

“I will see a meteoric rise in productivity and content creation! The Dreamweaver training was very engaging rather than lecture, questions were easily answered and the content was explained well.” – Christopher D. 

“This was an awesome Dreamweaver class, very informative. I learned a lot, and the instructor was very knowledgeable. On top of that, the whole experience was great. The facilities are very nice, and we were spoiled with breakfast, lunch, and lots of other refreshments and treats!” – Celene N. 

“This Advanced Dreamweaver course is really insightful. Not only did I learn what I wanted. But, the course exceeded my expectations. Great Instructor that taught a great course!” – Michael C. 

“[This instructor] is an outstanding teacher and highly knowledgeable! Clearly a top notch professional!”The classes are well-planned and informational, the instructors are very good and the location is convenient.” – Nancy V.

“This training provided me with a thorough understanding of Dreamweaver and I feel comfortable that I will get my certification. This is the second time I have attended a ThinkBig class and I will not hesitate to attend another.” – Jennifer R. – Cannon Inc.

“This Dreamweaver training has given me the tools need to begin preparing our company website. Comfortable and fun atmosphere. Instructor very knowledgeable and helpful.” – Candince C. – Caratech Inc.

The classes are well-planned and informational, the instructors are very good and the location is convenient.” – Nancy V.

“This training facility is top-of-the-line. Great education, great staff, great instructors, great environment! The complimentary continental breakfast and lunch are really awesome!” – Amanda C., SSA

Overall the class experience was excellent. I greatly enjoyed my time in class and will continue to take classes with thinkbig.” – Aaron A., United Health Care

“Training at this facility make me think Big and learn Fast indeed. Instructor was very savvy and willing to share his experience as it was applicable to the content of the class. Everyone in the classroom immediately felt comfortable and open to question creating a good class environment.” – Hector V., DOD




Course Location Start Date End Date Time
Dreamweaver ACA Training and Certification Pack

Columbia, MD - In Person & Online Live

Monday, Sep 17, 2018 Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 8:30 am EDT - 3:00 pm EDT Register
Dreamweaver ACA Training and Certification Pack

Columbia, MD - In Person & Online Live

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 Friday, Nov 16, 2018 8:30 am EDT - 3:00 pm EDT Register