acuAutodesk Certified User (ACU)

Autodesk Certified User Certifications:

AutoCADCertified Professional Exam

Enhance your ability to create breathtaking designs, increase your skills documentation, and boost your productivity by certifying at the pro level with AutoCAD®.

Becoming an Autodesk Certified Professional can lead to accelerated career development, improved capacity, and enhanced credibility. In short, it can help get you where you want to go.

A computer- aided 2-D and 3-D drafting software program used to create all manners of blueprints. It has applications that include everything from bridge, building, computer chips, and engines.

Key Features: AutoCAD ribbon, Multifunctional grips, SHX Text Recognition, Object Selection and Isolation, 4K Resolution Support

Organizational Benefits of AutoCad Training: Many use AutoCAD as the industry standard include architects, construction, manufacturing and engineering – and knowledge of this software is a fundamental requirement for most companies.

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auto_desk_inventorCertified Professional Exam

The beauty of gears. The power of the machine. The adrenaline of a working prototype. As a mechanical design professional, you crave these things.

When you become a Certified Professional with Autodesk Inventor®, you set yourself apart as a mechanical designer with professional skills and abilities demanded by the industry’s best. Becoming an Autodesk Certified Professional can lead to accelerated career development, improved productivity, and enhanced credibility. In short, it can help get you where you want to go.

This program is a computer-aided design application for 3-D mechanical design, simulation, visualization, and documentation. It offers free form and parametric modeling tool sets to validate product designs before manufacture.

Key Features: Design Accelerator, AnyCAD integrated, Revit compatible, Model-Based definition, Shape Generator

Organizational benefits of Inventor Training: In order to transition a product from concept to reality – companies need intuitive tools to engineer, validate and document it creation. Certification in this 3-D mechanical development software will enable to engineers and innovators to create flexible, elegant designs dramatically faster than traditional 2-D methods.

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autodesk-revit-logoCertified Professional Exam

Are you looking to take a big career step in building design and construction? If you’re ready to showcase yourself and your skills, become a Certified Professional with Autodesk Revit Architecture®.

Revit® building design software includes features for architectural design and construction. Becoming an Autodesk Certified Professional can lead to accelerated career development, improved productivity, and enhanced credibility. In short, it can help get you where you want to go.

Allowing you to manage changes and and easily update existing MEP based representations in an extremely efficient manner, while eliminating errors that typically occur in traditional 2D formats – this building information software is an Industry standard for Architects, Engineers and Construction.

Key Features: BIM model based, Real world MEP simulation, Integrated building analysis, Enhanced Drawing Depth

Organizational benefits from Revit Training: Architects, structural engineers, designers and contractors all make regular use of this advanced building information software. Training and certification in Revit allows users to quickly and efficiently alter structural plans in real time, in addition to other skills such as building performance analysis using tabular and graphical reporting.

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Maya_2017Certified Professional Exam

It’s time to take your career in 3-D animation to the next level. When you become a Certified Professional with Autodesk Maya®, you set yourself apart as a 3-D animator with the professional skills and ability needed for success.

Becoming an Autodesk Certified Professional can lead to accelerated career development, improved productivity, and enhanced credibility. In short, it can help get you where you want to go.

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Autodesk 3DS MaxCertified Professional Exam

If you want to build a career as a game, film, or motion-graphic artist, then it’s time to take your 3-D modeling software skills to the professional level with Autodesk 3ds Max®.

Becoming an Autodesk Certified Professional can lead to accelerated professional development, improved productivity, and enhanced credibility. In short, it can help get you where you want to go.

Previously marketed as 3D Studio, 3Ds Max is a professional computer graphics program for creating and editing three dimensional animations, models, games and digital images.

Key features: Simulation CFD Support, Point to Point Selection, DPI supported User Interface, UV mapping

Organizational Benefits from 3D Max training: Training and certification in 3D max will provide the enrolled with the knowledge and skills they require to build and render advanced three dimensional models. Computer designers, video game producers, and architects will all benefit from a software training course in this program.

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Autodesk fusion 360Certified Professional Exam

Product development has changed. So should the tools. Fusion 360™ is the first 3D CAD, CAM, and CAE tool of its kind. The tools in Fusion 360™ enable fast and easy exploration of design ideas with an integrated concept-to-production toolset.

Enhance your college and career readiness by earning your Autodesk Certified User (ACU) certification for Autodesk Fusion 360™. Achieving ACU Fusion 360 certification is an excellent way to validate your skills, fulfill academic and industry requirements, and enhance your design career options.

Combines CAD, CAM, simulation, and data management into a single Cloud based platform for product design and manufacturing. It allows designers to instantly share their projects across multiple formats.

Key Features: 2-D adaptive clearing, pocketing and clearing, Virtual Probe, Multiple Simulation Tests, Cloud Based reporting

Organizational Benefits of Fusion 360 training: As a next generation product in innovation software platform it is an essential skill in any product of mechanical design fields. Training with this program will provide innovators with the skills required to create, edit, and simulate advanced mechanical models, complete with animations and realistic rendering.

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Exam details

Exam releases (including languages)
ACUX+ = Recently Released

X = Released

“Date” = Planned Release Date

“Blank” = Unavailable/Undetermined

ACU 2018 Exams

MayaExam Fusion 360Exam

ACU 2018 Exams Products English
AutoCAD Exam X+
GMetrix Practice Test X+
Inventor-Imperial Exam X+
GMetrix Practice Test X+
Inventor-Metric Exam X+
GMetrix Practice Test X+
Revit Architecture-Imperial Exam X+
GMetrix Practice Test Mar
Revit Architecture-Metric Exam X+
GMetrix Practice Test Mar
3ds Max Exam
GMetrix Practice Test
Maya Exam
GMetrix Practice Test
Fusion 360 Exam Apr
GMetrix Practice Test

ACU 2016/2017 Exams

ACU 2016/2017 Exams Products English
AutoCAD Exam X
GMetrix Practice Test X
Inventor-Imperial Exam X
GMetrix Practice Test X
Inventor-Metric Exam X
GMetrix Practice Test X
Revit Architecture-Imperial Exam X
GMetrix Practice Test X
Revit Architecture-Metric Exam X
GMetrix Practice Test X
3ds Max Exam X
GMetrix Practice Test X
Maya Exam X
GMetrix Practice Test X
Fusion 360 Exam X
GMetrix Practice Test X
Exam retirement
ACUThe ACU simulation exams on the Online Test Delivery System will be retired on June 30th, 2018. We recommend all centers and candidates take the new Live in the Application exams available for the ACU program in Console 8.
Exam lengths

ACUACU LITA:

  • AutoCAD – 30 Questions (50 minutes)
  • Fusion 360 – 30 Questions (75 minutes)
  • Inventor (Imperial) – 30 Questions (50 minutes)
  • Inventor (Metric) – 30 Questions (50 minutes)
  • Revit Architecture (Imperial) – 30 Questions (50 minutes)
  • Revit Architecture (Metric) – 30 Questions (50 minutes)
  • 3ds Max – 30 Questions (75 minutes)
  • Maya – 30 Questions (75 minutes)
Retake policies
  • ACUIf a candidate does not achieve a passing score on any Autodesk Certified User exam the first time, the candidate must wait one day (24 hours) before retaking the exam.
  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score the second time, the candidate must wait five days (120 hours) before retaking the exam a third time.
  • A five-day waiting period will be imposed for each subsequent exam retake.
  • There is no annual limit on the number of attempts on the same exam.
  • If a candidate achieves a passing score on an ACU exam, the candidate may take it again.
  • This policy applies to both voucher-based and site-license-based Certiport Centers.
  • All original vouchers must be used prior to their expiration dates, without exception.
  • Retake vouchers must be used within 60 days of the initial failed exam. If a retake was purchased, the retake voucher is sent by email after a failed exam.
  • Test results found to be in violation of this retake policy will result in the candidate not being awarded the attempted credential, regardless of score.