After Effects Certification Program
Boost your motion graphics skills and earn an Adobe After Effects Certification in this course.
Learn how to harness the power of motion graphics like a pro. Dive into Adobe After Effects and earn a professional certification in our hands-on program. This course is designed to help you pass the Adobe Certified Professional exam for After Effects and includes:
Our course covers beginner through advanced After Effects tools and techniques. Whether you're brand new to the software or are polishing your current skills, this program will guide you through the essential skills you'll need. You'll be able to ask questions, receive real-time feedback, and interact with fellow students in a supportive classroom environment.
You'll receive six hours of private After Effects tutoring as part of the program. This dedicated 1-on-1 time with an instructor will allow you to get individualized attention and go in-depth on topics of interest, ensuring you're fully prepared for the certification exam.
Finish this course by taking the Adobe After Effects Certification exam. Passing the exam and earning this professional certification will help you stand out in the competitive world of motion graphics and animation.. This program includes the exam's cost, proctoring, and a free retake.
Want the intensive After Effects training in this course, but don't want to take the exam? Let us know, and we will schedule you for an extra hour of private tutoring instead.
|Oct 24–Nov 9||Tue & Thu||6–9pm||After Effects Bootcamp|
Nov 14–Dec 7
Except: Nov 21, Nov 23
|Tue & Thu||6–9pm||After Effects Advanced|
|Nov 13–15||Mon–Wed||10am–5pm||After Effects Bootcamp|
|Nov 16–20||Thursday, Friday, Monday||10am–5pm||After Effects Advanced|
|Jan 22–24||Mon–Wed||10am–5pm||After Effects Bootcamp|
|Jan 29–31||Mon–Wed||10am–5pm||After Effects Advanced|
Need more flexibility? Tap the button below to individually choose class date options for each class in this program.
As one of our smaller courses, tuition for this course is due in full before the start date.
There are no extra fees or taxes for our courses. The price you see on this page is the maximum you’ll pay us.
However, if you plan to take the course live online, you may need to obtain required software. We’ll help you get set up with a free trial of paid software prior to the class. Most of our coding classes utilize freely-available open-source software. For most of our design and motion graphics courses, we will help you get set up with a free trial of Adobe Creative Cloud. If you attend the course in-person, we will have a computer already set up for you with all of the required software for no additional cost.
This program is a discounted package of classes that is 15–25% off the individual class prices, so additional discounts do not apply.
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Attend this certificate program in-person in NYC or Live Online via Zoom. Engage with expert instructors, ask questions, and get feedback on your exercises and projects. Switch between live-online and in-person as needed, even after the course has started.
Unlike other providers, these are not mass open-enrollment classes. At Noble Desktop, you’ll learn in small groups (typically 8-15 students) and receive personalized attention.
Get face-to-face interaction with an instructor and other students when you learn at our NYC campus. Courses are hands-on with a computer and software provided.
Get the same interactivity and access to the instructor as in-person students. There are no extra fees and we’ll work with you to ensure your remote setup is perfect.
Upon completion of this course, you’ll receive an official certificate testifying to your mastery of the curriculum. We’ll send you a link where you can download your certificate, share it online with your friends, post it to your professional network on LinkedIn, and view all your earned certificates. Congratulations on your achievement!
This program includes 2 detailed workbooks, available in print or ebook at no additional cost.
Our proprietary workbooks are designed by a team of industry experts and instructional designers, and are updated regularly for the latest features and trends. Learn by completing a variety of real-world projects, and apply your newly-learned skills right away.
We offer a single free retake of the any module or the whole program within a year.
You can also access recordings of each session in your student portal within one business day of the session’s end. Recordings are available for one month after the session.
Unit 1 18 Hours
Unit 2 18 Hours
This package includes six hours of private training. You'll use these sessions to meet 1-on-1 with an instructor and prepare for the certification exam. You can schedule the private training (and the exam) after you complete the group classes.
Students must be comfortable using a computer. No other prior knowledge is required.
This course does not qualify for payments plans or student financing. See our Payment Plan FAQ to find related programs that qualify.
You may attend this training virtually (online) at the scheduled time the course is offered (New York, Eastern Time).
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Each installment is charged to your card on file one week before the start of the associated course. The payment schedule may vary if the courses are taken in a different order.
|$229.90||10% non-refundable deposit||--|
|$975.00||After Effects Bootcamp||$975|
|$975.00||After Effects Advanced||$975|
|$2,299.00||Total You Pay|
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Program Director & Instructor
Jerron has an M.A. in Communication Arts and expert-level certifications in Adobe After Effects, Premiere Pro, Photoshop, and Illustrator.
He also has a good knowledge of other animation programs like Cinema 4D, Adobe Animate, and 3DS Max from his two decades of experience in and around the design industry.
He has authored multiple books and video training series on computer graphics software such as: After Effects, Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Flash (back when it was a thing).
Before joining Noble Desktop, Jerron taught at the college level at schools such as The New York Institute of Technology, New York City College of Technology, and The Fashion Institute of Technology.
Stephen teaches classes in the Motion Graphics and Video Editing Certificate programs.
In addition to his work with Noble Desktop, Stephen teaches Nonfiction and Fiction Video Production, Motion Graphics, and Introduction to Film Production to grades 9-12 at LREI, a private K-12 school in New York’s Greenwich Village.
In addition to teaching media classes, he runs his own production company, Indian summer Media. Through ISM he works as a freelance producer, specializing in documentary style films.
Stephen holds a B.A. in Classics from Concordia University in Montreal and an MFA in Screenwriting from Columbia University.
While an accomplished professional his most beloved project has been raising his two young daughters, Margaret and Grace.
Social Media Director & Instructor
Eternally upbeat and outgoing creative cybernaut and instructor.
Mover and shaker with authentic ideas that build brand stories on social media for consumers.
Justine Sanborn has over a decade of experience in both Art Direction and Social Media. She uses data and insights to develop creative ideas that can build organic engagement. Justine leads the social media development for Noble Desktop and instructs the Social Media Marketing Certificate and Graphic Design Certificate programs.