Is This for You?

If you want to work in web development or a creative professional role where you’re creating exciting, innovative, animated media, understanding the Animate CC interface and features will maximise your success. Those looking at roles such as digital animator, app developer, graphic design or video producer for example will all benefit from this training.

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 50 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date
Study Type
In centre, online, or a combination
Training Type
50 hours or 2 weeks full-time study

About This Course

The Adobe Animate program is part of the Creative Cloud set of applications. Animate CC is what was previously known was Adobe Flash Professional. You’ll still find all the useful Flash tools within Animate CC, just now you’ll have an improved interface and additional features that will enable you to create some truly exciting animations.

There are five sessions within this course:

Session 1 – Welcome to Animate CC, Project Considerations, Project Management.

Session 2 – Key Terminology, Design Principles and Best Practices, Typography, Animate Platforms.

Session 3 – Interface Elements, Tool, Workspaces, Design Tools, Motion Editor, Layers & Masks, Symbols.

Session 4 – Create a New Project, Import and Modify Graphics, Text Boxes, Symbols and Instances, Create Animations, Add Controls through ActionScript, Masks & Sounds, Add and Export Video.

Section 5 – Technical & Usability Tests, Animate File Types, Publish & Export, Conclusion.

One of our key aims is to offer flexible training that can work around your existing commitments so this course is available to study online, meaning you can study at a time and pace that suits you best.

To discuss any of our Adobe Creative Cloud training courses get in touch today.

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Aims and Objectives

The aim of this course is to teach you how to create rich animated media content using the Animate CC program.

If you’re looking to take the Adobe Animate CC exam, this course has been carefully mapped to cover the objectives found in that particular examination.


There are no specific pre-requisites required for this course.

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: –


  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

Company Funded:
Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

Funding & Grants:
There may be the opportunity to apply for funded grants that can help towards the cost of training. These include the Skills Development Scotland ITAs and the ReAct programme in Wales. All schemes will have different terms and conditions that will need to be met in order to qualify for a grant and these are managed by each individual centre.

We’d recommend you speak to a Course Advisor in your local centre to find out whether they are registered to offer any such schemes and discuss your requirements further.

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

Career Path

This course will enable you to work towards roles such as Senior Animator, Senior Designer, Web Designer/Developer or Animator.

What’s the Difference?

We offer a range of training packages in a range of subject areas and can offer blended learning opportunities to best meet your needs.

Our courses are practical in nature and focus on a single subject and can last anywhere from a few hours to a few days.

Diplomas are designed to give you a complete skillset mapped to a specific career path and contain a number of core and elective courses.