Adobe Animate CC


This online short course in Adobe Animate CC covers entry-level skill expectations for creating and designing dynamic animation.

This online short course in Adobe Animate CC covers entry-level skill expectations for creating and designing dynamic animation.

The purpose of this course is to teach you foundational skills needed to effectively communicate using digital media tools and covers the following topics:

  • Working in the Animation Industry
  • Project Setup and Interface
  • Organisation of Documents
  • Create and Modify Multimedia Elements
  • Publishing Digital Media

As you work through your course material in your own free time, you can pace your studies and determine how quickly you want to progress. As a standard measure, you will have access to the online student portal for a period of 12 months from your date of registration.


You can start studying this course at any time of the year as there are no specific registration dates!
Once you have completed your registration, you will receive your login credentials within 3-5 business days and can start your studies.


This online short course consists of five modules. The course objectives are:

  • Working in the Animation Industry
    • Identify the purpose, audience, and audience needs for preparing content
    • Communicate with colleagues and clients about design plans
    • Determine the type of copyright, permissions, and licensing required to use specific content
    • Demonstrate knowledge of key terminology related to animation and interactive media
    • Demonstrate knowledge of basic design principles and best practices employed in industry
    • Demonstrate knowledge of animation and interactive media principles
  • Project Setup and Interface
    • Create a document with the appropriate settings for multimedia projects
    • Customise the application workspace and use visual aids for layout
    • Import into and manage assets in a project
    • Manage colours, swatches, gradients, brushes, filter pre-sets, and motion pre-sets
  • Organising of Documents
    • Use the Timeline panel to organise content in space and time
    • Modify layer visibility using transparency and masks
  • Create and Modify Multimedia Elements?
    • Use core tools and features to create and modify visual elements
    • Add and manipulate text using appropriate settings
    • Make, manage, and manipulate selections
    • Use basic techniques to manipulate digital graphics and media within an animation
    • Modify appearance of design elements using effects and graphic styles
    • Create and modify animations
    • Add interactive or dynamic content to a document
    • Control and configure audio and video in a project
  • Publishing Digital Media
    • Prepare content for export to web, screen, and other digital devices
    • Export assets from an Animate document

For each module you will be required to complete both a pre-assessment and a post-assessment to test your knowledge and competency.


Once you have completed this online short course you should be able to use this digital imaging software to create visual designs.

You will receive a Certificate of Competence from Oxbridge Academy Online.

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