Unity Certified Associate: Get started with Unity and games

Learn how to use Unity while making a game and earning an industry-recognized certification. Becoming a Unity Certified Associate is a great way to learn how to make games and even get started on a path to a career in games. Click below to register for the Unity Certified Associate exam.

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  • Courseware
  • Who it’s for
  • What’s covered
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Courseware

Whether you want to get Unity Certified, or just want to learn to make games, we’ve got you covered!

Learn the Unity platform and game development fundamentals from the trenches by following the production of a working game Zombie Toys from concept all the way through to publishing. Unity Certified Associate courseware gives you a structured, self-study program that includes everything you and your students need to succeed:

  • 20 chapters of video-rich learning content (199 videos, approximately 19 hours*)
  • All Zombie Toys game project exercise files and assets you or your students will need to follow along in Unity
  • All the assets you and your students will need to build the game

Focus on the essentials.: Learn about the job roles and skills most essential to game production, and gain Unity experience that directly maps to preparation for the Unity Certified Associate Exam.

Build a working game. Develop an end-to-end understanding of game production with Unity by building Zombie Toys, a third-person, 3D survival arcade game. Learn hands-on as you follow videos and execute game-development tasks covering everything from importing assets, to scripting behavior, to building the game for publication.

Certified Associate courseware is available in English, with additional languages launching soon

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Who it’s for

Aspiring game designers — Get started here!

Unity Associate certification and courseware are for anyone who wants a structured, hands-on, self-study program for learning Unity and game development. You’ll build a working game from the ground up using the Zombie Toys assets provided. And, the courseware will prepare you to take the Unity Certified Associate exam, available online or in-person at Pearson VUE centers around the world. Unity Certified Associate could set you on the path to a profession in game development.

  • Students: Find out if your school offers Unity courseware and certification. If not, register here to start learning.
  • Beginning Game Developers: Register here to get started making games. It could set you on the road to turning a passion into a profession.
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What’s covered

What’s covered on the exam

The Unity Certified Associate exam is made up of 100 questions in 16 topic areas. Question formats include multiple choice, hot-spot, drag-and-drop, and matching. To review a detailed outline of the topics covered on the exam, check out the Courseware Learning Outcomes and Exam Objectives.

Unity Associate courseware and certification topics include:

  • Animation
  • Asset management
  • Audio
  • Editor interface
  • Employment preparedness
  • Game art principles
  • Game design principles
  • Industry awareness
  • Lighting
  • Materials and effects
  • Navigation and pathfinding
  • Physics
  • Programming
  • Project management
  • Service
  • User interface
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Get Certified

Set foot on the path to a profession in game development

Get certified online or in-person through the Pearson VUE global network of thousands of testing centers. Visit our FAQs for accessibility information.

The Certified Associate exam is available in English, with additional languages coming soon.

Certification is valid for two years. Once certified, you’ll receive a verifiable digital badge that you can share on your resume, website, blog, email footer, and social networks.

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Offer Unity Certification and Courseware at your school or training center

Unity Certified Associate provides a great entry point for learners new to Unity and game development and sets them on the path to professional certification. This certification and courseware package is an excellent fit for:

  • Post-secondary education
  • Career Technical Education (CTE)
  • Vocational education
  • Adult training and learning centers

Adaptable to classroom instruction. Students can learn in their own time and at their own pace with video-rich instructional content presented in a guided, progressive course of study. Alternatively, instructors can take advantage of the courseware’s modular structure to personalize the learning for the needs of their unique students.

  • Schools: Offer your students educator-approved Unity courseware and certification. Find out how.
  • Training Centers: Unity developers are in high demand worldwide. Offer your customers access to Unity courseware and certification. Find out how.

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