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Professional Certificate in
Spark AR Pro

What you will learn

  • Showcase the more advanced features of Spark AR Studio such as scripting, and advanced interactivity and asset management, as well as higher-level requirements when initially scoping a new design.
  • Delve into the specific ways to manage, optimize and publish your Spark AR projects to make them stand out and perform to professional standards.

Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are already playing major roles in the metaverse today, and are only going to expand as creators, innovators and businesses find ways to apply the technology to benefit society. The concept of AR has been around for decades, but it's only recently becoming a mainstream technology with tangible uses, from entertainment to marketing. The incredible rise in popularity of face filters is only one metric of mainstream adoption! Spark AR Studio has been a key driver in placing powerful AR development tools in the hands of creators in the social media generation making face tracking AR filters for both Android and iOS.

As a developer or a creative interested in custom AR, now is the time to level up and make your own AR effects. This program, Spark AR Pro, builds on from Meta’s foundational prgoram Spark AR for Beginners. Graduates of the foundational program will find the more advanced content tailor-made to prepare you for entering the ever-growing community of professionals working in the exciting space where the physical and virtual worlds collide—AR.

For those Spark AR users who have previously explored Spark AR Studio and are seeking to upskill for the sake of entering a career in AR, this course could be the next step towards becoming certified. This two-course program will help to prepare you to undertake the Spark AR Certification exam. As a Meta Certified professional you must be able to demonstrate the ability to translate your ideas — or those of your client — into an interactive effect or experience, up to the standards required by the Spark AR platform. This course contains content, custom activities and guidance through the extensive training material including advanced techniques, design considerations and ongoing management of the experiences you will produce.

The two-course Spark AR Pro program consists of: Introduction to Advanced Spark AR Tools and Effects and Applying Advanced Spark AR Tools and Effects.

Expert instruction
2 skill-building courses
Progress at your own speed
2 months
4 - 5 hours per week
Discounted price: $268.20
Pre-discounted price: $298USD
For the full program experience

Courses in this program

  1. Meta's Spark AR Pro Professional Certificate

  2. 4–5 hours per week, for 4 weeks

    This advanced Spark AR course will provide you with the advanced Spark AR Studio skills and knowledge you need to undertake the Spark AR Certification exam. This is the first course in the Spark AR Pro series.

  3. 4–5 hours per week, for 4 weeks

    This advanced Spark AR course will provide you with the higher level insights that a professional Spark AR creator is required in order to manage and optimize effects to fulfill a potential client’s precise needs. This is the second and final course in the Spark AR Pro professional certificate program.

    • A Meta Professional Certification can help creatives stand out in the job market by showing proof of advanced mastery of Spark AR Studio functionality, features, concepts and best practices for creating and publishing effects.
    • Between July 2021 and July 2022, Lightcast reported over 26,000 open AR-related job postings in the U.S., which represented a 170% growth over that time period. The median advertised salary for the AR-related positions was $131,000 USD.
    • A creator who completes the Spark AR Certification will automatically be invited to join the Facebook Certification Career Network. This job search platform features 100+ brands and agencies looking to source skilled digital talent, including AR creators.

Meet your instructor
from Meta

Kym Fiala
Professional AR Developer
Subject Matter Expert

Experts from Meta committed to teaching online learning

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Discounted price: $268.20
Pre-discounted price: $298USD
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