ON-DEMAND | 30 HOURS | $349
AR Design
 with Spark AR

In partnership with Meta, learn how to create stunning AR experiences, build an impressive portfolio, and become a Meta Certified Spark AR Creator. This course will be available on July 3rd, 2023.

How it works?


Discover the exciting world of creating augmented reality experiences with our comprehensive Spark AR course, built in collaboration with Meta. Spark AR is a powerful development platform created by Meta that allows developers, designers, marketing professionals to create engaging and interactive augmented reality experiences for platforms like Instagram and Facebook. Designed for learners of all levels, this course offers a unique learning experience that sets you apart in the AR industry. From mastering the fundamentals to building an impressive portfolio and preparing for the Meta Certified Spark AR Creator exam, our course has been carefully crafted to help you succeed in passing the certification exam.

What can you create with Spark AR?

  • Face Filters
  • Face Effects
  • World Effects
  • Interactive Games and Challenges


In this course, we will learn the fundamentals of creating stunning AR experiences using Spark AR. Our hands-on learning approach will give you the opportunity to design, implement, and publish your own AR effects, including face filters, marker-based AR experiences, and markerless AR experiences. With expert instructor support and live office hours, you'll have the guidance and resources you need to succeed in Spark AR.

  1. 1
    Fundamentals to Augmented Reality

    Learn the fundamentals of building augmented reality experiences in Spark AR. You will learn how to create AR effects using custom assets and light sources, set up world tracking, and publish their work on the Meta SparkHub. By completing this module, you will gain a strong foundation in creating AR experiences using Spark AR.

  2. 2
    Marker-based Augmented Reality

    In this unit, you will apply AR principles to create marker-based AR experiences. You will learn how to use trackers and interaction patches to create effects, implement target tracking using 3D assets and animated text, and add textures, materials, and shaders to AR effects. By completing this module, you will gain an understanding of how to create engaging marker-based AR experiences.

  3. 3
    Markerless Augmented Reality

    In this, you will identify the best platforms to build for, use localization and logic to build easy-to-use AR effects, and import assets and create scene hierarchies. They will also learn how to use JavaScript to generate, carry, and receive signals in AR scenes. By completing this module, learners will be able to create engaging markerless AR experiences.

  4. 4
    Spark AR Certification

    This module prepares learners for the Facebook Certified Spark AR Creator certification exam. Learners will create a project demonstrating mastery of Spark AR and attend office hours for exam preparation and guidance. They will also take a practice exam to check their knowledge and identify areas for improvement. By completing this module, learners will be prepared to pass the certification exam and demonstrate their mastery of Spark AR.

Tools we’ll be using


Spark AR

Spark AR is a studio tool from Facebook that allows users to create their own AR effects for mobile.



Meta Spark Studio supports JavaScript for adding logic and interactivity to your effects.


At the end of the course, you will have built 3 projects.

Face Filter

You will create a face tracking effect that applies on a face filter.

AR Art Gallery

With image target overlay information over objects.

Furniture Placer

Add objects to a plane, alter it’s position, size and placement.


What to Expect


Learn at your own pace and on your own schedule. This means you can fit the course around your other commitments and learn at a speed that works best for you. Additionally, our course is available to you anytime, anywhere, so you can access the material whenever and wherever is most convenient for you.

Office Hours

Throughout this course, office hours will be available for you from our team of expert instructors so that you can receive personalized guidance and support as you work through the course material, helping to ensure your success and mastery of Spark AR.

Hands-on Learning

Our hands-on learning approach gives you the opportunity to learn all the main concepts required while building three projects that will give you the necessary skills to pass the Meta Spark AR Creator Certification.

Industry Recognized Certification

Upon completion of the AR Design with Spark AR course, you will receive a Circuit Stream Augmented Reality Design micro-credential and be prepared to complete Meta Spark Creator certification.

Certification Badge

Meet Your Instructor

With our expert Spark AR practitioners from Meta as your instructors, you can be confident in receiving the best possible guidance and support throughout your learning journey.

Dan Moller

Creative Strategist, Meta

Ommy Akhe

Creative Technologist

Luke Hurd

Curriculum Creator, Meta

Frequently Asked Questions

What level of experience do I need to take this course?

Our Spark AR course is designed for learners of all levels, so no previous experience is required. Whether you're a complete beginner or an experienced designer, you'll find value in our hands-on learning approach. On the other hand, Circuit Stream’s XR Development with Unity course is a technical training course. Also taught by industry experts, XR Development with Unity is a project-based, hands-on learning experience, allowing you to learn XR Development with Unity skills and learn the latest tools without the career support component.

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