Avid: Media Composer - User Certification (MC100)

Module codeMC100
DurationFive days


Combining elements from courses Editing Essentials (MC101) and Effects Essentials (MC110), this five-day course provides a comprehensive introduction to the basics of editing within Media Composer.

By allocating a generous proportion of time to practical experimentation with various techniques, students with no previous experience quickly get to grips with Media Composer’s editing capabilities.

Avid solutions are used to create the most listened to, watched and loved media in the world. The certified Avid courses we offer equip budding media enthusiasts and seasoned professionals with the skills required to harness Avid’s powerful technology with proficiency.

When training with us you can expect exceptional teaching from seasoned industry practitioners, an award-winning learning environment, and access to all the latest technology and equipment.

What's included

  • You'll receive tuition from certified trainers
  • You'll have access to an individual workstation equipped with Mac Pro, iMac or HP Z440
  • All course-related materials are included
  • You will be able to take Avid Certified MC101 and MC110 examinations at the end of the course.

Teaching dates

The course will be taught on our Hendon Campus, London and will take place on the following dates:

  • Monday 8 April to Friday 12 April 2019

Course content

This short course will cover the following areas:

  • Starting a project
  • Basic editing
  • Refining the edit
  • Packaging and output
  • Project organisation
  • Building a scene
  • Trimming dialogue
  • Reworking a scene
  • Mixing sequence audio
  • Approval and output
  • Technical fundamentals
  • Introduction to audio and visual effects
  • Corrective effects
  • High-resolution images
  • Retiming
  • Colour treating and correcting nesting multiple effects
  • Multilayer effects
  • Performance and rendering
  • Keying and mattes
  • 3D title animation with marquee.

Upon completion of the course, you will have in-depth knowledge of Media Composer’s editing functionality and how to use it effectively.

How to apply

To enrol on this course, you must have a basic knowledge of Mac OS X, computer navigation and editing language.

To book on to the course, please visit our online store.

For more information or to book your place, please email our Digital Media Workshop team.