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Avid: Pro Tools - User Certification Course Bundle (PT100)

Module codePT100
DurationFive days over two weeks


This comprehensive five-day course combines Avid: Pro Tools Fundamentals I (PT101) and Avid: Pro Tools Fundamentals II (PT110) so that participants learn the basics of recording, editing and mixing, in addition to the principles of elastic audio, automation and managing session data.

Upon completion, you will be able to operate Pro Tools effectively and have the certification to prove it.

Why study Avid accredited courses at Middlesex University?

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 or iMac
  • All course-related materials are included
  • You will be able to take the Avid Certified User Examination at the end of the course.

Course content

This short course will cover the following

  • Creating a session and Pro Tools interface
  • Audio recording
  • Importing media into your session
  • MIDI recording
  • Selecting and navigating
  • Basic editing techniques
  • Basic mixing techniques
  • Finishing your work
  • Configuring your studio and session
  • Controlling Pro Tools using external controllers
  • Managing session data and media files
  • Using loop recording and advanced techniques to record MIDI and audio
  • Working with timescales and virtual instruments
  • Working with Elastic Audio
  • Editing and quantising MIDI and audio
  • Using audio editing and file management techniques
  • Applying editing techniques
  • Enabling, playing, viewing and editing automation data
  • How to mix using sends, returns, plug-ins, master faders and groups.

Upon successful completion of the course examination, you will receive Pro Tools User Certification.

How to apply

To enrol on this course, you must have familiarity with Mac computers and a basic understanding of recording techniques, processes and equipment.

For further information about this course and the next teaching dates, please email our Digital Media Workshop team.

You are entitled to a £50 discount when signing up to both elements of the Avid: Pro Tools - User Certification (PT100): Avid: Pro Tools - Fundamentals I (PT101) and Avid: Pro Tools -Fundamentals II (PT110).

Please email our Digital Media Workshop team to receive your discount code.

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