AVID Pro Tools 101 – Fundamentals I

Duration: 4 half days online learning
Price: £295

Courses run across the year delivered by our AVID Certified Instructors.

To successfully complete the course, you will need to be available to attend all four sessions.

Contact Creative Director – Christine Pyke for details of our upcoming courses in 2021/2022: enquiries.pipeline@salford.ac.uk

NOTE: Our Autumn courses are currently delivered online. Courses from January 2022 will be delivered in our audio suites in Salford or MediaCityUK.

Who is this for?

The Pro Tools 101 – Fundamentals I course is designed for both new and experienced Pro Tools users seeking to build a solid foundational understanding of the software.

What prior knowledge /training?

No experience with Avid Pro Tools software is required, however an understanding of basic audio, MIDI and multi-track mixing techniques will be beneficial, as will an understanding of digital audio equipment such as MIDI controllers and audio interfaces.

What does the course cover?

This Pro Tools 101 (Fundamentals I) course introduces essential techniques for building sessions, including multi-track recordings of live audio, MIDI sequences and virtual instruments. Using provided course materials, you will learn to navigate sessions and arrange media on tracks, using basic processing and mixing techniques to finalise a production. Together with the second course in the series, Pro Tools  110 (Fundamentals II), this course provides the foundation training required to prepare for the Avid Certified User: Pro Tools certification exam.

What will I learn?

  • Create a Pro Tools session document or cloud-enabled project with appropriate parameter settings.     
  • Accomplish common audio production tasks.         
  • Employ navigation and editing skills in a multi-track Pro Tools document.  
  • Incorporate professional recording and mixing techniques for audio and MIDI files in the Pro Tools environment.
  • Analyse and interpret session file structures.
  • Recognise and navigate the user interface and tool set.

Who are the trainers?

Our Pro Tools courses are delivered by our professional audio team who are all Avid Certified Instructors and work in studios and production environments both within and outside the University of Salford School of Arts, Media and Creative Technology.

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