Pro Tools Operator Certificate

This course explores powerful Avid Pro Tools® editing and processing functions, including plug-ins, automation, synchronization, quantization, mastering and more.

Forty lecture hours in total (16 hours on Pro Tools 201 and 24 hours on Pro tools 210M), plus 8 exam review and testing hours. Note: An additional 4 hours of open lab time (non-proctored) will be available after each day from 6pm-10pm.

Completion of the course prepares students to take the Avid Pro Tools Certified Operator Exam.

Musicians Institute is an Official Avid Learning Partner

PRO TOOLS 201

  • Introducing Pro Tools HD
  • Customizing Pro Tools
  • Session Management
  • Converting Session Files
  • DigiBase Browser Overview
  • Selection Techniques
  • Editing
  • Using Strip Silence
  • Using Auto Fades
  • Automating Plug-Ins
  • Writing, Editing, and Suspending Automation
  • Mixing Preferences
  • Track Signal Flow
  • Inserts & Plug-Finishing the Session
  • Internal & External Mixdown
  • Digital Formats
  • Basic Concepts of Digital Audio
Skill Level: Advanced
Course Length: 2 days (16 hours)
Next Course Dates: October 28th and 29th, 2017
Course Times: Sat 9am-6pm and Sun 10am-7pm
Location: MI Hollywood Campus, Room MI-281

PRO TOOLS 210M

  • Interacting with External MIDI Devices
  • Using MIDI Beat Clock
  • Importing Data from Other Sessions
  • Click & Countoff Options When Tracking
  • Quick Punch
  • Comping Multiple Takes
  • Using Virtual Instruments
  • Composing in a MIDI Environment
  • Professional Editing Techniques
  • Loop Editing
  • Customizing Fades
  • In Depth Beat Detective
  • Editing Tempo
  • Sampling in Pro Tools
  • Customizing with Memory Locations
  • Using Sound Replacer
  • Arranging
  • In Depth Region Grouping & Looping
  • Mixing & Automation
  • External Layback
  • DSP Usage
  • Pro Tools Keyboard Shortcuts
Skill Level: Advanced II
Course Length: 3 days (24 hours)
Next Course Dates: November 4th, 5th, and 11th, 2017
Course Times: Sat 9am-6pm and Sun 10am-7pm
Review and Exam: November 12th, 2017
Location: MI Hollywood Campus, Room MI-281

PREREQUISITES

Courses

  • Students must pass, or already have, the 101 & 110 User Certification in version 12 to enroll in the 201 & 210M Operator Certification course.

Minimum Age

  • 16 years old (High School diploma/GED is not required)

Skills

  • Basic computer knowledge including the ability to use a keyboard, mouse and an Apple or Windows based operating system.

Gear

Stereo Headphones (Student will need to bring to the first day of class):

  • Any brand
  • ¼” plug

TOTAL COST TO STUDENTS

  • $995 as a discounted rate.
  • Avid Pro Tools 101 and 110 books are included in the rate.
  • Cash only. Not eligible for financial aid. Must be pre-paid on the Thursday before the start of class.
  • $100 non-refundable “Application Fee”, which can be applied to the total cost.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Student will receive a guest pass upon arrival to campus.
  • Per Avid policy, books will be distributed during the first class.
  • Avid Pro Tools® 201 and 210M books are included in the 200 level rate.
  • Both the 201 & 210M exams must be passed with an 80% or above for student to receive his/her Operator Certification (Avid Policy).
  • Students must pass, or already have, the 101 & 110 User Certification in version 12 to enroll in the 201 & 210M Operator Certification course.
  • Attendance will be taken since, per Avid policy, students need to take all lecture hours to qualify for the certification exams.
  • If a student misses a day, he or she will not be able to take the Certification exam. Student may re-enroll when the course comes around again, but must start at the beginning and pay full rate.
  • Certification courses are not accredited and cannot be used as a substitute for any of the Pro Tools courses held at the MI Campus.

LOCATION

6752 Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90028
In room MI-281.

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