Introduction to Pro Tools

MUSC X 479.12
Learn the foundational skills and working knowledge needed to use Pro Tools. Learn how to start your own projects or interface with others using Pro Tools. This course is ideal for those who are just beginning with Pro Tools.
Starting at $699.00
As few as 10 weeks
4.0 Credits

What you can learn.

  • Introduce yourself to topics such as system capabilities, navigation, and display basics
  • Understand the edit, mix, audio recording, and editing functions
  • Delve into basic mixing concepts, elastic audio, importing audio/video files, and more
  • Prepare for the AVID certified Pro Tools 101 exam

About this course:

Ideal for those who have recently purchased Pro Tools and have been working with the system for less than one year. Learn the foundational skills and working knowledge needed to perform basic Pro Tools operations, and begin your own projects or interface with others using Pro Tools. Topics include system capabilities, navigation and display basics, understanding the edit and mix windows, making your first audio recording, making selections and playing audio, using the editing modes and tools, importing audio and working with video files, using fades, managing audio clips, elastic audio, basic mixing concepts, introduction to Real Time plug-ins, and an introduction to MIDI within Pro Tools. This course prepares you for the AVID certified Pro Tools 101 exam.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Introduction to Pro Tools.

Basic computer skills and basic audio technology concepts.

Winter 2019 Schedule

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

26 days left. Enroll by Jan 7, 2019
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Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required. Materials required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 11, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Students must have access to their own Mac or PC laptop with a minimum of 15 GB of free space, a power adapter, and Pro Tools 12 or newer (installed and fully updated); external hard drive/audio interface/mic/midi keyboard are optional.

Contact Us

Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

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