(Short Course) Avid Pro Tools- User Level Course

Course details

  • Duration 12 Weeks
  • Location Online, Wrexham
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Why choose this course?

Are you interested in media production and looking to learn some new tech skills? This instructive course developed by Wrexham Glyndŵr University will teach you the ins and outs of the Avid Pro Tools software used for editing music and audio.

Key course features

  • Students will have the chance to achieve the Avid Certification, which is recognised worldwide and helps professionals to demonstrate the skills and credentials they will need to stand out in a highly competitive media industry.
  • The course will cover the Avid Pro Tools ‘User’ Level Curriculum content for 101 and 100 qualifications.
  • Learn about media production editing techniques and strategies for balancing and finalising sound.
  • Understand the software and hardware concepts of using Avid Pro Tools. 

What you will study

  • This course will include the following general topics at an Avid Pro Tools Fundamental Level:

1. Background: The History of Pro Tools and principles of Digital Audio
2. Pro Tools hardware and software concepts
3. Pro Tools Editing processes
4. Pro Tools Recording processes
5. Pro Tools MIDI
6. Pro Tools Mixing processes
7. Pro Tools Finalisation processes
8. Industry workflows for Pro Tools

  • Delivery will be via blended learning activities with a mixture of live sessions, recorded online content and some onsite attendance on campus. 
  • The course will run for 12 weeks, requiring approximately 3 hours per week of study with additional self-directed study.

Entry requirements & applying

To apply for this course please book via our online store. 

Teaching & Assessment

  • There will be a mandatory assessment of student learning in the form of a weekly Blog (guideline length of 300 words) and an online quiz.
  • Completion of the Avid Certification will be optional, however if students decide to take it assessment will be in the form of a timed online exam which will be invigilated by our own Avid Certified Instructor.

Fees & funding

  • The full price for the course is £600, however this fee is waived for current WGU staff and students. 

Course Dates

  • Course 2: This course will start week commencing the 31st January 2022 and will run for 12 weeks.
  • Course 3: This course will start week commencing the 25th April 2022 and will run for 12 weeks.
  • Course 4: This course will start week commencing the 4th July 2022 and will run for 12 weeks.

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