Pro Tools Certification

For over two decades, Promedia Training has been the #1 Leader in Official Certified Avid Pro Tools Training. Our use of extensive commercial broadcast technology allows high resolution, fully interactive Pro Tools courses; NO ZOOM, no shared screens, nor pre-recorded lectures.

Courses are offered evenings, weekends, or during the day and are short term. Our team consists of the leaders in Avid Education as well as members who founded the concept and official curriculum for Pro Tools Certification used in colleges and universities world-wide.


COURSES TAUGHT: 101, 110, 201, 210M, 210P, 310M, 310P
SCHEDULE: Courses run monthly; nights and weekends available.
ENROLLMENT: Call 888-277-0457; Must be done through our office.
LENGTH OF COURSES: 24 hrs/ 6-Days / Split over 2-3 weeks.

 

Our courses also prepare you for successfully passing Avid Pro Tools Certification Exams, which will help you attain and demonstrate the skills, credentials competency, and efficiency in the highly competitive media industry. Recognized by top music, post-production, movie, television, and broadcast facilities worldwide, Pro Tools Certification serves as validation of a person’s expertise as an Avid Pro Tools User, Administrator, Instructor, Developer, or Support Representative.

Avid Certification gives employers peace of mind, ensuring that they have the in-house skills and competencies to fully harness and manage their investment in Avid products and solutions. Prepare for your exams today at ProMedia Training.

Pro Tools Certification

For over two decades, Promedia Training has been the #1 Leader in Official Avid Pro Tools Training and Avid Pro Tools Certification Courses. We offer in-person, hands-on as well as cutting edge Instructor-Led, Live-Online classes. Our use of extensive commercial broadcast technology allows high resolution, fully interactive Pro Tools courses; no Zoom, no shared screens, nor pre-recorded lectures. 

COURSES TAUGHT: 101, 110, 201, 210M, 210P, 310M, 310P
SCHEDULE: Courses run monthly; nights and weekends available.
ENROLLMENT: Call 888-277-0457; Must be done through our office.
LENGTH OF COURSES: 24 hrs/ 6-Days / Split over 2-3 weeks.

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Avid Pro Tools Certification Benefits

For Individuals
  • Industry recognition of proven expertise in a given Avid product or role
  • The ability to advance your career with measurable value to employers
  • Entry in Avid's Certification Registry accessible via the Find a Certified Professional online listing, as well as a Certificate of Achievement
  • A certification logo to add to marketing materials, websites, business cards to differentiate yourself and your organization
  • Access to the ACSR technical community for peer to peer communication (ACSRs only)
For Employers

Upcoming Pro Tools Training

Live Online Instructor-Led Courses
PT101+110 Weekend: Dec 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18
PT101+110 Weekday: Dec 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15
PT101+110 Weekend: Jan 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29
PT101+110 Evening: Jan 9, 10, 12, 16, 17, 19, 23, 24
PT101+110 Weekday: Jan 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19
PT201+210M: Jan 28, 29, Feb 4, 5, 11, 12
** 4hrs per day **6-8 Day Course

In-Person Class Los Angeles:
January 12, 13, 14, 15 - 2023
(10am - 6pm)

Register: 888-277-0457

Upcoming Pro Tools Training

Live Online Instructor-Led Courses
PT101+110 Weekend: Dec 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18
PT101+110 Weekday: Dec 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15
PT101+110 Weekend: Jan 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29
PT101+110 Evening: Jan 9, 10, 12, 16, 17, 19, 23, 24
PT101+110 Weekday: Jan 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19
PT201+210Music: Jan 28, 29, Feb 4, 5, 11, 12
** 4hrs per day **6-8 Day Course

In-Person Class Los Angeles:
January 12, 13, 14, 15 - 2023
(10am - 6pm)

Register: 888-277-0457

Pro Tools Certificaiton

Enroll in Official AVID Pro Tools Courses Live-Online & Hands-On Classes in Music or Post Production. Leader in Avid Training and Pro Tools Certification exam preparation for over 20 Years.

User Certification

The first level of Pro Tools Certification is: Avid Certified User for Pro Tools. In order to achieve your User Certification, you must pass the Exams for the Pro Tools 101 and 110 courses. Each exam is 50 Questions. The exam is timed at 60-minutes. A score of 40 out of 50 is considered Passing. Our 101 and 110 course prepares you for these exams.

Music Production: Avid Pro Tools Operator

Music Production is all about efficiency, flexibility and creativity. The Pro Tools Operator (Music) courses will guide you through the twists and turns of music production, and show you how Pro Tools can bring out the best in your music-from tracking and editing, through mixing and mastering. 

Operator Certification

Taking the advanced coursework for PT201 and PT201 (Music or Post) prepares you for the Avid Pro Tools Operator Certification exams. At this level you have a choice as to which path suits your needs, either Music Production or Post Production or both.

Post Production: Avid Pro Tools Operator

In the competitive world of audio post production, knowing the tools of the trade (and how to use them efficiently) is a key to success. The pathway to the gaining the certification of Avid Certified Operator for Pro Tools (Post) will empower you with the skills you need to make the most of your Pro Tools system in a Post Production environment. When successfully completed, your Avid Certified Operator certification will be a valuable, industry-recognized credential.Our courses prepare you for these exams with Certified Avid instructors.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Are there any prerequisites?

A: No. Anyone can enroll in the courses to learn Pro Tools, as well as prepare for the Avid Exams. Our courses are enrichment classes in learning Pro Tools as well as preparing for your Pro Tools Certification Exams. However, for those taking Avid Exams, Avid requires you to take the exams in order, meaning that you can not take Operator exams until you have successfuly passed the User Exams. 


Q: How do I become a certified as an Avid Certified Operator for Pro Tools Music Production?

A: You must first become User Certified. Then you must pass two additional Avid Exams. Our courses prepare you for these exams: PT201 Pro Tools Production I, and PT210M Pro Tools Production II (Music Production). To certify, you must learn the material form both courses at an official Avid Learning Partner, then pass each Avid exam.


Q: How do I become a certified as an Avid Certified Operator for Pro Tools Post Production?

A: Two courses are required: PT201 Pro Tools Production I, and PT210P Pro Tools Production II (Post Production). To certify, you must learn the material associated with these courses at an official Avid Learning Partner, then pass each course completion exam through Avid.


Q: How long is certification good for?

A: Pro Tools Certification does not expire. You become certified for a particular version of Pro Tools software. Then, Avid Certified Operators have an option to update their certification to a newer version by taking the Pro Tools update exam. Contact your local  Avid Learning Partner for more information.


Q: Can I refer to study materials during the exam?

A: No. Students are not allowed to reference any documentation or study materials during the exam.


Q: What is the format of the exam?

A: Each Pro Tools course exam is conducted through your personal Avid account, and is comprised of 50 questions and is directly tied to the content the respective course. The time allotted to complete each exam is 60 minutes.

Test items are presented in the following formats:

  • Multiple Choice: Select the single option that best answers the question
  • Illustration Review: Refer to the illustration (e.g. Pro Tools interface) prior to answering the multiple choice question
  • Illustration Response: Select the single image that best answers the question

Q: What happens if I take the exam and do not pass?

A: Exam results are shown immediately in your Avid account when an exam is completed and submitted for evaluation. Unless a candidate is banned from retaking the exams for reasons of fraud or rule violations, the following retake policy applies:

  • If a student does not pass an exam, the candidate may retake the exam after 24 hours have passed
  • Once a student has passed an exam, it may not be taken again for that version of the Avid product

Q: What will I receive if I successfully pass the exam?

A: Along with pride and confidence of becoming a part of an elite group of Pro Tools users, you will receive:

  1. Official certificate available for printing or download directly from Avid, proving your Avid Certified Operator status.
  2. Downloadable Logos from Avid, for use in your business marketing materials such as business cards and websites.
  3. (Optional with your express consent) Listing of your credentials on Avid.com under Find a Certified Professional.

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Who We Are

Promedia Training is the premier authorized Avid Pro School having certified more students in Pro Tools than any other organization preparing them for a career in audio engineering, recording, mixing and related multimedia training. Whether your a musician, singer, producers, recording engineer, or work in live sound, Promedia can help you take your Pro Tools knowledge to the next level.

We also provide on-site training for corporations and worship facilities where professionals can advance their skills while learning in their own working environment.

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