PT 101: Pro Tools
Fundamentals I

Pro Tools 101 Introduces you to the fundamental concepts that are the building blocks for all things Pro Tools. Even if you have no prior Pro Tools experience, this course will teach you everything you need to know in order to complete a basic project from beginning to end.

Throughout the course you will learn how to: Create Sessions, Record and Edit Audio, basic MIDI Recording and Editing techniques, introduction to Mixing and Signal Flow, Keyboard Shortcuts, and much much more.

METHOD: Our courses are all live-online with a top Avid instructor in small groups of less than 12, or hands-on, in-person in select cities.

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Overview

The Pro Tools 101 course takes a comprehensive approach to learning the fundamentals of music production using Pro Tools. With no prior experience necessary, this course perfect for a beginner Pro Tools user. Learn to build sessions that include multitrack recordings of vocals, dialogue, live instruments, MIDI sequences, software synthesizers, MIDI, and audio. Through hands-on guidance by our instructors, you will develop essential skills necessary to use Pro Tools. Whatever type of audio production you are working on, Music, Post Production, Podcasts, Multi-Media, or simply a hobbyist, the PT101 Course is the cornerstone of your Pro Tools education.

Topics Covered

  • Intro to Audio concepts and terminology
  • Digital Audio Conversion
  • Computer and Audio Interfaces
  • Setting up Pro Tools
  • iLok authorizations
  • Pro Tools file structure
  • Launching Pro Tools
  • Creating Sessions / Opening Sessions
  • Pro Tools Menu structure
  • Window Management and Navigation
  • Setup and Management of Session Information
  • Creating Tracks
  • Recording Audio
  • Importaing Audio / Video Files
  • Tools and Editing
  • Recorind MIDI Data
  • Intro to Software Synthesizers
  • Using Plug-ins
  • Audio Signl Flow and Routing
  • Intro to Automation on tracks
  • Basic Mixing Concepts
  • Creating a Final Mix and Bounce 

Prerequisites

  • NO Pro Tools Experience Necessary
  • Working knowledge of computers (Windows or Mac)
  • Basic understanding of audio concepts and music terminology

Upcoming Pro Tools Training

Live Online Pro Tools Certification
Official Avid Learning Partner Calendar 
PT101+110 Wkday: Feb 19, 21, 23, 26, 28, Mar 1 
PT201+210Music: Feb 26, 28, Mar 1, 4, 6, 8
PT101+110 Wkend: Mar 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, April 6
101+110 Night: Mar 11, 12, 14, 18, 19, 21, 25, 26

Dolby Atmos 205+210D: Apr 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26
** 3-4hrs per day **24-28 Course Hours

In-Person Los Angeles: 32 hrs (10am-6pm PST)

PT101+PT110 Feb 15, 16, 17, 18
PT101+PT110 Mar 14, 15, 16, 17


Register: 888-277-0457

Upcoming Pro Tools Training

Live Online Instructor-Led Courses
Pro Tools User & Operator Certifications
PT101+110 Wkday: Feb 19, 21, 23, 26, 28, Mar 1 
PT201+210Music: Feb 26, 28, Mar 1, 4, 6, 8
PT101+110 Wkend: Mar 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, April 6
Night: Mar 11, 12, 14, 18, 19, 21, 25, 26

Dolby Atmos 205+210D: Apr 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26
** 4-hrs per day ** 6-8 Day Course

In-Person (32 Hr Class) Los Angeles (10am -6pm PST)
PT101+PT110:  Feb 15, 16, 17, 18
PT101+PT110:  Mar 14, 15, 16, 17

Register: 888-277-0457

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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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