Media Composer – Editing Essentials (Code: MC101)

3-day course

Aimed at producers, editors and assistant editors, this three-day course provides a comprehensive introduction to the range of editing features available within Media Composer.

The interactive nature of the course enables participants to put what they learn into practice before sitting the Avid Certified Assessment Exam at the end of the course.

Areas covered:

  • Starting a project
  • Basic editing
  • Refining the edit
  • Packaging and output
  • Project organisation
  • Building a scene
  • Trimming dialogue
  • Reworking a scene
  • Mixing sequence audio
  • Approval and output
  • Technical fundamentals.

What’s included:

  • Tuition from certified trainers
  • Individual workstation equipped with Mac Pro, iMac or HP Z440
  • All course-related materials
  • Avid certified 101 examination at the end of the course.


  • Knowledge of Mac OS X,computer navigation and editing language.
  • Basic knowledge of editing terminology is highly recommended.


  • A full understanding of Media Composer’s professional editing system
  • This course also helps prepare participants for Avid’s User Level Certification.
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