Pro Tools: Fundamentals II (Code: PT110)

3-day course

Designed for audio engineers, musicians and sound editors working in film, television and music, this three-day course covers the key concepts and skills needed to operate a Pro Tools system. You will delve into elastic audio, automation and managing session data, using groups and additional audio and MIDI techniques.

When combined with ‘Pro Tools Fundamentals I’ (PT101), this course provides the foundation for both Pro Tools User Certification and the later 200-series of courses on Pro Tools music and post-production.

Areas covered:

  • Configuring your studio and session
  • Controlling Pro Tools using external controllers
  • Managing session data and media files
  • Using loop recording and advanced techniques to record MIDI and audio
  • Working with timescales and virtual instruments
  • Working with Elastic Audio
  • Editing and quantising MIDI and audio
  • Using audio editing and file management techniques
  • Applying editing techniques
  • Enabling, playing, viewing and editing automation data
  • Mixing using sends, returns, plug-ins, master faders and groups.

What’s included:

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

Prerequisites:

  • Completion of ‘Pro Tools Fundamentals’. Course code: PT101.

Outcome:

  • Knowledge of how to operate Pro Tools in a home studio or semi-professional environment
  • When taken with PT101, this course provides the foundation for Pro Tools User Certification.
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