Adobe Premiere Pro Course: Beginners

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Learn video editing & production in this Adobe Premiere Pro training course. Adobe Premiere Pro is one of seven Adobe Creative Cloud courses we offer in Sydney.

The market for online digital content is always growing, more content is needed at a faster pace in order to stay competitive. This Adobe Premiere Pro training course is designed to take the beginner up to a level where they can confidently edit on their own. 

Whether it be in-house training videos, professional-looking YouTube videos, or to add some flare to that wedding video, this Adobe Premiere Pro training course will expand your existing knowledge or build it from scratch. No prior experience with the software is required to attend the course; we will begin with the most simple of operations and move upward to utilise Premiere Pro’s more complex features. If you're looking for a fun and interactive introduction to the world of video editing and Adobe Premiere Pro then this course is for you!

Ideal for

This Adobe Premiere Pro training course caters to filmmakers, graphic designers looking to upskill as well as business owners looking to get creative with their advertising.

  • Those looking to improve their employment skills or employment opportunities to work as video editors or producers, editor assistants or in post-production work
  • Those looking for added skills in their work roles such as training or marketing
  • Business owners wanting to be more creative with their advertising
  • A basic computer literacy is assumed as part of this course.

Course outcomes

By the end of this Adobe Premiere Pro course students should have the ability to:

  • Set up a project file and workspaces
  • Work with varying file sizes and types
  • Understand the Premiere Pro interface and various shortcut keys
  • Add a range of effects to a project and manipulate those effects
  • Add titles, graphics, logos to an edit
  • Add music and additional audio to an edit
  • Export correctly for different media channels

Course content

Introduction to Premiere Pro

  • Introduction to Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Organising the directory/scratch folder
  • Starting a new project
  • Understanding projects, sequences and clips & bins
  • Editing terminology, file formats, codecs and video standards overview pixel aspect ratios
  • Working with workspaces; saving and editing customised workspaces

The interface

  • Shortcuts & tools
  • Using workspaces in Adobe Premiere
  • The source, program, project and sequence panels
  • Supplementary panels (effects controls, audio, metadata, media browser, effects and history panels)

Editing in the timeline

  • Creating a new sequence using your clips settings
  • Rearranging clips in the timeline
  • Previewing your clips in the Source Panel
  • Techniques for placing clips onto the timeline
  • Editing in and out points
  • Copying and pasting clips
  • Cutting, trimming and moving clips on the timeline
  • Snapping to other items on the timeline
  • Markers & Edit Points
  • Trim Window
  • Understanding tracks and using track select
  • Ripple and roll edits
  • Using the razor blade
  • Viewing a waveform and editing audio
  • Grouping Clips

Titles

  • Adding titles & text
  • Lower third text
  • Motioned text
  • Creating shapes
  • Adding logo’s and images
  • Working with PNG files

Audio editing

  • Peaking & clipping
  • Syncing audio using markers
  • Automating volume levels with keyframes
  • Basic audio effects and transitions

Using Video Effects to refine your project

  • Adding transitions
  • Modifying clip speed
  • Effects control panel
  • Rendering clips
  • Basic colour correction using Fast Colour Corrector

Additional Tools & Effects

  • Using track matte keys
  • Using Green screens
  • Speed Ramps
  • Importing Timelapses
  • Stabilising shaky footage
  • Split screens & crops
  • Picture in picture editing

Exporting & File management

  • Understanding formats and presets
  • Exporting to the web
  • Copying your project to a new location
  • Re-linking files
  • Archiving & backing up projects

Please bring to class

  • Headphones
  • A portable storage device for taking home finished edits and practice editing footage (optional)

Other information

This course runs in our computer lab, fitted with 27-inch Apple iMac systems as well as Dell computers running the Windows operating system, both types of computers have the latest Adobe apps installed. Adobe products function the same on both Windows and Macintosh computers except for minor differences with keyboard usage and where files are located within the computer.

15% Earlybird Discount available on 2021 classes for this course.

Simply enrol before 31 December 2020 using the discount code EARLYBIRD21 at the payments page. (Offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other concessions or discounts.)

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$399 Limited GST free / $319.20 / $359.10
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Course testimonials:

  • said: I learnt what makes Adobe Premiere Pro one of the leading video editing programs on the market - it is a user-friendly, highly useful program and I'm going to be getting a lot of value out of using it in my work!

  • said: 5 STARS

  • said: The teacher was very clear and explained things very well. The pace was good and I feel like I’ve grasped the basics well. Thanks Marcus!

  • said: I now have the confidence and understanding of Premier Pro to start tackling projects. Thank you Marcus

  • said: 4 STARS