Adobe Premiere Pro Course for Beginners - Short Courses Sydney

Adobe Premiere Pro Course for Beginners

What you'll learn

Learn video editing & production in this Adobe Premiere Pro Course for Beginners. Adobe Premiere Pro is one of five Adobe Creative Cloud short courses we offer in Sydney.

The market for online digital content is always growing! Learn how to edit your own videos with this Adobe Premiere Pro course, designed to take you from a beginner's level to confidently editing videos on your own.

Whether it be in-house training videos, professional-looking YouTube videos, or adding some flair to that wedding video, this Adobe Premiere Pro training course will expand your existing knowledge of video editing or build it from scratch. No prior experience with Adobe Premiere Pro 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. This Adobe Premiere Pro course will introduce you to the fun and interactive world of video editing and help expand your creative skillset. 

Learning outcomes

By the end of this Adobe Premiere Pro course, you should be able 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

What will be covered in this Adobe Premiere Pro course?

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


  • 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

Intended audience

Who is this Adobe Premiere Pro course 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. It would also suit individuals looking to improve their employment skills or employment opportunities to work as video editors or producers, editor assistants or in post-production work

Basic competency with computers is assumed before enrolling, and proficiency in other Adobe software is helpful but not essential successful completion of this course.

Course venue

Rozelle Campus

2A Gordon Street, Rozelle NSW 2039 (corner of Gordon St & Victoria Rd in the grounds of St. Joseph's Church)

Course materials

What to bring to class

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

Additional information

Please note the following:

This Adobe Premiere Pro course runs in our computer lab, fitted with 27-inch Apple computers as well as Dell computers running the Windows operating system. Adobe products function in the same way on both Windows and Apple computers except for minor differences with keyboard usage and where files are located within the computer.

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