1 Courses Required



The Pro Tools Fundamentals I (PT101) course (18 hours) introduces fundamental Pro Tools concepts and principles, covering everything an individual needs to know to complete a basic Pro Tools project, from initial set up to final mixdown. The Pro Tools Fundamentals II (PT110) course (27 hours) expands upon the basic principles taught in the Pro Tools Fundamentals I (PT101) course and introduces the core concepts and skills students need to competently operate a Pro Tools 12 system running mid-sized sessions.

These courses provide the foundational training required to prepare for the Avid Certified User: Pro Tools Software certification exam. The certification exam is included as part of the class.

Why Should I Choose this Program?

To gain the title of Avid Certified User for Pro Tools, you must take two foundational courses, Pro Tools Fundamentals I (PT101) and Pro Tools Fundamentals II (PT110), before sitting and passing the associated certification exam.


  • No experience with Avid Pro Tools software is required
  • A working knowledge of Windows or Macintosh or operating systems
  • Basic audio recording and DAW knowledge, such as a familiarity with microphones, understanding of basic audio and MIDI recording techniques, knowledge of basic multi-track mixing concepts (such as setting levels and panning), and familiarity with digital audio equipment such as MIDI controllers and audio interfaces

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