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Premiere Pro Basics Course

Adobe Premiere Pro Classroom in a BookThe 1 day Premiere Pro Basics course is designed for beginners who need to fast-track their learning to start using Adobe Premiere Pro immediately and proficiently. Aimed for people who require Premiere Pro for minimal purposes such as producing and editing video for social media channels and / or websites.

This course will teach you basic video editing techniques and how to include some simple effects and transitions. Learn to add titles, images, logos etc and best practice techniques for cutaways especially in the context of editing interviews.

The final process is learning how to export / publish your video to the right specifications for the various social media platforms and the varying devices such as mobile phones.

If you require more comprehensive training on Premiere Pro that includes advanced editing technqiues, special effects, colour correction and more indepth training on audio, the 2 day Premiere Pro Essentials course is more suitable.

Our instructors are Adobe Certified, industry experienced and passionate about training! Especially with Premiere Pro, we recommend using the latest version - CC2020 as the latest features utilise techniques and workflows not available in earlier versions.

As an Adobe Authorised Training Centre – participants receive upon course completion a Certificate recognised by Adobe.

Adobe Premiere Pro Classroom in a Book
  • Training Modules  (Overview only)

    • Introduction to Premiere Pro
    • Importing Assets
    • Basic Editing Techniques
    • Creating Titles
    • Working with Effects
    • Transitions
    • Exporting
  • What You Get

    • Adobe Classroom in a Book After Course Reference Material (eBook)
    • Online or Face-to-Face class options
    • Class Exercises Relevant to Industry
    • AATC Adobe Authorised Certificate
    • Choice of Mac or PC
    • After Course Support
    • Free Course Resit (9 months)
    • Small Classes (average 2 to 6)

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$531 +GST
1 Day | 9am–4:30pm

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Course Outline

Introduction to Video Editing

  • Social Media Standards
  • SMPTE Timecode
  • Best Practice Workflows
  • Keyboard Shortcuts & Efficiencies

Introduction To Premiere Pro

  • Creating and Saving a Premiere Project(s)
  • Closing Projects
  • Projects vs Sequences
  • Creating Sequences at Correct Settings
  • Changing Existing Sequence Settings
  • Premiere’s User Interface
  • Exploring the Panels
  • Using Workspaces
  • Overview of the Main Panels
  • Asset Management

Importing Assets

  • Techniques for Importing Assets
  • Importing Video and Audio Formats (Assets)
  • Importing Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Files and Images
  • Organising Footage into Bins

Creating Titles

  • The Text Tool
  • Basic Text Parameters
  • Editing Text in the Essential
  • Graphics Panel

Working with Effects

  • Applying Effects
  • Effect Controls Panel
  • Basic Introduction to the Lumetri Colour Panel
  • Adjustment Layers

Basic Video Editing Techniques

  • Techniques for Placing Clips Onto the Timeline
  • Overwrite vs Insert Edits
  • Navigating the Time Line with Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Selecting, Moving and Trimming Clips on the Timeline
  • Editing Clips on the Timeline
  • The Ripple Edit Tool
  • Snapping to CTI and Other Clips
  • Using the Source Monitor (Setting In and Out Points)
  • Adding/Removing Tracks
  • Source Patching
  • Undo’s and Re-Do’s


  • Adding Transitions
  • Editing Transitions
  • Changing Default Duration of Transitions
  • Audio Transitions


  • Auto Adjusting Audio Levels in the Essential Sound Panel


  • Exporting for Web, Social Media and Mobile Devices
  • Auto Reframe Sequence for Instagram etc
  • Adobe Media Encoder