Premiere Pro Essentials Course

Adobe Premiere Pro Classroom in a BookVideo editing is the art of assembling video, audio, images and titles into a cohesive sequence that tells your story and the last part of the video production process. This Adobe authorised course is designed to enable you to get your message across with maximum impact using the powerful and flexible video editing capabilities of Adobe Premiere Pro.

Learn how to best utilise Premiere Pro for your video editing projects from content for websites, product demonstrations to corporate videos and other promotional or educational purposes.

Our instructors are Adobe Certified, industry experienced and passionate about training! Especially with Premiere Pro, we recommend using the latest version - CC 2017 (Creative Cloud). Not sure which version? See our article on Adobe Creative Cloud.

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

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

    • Introduction to Premiere Pro
    • Importing Footage
    • Essentials Editing Techniques
    • Advanced Editing Techniques
    • Working with Effects
    • Chroma Keying (green screen)
    • Audio
    • Introduction to Motion
    • Creating Titles
    • Speed Change
    • Transitions
    • Project Management
    • Exporting
  • What You Get

    • Adobe Classroom in a Book after course reference material (eBook)
    • Class exercises relevant to industry
    • AATC Adobe Authorised Certificate
    • Choice of Mac or PC
    • After Course Support
    • Free Course Resit
    • Small Classes (average 4 to 6)

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Price:890 +GST
2 Days | 9am–4:30pm

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Course Outline


  • Video Terminology
  • Web and TV Broadcast standards
  • Pixel aspect ratios
  • Explanation of Codecs and formats
  • SMPTE timecode
  • Overview of editing workflow

Introduction to Premiere Pro

  • Creating and saving a Premiere Project
  • Projects vs sequences
  • Setting up Sequences at correct settings
  • Premiere's user interface
  • Exploring the panels
  • Customising workspaces
  • Using bins
  • Asset management
  • Preferences

Importing Footage

  • Importing video and audio formats (assets)
  • Using the Media Browser
  • Importing images including Photoshop and Illustrator files
  • Organizing footage into bins
  • Importing other Premiere projects

Essential Editing Techniques

  • Source monitor vs Program Monitor
  • Techniques for placing clips onto the timeline
  • Overlay vs insert edits
  • Navigating the time line
  • Cutting, trimming and moving clips on the timeline
  • Snapping to other items on the timeline
  • Basic ripple edits
  • Trim Window
  • New CC 2017 timeline enhancements (duplicates, through edits, set to frame)

Advanced Editing Techniques

  • Arranging a story board and automating to the timeline
  • Targeting tracks
  • Shuffle edits
  • Roll, slip and slide edit tools
  • Replacing clips
  • Nesting sequences (introduction)

Working with Effects

  • Applying effects
  • Effects control panel
  • Saving and re-using effects
  • Basic Colour and Levels correction using Fast Color Corrector
  • Frequently used effects

Chroma Keying (green screen)

  • The Ultra key effect
  • Chroma Key


  • Audio clips, tracks and Audio Mixer
  • Adjusting audio clip levels in the timeline
  • Basic audio effects and transitions

Introduction to Motion

  • The motion parameters
  • Opacity and blending modes
  • Introduction to keyframing
  • Keyframe interpolation

Creating Titles

  • The Titler panel
  • Basic text parameters
  • Title styles
  • Roll and crawl titles vs key framing

Speed Change

  • Changing speed
  • Reverse speed
  • Time stretch tool


  • Adding transitions
  • Editing transitions in the effects control panel
  • Applying video transitions to multiple clips
  • Audio transitions

Project Management

  • Final project management steps
  • Project Manager
  • Archiving


  • Exporting for broadcast
  • Exporting for web
  • Exporting for mobile devices
  • Adobe Media Encoder