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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 Premiere Pro 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 for social media, elearning materials, websites, product demonstrations, corporate videos or any other promotional purposes.

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)

    • Premiere Pro Overview
    • Importing Footage
    • Essentials Editing Techniques
    • Motion Stabilisation
    • 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)
    • 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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Price:890 +GST
$790 +GST
2 Days | 9am–4:30pm

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Course Outline


  • Video Editing Terminology
  • TV Broadcast Standards
  • Social Media Standards
  • SMPTE Timecode
  • Best Practice Workflows
  • Keyboard Shortcuts

Introduction to Premiere Pro

  • Create & Save a Premiere Project
  • Close Projects
  • Projects vs Sequences
  • Create Sequences at Correct Settings
  • Change Existing Sequence Settings
  • Premiere's User Interface
  • Explore the Panels
  • Customise & Save Workspaces
  • Overview of the Main Panels
  • Asset Management
  • Use Bins (Folders)
  • Preferences

Import Assets

  • Techniques for Importing Assets
  • Import Video & Audio Formats (Assets)
  • Import Photoshop, Illustrator Files & Images
  • Organize Footage into Bins

Basic Editing Techniques

  • Placing Clips onto the Timeline
  • Overwrite vs Insert Edits
  • Navigate the Timeline
  • Select, Move & Trim Clips on the Timeline
  • Edit Clips on the Timeline
  • The Ripple Edit Tool
  • Snap to CTI & other Clips
  • Timeline 'Sticky' Settings
  • Use the Source Monitor (Setting In & Out Points)
  • Add & Remove Tracks
  • Source Patching
  • Undo's & Re-do's
  • Delete Gaps

Creating Titles

  • The Text Tool
  • Basic Text Parameters
  • Use The Shape Tools
  • Use the Gradient Fill
  • Edit Text in the Essential Graphics Panel
  • Use Text Styles
  • Adobe Stock Motion Graphics Templates

Working with Effects

  • Apply Effects
  • Effect Controls Panel
  • 'Fixed' Effects vs 'Added' Effects
  • Save & Re-using Effects
  • Introduction to the Lumetri Color Panel
  • Copy FX vs Copying Attributes
  • Frequently Used Effects
  • Adjustment Layers

Creating Transitions

  • Add Transitions
  • Edit Transitions
  • Apply Video Transitions to Multiple Clips
  • Change Default Transitions
  • Replace Transitions
  • Change Default Duration of Transitions
  • Audio Transitions

Stabilising Footage

  • Analyse Footage with the Warp Stabilizer Effect
  • Smoothing Motion, Removing Motion

Chroma Keying (Green Screen)

  • The Ultra Key Effect

Advanced Editing

  • Arrange a Storyboard & Automating to the Timeline
  • Shuffle Edits
  • Advanced Editing Tools
  • Introduction to Nesting
  • J/L edits (Separate Audio & Video)
  • Replace Clips & Retaining FX Attributes
  • Picture in a Picture

Introduction to Motion

  • The Motion Parameters
  • Introduction to Keyframing

Speed Change

  • Change Speed
  • Reverse Speed
  • Time Stretch Tool
  • Variable Time Remapping

Working with Audio

  • Audio Clips, Tracks & Master Volume
  • Adjust Audio Clip Levels in the Timeline
  • Essential Sound Panel
  • Auto Ducking Music to Dialogue

Export Projects

  • Export for Broadcast
  • Export for Web, Social Media & Mobile
  • Adobe Media Encoder
  • Pixel Aspect Ratios
  • Common DV Codecs
  • Save Export Presets

Project Manager

  • Basic Archiving Projects