Adobe Premiere Pro Training Course – Intro

Adobe Premiere Pro Training Course

This Adobe Creative Cloud CC Hands-On Training and Certification Course covers all previous versions of CC apps (CS6, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2015.5, 2017, 2018).

Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C., Virtually Online Live & On-Site

Premiere Pro Introduction Course Description:

In this hands-on, two-day Introduction to Adobe Premiere Pro training course helps you understand the basic concepts and features to learn how to use Adobe Premiere Pro. You will run through a typical series of steps for creating, editing and fine-tuning a series of video pieces. Adobe Premiere Pro, the essential editing tool for video enthusiasts and professionals, enhances your creative power and freedom. Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification is available for Premiere Pro. ThinkB!G offers all-inclusive ACA Training & Certification Packs that will give you everything you need to prepare and certify as an Adobe Certified Associate in Premiere Pro.

Adobe Certification Available For This Course:

Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) and Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) certifications are available for Premiere. ThinkB!G offers all-inclusive ACA Certification Packs that will give you everything you need to become an Adobe Certified Associate in Premiere.

Prerequisites for Attending Premiere Pro Introduction:

Students must have a good working knowledge of computers, operating systems, using a mouse, keyboard, standard menus and commands. It is highly recommended to take Videography Fundamentals  before this training if you would like to also learn about pre-production & production (not just post-production).

Job Roles That Use Premiere Pro:

Video Editors
Content Editors
Animators
Film and Video Professionals
Graphic Editors

Projects That Use Premiere Pro:

Video, Audio, and Graphic Editing
Post-Production Workflow
Exporting Videos to Different Formats (DVD, Internet Formats, Video Tape Recordings, etc.)

Locations for Premiere Pro Introduction:

In Person at ThinkB!G’s Office in Columbia, MD (next to the Columbia Mall)
Online Live from Anywhere
Private Custom Training On Site or at Your Location
Project Based Training On Site or at Your Location

Times for Premiere Pro Introduction:

In Person & Online Live: 8:30AM-3:00PM ET / 5:30AM-12:00PM PT (30 Minute Lunch)
Private Custom & Project Based Training: Your preference
*Please click the Dates To Register tab above to see all dates & times available.*

Premiere Pro Training Includes:

Hands-On Training Led by Certified Instructors
Print and/or Digital Courseware
Certificate of Completion
Continental Breakfast Every Day (In Person Only)
Catered Gourmet Deli Lunch Every Day (In Person Only)
Unlimited Snacks and Refreshments (In Person Only)
Notebook & Pen (In Person Only)
Free Parking (In Person Only)

Software Versions:

ThinkB!G open enrollment classes are taught on the most current version of software whenever possible. To request a specific version, please Contact Us or call us at 301-362-2250.

Advanced Adobe Photoshop Training Course Reviews:

“The Premiere teacher had a WEALTH of knowledge and was so helpful which made it easy to learn, and made me want to expand my career goals and move into video editing!! THANKS!” – Jennifer P. – JDSU

“Great overview on using the program. Teaches you the proper, most effective way to edit using Premiere Pro.” – Lauren L.- CareFirst

“The shortcuts we were taught in this class will be invaluable even if you already thought you knew the program. […] Our instructor was very knowledgeable and made good use of our time, gave us breaks but still made sure we got everything done. Made himself available for questions and helped whenever neccessary.” Alexandra M. – Baltimore County Government

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Related Training and Certification Courses:

Premiere Pro ACA Training & Certification Pack
Premiere Pro Advanced
After Effects Advanced
After Effects Intro
Audition
Videography Fundamentals
DaVinci Resolve 15 Certification Training BootCamp
Storytelling & Script Writing for Video Production
Video Production Lighting Techniques
Audio Recording Fundamentals

Adobe Premiere Pro Training Course Outline – Intro

1. Touring Adobe Premiere Pro CC
Starting the lesson
Performing nonlinear editing
The standard digital video workflow
Enhancing the workflow
Expanding the workflow
Including other applications in the editing workflow
Exploring the Adobe Creative Cloud video workflow
Touring the Premiere Pro interface
Working with workspaces
Customizing a workspace
Introducing preferences
Keyboard shortcuts
Moving, backing up, and syncing user settings

2. Setting up a Project
Starting the lesson
Creating a project
Exploring video rendering and playback settings
Setting the video and audio display formats
Setting the capture format
Displaying the project item names and label colors
Setting up the scratch disks
Choosing ingest settings
Setting up a sequence
Creating a sequence that automatically matches your source
Choosing the correct preset
Customizing a sequence preset
Understanding audio track types

3. Importing Media
Starting the lesson
Importing assets
When to use the Import command
When to use the Media Browser panel
Working with ingest options and proxy media
Working with the Media Browser panel
Following a file-based camera workflow
Understanding supported video file types
Finding assets with the Media Browser panel
Importing still image files
Importing single-layer image files
Importing layered Adobe Photoshop files
Importing Adobe Illustrator files
Importing subfolders
Using Adobe Stock
Customizing the media cache
Recording a voice-over

4. Organizing Media
Starting the lesson
Using the Project panel
Customizing the Project panel
Finding assets in the Project panel
Working with bins
Creating bins
Managing media in bins
Changing bin views
Assigning labels
Changing names
Customizing bins
Having multiple bins open at once
Monitoring footage
Using essential playback controls
Lowering the playback resolution
Getting timecode information
Customizing the monitors
Modifying clips
Choosing audio channels
Merging clips
Interpreting video footage
Working with raw files

5. Working with Clips and Markers
Starting the lesson
Using Program Monitor controls
What is the Program Monitor?
Adding clips to the Timeline with the Program Monitor
Setting the playback resolution
Changing playback resolution
Playing back VR video
Using markers
Exploring the types of markers
Finding clips in the Timeline
Using Sync Lock and Track Lock
Using sync locks and Using track locks
Finding gaps in the Timeline
Selecting a clip or range of clips
Selecting all the clips on a track
Selecting audio or video only
Linking and unlinking clips
Moving clips
Rearranging clips in a sequence
Using the clipboard
Extracting and deleting segments
Performing a lift edit
Performing an extract edit
Performing a delete & ripple delete edit
Disabling a clip

6. Mastering the Essentials of Video Editing
Starting the lesson
Using the Source Monitor
Loading a clip
Using Source Monitor controls
Selecting a range in a clip
Creating subclips
Navigating the Timeline
What is a sequence?
Opening a sequence in the Timeline panel
Understanding tracks
Targeting tracks
Using In and Out marks
Using time rulers
Customizing track headers
Using essential editing commands
Performing an overwrite edit
Performing an insert edit
Performing three-point editing
Storyboard-style editing

7. Adding Transitions
Starting the lesson
What are transitions?
Knowing when to use transitions
Following best practices with transitions
Using edit points and handles
Adding video transitions
Applying a single-sided transition
Applying a transition between two clips
Applying transitions to multiple clips at once
Using A/B mode to fine-tune a transition
Changing parameters in the Effect Controls panel
Using a Morph Cut effect
Dealing with inadequate (or nonexistent) head or tail handles
Adding audio transitions
Creating a crossfade
Applying audio transitions

8. Improving Clips with Color Correction and Grading
Following a color-oriented workflow
Working with the Color workspace
Getting an overview of the Lumetri Color panel
Understanding Lumetri Scopes essentials
Working with the Lumetri Scopes panel
Exploring the color-oriented effects
Using coloring effects
Using the Video Limiter effect
Using Lumetri Looks presets in the Effects panel
Fixing exposure problems
Balancing with Lumetri color wheels
Making a secondary color adjustment
Using special color effects
Using Gaussian Blur
Using Stylize effects
Using Lumetri looks
Creating a look

9. Creating Titles
Starting the lesson
Getting an overview of the Essential Graphics panel
Mastering video typography essentials
Choosing a font and color
Adjusting the kerning
Setting the tracking
Adjusting the leading
Setting the alignment
Setting the safe title margin
Creating titles
Changing a title’s appearance
Saving custom styles
Working with shapes and logos
Creating shapes
Adding a graphic
Making text roll and crawl
Working with template titles
Introducing captions
Using closed captions
Using open captions

10. Editing and Mixing Audio
Setting up the interface
Working in the Audio workspace
Defining master track output
Using the audio meters
Viewing samples
Showing audio waveforms
Working with standard audio tracks
Monitoring audio
Examining audio characteristics
Recording a voice-over track
Adjusting audio volume
Adjusting audio in the Effect Controls panel
Adjusting audio gain
Normalizing audio
Creating a split edit
Adding a J-cut
Adding an L-cut
Adjusting audio levels for a clip
Adjusting overall clip levels
Keyframing volume changes
Smoothing volume between keyframes
Using clip vs. track keyframes
Working with the Audio Clip Mixer

11. Exporting Frames, Clips, and Sequences
Starting the lesson
Understanding the export options
Exporting single frames
Exporting a master copy
Matching sequence settings
Choosing another codec
Adobe Media Encoder CC
Choosing a file format for export
Configuring the export
Using the Source and Output panels
Queuing the export
Looking at additional options in Adobe Media Encoder
Uploading to social media
Exchanging with other editing applications
Exporting to OMF
Final practice

Disclaimer:

All course objectives and outlines are a guide for students.  To ensure student satisfaction, these course topics and order may be modified or added to ensure the latest information is covered to support real world use of the technology.

Watch below to learn more about Adobe Premiere Pro. This is just an informational video from Adobe & does not reflect how our online live courses are conducted.

Premiere Pro Training Course Reviews

[The Instructor] touched on lots of really interesting points! I liked the history about how movies and video have evolved over the years (and how the different screen resolutions have changed). I also found the section about audio mixing very intriguing.” – Suzanne P., Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.

“The Premiere teacher had a WEALTH of knowledge and was so helpful which made it easy to learn, and made me want to expand my career goals and move into video editing!! THANKS!” – Jennifer P. – JDSU

“Great intro if you’ve never used Adobe Premiere before and want the basics before getting started.” – Allison A. – CareFirst

“Great overview on using the program. Teaches you the proper, most effective way to edit using Premiere Pro.” – Lauren L.- CareFirst

“I’ve been doing non-linear editing for years on many different platforms and recently started using Adobe Premiere Pro. I started to teach myself by watching tutorial videos and such and was able to use the product effectively thanks to its similarities to other programs. It’s the best I’ve used, but I wanted to become completely proficient in this program, and thanks to Sean, I feel I now am. He did an amazing job and knew the answers to every question I had for him. Great, great stuff.” – Dustin D. – US Navy

I thought this Premiere Pro training was excellent. I feel confident in taking on new video projects with the introductory course, and am excited to begin the advanced course in order to learn as much as I can. The instructor was personable, fun and extremely knowledgeable. He answered questions, did a thorough covering of content and offered advice and guidance on a more detailed level in order to help those taking the course improve professionally.” – Denee C. – HCPS

“I feel this class made me comfortable enough to transition from FCP7 to the editing basics in Premiere Pro. I would recommend this training because of the vast amount of information explained in a short period of time. The pace of the class was enough to touch on the majority of the basics of Premiere Pro CS6.” – Jenny Mette – SSA

“The instructor was informative, entertaining and insightful. He was able to answer questions quickly and efficiently. I feel comfortable now in Adobe Premiere.” – Benjamin K. – SSA

“The Premiere Pro training exceeded all of my expectation. The trainer was very knowledgable on the material and offered addition insight that will be useful in real time application. The trainer also gave a lot of suggestion and variation that are useful in planing a project; as a beginner in video editing this was priceless. The class room size made the training feel more like one-on-one training. The staff is extremely friendly. The location is great!” – Dannie H. – BWI

“Curriculum was structured and presented very well. A lot of info was packed in, but didn’t seem overwhelming… Learned a lot for two days. Moved quickly, but was able to keep up because of set up in classroom.” Loren B. – Chesapeake Bay Foundation

“The shortcuts we were taught in this class will be invaluable even if you already thought you knew the program. […] Our instructor was very knowledgeable and made good use of our time, gave us breaks but still made sure we got everything done. Made himself available for questions and helped whenever neccessary.” Alexandra M. – Baltimore County Government

“This is an incredible class! Lots of material covered, but the instructor was highly knowledgeable, personable, and professional. Highly recommended!” -Michelle B., CareFirst

“This class really refined what I already knew and taught me easier and quicker ways to work in Adobe Premiere Pro.” –Jose I., FBI

“The Premiere Pro ACA Training is great. Tons of hands on and the instructors person and professional tips are worth the class in them selves. […] Think Big is an excellent learning facility. The classroom, the staff, instructors and material are great way to learning.” –William H., FBI

My Adobe Premiere Introductory training at ThingB!g provided a well-rounded foundation to perform digital video editing of our educational products. Excellent use of valuable time.” Eric H. (Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences)

Wonderful experience. They accommodated our accelerated schedule. And provided a very thorough training.” Amber F. (Entergy Corporation)

This training helped cut through the clutter and get me the tips and tricks I need to do my work quicker.” Kacee K. (Entergy Corporation)

“It’s easier than I thought it would be.” – Cathy H., USUHS

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PremiereACA

Get Certified! Validate Your Skills!

The Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification allows you to demonstrate proficiency in Adobe digital communications tools. Become a Certified Associate and stand apart from your peers, boost your confidence, and expand your career opportunities. ACA Certification is valid for three years after you complete each exam. Plus, if you earn 3 ACA Certifications you automatically be awarded an ACA Specialist Certificate, proving your competencies in 3 different digital media categories!

Adobe Premiere Pro CC is the industry-standard image editing software, used worldwide by professional photographers, amateur photographers, and designers who want to perfect their digital images to correct exposure, color balance, and to straighten and crop photos. Designers also use Photoshop to create special lighting and text effects.

ThinkB!G makes getting ACA Certified in Premiere Pro CC easy!

Just purchase one of our ACA Certification Packs!

For only $1550, you will receive everything you need to Get Certified:

Premiere Pro Intro-Advanced (4 Day Class, In-Person or Online)
Self-Paced Online Test Prep Tool (Mapped to the exam objectives & simulates the actual test)
Testing Voucher with 1 Free Retake (In-Person, scheduled at your convenience)
Testing Proctor Fee (Only included if you take your test at ThinkB!G’s office in Columbia, MD)

Click here for a list of all the ACA Certification Packs we offer.

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