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Pro Tools 101

Overview

Course Overview


The course provides an introduction to Pro Tools, including session setup, navigation, routing, mix and edit windows overview, understanding grid values, timing in music and speech, and Pro Tools’ editing tools. Students will be taught mixing fundamentals and will be required to hand in a fully mixed track using all the techniques taught over the two week period.

*In the case of insufficient registrations, or other unforeseen circumstances, SAE Institute reserves the right, to either postpone or cancel any Short Course.


Time: 17h:30 – 20h:00

Duration: 2 Weeks (Mon/Wed)

Course Fee: R4,950.00

  • Cape Town
  • Johannesburg

Skills

Lesson Plan


  • Lesson 1: Intro to Pro Tools, including session setup, navigation, routing, mix and edit windows overview (Exercise: Session Setup)
  • Lesson 2: Understanding grid values, timing in music and speech, and Pro Tools’ editing tools (Exercise: edit a drum performance recording)
  • Lesson 3: Mixing fundamentals- levels, EQ, compression, panning. (Exercise: Applying basic mix techniques using Pro Tools stock plugins)
  • Lesson 4: Overview of meters, the master fader, audio files. Final assignment: mix a full track using the techniques learnt over the first three lessons, and bounce it to a .WAV file.
  • *All courses may include a Saturday which is at the discretion of the Lecturer

Skills/Software


  • Pro Tools
  • Audio Editing
  • Session Management
  • Fundamental Mixing Techniques

Careers

Career Options


  • Audio editor
  • Accredited Pro Tools User

Key facts

  • DURATION(S):

    2 Weeks, Mon/Wed

  • NEXT INTAKE:

    Enrol By: N/A

    Start Date: N/A

    End Date: N/A

  • COURSE TYPE:

    Part-Time Course

Entry requirements

Fees and Payments

Fees: View our current Fee Schedule for information on our course fees.

Payment Options: View our current payment options.

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