Pro Tools Certification

NESCom offers official Avid Pro Tools Certification to students who complete the following courses:

CT 213 Pro Tools I                                                                                                                        3 Cr.

Pro Tools I offers an introduction to the most widely used application for music and post production in the world today. The course provides the foundational skills necessary for basic recording, mixing and editing within the Pro Tools environment. Students learn file structure, edit functions, time scale and ruler views, session configuration, recording and managing audio, importing audio and Quick Time movie files, MIDI basics, software based mixing, virtual instruments, region groups, looping audio, and the use of plug-ins.
Prerequisite: CT 210, Co-requisite: CT 220


CT 312 Pro Tools II Post                                                                                                               3 Cr.

This course builds intermediate Pro Tools skills as necessary in audio post production.  Students learn the components of a TDM system, advanced mixing and editing options, the use of alternate production tools, time operations, alignment techniques, writing and editing automation, recording and comping multiple takes, elastic audio, virtual instruments, MIDI, and beat detective.  Students complete hands-on projects involving editing and mixing audio for video in the Pro Tools environment.
Prerequisites: CT 310, CT 320

CT 313 Pro Tools II Music                                                                                                             3 Cr.

This course builds intermediate Pro Tools skills as employed in music production. Students learn the components of a TDM system, advanced mixing and editing options, the use of alternate production tools, time operations, alignment techniques, writing and editing automation, recording and comping multiple takes, plug-ins such as Auto Tune, virtual instruments, MIDI, and beat detective. Students complete hands-on projects involving recording and mixing music in the Pro Tools environment.
Prerequisites: CT 310, CT 320,



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