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  Premiere Beginner Course

Course Description:

This 2-day course covers the basics of learning Adobe Premiere, and countless tips and techniques to help you become more productive with its new features, including new multicam editing tools, auto-creation of menu-based DVDs from the timeline, and Native HD, SD and HDV support, and more.


Learning Objectives:

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Work with audio
  • Create transitions and titles
  • Manipulate subclips and virtual clips
  • ... and more.


Target Audience:

Students who need to know the basics of Adobe Premiere, and countless tips and techniques to help them become more productive with new features.

14 Aug - 15 Aug   R9000 Book Quote
23 Oct - 24 Oct   R9000 Book Quote
17 Jun - 18 Jun   R9000 Book Quote
19 Aug - 20 Aug   R9000 Book Quote
22 Oct - 23 Oct   R9000 Book Quote
09 Dec - 10 Dec   R9000 Book Quote
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Hours are 08:30 to 16:00 unless specified otherwise

Course Outline

1. Getting Started with Adobe Premiere

  • Topic A: Explore the Premiere Pro Interface
  • Topic B: Customize the Workspace
  • Topic C: Create a Project


2. Assembling a Project

  • Topic A: Import Assets
  • Topic B: Organize Media Files
  • Topic C: Add Clips to a Sequence


3. Editing a Sequence

  • Topic A: Edit Footage
  • Topic B: Edit Clips


4. Enhancing a Sequence

  • Topic A: Apply Effects
  • Topic B: Add Transitions
  • Topic C: Add Text
  • Topic D: Create a Composite


5. Working with Audio

  • Topic A: Adjust Audio
  • Topic B: Apply Audio Effects
  • Topic C: Work with Merged Clips


6. Exporting Videos

  • Topic A: Export a Movie File
  • Topic B: Review a Movie File


7. Working with Adobe Encore

  • Topic A: Import Assets to Adobe Encore
  • Topic B: Add Chapters and Subtitles
  • Topic C: Create a Menu
  • Topic D: Create a Slide Show
  • Topic E: Add Navigation to a Menu
  • Topic F: Export a Project


Our outlines are a guide to the content covered on a typical course. We may change or alter the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular course.

  Premiere Advanced Course

Course Description:

This 2-day intermediate course covers additional techniques in Adobe Premiere.


Learning Objectives:

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Work with Adobe Media Encoder
  • Perform time remapping
  • Mix audio
  • Explore composting techniques and keying
  • Use nested sequences
  • ... and more.


Target Audience:

Premiere users who are familiar with the basics and want advanced their skill level.

03 Jul - 04 Jul   R9000 Book Quote
04 Sep - 05 Sep   R9000 Book Quote
07 Nov - 08 Nov   R9000 Book Quote
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Hours are 08:30 to 16:00 unless specified otherwise

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Changing time

  • Getting Started
  • Using slow-motion and reverse-motion techniques
  • Enabling variable time changes with time remapping
  • Applying time remapping with speed transitions
  • Using time remapping with reverse motion
  • Recognizing the downstream effects of changing time
  • Changing the speed of multiple clips simultaneously
  • Changing the length of multiple stills simultaneously
  • Review questions
  • Review answers

Lesson 2: Acquiring and editing audio

  • Getting Started
  • Setting up a basic voice-recording area
  • Voicing professional narrations
  • Creating a high-quality aural experience
  • Examining audio characteristics
  • Adjusting audio volume
  • Adjusting audio gain
  • Adding J-cuts and L-cuts
  • Review questions
  • Review answers

Lesson 3: Sweetening your sound and mixing audio

  • Getting Started
  • Sweetening sound with audio effects
  • Trying stereo and 5.1 surround sound effects
  • Working with the Audio Mixer
  • Outputting tracks to submixes
  • Recording voice-overs
  • Creating a 5.1 surround sound mix
  • Fixing, sweetening, and creating soundtracks in Adobe Soundbooth
  • Review questions
  • Review answers

Lesson 4: Analyzing content

  • Getting Started
  • Transcribing speech to text
  • Enhancing the accuracy of speech analysis
  • Searching transcription for keywords
  • Setting In and Out points using speech analysis text
  • Modifying the metadata
  • Detecting faces in a sequence
  • Review questions
  • Review answers

Lesson 5. Exploring Compositing Techniques

  • Making compositing part of your projects
  • Working with the Opacity effect
  • Combine layers based on a blend mode
  • Working with alpha-channel transparencies
  • Color keying a green-screen shot with Ultra Key
  • Using matte keys

Lesson 6. Working with Color, Nested Sequences, and Shortcuts

  • An overview of color-oriented effects
  • Adjusting and enhancing color
  • Using nested sequences
  • Nesting clips
  • Getting to know the recommended keyboard shortcuts

Lesson 7. Managing Your Projects

  • Project menu overview
  • Using the Project Manager
  • Importing projects or sequences

Lesson 8. Exploring Adobe Onlocation CS5/6

  • Setting up Adobe OnLocation
  • Calibrating your camera with Camera Setup Assistant
  • Recording live video
  • Recording video to a shot list
  • Analyzing video with Adobe OnLocation
  • Importing clips not captured with Adobe OnLocation
  • Importing OnLocation clips with the Adobe Premiere Pro Media Browser

Lesson 9. Using Photoshop and After Effects to Enhance Your Video Projects

  • Exploring Adobe Creative Suite 5 Production Premium
  • Importing Adobe Photoshop files as sequences
  • Using Dynamic Link with After Effects
  • Replacing a clip with an After Effects composition

Lesson 10. Exporting Frames, Clips, and Sequences

  • Overview of export options
  • Recording to tape
  • Exporting single frames
  • Using the Export Settings dialog
  • Working with Adobe Media Encoder
  • Format overview
  • Using the formats
  • Exporting to mobile devices
  • Exporting to Final Cut Pro
  • Working with edit decision lists

Lesson 11. Authoring DVDs with Adobe Encore CS5/6

  • Overview of DVD authoring in Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Adding Adobe Encore chapter markers to the Timeline
  • Creating an autoplay DVD
  • Creating a menu DVD
  • Creating a Blu-ray Disc
  • Exporting DVD projects to Flash


Our outlines are a guide to the content covered on a typical course. We may change or alter the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular course.

Private Training?

Would you prefer to take a private Premiere course with one of our certified trainers?

We offer Premiere training:

From 1 to 100 delegates, On-site at your offices.

Group rates, Flexible dates, Customised courses & Ongoing support for Adobe Premiere

Virtual Classroom

Live, Online instructor-led Premiere training.
Flexible dates and times to suit. All taught in real time wherever you are to individuals or groups.


If you would like to see our Premiere Testimonials, please either contact us directly or view our client list and their experiences with our company.

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Which Premiere Course do I take?

We offer 2 Premiere courses. A 2-day beginner and a 2-day advanced. Please read the course oulines above to determine which is best for you. We recommend taking the advanced course if you are knowledgable of at least 70% of the beginner course.

Adobe Premiere Onsite Course Options

Wherever your office is located, we can come to you and deliver a private custom Premiere course. The larger the group the bigger the discount. However we also offer Premiere training for individuals, either at your corporate headquaters or your home.

For on-site courses, you will need to have a computer with Premiere and if there are 3 or more delegates, a projection system is required for our Premiere instructor.

Adobe Premiere Public Courses

Currently we only offer Public Premiere courses in the Johannesburg and Cape Town areas. We can however provide a private onsite course or of course an online Premiere course is also available

Premiere Online Courses

If you are unable to attend a public Premiere course, or simply prefer the convenience of an online course, these are regularly offered. For online Premiere courses you will need Premiere, an internet connection of 5MB/s or faster and a headset with a mic or use your laptop's built in mic and speakers. All Premiere course materials are provided digitally. The course is of course, live and fully interactive with engaging teaching.

Adobe Premiere Private Course

Premiere users tend to use the product for specific purposes. We can tailor a course to meet your specific goals.

What else should I learn after my Premiere course?

Premiere is the most popular editing software application and it does a great job working with sound and even basic titles and animation. However if you want to become a true post production professional, we recommend learning Audition and After Effects.

Premiere training classes are available for all versions

Adobe frequently updates Premiere and we continue to teach earlier versions for those that have not upgraded

About Premiere Classes and Premiere Training Courses from TTC

Our instructors have been using and teaching Premiere for over 20 years. Whether you are a beginner or advanced we can assit you.

Prerequisites for enrolling in Premiere public courses

For our beginner courses there are no prerequisites

Course materials for Premiere classes

All delegates receive digital materials which are the official Adobe training manuals. Our instructors may provide addtional training lessons and information especially for custom courses

Premiere Certification Training

Adobe is a global company based in the USA and Premiere certification through Adobe is recognised worldwide. We can assist you obtaining certification. Taking our Premiere courses is your first step to certification. Adobe have offered 2 certification levels. Adobe Certfied Expert (ACE) and Adobe Certified Associate (ACA). The ACE is a higher qualification which requires writing an online exam

Premiere Class Reviews and Testimonials

Although Premiere is widely used and it is the defacto standard for video editing, many users simply don't understand it's full power and use it just for basic edits and transitions. Our Premiere courses will help you become a competent editor. You are welcome to contact them.

World Class Premiere Instruction

You can rely on the expertise of our instructors who have been teaching Premiere courses for over 15 years. Our trainers are developers too. It’s essential to learn from professionals.

Premiere Course Support

When you attend our courses, all delegates receive course materials, a certificate on completion and 3 months support from our certified instructors.

Your Course is Guaranteed

We guarantee your course and offer a full refund if you are not satisfied with your Premiere training experience. Just let us know within the first 2 hours of your course.

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