Premiere Pro masterclass

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At a glance

  • Central LondonOnline, Instructor-led
  • 9.30am–4.30pm
  • Workbook & supportSupport
  • Lunch & refreshmentsVideo recording of course
  • 4 days
  • Accelerated learning
  • Business: £799679+VAT
  • Individual / charity: £679577+VAT (£814.80692.40)
  • Adobe CC2023

Course dates


  • 01–04 July 2024
  • 05–08 August 2024
  • 09–12 September 2024
  • 14–17 October 2024
  • 18–21 November 2024

Course dates


  • 01–04 July 2024
  • 05–08 August 2024
  • 09–12 September 2024
  • 14–17 October 2024
  • 18–21 November 2024

Option to split dates when booking


This Premiere Pro training course is your fast track option to go from a video editing newbie to an advanced user. 

You’ll begin by understanding the Premiere Pro interface, before getting hands on with adjustments, transitions, video effects and more. You’ll then progress to the advanced features like multicam editing, advanced audio, creating dynamic titles and more. 

This course will be delivered through our Accelerated learning approach, allowing you to learn more information, easier and more efficiently than standard training approaches.

Target Audience

This course is for designers, marketers, developers or anyone looking to take their video editing skills to an advanced level.

Upon completion, you'll be able to:

  • Feel comfortable navigating the Premiere Pro interface and understand the both the core and specialist features
  • Add video effects, workflows and assets to your projects
  • Create cut-only videos, add video transitions and learn how to utilise the specialist editing tools
  • Import and capture media, as well as export frames, clips and sequences
  • Work with colour, manage your projects and understand multicam editing
  • Take advantage of effects and create a lens flare, utilise keying and advanced audio
  • You'll know how to integrate with other Adobe tools and be able to implement project management best practices within Premiere Pro

Accelerated learning

Our Accelerated learning approach at Certitec is unique within the Adobe training industry. Our focus is not on what you learn, but how you learn. Referred to as ‘Accelerated Learning’, this process allows you to digest a significant amount of information more quickly, and more easily than through other methods.

Accelerated learning

  • Establish a firm understanding on the learning process before embarking
  • Overcoming any learned helplessness by reframing what will be learnt upon completion
  • Sessions no longer than 60 minutes each to maximise how we learn 
  • The use of course workbooks to strengthen memory retention (classroom)
  • Finding a balance between new and recap learning
  • Kinaesthetic (‘hands-on’) techniques
  • Video of entire course upon completion (remote)

Find out more about our Accelerated learning process.


What to expect from this course

You'll begin your Premiere Pro training course by understanding the interface, before learning how to add video transitions and effects, importing media, changing time and more. Days three and four are targeted towards the more advanced features and you'll create dynamic tiles, master effects, learn about advanced audio and more. 

Our Adobe certified training team will be with you all the way, helping you go from a beginner to an advanced Premiere Pro user. 

You’ll leave the training course with an advanced video editing skill level. You'll be able to take raw video footage and professionally edit for film, video and web.

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Day one – Understanding Premiere Pro key concepts


  • Nonlinear editing in Adobe Première Pro
  • Touring the Adobe Première Pro workspace
  • The difference between Source and Program Monitor
  • The project panel
  • The Timeline
  • Effects controls
  • Customising the workspace

Overview of Video formats

  • Different formats
  • Video sizes
  • Formats for social media

Understanding Workflows

  • Storage and asset management
  • General video production workflow
  • Understanding workspace workflow

Settings and adjustments

  • Preferences and managing assets
  • Selecting project settings by sequence
  • Three types of settings 
  • Specifying project settings 
  • Importing assets 
  • Managing media in bins
  • Finding assets with the media browser 

Creating videos

  • Building a storyboard rough cut 
  • Editing clips on the timeline 
  • Head and Tail Footage
  • Moving clips to, from and within the timeline 
  • Working with source monitor editing tools
  • Using other editing tools 
  • An introduction to audio
  • Adjust volume
  • Add keyframes
  • Add an audio transition
  • Exploring timesaving editing tools 
  • Replacing a clip and replacing footage 
  • Finding gaps in the timeline
  • Editing with In and Out points around a clip

Basic Colour Correction

  • Apply basic colour correction to clip
  • Color correction using adjustment layers

Adding Adjustment Layers

  • Non distructive editing
  • Creating a “Look” (Colour Grading)

Adding video transitions

  • Using transitions with restraint
  • Trying some transitions
  • Changing parameters in the effects controls panel
  • Applying transitions to multiple clips at once 
  • Adding audio transitions 

Working with Graphics

  • Importing graphics
  • Adding effects to graphics
  • Working with type
  • Animating type

Day two – Refining concepts and workflow

Putting clips in motion

  • Applying the motion effect to clips 
  • Changing clip size and adding rotation
  • Working with keyframe interpolation 
  • Creating a picture-in-picture effect 
  • Adding a drop shadow 

Changing time

  • 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

Export workflow

  • Overview of export options - render queue
  • Exporting single frames
  • Using the export settings dialogue
  • Working with Adobe Media Encoder
  • Enhancements to Adobe Media Encoder and workflow
  • Format overview

Reframe workflow

  • Overview of reframe
  • Creating different formats
  • Exporting to Media Encode

Day three – Development of concepts and putting skills into practice

Working with colour

  • The colour correction workspace
  • Using video scopes 
  • Reference monitor
  • YC waveform
  • Vectorscope
  • Levels
  • An overview of colour oriented effects
  • Adjusting and enhancing colour
  • Primary colour corrections

Managing your projects

  • Project menu overview
  • Making a clip offline
  • Using the project manager
  • Working with a trimmed project
  • Collecting files and copying them to a new location
  • Importing projects or sequences
  • Interpreting media
  • Modifying the metadata 

Creating dynamic titles

  • Changing text parameters
  • Building text from scratch
  • Putting text on a path
  • Creating shapes
  • Aligning shapes
  • Making text roll and crawl
  • Adding text effects: sheens, strokes, shadows, and fills

Exploring compositing techniques

  • Making compositing part of your projects
  • Shooting video with compositing in mind
  • Working with the opacity effect 
  • Combine layers based on a blend mode
  • Lightening a dark shot
  • Creating a filmlook
  • Luma key video inside text
  • Working with alpha channel transparencies 
  • Colour keying a greenscreen shot with ultra key

Sweetening your sound and mixing audio

  • Sweetening sound with audio effects
  • Trying stereo sound effects
  • Working with the audio mixer
  • Automating changes in audio tracks
  • Outputting tracks to submixes
  • Recording voiceovers

Handling different frame rates

  • Overcranking 
  • Undercranking
  • Creating time-lapses
  • Using pan/scan in your video

Multicam editing

  • Understanding the multicam concept
  • Setting up the shooting environment
  • Syncing clips
  • Cutting a multicam sequence on the fly

Colour correction

  • Understanding colour
  • Working with scopes
  • Levels
  • Primary/secondary colour correction
  • Creating a cinematic look
  • Changing the “feel” of a shot
  • Creating a vignette

Day four – Refining your skills and consolidation

Mastering effects

  • Creating a lens flare
  • Changing time
  • Creating custom transitions
  • Lighting effects


  • Changing the opacity level
  • Working with keyframes
  • Creating a split screen
  • Different blending modes
  • Nesting


  • Creating a garbage matte
  • Colour keying
  • Ultra key
  • Working with alpha channels

Advanced audio

  • Unlinking audio from its source video
  • Using L and J cuts
  • Recording narrations
  • Audio effects
  • Keyframing audio
  • Fixing audio issues

Integration with other Adobe products

  • Using Photoshop
  • Adding After Effects compositions to Premiere Pro
  • Using dynamic link


  • Understanding different file formats
  • Exporting the sequence
  • Exporting audio
  • Adding multiple sequences to the export queue
  • Using Adobe Media Encoder
  • Authoring with Audition

Working with Large file formats

  • The concept of proxies
  • Creating proxies
  • Working with proxies
  • Final output

Video shooting concepts 

  • Establishing a shot
  • Continuity editing
  • Matching action
  • Understanding the 180 degree rule

Classroom trainint

Advantages of classroom training

Classroom training has many advantages over other formats of training since in-person interaction and communication plays an extremely important part to absorbing information. 

Classroom training allows you to get trained in a safe, quiet, clean environment, away from the noise and pressures of the office or home. The classroom environment provides the important “human touch,” which is often missing in technology-based training. 

You can’t beat real life interaction when asking important questions and receiving immediate feedback. 

Other benefits of classroom training include:

  • Group interaction. People learn from one another as well as from the trainer
  • Training groups can be large or small
  • Classroom training also teaches us how to interact with one another in a professional, productive, cooperative way, which is something that other forms of training often don’t provide

Remote training

Advantages of remote training

Remote training introduces a virtually no-limits training option since it's extremely flexible. You can attend a remote training session anywhere in the world and has become increasingly popular over the last few years. 

Remote training plays itself into your hands and you can harness technology to enable you to use traditional computers, tablets and even phones for complete flexibility.

You can see your trainer (webcam) and they will take you through the training session like you're actually attending a classroom training event.

Other benefits of remote training include:

  • No travel to the classroom - you can attend remote training in your pj's if you wish!
  • Training groups can be large or small and even split over multiple locations and even multiple countries at the same time
  • You have the ability to interact with your trainer by talking, electronically raising your hand and even allow for them to see your screen (if you authorise)
  • All remote training sessions are recorded - so you can play-back at anytime in the future and enhance your learning experience


Are there any discounts for individuals/self funders and charities?

You will save 15% off the course price if you’re a non-business delegate and includes the following:

  • Self funding individual
  • Charity

When you select your booking status (as above) then our system then automatically deducts 15% from the price.

How do I actually book my course?

Find the course you wish and then click on the ‘book now’ button and complete the form.

What are the payment terms?

Please refer to our how to pay document.

How do I enter / use a PO when making my booking?

When you book your course and select the 'company' option - you will be able to enter a PO number into the relevant field. We will then issue your invoice with the PO embedded.

If you missed the PO field - just email us back with your PO and we'll do the rest.

What are the training times?

We start at 9.30 and finish at 4.30pm with plenty of breaks and 40 minutes for lunch. For more details visit our specific timings page.

Is there any pre or post study required prior to undertaking any course?

The simple answer is no.

If you have booked an 'Adobe certified' course with us - you do have the option to view some sample documents we send across prior to your exam.

Although this would only affect your scoring by a couple of percent either way.

What is Adobe certification?

Adobe certified professional. Build a unique portfolio and gain a professional certification that communicates your advanced knowledge- that is what becoming Adobe certified is about.

Is there any technical support after the course completes?

After your course, we don’t leave you high-and-dry. Our technical support is provided for a lifetime.

How do I gain multiple Adobe certifications?

Become an Adobe certified professional with our Adobe certification masterclass. It will provide you with a solid qualification in the design / video sector and increase your chances of landing your dream job!

I become Adobe certified a couple of years ago. Does this mean I'm still Adobe certified?

When you undertake and pass an Adobe certified professional (or the retired 'Adobe certified associate) exam, then you will always be certified in the specific version of the exam you undertook.

e.g. You become Adobe certified in Premiere Pro CC2022 and you will always possess this accreditation.

However, as time moves onwards, Adobe will release more recent versions (e.g. CC 2023, CC2024 etc).

Therefore to remain 'current' then you will need to ensure you have passed the very latest version of the Adobe certified professional exam.

How do I obtain the Adobe Creative Cloud software?

You can either subscribe to the entire suite (that’s all the applications) or just one application on a monthly basis. Adobe offers a free 7-day trial for each application if you wish to try before you subscribe. 

Just visit the Adobe Creative Cloud page and see what might be the best option for you.

What happens if I am unwell on the morning of my course?

This is just fine from a course perspective since you can re-arrange again (according to our course schedule) for no fee.

Can I jump immediately to an advanced course?

Delegates attending an Advanced course must already possess at least 85% of the knowledge of the (previous) Introduction course. This is so you are not out of your depth in the Advanced course and also so other delegates are not affected.

Will I be able to work to my own agenda in the training?

Our courses are scheduled and run with the same outline and objectives.

Whilst our trainers can field some ad hoc questions along the way we are unable to provide specific information on your personal project.

Is the training just 'watching' or is it interactive?

The training is interactive just like you were in the training room with the trainer.

You will download the training files and work through modular exercises with your Adobe certified instructor.

If you need assistance you can ask your trainer and they will help you work through any issues you experience.

What if I fail my Adobe certified exam?

Should you not pass the first time, you can retake the exam (up to 5 separate free attempts are allowed) for no charge when the course runs again in our schedule.

The Adobe certified professional (ACP) exam is facilitated solely by Certiport and their testing solution (Exams from Home [EFH]).

See our booking conditions should the Certiport EFH system become inaccessible or inoperable.

Will I get a certificate for attending?

Yes - your Adobe training centre certificate of attendance will be emailed after your training course completes.

What do I receive after my course completes?

Upon completion of your course, you will receive the following assets:

  • a video of your actual course with your trainer (remote)
  • a video of your classroom trainer delivering the course syllabus which you covered (classroom)
  • keyboard shortcuts
  • links to supplementary 'help' documents if applicable to your course

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30 reviews


recommended the course

Excellent opportunity to learn and develop skills and techniques from an expert trainer with bags of knowledge and experience.

Robyn Taylor. 12th November, 2023

It was a rock-solid 4 day course which went from the very beginning to editing full captured video with B-rolls, audio and other clips into a professional company video. The trainer, footage, computers and room were top notch!

Josh Adams. 1st October, 2023

I thoroughly enjoyed my course and it ticked all the boxes. Very happy and now looking forward to putting into action in a real project

Madeleine Tzu. 4th September, 2023

Alistair was excellent. I would have liked to see more content covered, particularly in the Advanced section. It would be great to cover topics like expressions

Yavin Lalonde. 1st September, 2023

Alistair was the perfect trainer for me. His pace, engagement an I dare say humour! Made me laugh anyway. The week flew and I have learnt so much in such a short amount of time

Laura Russell. 8th August, 2023


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“I not only found the training with Premiere Pro enlightening, but also the psychology of how we best retain information on my course.”

David T. Edwards, Private, Norwich

“The course itself was very engaging and recapping after each exercise really helped! Premiere Pro is complex but the trainer mapped out the workflow at the start of training and it made sense thereafter! Thank you!”

David Forsyth, Private, Hemel Hempstead

“Coming in as someone that doesn’t know much about Premiere Pro, I was a little nervous beforehand, but it wasn’t daunting whatsoever. Met some great people, Tony knew his stuff and I can’t wait to get back to the office and start using Premiere!”

Trevor Sinclair, Marketing department, Forsyth Inc.

“I know there were other Adobe training providers in London but I chose Certitec for my Premiere training since they offer something quite different. I am so pleased I did since I have grasped all elements of this software and my trainer was fantastic!”

Gareth Moon, Projects Manager, HSBC Global

“From start to end, I knew I was in great hands. I also loved the trainers monitor next to me and his additional support throughout the Premiere training itself.”

Una Mukal, Onboarding manager, Unilever

“I’m a hands-on person and having the opportunity to work through all exercises with the trainer (initially) and then on my own really worked for me! There are so many angles to Premiere Pro but my trainer was amazing in explaining in a logic manner.”

Chin Xo, Creative, Bank of China

“My trainer demystified Premiere Pro and I am so grateful! I will be returning back to Certitec in the future for more training.”

Adam Latch, Digital dispatch, TNT

“One thing which stood apart from other courses I’ve attended is the way in which discussing topics beforehand. I feel very confident now using Premiere Pro and many thanks!”

James Coindry, Private, London

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