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Premiere Pro Fundamentals

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Become a Premiere Pro Editor

This is a two-day introduction to Adobe Premiere Pro. Premiere Pro is the timeline-based video editing software application that comes bundled in the Adobe Creative Suite master collection, production premium and Creative Cloud. The course is delivered on Premiere Pro Creative Cloud (CC).

Basic editing skills

Learn how to capture HD video footage, basic editing and add audio, effects, transitions and text

Export and import

Export to a number of formats including web and import projects from other editing systems

Work with other Adobe applications

Work with other Adobe applications like Photoshop, Illustrator, Encore and After Effects

Is Premiere Pro Fundamentals right for you?

Adobe Premiere Pro is becoming increasingly widely used, and offers a cost effective alternative to more high-end broadcast editing options. It is being used increasingly in schools, DIY editing, corporate and production environments, and as an alternative to Final Cut Pro for timeline-based video editing. This two day intensive course is an introduction to the basics of using Premiere Pro and is designed for absolute beginners.

Meet Your Tutors

Gareth Tillson

One of AFTRS Open's most popular tutors, Gareth Tillson has pursued a career in cinematography since he saw the light…

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What you will need

This course is for students aged 18+ only and is taught in a Mac lab, so it’s helpful to be comfortable in the Mac environment.

It’s a good idea to have a copy of the software so you can practise straight after the course. There is a free trial version available.

Premiere Pro Fundamentals Offerings


30 Nov 2020 to 01 Dec 2020
Mon & Tue, 9:30am-5pm

Early Bird Industry Price:

This price is available to all Australian screen and broadcast practitioners and includes the early bird discount as it currently more than 28 days from commencement of the course.

Early Bird Course Price:

This is the standard course price and includes the early bird discount as it currently more than 28 days from commencement of the course.

AFTRS, Building 130, The Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park NSW 2021

There are 5 places available

For more information call 1300 223 877, or register for future offerings.


Completing Premiere Pro Fundamentals will contribute 12 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered PD addressing 2.1.2 and 6.2.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

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AFTRS reserves the right to cancel any course for any reason at any time. In the event of a course being cancelled a full refund of course fees will be provided. If you are planning to travel to attend a course, please confirm with us via email that the course will be proceeding before you make your travel bookings. AFTRS is not liable for any travel costs incurred due to course postponement, cancellation, or any other circumstance.

If an attendee wishes to withdraw from a course, they may do so up to 15 days before the course commences and get a full refund. Cancellations 14 days or less before course commencement will incur a fee.

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