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Avid Media Composer Certification

Official training on Avid Media Composer opens the door to unmatched creative and career opportunities. Back up your Media Composer Training investment with industry-recognized certification. By becoming certified, you’ll be joining a community of editors just like you, where you’ll get advice, hear about real-world projects, and expand your personal and professional network.

Avid’s Media Composer certification is comprised of two levels. Take the first step toward becoming an Avid Certified Professional by attending a Media Composer class at FMC.

Media Composer User

Avid Education offers a number of Media Composer certifications, validating user skills from novice to expert. The first of these certifications is the Avid Certified User for Media Composer, providing an industry recognized credential for both academic users and industry professionals.

To gain the title of Avid Certified User for Media Composer, you must take two foundational courses, Media Composer Fundamentals I (MC101) and Media Composer Fundamentals II (MC110), before sitting and passing the associated certification exam.

Becoming an Avid Certified User for Media Composer verifies that you possess a fundamental understanding of and the capability to use Media Composer, together with a firm grasp of the core skills, workflows, and concepts of non-linear editing on the Avid Media Composer system

While Avid does not certify the creative skills of the individual, the technical and operational skillset developed through this certification program is designed to qualify students to enter the workforce as post-production assistants, assistant editors, or video editors.

_ Becoming an Avid Certified User for Media Composer allows you to:_

  • Demonstrate your user skills and that you have a firm grasp of the core skills, workflows, and concepts of non-linear editing on the Avid Media Composer system
  • Provide measurable benefits to your employer
  • Differentiate yourself from peers
  • Make your résumé stand out and leverage the power of the Avid brand with downloadable Avid Certified User logos
  • Prove your credentials with a Certificate of Achievement
  • Gain recognition from your employer and peers with Avid's online Certified Professional listing

Media Composer Professional

To operate in the fast-paced world of Post Production requires an understanding of the advanced tools within Media Composer and the workflows involved in creating professional programs is essential. Achieving the certification status of Avid Certified Professional in Media Composer demonstrates the ability to use a wide range of advanced tools, including multi-camera and script-based editing, audio mixing and sound design, motion tracking and stabilization, combined with keys, mattes, and paint effects.

The Avid Certified Professional in Media Composer is the next level up in Media Composer certification, building on the skills and capabilities validated by becoming an Avid Certified User for Media Composer. Achieving the Avid Certified Professional in Media Composer certification demonstrates a higher level of efficiency by applying more advanced techniques and carefully designed workflows.

To gain the title of Avid Certified Professional in Media Composer you must first of all be an Avid Certified User for Media Composer. Then you sit two further courses, Media Composer Professional Editing I (MC201) and Media Composer Professional Editing II (MC210) before passing the associated certification exam.

An Avid Certified Professional is a tangible, industry-recognized credential allowing you to:

  • Demonstrate an advanced skill set in utilizing Media Composer to create high quality professional video assets.
  • Provide measurable benefits to your employer
  • Differentiate yourself from peers
  • Make your résumé stand out and leverage the power of the Avid brand with downloadable Avid Certified logos
  • Prove your credentials with a Certificate of Achievement
  • Gain recognition from your employer and peers with Avid's online Certified Professional listing

Avid Learning Paths

Review the different paths available at FMC to qualify and prepare you for the Avid Certified Exams.

Certified Avid Media Composer Authorized Training at FMC

Certified Avid Media Composer Authorized Training at FMC