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Avid Pro Tools Certification

Benefits of Certification

  • Demonstrate your fundamental competency in digital audio editing with the current version of Avid Pro Tools
  • Differentiate yourself from competitors and make your resume stand out
  • An extra level of confidence in your skills-for you as a user and for your prospective employers
  • Immediate industry recognition of proven expertise
  • Leverage the power of the Avid brand by using your entitlement of Avid Pro Tools Certfified User logos on your digital corresponence and business cards
  • Confirm your credentials on Avid's Find a Certified Professional online listing and with a paper Certificate of Achievement

Pro Tools Certifications

Official training on Avid’s suite of audio products consists of a full curriculum to help you become proficient in operating our tools in a fast-paced professional environment. Take individual courses to build a particular skill, or brush up on your overall expertise. Whatever path you choose, you’ll gain industry-recognized skills and connect with peers who share similar interests and abilities.

Take the first step toward becoming an Avid Certified Professional by attending a class at FMC. Certifications available include:

  1. Pro Tools User Certification

  2. Requires that you display a firm grasp of the core skills, workflows, and concepts of digital audio editing on an Avid Pro Tools system.

  3. Pro Tools Operator Music Certification

  4. Music Production is all about efficiency, flexibility and creativity. The Pro Tools Operator (Music) certification courses will guide you through the twists and turns of music production, and show you how Pro Tools can bring out the best in your music-from tracking and editing, through mixing and mastering. When you're done with your courses, you have the opportunity to join the proud ranks of Pro Tools Certified Operators (Music).

    • Become a Pro Tools Operator by completing all Pro Tools 100- and 200-level courses and by passing each course completion exam and pass the final Pro Tools Operator certification exam.
  5. Pro Tools Operator Post Certification

  6. In the competitive world of audio post production, knowing the tools of the trade (and how to use them efficiently) is a key to success. The pathway to the Pro Tools Operator (Post) certification will empower you with the skills you need to make the most of your Pro Tools system in a Post Production environment. When successfully completed, your Pro Tools Operator (Post) certification will be a valuable, industry-recognized credential.

    • Become a Pro Tools Operator by completing all Pro Tools 100- and 200-level courses and by passing each course completion exam and pass the final Pro Tools Operator certification exam.
  7. Pro Tools Expert Music Certification

  8. Pro Tools Expert Music Certification represents the pinnacle in Avid's Music credentials. Exhaustively exploring all advanced aspects of music production, the Expert courses will prepare you to work in a wide variety of musical situations and employ techniques that will distinguish you from the competition.

  9. Pro Tools Expert Post Certification

  10. When it comes to audio post production, a refined workflow and the ability to handle complex technical situations are critical to your success. Prove that you have both through the Pro Tools Expert (Post) course and certification. You'll cover advanced topics associated with interoperability, workflow, and more-giving you an edge up in the audio suite.

Pro Tools Learning Path

When does Certification Expire?

Pro Tools Certification does not expire. Instead, you become certified for a particular version of Pro Tools software. Then, Certified Pro Tools Operators and Experts have an option to update their certification by taking the Pro Tools 220 update course and exam.