Essentials of Pro Tools - 2016/17 Entry

Course Overview

The essential course information

Course Code:
3 days
£550 + VAT per delegate For information about the course contact:
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire , Paradise Place, Birmingham, B3 3HG

This course runs on the following dates:

Sorry, no dates are available for this course at this time.

Essentials of Pro Tools provides a more detailed look at the Pro Tools system. This three-day course covers all the key concepts and skills needed to operate a Pro Tools system. The course provides the foundation for the later 200-series Pro Tools Music Production and Post Production courses.

Course Details


  • Getting started – Configuring your studio and session
  • Controlling Pro Tools – What is an external controller?
  • Managing sessions and tracks
  • Recording MIDI and audio
  • Loop recording and auditioning
  • Understanding timescales
  • Virtual instruments and plug-ins
  • Editing MIDI
  • Editing audio
  • Understanding automation
  • Mixing – Use of sends, returns, and plug-ins

Software Configuration:

  • Pro Tools LE 7
  • EQ III
  • Dynamics III
  • Xpand!
  • Pro Tools Ignition Pack™
  • Music Production Toolkit
  • DV Toolkit™ 2
  • Synchronic

System Configuration:

  • MBox2
  • 002 rack
  • MBox
  • Command 8®
  • Pro Tools|HD
  • M-Audio Trigger Finger™

Further Studies

For more information on our Avid-accredited courses, please visit the NTI Birmingham website.

Entry Requirements

Basic computer skills, some audio recording knowledge, and some Pro Tools familiarity. Pro Tools 101: Introduction to Pro Tools is intended as a prerequisite for taking the 110 course. Passing the 101 exam is required before taking the 110 exam.


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Further Information

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