Avid Certifications

Avid Certifications

Our official Media Composer training opens the door to unmatched creative and career opportunities. Back up your training investment with industry-recognised Media Composer 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.

Our Media Composer certification is comprised of two levels. Take the first step toward becoming an Avid Certified Professional or Certified User by attending a class at one of our Avid Learning Partner locations in Manchester and London.

Avid Media Composer User Certification

The Avid Media Composer Certified User Exam is the first of two certification exams that allow you to become Avid Certified. The two combined certifications offer an established and recognised goal for both academic users and industry professionals.
The Avid Media Composer User Certification requires that you display a firm grasp of the core skills, workflows, and concepts of non-linear editing on the Avid Media Composer system. Avid collaborated with a team of test development consultants and technology subject matter experts throughout the exam development process to ensure the exam is reliable, fair, and valid.
The Media Composer Certified User exam is designed to assess a candidate's core skills for editing with Avid Media Composer, including the fundamental concepts and workflow of editing. The Media Composer User Certification requires that you display a firm grasp of the core skills, workflows, and concepts of non-linear editing on the Avid Media Composer system.
The exam covers content from the MC101: Media Composer Editing Essentials 3-day course (or equivalent real-world product experience) and the MC110: Media Composer Effects Essentials 2-day course.

Avid Certified Media Composer CoursesThe exam is included when you take The Media Composer Fundamentals I Course and The Media Composer Fundamentals II Course otherwise there is a charge of £125 plus VAT per exam. Resits are charged at £75 plus VAT.

Avid Media Composer Professional Certification

Avid certification is a tangible, industry-recognised credential that can help you advance your career and provide measurable benefits to your employer. Avid's Media Composer Professional Certification requires an advanced understanding of Media Composer, including advanced tools and workflows involved in creating professional programs.
The Media Composer Certified Professional exam is designed to assess a candidate's advanced skills for editing with Avid Media Composer.
The Professional certification goes beyond showing that you understand and demonstrate the fundamental concepts and workflow of editing and are able to use Avid Media Composer to edit a project through completion.
With a Professional certification, you also demonstrate your ability to use advanced techniques and tools including Marquee title creation and animation, multi-camera editing, audio mixing, audio plug-ins, keys and mattes, and paint effects.
The certification also demonstrates that you can achieve a higher level of efficiency by applying more advanced techniques and workflows.

The exam is included when you take our Media Composer Editing Essentials and Media Composer Effects Essentials Course otherwise there is a charge of £125 plus VAT per exam. Resits are charged at £75 plus VAT.

Courses and Exams are available at all of our training centres.

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