The Final Cut Pro X Conversion Course for Editors

Final Cut Pro X

The Final Cut Pro X Conversion Course for Editors (FCP250)


This one day Final Cut Pro X hands-on course teaches experienced editors to perform basic editing functions while becoming familiar with the user interface. Start with basic editing techniques and work all the way through Final Cut Pro's powerful features. Delegates work with dramatic real world media to learn the practical techniques used daily in editing projects.

This one day Final Cut Pro X Conversion Course for Editors is a hands-on training course ideal for the experienced editor looking to transfer their skills to the latest version of Final Cut Pro X.

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  • 7 hours hands on instructor lead training
  • Individual Apple workstation
  • Course media
  • Course attendance certificate

Course Times - 1 Day

Course Start 10:00
Morning Break 11:30 - 15 Minute Break
Lunch 13:30 - 1 Hour break
Afternoon Break 15:30 - 15 Minute Break
Course End 17:00

This Final Cut Pro X conversion course is ideal for the veteran Editor looking to transfer their skills to the new Final Cut Pro.

  • Setup and Import
  • Editing Basics
  • Editing Techniques
  • Audio
  • Adding Text
  • Adding Filters and Transitions
  • Sharing

Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending the course:

  • Proficient knowledge in Final Cut Pro 7
  • Knowledge of OS X and basic computer navigation

Unfortunately, there is no Apple Certified Exam for this course. However, if you are interested in being Final Cut Pro X Certified, our Final Cut Pro X: The Professional Post Production Course is accompanied with the certification exam.

Want to take your experience to the next level? Try our The Advanced Final Cut Pro X Course.

  • Importing media from various sources
  • Libraries, events, projects and how they work
  • Transcoding
  • Adding keywords and smart collections
  • Clip auto analysis.
  • The different editing style in Final Cut Pro X
  • Connecting, inserting, appending and overwriting
  • Working with the magnetic timeline
  • Using the position tool.
  • Using connected clips
  • Creating secondary storylines and compound clips
  • Trimming and deleting clips.
  • Mixing audio using keyframes
  • Use of Audio filters
  • Mixing embedded audio components
  • The use of audio roles.
  • Using basic text and saving text styles
  • Text templates and generators
  • Using the transform functions to animate text.
  • Adding and previewing basic filters
  • Layering effects
  • Adding transitions
  • Using transitions on connected clips.
  • Outputting a Quicktime master file
  • Outputting for video sharing services
  • Using basic compressor functions for output.

You can always reserve (Pencil) your place on any course without commitment. However you may be asked to move if we have a paying customer that will confirm. We will always give you first refusal to confirm or release your pencilled date.

Remember the earlier you book the cheaper the course, so don't delay to long.

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Remember the further in advance you book, the more you save.

This course is available with Creative Skillset's latest Film Fund. Click here to find out more.

Why Choose This Course?

Soho Editors have been at the forefront of the technological and creative advances in post-production for more than 20 years as well as being Europe’s leading professional training provider.

The further in advance you purchase the higher the savings.

Days in Advance

0 - 29 Nil
30 - 59 10%
60 - 89 20%
90 + 30%

The Final Cut Pro X for Final Cut Pro 7 Editors Course is an internationally recognised qualification that is based on practical, real-world post production knowledge you can put to use from day one.

We are so sure that not only will you enjoy the experience, as well as learn what you need from the course, that if you are not satisfied we will give you the same course again FREE of charge, it’s as simple as that, no argument*.