The Final Cut Pro X Quick Start Course

Final Cut Pro X

The Final Cut Pro X Quick Start Course (FCP100)


This one day, hands-on Beginners Final Cut Pro X Quick Start Training Course offers beginners to editing a quick introduction to sizzle reels with Apple's Final Cut Pro X.

Discover the essentials of editing clips, arranging images and adding audio and titles to efficiently communicate your ideas and abilities in this 1 day Apple authorised Final Cut Pro X Course.

This course is a quick overview in the latest Final Cut Pro X. If you are looking for a comprehensive introduction, Final Cut Pro X: The Professional Post Production Course will be better suited.

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Sizzle reels (also called pitch reels, mood reels, promo videos or corporates) are 3-to-5 minute videos that combine visuals, audio and messaging to create a fast paced, stylised overview of an idea, product, service or brand.

Sizzle reels usually include a mixture of media, footage, photos, interviews, graphics, to communicate quickly and clearly what you have achieved for a previous client or what you set out to achieve for a potential new one.

  • 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 class is designed for Producers, Promo Producers and anyone looking to start editing professional-quality video with Final Cut Pro X, and prefers hands-on and interactive instruction to best explore its functionality.

  • Setting up and Import
  • Editing Basics
  • Audio
  • Add Titles
  • Sharing

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

  • Knowledge of OS X and basic computer navigation
  • Basic knowledge of editing terminology is highly recommended

This course does not cover all the necessary lessons to pass the Apple Final Cut Pro X Certified Pro Exam. However, if you would like to consider sitting the Certified Exam, Final Cut Pro X: The Professional Post Production Course will cover all the required lessons.

Want to take your experience to the next level? Try our Final Cut Pro X: The Professional Post Production Course.

  • Deciding the best approach to sell your services / ideas
  • Collecting images, sourcing audio and ripping video
  • Preparing and manipulating images
  • Importing and organising media
  • Selecting and marking footage
  • Creating a sequence
  • Modifying and moving clips
  • Unlinking audio
  • Adding music
  • Creating transitions and fades
  • Making titles
  • Inserting graphics
  • Adding 'Lower thirds'
  • Animating around still images
  • Exporting Quicktimes and other formats
  • Exporting directly to web: Vimeo, YouTube, Facebook

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 too 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 Quick Start 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*. Find out more.