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Media Composer Fundamentals I Course (MC101)

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£325.50 +VAT 45 Day Advance Purchase Discount (2 days)

Learn in our state of the art training centre or Live & Online with our 2 day hands on Avid Certified Beginners Media Composer Fundamentals I Class is live and online, and the first step in achieving confidence, creativity, and efficiency with video editing in Avid Media Composer. This two-day training course provides a comprehensive introduction to the basics of editing within Media Composer.

Together with the Avid Certified Media Composer Fundamentals II Course, this beginners editng training course to Avid Media Composer provides the foundational training required to achieve the credential of Avid Certified User.

Take our Live Online Class from anywhere as it is fully interactive for video and chat, and you learn from passionate real trainers, in real time on Certified Training Courses. Your class will also be recorded for you to review after your course, from the comfort of your own home.

If you are looking for the full introduction, try our Media Composer Fundamentals II Course.

Course Outline
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16th Dec 2021 £418.50
3rd Feb 2022 £325.50
4th Apr 2022 £325.50
13th Jun 2022 £325.50
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  • 14 hours hands on instructor lead training
  • Training Material
  • Course attendance certificate

Course Times - 2 Days

Registration 9:30
Course Start 10:00
Morning Break 11:30 - 15 Minute Break
Q&A 13:00 - Half Hour
Lunch 13:30 - 1 Hour break
Afternoon Break 15:30 - 15 Minute Break
Q&A 16:30 - Half Hour
Course End 17:00

For this course, you will need:

  • Own machine capable of running the latest version of Avid Media Composer
  • Internet Access
  • The latest version of Avid Media Composer installed
    • Free 30 day trial here!
    • Please be aware, Media Composer | First is a very restrictive version of Media Composer, and NOT compatible with any of Avid's Certified Media Composer courses (MC101, MC110 and MC250).
  • Access to a Microphone
  • Access to headphones or place you can play audio aloud from your computer

This class is designed for anyone looking to edit professional-quality video with Avid Media Composer and who prefers hands-on and interactive instruction to best explore its functionality.

  • Introduction to Media Composer 8.6
  • Setting Up Your Projects
  • Ingesting Material
  • Building Your Sequence
  • Rough Cut Your Scene
  • Segment Mode
  • Refining the Sequence
  • Transition Effects
  • Segment Effects
  • Creating Titles
  • Exporting your Video
  • Technical Fundamentals

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

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

There is an optional MC101 exam that can be taken at a later date in our Central London Training Centre, after you have completed the Media Composer Fundamentals I course.

To gain the title of Avid Certified User for Media Composer, you must take two foundational courses, Media Composer Fundamentals I (MC101) and Media Composer Fundamentals II (MC110), before sitting and passing the associated certification exam.

Becoming an Avid Certified User for Media Composer verifies that you possess a fundamental understanding of and the capability to use Media Composer, together with a firm grasp of the core skills, workflows, and concepts of non-linear editing on the Avid Media Composer system.


Becoming an Avid Certified User for Media Composer allows you to:

  • Demonstrate your user skills and that you have a firm grasp of the core skills, workflows, and concepts of non-linear editing on the Avid Media Composer system
  • Provide measurable benefits to your employer
  • Differentiate yourself from peers
  • Make your résumé stand out and leverage the power of the Avid brand with downloadable Avid Certified User logos
  • Prove your credentials with a Certificate of Achievement
  • Gain recognition from your employer and peers with Avid'sr online Certified Professional listing

If you would like to take part in the exam, just let us know, and we'll send through availability and book you in. These exams are not presently available via the Online Classroom.

Want to take your experience to the next level? Try Media Composer Fundamentals II Course.

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.

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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 - 14 Nil
15 - 29 10%
30 - 44 20%
45 + 30%

The Media Composer Fundamentals I 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*.

Learn how you want, with 4 delivery styles!

Learn in our dedicated central London Classroom or on our Live Online Classes. Alternatively, if you prefer to learn at your own pace, try our Online Video Tutorials. Still not seeing what you want? Perhaps Bespoke Training is what you need, we can tailor any course to your requirements.

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