Avid Certified User

Avid.university offers a number of Media Composer certifications, validating user skills from novice to expert. The first of these certifications is the Avid Certified User for Media Composer, providing an industry recognized credential for both academic users and industry professionals.

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 online 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.

While Avid does not certify the creative skills of the individual, the technical and operational skillset developed through this certification program is designed to qualify students to enter the workforce as post-production assistants, assistant editors, or video editors.

MC101 Media Composer Fundamental I

Media Composer Fundamentals I (MC101) is the first step in achieving confidence, creativity, and efficiency with Avid Media Composer, the non-linear film/video editing application used in most movie and television productions. Together with the second course in the series, Media Composer Fundamentals II (MC110), this course provides the foundational training required to achieve the credential of Avid Certified User | Media Composer. More Information

MC110 Media Composer Fundamental II

Media Composer Fundamentals II (MC110) is for video editors who understand the basics of the editing tools in Media Composer and are ready to move ahead and learn the fundamentals of creating effects within Avid Media Composer, the non-linear film/video editing application used in most movie and television productions. More Information

BENEFITS

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.
  • Certification recognized worldwide.
  • Make your resume 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 our online Certified Professional listing at avid.com
  • Find the right person for the job
  • Quickly assess candidate skill level
  • Keep your systems running at top performance, with little to no downtime

Once certified, you will have the opportunity to further deepen your Media Composer expertise and add to your credentials by pursuing one or more of the follow on Media Composer certifications, such as the Avid Certified User for Media Composer | NewsCutter Option, Avid Certified Professional in Media Composer, or even an Avid Certified Support Engineer for Media Composer.

Avid Certified Professional

To operate in the fast-paced world of Post Production requires an understanding of the advanced tools within Media Composer and the workflows involved in creating professional programs is essential. Achieving the certification status of Avid Certified Professional in Media Composer demonstrates the ability to use a wide range of advanced tools, including multi-camera and script-based editing, audio mixing and sound design, motion tracking and stabilization, combined with keys, mattes, and paint effects.

The Avid Certified Professional in Media Composer is the next level up in Media Composer certification, building on the skills and capabilities validated by becoming an Avid Certified User for Media Composer. Achieving the Avid Certified Professional in Media Composer certification demonstrates a higher level of efficiency by applying more advanced techniques and carefully designed workflows.

To gain the title of Avid Certified Professional in Media Composer you must first of all be an Avid Certified User for Media Composer. Then you sit two further courses, Media Composer Professional Editing I (MC201) and Media Composer Professional Editing II (MC210) before passing the associated certification exam.

While Avid does not certify the creative skills of the individual, the technical and operational skillset developed through this certification program is designed to advance candidate’s career opportunities as post-production assistants, assistant editors, or video editors.

MC201 Media Composer Profesional Editing I

Focused primarily on short-form workflows, Media Composer Professional Editing I (MC201) will take you to a new level of editing and provide you with the tips, tricks and in-depth knowledge to distinguish yourself as a true editing professional.

With the step-by-step guidance in this course, you’ll learn the skills you need to optimize your editing workflows, streamline your ingest process and manage your media so that you’ll become the guru that others will look to for expert advice. More Information

MC210 Media Composer  Professional Editing II

When you take Media Composer Professional Editing II (MC210) course you will continue your journey to a new level of editing with more tips, tricks and in-depth knowledge to distinguish yourself as a true editing professional.

With a focus on long-form work where you might be part of a bigger team of specialists, you’ll learn the skills you need to automate the ingest process using Dynamic Media Folders and organize your media, metadata and settings so that you’ll become the guru that others will look to for expert advice. More Information

BENEFITS

An Avid Certified Professional is a tangible, industry-recognized credential allowing you to:

  • Demonstrate an advanced skill set in utilizing Media Composer to create high quality professional video assets.
  • Differentiate yourself from peers
  • Make your résumé stand out and leverage the power of the Avid brand with downloadable Avid Certified logos
  • Gain recognition from your employer and peers with our online Certified Professional listing

About avid.university

Avid.university is a project of Irudia.

Irudia is a company with more than 20 years of experience, was founded by Gabriel Corbella, dedicated to technology, support, training and workflows for television post-production companies, universities and audiovisual schools.

Irudia offers training, consulting and support services to adapt technology, time and investment; To the needs of each client.

Irudia is specialized in editing, workflow, composition, sound, color correction and compression, performing our work in Europe, the United States, Latin America and Brazil.

Irudia is in charge of the following services:

Workflow Documentation

Interviews with clients

Analysis of existing workflow

Specific and exclusive training

Design and implementation of workflow

Transition to customer success.

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