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Adobe Premiere Training Course

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Premiere Training Course Synopsis

Adobe Premiere Pro is a powerful program for editing digital video. Premiere helps you create dynamic video or film. This course helps you understand and work with basic through advanced concepts and features of Adobe Premiere. You will run through a typical series of steps for creating, editing and fine-tuning a series of video pieces. We also recommend this course for those planning to obtain the Adobe Certified Expert status.

Premiere Training Course Length and Time

This class is 2 days long. Class time is 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Breaks are scheduled throughout the day and lunch is typically scheduled 12-1. Students provide their own lunch.

What You Will Learn in This Premiere Training Course

  • The Premiere Interface
  • The Project Window
  • Creating Dynamic Titles
  • The Clip Window
  • Capturing and Editing with DV
  • Transparency
  • Transitions
  • Editing in the Timeline
  • Adding Video Effects
  • Stop Motion
  • Creating Cuts-only Videos
  • Adding Motion Effects
  • Storyboarding with Stills
  • Adding Video Transitions

Premiere - Enrollment

Please see our Enrollment Page ( for our enrollment form.

Locations for this Premiere Training Course

We have training centers in Atlanta, Houston, Chicago, Denver, San Diego and Washington DC. We also offer classes at a network of rental facilities. We offer private onsite training and instructor-led, live online training. If coming to a rental facility, please double-check the location of your class with our office to make sure you get to the right location.

Prerequisites for this Premiere Training Course

This class is appropriate for novice to intermediate level users of Premiere. It is expected that users have a basic understanding of why and how they expect to use Premiere in their environment. We also recommend that you have the Adobe Premiere software before starting the class. You can purchase the software or obtain a trial version of it for the Adobe website.

Goals for this Premiere Training Course

Sterling Ledet and Associates realizes the importance of education and we take pride in being able to offer you classes that are more custom fit to your needs. Call us at (877) 819-2665 if you have any special questions or e-mail us at

Lesson 1 - Touring Adobe Premiere Pro

  • Nonlinear editing in Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Expanding the workflow
  • Touring the Adobe Premiere Pro workspace

Lesson 2 - Setting Up a Project

  • Setting up a project
  • Setting up a sequence

Lesson 3 - Importing Media

  • Importing assets
  • Working with the Media Browser
  • Importing images
  • Customizing the media cache
  • Recording a scratch narration track

Lesson 4 - Organizing Media

  • The Project panel
  • Working with bins
  • Monitoring footage
  • Modifying clips

Lesson 5 - Essentials of Video Editing

  • Using the Source Monitor
  • Navigating the Timeline
  • Essential editing commands

Lesson 6 - Working with Clips and Markers

  • Using Program Monitor controls
  • Playback resolution
  • Using markers
  • Using Sync Lock and Track Lock
  • Finding gaps in the Timeline
  • Selecting clips
  • Moving clips
  • Extracting and deleting segments

Lesson 7 - Adding Transitions

  • What are transitions?
  • Using edit points and handles
  • Adding video transitions
  • Using A/B mode to fine-tune a transition
  • Adding audio transitions

Lesson 8 - Advanced Editing Techniques

  • Performing four-point editing
  • Changing playback speed
  • Replacing clips and footage
  • Nesting sequences
  • Performing regular trimming
  • Performing advanced trimming
  • Trimming in the Program Monitor panel

Lesson 9 - Putting Clips in Motion

  • Adjusting the Motion effect
  • Changing clip position, size, and rotation
  • Working with keyframe interpolation
  • Using other motion-related effects

Lesson 10 - Multicamera Editing

  • Following the multicamera process
  • Creating a multicamera sequence
  • Switching multiple cameras
  • Finalizing multicamera editing

Lesson 11 - Editing and Mixing Audio

  • Setting up the interface to work with audio
  • Examining audio characteristics
  • Creating a voice-over “scratch track”
  • Adjusting audio volume
  • Creating a split edit
  • Adjusting audio levels in a sequence

Lesson 12 - Sweetening Sound

  • Sweetening sound with audio effects
  • Adjusting EQ
  • Cleaning up noisy audio

Lesson 13 - Adding Video Effects

  • Working with effects
  • Master clip effects
  • Masking and tracking visual effects
  • Keyframing effects
  • Effects presets
  • Frequently used effects

Lesson 14 - Color Correction and Grading

  • Following a color-oriented workflow
  • An overview of color-oriented effects
  • Fixing exposure problems
  • Fixing color balance
  • Using special color effects
  • Creating a look

Lesson 15 - Exploring Compositing Techniques

  • What is an alpha channel?
  • Making compositing part of your projects
  • Working with the Opacity effect
  • Working with alpha-channel transparencies
  • Color keying a greenscreen shot
  • Masking clips

Lesson 16 - Creating Titles

  • An overview of the Titler window
  • Mastering video typography essentials
  • Creating titles
  • Stylizing text
  • Working with shapes and logos
  • Making text roll and crawl

Lesson 17 - Managing Your Projects

  • Using the File menu
  • Using the Project Manager
  • Performing the final project management steps
  • Importing projects or sequences
  • Managing collaboration
  • Using the Libraries panel
  • Managing your hard drives

Lesson 18 - Exporting Frames, Clips, and Sequences

  • Overview of export options
  • Exporting single frames
  • Exporting a master copy
  • Working with Adobe Media Encoder
  • Exchanging with other editing applications
  • Recording to tape


Our goal is to make sure your class meets your objectives, not ours. Therefore, all of our outlines are treated as guides to help steer the workshop. This outline does not guarantee that all the topics listed will be covered in the time allowed. The amount of material covered is based on the skill level of the student audience. We may change or alter course topics to best suit the classroom situation.

Upcoming Classes


Mon. Aug 06, 2018

Online $899
Dublin, OH $1095

Mon. Aug 13, 2018

Mon. Sep 10, 2018

Mon. Oct 01, 2018

Online $899
Dublin, OH $1095

Comments from Students

great way to learn about the products. My trainer was great, the time flew by and was very informative.

- Anonymous, Jun 13, 2017

It's a big help having instructors on hand to interact with. There's only so much you can get from online tutorials.

- Anonymous, Jun 06, 2017

Well structured class. Very engaging.

- Anonymous, May 16, 2017