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Apple Authorized Training Center

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Apple Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the Final Cut Pro X or the Motion 5 course you will receive an Apple Certificate of Completion.

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Apple Certified Pros are recognized as highly skilled users of Final Cut Pro X. This allows you to differentiate yourself to employers as a certified professional to promote your career growth. Your certificate will distinguish you as an Apple Certified Pro!

Being an Apple Authorized Training Center means: 

  • Training at all levels by Apple Certified Instructors
  • State-of the-art equipment
  • Most recent software
  • Certification exams offered on site
  • Affordable  Introduction to Final Cut Pro X (FCP X) is only $605 compared to over $1000 at other training centers

We also offer fun and creative courses so everyone can learn to use all the great features of MAC OS X and Apple’s sophisticated suite of applications.  Check out our other MAC courses such as Ipad, iWorks and using the Macintosh. 

APP-300 Using the Mac: Part 1  .6CEUs 

 Meet the Macintosh! Explore its operating system, desktop, spotlight, the Apple Menu, applications and time machine features.  Learn how to send gorgeous e-mails with color, photos and more.

$55* (includes a $20 lab fee) 2 sessions 

92480    S     5/9-5/16                9:30 - 12:30 p.m.                         CAT-103

APP-301 Quick Guide: Using the Mac: Part 2   .6CEUs 

 This class begins with a quick review of email, iCal and iChat; including its use with videos, movies and stills. Then, create your own widget for Dashboard display, view Portable Document Format (PDF) files in the Safari browser; see how to use the Digital Video Disc (DVD) player and iTunes; and find out how to install Boot Camp.  Recommended completion of APP-300 or experience with topics from that class

 $55* (includes a $20 lab fee) 2 sessions 

92481      S          5/30-6/6              9:30 - 12:30 p.m.                      CAT-103

APP-440  Introduction to iWorks      1.2CEU's        NEW   

This course is for anyone who wants to utilize apple's Iwork features.  Discover a suite of productivity tools that includes Pages for professional looking documents; Numbers for creating spreadsheets, tables and charts; and Keynote for developing high quality presentations.

$195* (includes a $95 lab fee ) 4 sessions

93991      M/W      7/13-7/22      6:30 - 9:30 p.m.                        CAT-103

APP-352 Final Cut Pro X   3.6 CEUs

 Final Cut Pro X is a revolutionary video editing application that makes it possible for beginners and experienced users to produce professional quality videos. This hands-on course teaches students to perform basic editing functions while becoming familiar with the user interface. Start with basic video editing techniques and work all the way through Final Cut Pro's powerful advanced features.  Students work with dramatic real-world media to learn the practical techniques used daily in editing projects. This class is designed for anyone looking to edit professional-quality video with Final Cut Pro X and who prefers hands-on and interactive instruction to best explore its functionality. 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.

12 sessions, $605* (includesa $150 lab fee)

 92470     T/TH        5/19-6/25  6:30 - 9:30 p.m.                                   CAT-137

APP-406  Introduction to  Motion 5         3.0 CEUs )

 Create brilliant titles, transitions, effects, and more with Motion 5, the motion graphics companion to Final Cut Pro X. This hands-on course starts with motion graphics fundamentals and moves into compositing, animation, and the world of 3D. Explore new intelligent templates to quickly and flexibly create high-quality effects, titles, transitions, and generators as well as create rigs to adjust related parameters with a single control. Topics include creating Smart Motion Templates and publishing them to Final Cut Pro X, creating parameter rigs to quickly adjust related parameters with a single control, understanding behavior-based animation, creating content with generators, shapes and paint strokes, stabilizing and tracking media, animating cameras, and using advanced 3D features.

12 sessions, $605* (includes a $150 lab fee) 

92471   T/TH    7/7-8/130     6:30 - 9:30 p.p.m.                                  CAT-1


APP-432 iPad:  The Basics   .3CEUs   
 The iPad and iLife course has focused lessons that take you step-by-step through all aspects of iLife from organizing and editing your photo library to creating polished movies and soundtracks. Along the way, you'll produce movie trailers, photo books, soundtracks and music. Learn to publish and share your projects. 
1 session, $50***  Non Eligible Course
82463   S      4/11-4/11         9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.              CAT-103
 92477     S      6/20-6/20        9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.              CAT-103
 92479     S      8/8-8/8            9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.              CAT-103

APP-400 Apple End User Cert Exam

By passing this exam, the student earns Apple Certified Pro status, which distinguishes him/her as a skilled user of Apple Pro Apps software.

 1 session, $175 (includes a $75 lab fee)

Call for dates and times of exam  301-546-0873