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 $570 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 and iLife.
APP-300 Using the Mac: Part 1
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. Text required: Total Lion Superguide order online at www.macworld.com/superguide/lion.html.
$50* (includes a $20 lab fee) 2 sessions
64908 T 6/4-6/11 6:30-9:30 p.m. CAT-137
APP-301 Quick Guide: Using the Mac: Part 2
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. Text required: Total Lion Superguide order online at www.macworld.com/superguide/lion.html.
$50* (includes a $20 lab fee) 2 sessions
65534 T 6/18-6/25 6:30-9:30 p.m. CAT-137
APP-315 FCP 102 Intro to Final Cut Pro 7
This hands-on course teaches students to perform basic editing functions while becoming familiar with the Final Cut Pro 7 user interface. It is based on the course FCP-101, An Introduction to Final Cut Pro, offered as a single class. This course is divided into eight three hour seminars which allows working professionals to take the course outside of normal business hours. In this course, topics begin with basic video editing techniques and work through Final Cut Pro's powerful advanced features -- mark and edit clips, mix sound, add titles, create transitions, apply filters, and more. Topics will include: basic setup; customizing preferences; capturing video and audio; various editing and trimming techniques; ripple, roll, slip, and slide tools; audio editing and audio creation; finishing and final output. This class is designed for those looking to edit professional-quality video with Final Cut Pro and who prefer hands-on and interactive instruction to best explore its functionality. This course is an Apple Approved Training course. Prerequisites: Knowledge of Mac OS X and basic computer navigation and basic knowledge of editing terminology.
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APP-350 Final Cut Pro X 3.0 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, $570* (includesa $150 lab fee)
64905 WTh 5/29-7/10 6:30-9:30 p.m. CAT-137
APP-351 Final Cut Pro X, Advanced 3.0 CEUs ***NEW COURSE***
Final Cut Pro X advanced is a hands-on course that teaches hard-to-find advanced editing and finishing techniques. Students will learn how to create fantastic effects using filters creatively, color correct like a pro, and create complex audio mixes. This class also covers advanced workflows for managing media, including using Compressor. This class is designed for anyone looking for advanced editing for professional quality videos. Prerequisites: APP 350-Final cut Pro X or permission of the IT Coordinator.
Upon completion of this course, the students should be able to:
- Working with Compound Clips and auditions
- Organizing projects with advanced Metadata techniques
- Targeting specific areas to color correct with shape and color masks
- Fine tuning clips in the timeline with the Precision Editor
- Working with Compressor
- Creating custom effects and transitions
- Finishing and final output
12 sessions, $570.00 (includes a $150 lab fee)
70387 WTH 7/17/8/22 6:30-9:30 p.m. CAT-137
APP-431 iPad and the iLife
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. Text required: Apple Training Series: iLife (iLife'09 Edition), By Michael E. Cohen, Michael Wohl, Richard Harrington, Mary Plummer, published March 26, 2009 by Peachpit Press.
4 sessions, $125 (includes $60 lab fee)
63296 TTh 5/7-5/16 6:30-9:30 p.m. CAT-137
64904 TTH 7/30-8/8 6:30-9:30 p.m. CAT-137
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, $158 (includes a $75 lab fee)
63302 F 5/17-5/17 6:30-9:30 p.m. CAT-137
64910 F 6/28-6/28 6:30-9:30 p.m. CAT-137
64911 F 7/27-7/27 6:30-9:30 p.m. CAT-137
64912 F 8/16-8/16 6:30-9:30 p.m. CAT-137