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Introduction to Adobe Premiere Pro

3-Day Live Class
10AM - 5PM

In this three-day course, you’ll get a thorough overview of the interface, tools, features, and production flow for Premiere Pro. The course is an ideal combination of instructor-led demonstration and hands-on practice to introduce you to Adobe Premiere Pro software, a revolutionary 64-bit nonlinear video-editing application. You will learn powerful real-time video and audio editing tools that give you precise control over virtually every aspect of your production.

Who Should Attend?

Anyone who’d like to learn Adobe Premiere Pro.


  • Practical working knowledge of Mac OS X or Windows
  • Basic knowledge of editing terminology is highly recommended

Upcoming Course Dates

Introduction to Adobe Premiere Pro | Starts on 05/15/2023


Introduction to Adobe Premiere Pro | Starts on 07/17/2023


Course Outline

Note: The curricula below comprise activities typically covered in a class at this skill level. At his/her discretion, the instructor may adjust the lesson plan to meet the needs of the class. 

Lesson 1: Touring Adobe Premiere Pro

  • Understanding Nonlinear Editing in Premiere Pro
  • Expanding the Premiere Workflow
  • Touring the Premiere Pro Interface
  • Using and Creating Workspaces
  • Using and Setting Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Setting Premiere Preferences
  • Resetting Premiere Preferences

Lesson 2: Setting up a Project

  • Creating a Project
  • Setting up a Sequence
  • Changing Project Settings
  • Using Proxies

Lesson 3: Importing Media

  • Importing Media Files
  • Working with Ingest Options and Proxy Media
  • Working with the Media Browser Panel
  • Importing Still Image Files
  • Customizing the Media Cache
  • Recording a Voice-Over
  • Using Adobe Stock

Lesson 4: Organizing Media

  • Using the Project Panel
  • Working in List View
  • Working in Icon View
  • Working in Freeform View
  • Customizing Project Panel Views
  • Using and Creating Bins
  • Reviewing Footage
  • Modifying Clips

Lesson 5: Video Editing Essentials

  • Using the Source Monitor
  • Setting In and Out Points
  • Creating Subclips
  • Source Button and Preference Icon Options
  • Navigating the Timeline Panel
  • JKL Key Navigation
  • Using Essential Editing Commands
  • Performing Storyboard-Style Editing
  • Program Button and Preference Icon Options
  • Using the Program Monitor Editing Mode

Lesson 6: Working with Clips and Markers

  • Using the Program Monitor Controls
  • Setting the Playback Resolution
  • Playing Back VR Video
  • Using Markers
  • Using Sync Lock and Track Lock
  • Closing Gaps in the Sequence
  • Selecting Clips
  • Moving Clips
  • Using the Lift and Extract Options

Lesson 7: Adding Transitions

  • Transitions Basics
  • Using Handles
  • Setting Transition Preferences
  • Applying and Setting Default Transitions
  • Adding Video Transitions
  • Using A/B Mode to Edit Transitions
  • Selecting Single and Multiple Edit Points
  • Copying and Pasting Transitions

Lesson 8: Advanced Video Editing Techniques

  • Performing Three and Four-Point Edits
  • Changing Clip Playback Speed
  • Replacing Clips and Media
  • Nesting Sequences
  • Performing Regular Trimming
  • Performing Advanced Trimming
  • Trimming in the Program Monitor
  • Using Scene Edit Detection

Lesson 9: Editing and Mixing Audio

  • Using and Setting the Audio Meters
  • Examining Audio Waveforms
  • Setting Audio Preferences 
  • Normalize vs. Audio Gain
  • Using the Essential Sound Panel
  • Setting In and Out Points to the Audio Sample Rate
  • Auto-Ducking Music
  • Using Remix to Retime Audio
  • Creating L and J Cuts
  • Recording a Voice-Over 


Lesson 10: Adding Video Effects

  • Working with Visual Effects
  • Applying Source Clip Effects
  • Using Remove and Paste Attributes with Effects
  • Masking and Tracking Effects
  • Keyframing Effects
  • Creating and Using Effect Presets 
  • Exploring Frequently Used Effects
  • Using the Render And Replace Command


Lesson 11: Applying Color Correction

  • The Color Adjustment Workflow 
  • Using the Lumetri Color Panel
  • Applying Multiple Instances of Lumetri Color
  • Working with Secondary Color Correction
  • Editing Source Footage vs. Clip Instances
  • Using Comparison View to Match Colors
  • Using Lumetri Scopes
  • Creating Lumetri Presets and LUT’s
  • Using Blending Modes for Color Correction


Lesson 12: Exploring Compositing Techniques

  • Using Source Footage Transparency 
  • Using Compositing in a Project
  • Working with the Opacity Fixed Effect
  • Adjusting Alpha Channel Transparency 
  • Color Keying a Green Screen Shot with Ultra Key
  • Partially Masking Clips


Lesson 13: Creating New Graphics

  • Exploring the Essential Graphics Panel
  • Video Typography Essentials
  • Titles Basics
  • Creating Text Styles
  • Working with Shapes and Logos
  • Adding Image and Video
  • Creating Rolls and Crawls 
  • Creating Motion Graphics Templates
  • Using the Text Panel to Transcribe Sequences
  • Adding and Creating Captions


Lesson 14: Exporting Frames, Clips, and Sequences

  • Understanding the Adobe Media Export Options
  • Using the Quick Export Option
  • Exporting Single Frames
  • Exporting a Master Copy
  • Working with Adobe Media Encoder
  • Adjusting Export Settings in the Media Encoder
  • Uploading to Social Media
  • HDR Export
  • Exchanging with Other Editing Applications

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